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Keeling Park

This park at 711 S. Springfield is a point of interest marking the stop here in Bolivar of the Butterfield Stage Company.  A cover over the spring, a picnic table and a sundial make up this small park. 

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Elmwood Park

Located at 117 S. Dunnegan, Elmwood is a small neighborhood park designed with 2 to 5 year old children’s play equipment.  Don’t worry older brothers and sisters; we have a swing set you can use, too. 

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Dunnegan Memorial Park

Located at 601 W. Forest (N. Highway 83), this park is a real gem.  If offers four pavilions with water and electricity, seasonal restrooms, play equipment, picnic tables through the park, BBQ grill and pits, nature trails, horseshoe pits, washer toss pits, storm safe room and a small lake. 

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Cemetery Fees

The Board of Alderman establishes the fees for cemetery-related items. Periodically, these fees are reviewed and may be subject to change without notice.

Please refer to the City Code of Ordinances, Chapter 250, (Greenwood Cemetery) for the City’s Cemetery Rules and Regulations and General Information.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City’s wastewater treatment plant is an aeration ditch type plant with an operating capacity of 2.5 million gallons of waste water per day.  Three full time City employees maintain and operate the plant.  All three employees have a Class…

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Public Works Director – Jerry Hamby

I was born in Great Bend, Kansas, in 1961, but raised in Bolivar after moving to Missouri in 1965 when I was four years old. I graduated from Bolivar High School, have been married to my wife Jenise since 1988 and we have two daughters, Lorrie and Lacy.

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Crime Stoppers

‘Helping US help YOU!’ We would like to encourage anyone who sees someone or something that might be suspicious to call 417-869-8477.  Or if you would like to talk to someone from Polk County Dispatch their non emergency phone number…

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Records

Records

The Bolivar Police Department adheres to the Missouri Sunshine Law in the release of information and records.  Accident reports may be obtained by mail or in person. To allow for processing, these reports are available 7 business days following the date of the accident and can be attained at the Police Dept. during regular business hours. 

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Shop with a Cop®

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Each year during the holidays, the Bolivar Police Department joins with Wal-Mart to sponsor Shop with a Cop®.  Wal-mart designates an amount of money and the department matches it.  Each year local businesses and individuals from our community faithfully contribute to support this wonderful program. 

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D.A.R.E.

DareD.A.R.E. is, and has been, a special program for the Bolivar Police Department.  In the early 1990’s when the program was first introduced to the mid-west, MSHP Trooper Alan Hines taught the first class in a Bolivar classroom as a trial. 

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