Welcome Back Students!

News
Wishing all new and returning students a great year! Our thanks to SBU Welcome Week Group 5 for helping landscape and stain at the Municipal Course yesterday...this must have felt great after their outdoor service project!
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Agendas/Packets/Minutes

Documents / Forms Center
  Below are downloads in .pdf format. If you are looking for other documents, forms, or years please visit the central forms and documents page by clicking here. [vc_row bg_style="stretch" video_bg_overlay="none" border_style="solid" margin_top="45px" margin_bottom="50px"][vc_column width="1/2" style="default" bg_style="stretch" border_style="solid" padding_right="10px"] Board of Alderman 2020 Board Packets 2020.01.14 Work Session Packet 2019 Board Packets 2019.01.08 Work Session Packet2019.01.22 Regular Session Packet2019.02.05 Work Session Packet2019.02.14 Special Executive Session2019.02.26 Regular Session Packet2018.02.26 Revised Regular Session Agenda2019.03.26 Regular Session Packet2019.04.11 Work Session Packet2019.04.23 Regular Session Packet2019.05.03 Special Executive Session2019.05.14 Work Session Packet2019.05.28 Regular Session Packet2019.06.04 Special Executive Session Agenda2019.06.04 REVISED Special Executive Session Agenda2019.06.18 Regular Session Packet2019.06.18 REVISED AGENDA Regular Session and Additional Packet Info2019.07.09 Work Session Packet2019.07.09 Work Session Amenda Agenda and Additional Info for Packet2019.07.17 Special Executive Session Agenda2019.07.23 Regular Session Packet2019.07.30 and…
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Bids/Audits/Reports

Documents / Forms Center
Below are Audits, Bid Packets, and Financial Report downloads .pdf format. If you are looking for other documents, forms, or years please visit the central forms and documents page by clicking here. Audits 2010-audit-city-of-bolivar2011-audit-city-of-bolivar2012-audit-city-of-bolivar2013-audit-city-of-bolivar2014-audit-city-of-bolivar2015 Audit City of Bolivar2016 Audit City of Bolivar2017 Audit City of Bolivar2018 Audit City of Bolivar Financial Reports 2017 City of Bolivar Budget LEGAL NOTICE 2015 COB CCR REPORT_MO50100852015 SOUTHTOWN CCR REPORT_MO5031408 Bid Packets 2020.01.21 Bid Notice for Pick Up Truck
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Developer Forms

Building Department, Community Development, Documents / Forms Center, Planning & Zoning
Below are downloads .pdf format. If you are looking for other documents, forms, or years please visit the central forms and documents page by clicking here. Business License Application: Business License Application Building Brochures Benefits of Building Permits Building Codes Building Green Living Better Flood-cleanup Mold Prevent Accidents Save Lives Safety First Disaster Preparedness Building Procedure Forms Appeal Procedure Construction Spec Manual Fee Chart Instructions for City Protest Petitions Preliminary and Final Plat Approval Procedures Special Use Procedure Subdivision Regulations Amendment Procedure Variance Procedure Zoning District Change Procedure Zoning Text Amendment Procedure Forms Application for Appeal Application for Final Plat Application for Lot Split Application-for Preliminary Plat Application for Rezoning Application for Special Use Application for Variance Code Enforcement Complaint Form Final Plat Checklist Preliminary Plat Checklist Wards Map bldg-perm-app_residential-2:Residential…
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History of Bolivar, Missouri

City Profile
Bolivar has existed as a city since Nov. 10, *1835, when proclaimed as such by the Polk County Court and designated as the county seat. Bolivar and Polk County in 1985 celebrated their sesquicentennial. Bolivar was organized as a fourth-class city Feb. 15, 1881. The settlement which was to become Bolivar developed along the trail used by the Overland Stage, hence the reason Bolivar's streets don't run true north and south, instead being offset about 22 degrees to the west. The location of Bolivar as a settlement was also directly related to Keeling Spring, located behind the Bolivar Post Office and next to the Bolivar Herald-Free Press office. That spring is now mostly covered by a concrete monument that commemorates the importance of the spring to the location of Bolivar.…
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Community Profile

Community Profile
Welcome to the City of Bolivar. Bolivar & Polk County Missouri At A Glance Updated June 2012 GENERAL Climate Temperature (normal average daily): Annual average rainfall: Average snowfall: Elevation: January - 40°F July - 80°F 45 inches 15.7 inches 1092' MSL (mean sea level) Average Wage Hourly/Annually Polk County Hourly: Polk County Annually: $14.46 (2011) $30,080 (2011) Cost of Living Index City of Bolivar: 89.579% (2nd Qtr 2012) Cost of Housing in Polk County (2010) Average Value of Housing: Average Gross Monthly Rent: $106,774 (2010) $573 (2010) Bolivar New Housing Starts in 2011 Single dwellings: Duplexes: Multi-unit apartments Total new housing: 41 0 0 41 Building Permits in 2011 (Bolivar) Commercial -New/Renovation: Residential -New/Renovation: Total cost of commercial permits: Total cost of residential permits: 30 40 $10,958,902 $4,816,200 TRANSPORTATION Land Interstate:…
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Fire Stations

Fire Department
The City Fire Department provides complete firefighting capabilities, vehicle extrication and rescue capabilities, medical response with 9 NREMT’s and 10 emergency medical responders, and haz-mat response to the Operations level. We have 19 of our 24 firefighters trained to that level. Station 1 is our main station and is located at 312 S. Springfield Avenue. Station 1 houses two engines, one 100’ platform and one brush truck/medical response unit. All three pumping units have 1500 gpm pumps. We have both a small combination unit and a full heavy duty extrication set for rescue calls, as well as air bags. Both engines are extended cab units with intercom systems, equipped with Thermal Imaging Cameras, Knox Box systems and all ISO mandated equipment. Both have foam capability and have onboard generators  …
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Apparatus

Fire Department
Engine 11 Engine 11 is a 2014 Ferrara MVP built engine on an custom Chassis. It contains a 750 gallon tank with a 1750 gpm pump. It is used as a first out apparatus for fire alarms. Ladder 12 Ladder 12 is our 2015 Ferrara MVP 77' aerial . It has a 2000 gallon pump. This truck contains a 300 gallon booster tank and an adjustable waterway. Engine 22 Engine 12 is a 1985 3-D fire apparatus on a Duplex chassis with a 1500 gpm pump that contains a 500 gallon tank. This engine was purchased used in 2009. This engine is equipped as a rescue engine, containing all our rescue tools and airbags. Engine 13 Engine 13 is a 1999 Precision engine.It has a  1000 gallon tank and a 1500 gpm pump. This apparatus is…
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Renting Parks and Pavilions

Parks & Recreation
PARK & PAVILION SCHEDULES SUMMER HOURS:      APRIL 1-SEPT 30 **GATES OPEN & 7:30AM** PARK CLOSES @ 8:30 10-3                                                                             3-8 PAV #1             $20                                                      PAV #1             $25 PAV #2             $15                                                      PAV #2             $20 PAV #3             $15                                                      PAV #3             $20 PAV #4             $15                                                      PAV #4             $20   WINTER HOURS:        OCT 1-MAR 31 **GATES OPEN @ 6AM** PARK CLOSES @ 5:30PM 10-3 ONLY PAV #1             $20 PAV #2             $15 PAV #3             $15 PAV #4             $15
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KNOX Box Program

Fire Department
The City of Bolivar and the Bolivar Fire Department along with local businesses participate in the KNOX Box program. This program ensures quick access to a business in case of emergency all the while ensuring the business complete security. For information on how to participate in this program, contact Chief James Ludden at firechief@bolivar.mo.us.
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