Requirements to be a volunteer are: o 18 yrs of age o Pass background check and drug/alcohol screening o Score a 4.0 or greater on the physical capacity test o Possess a valid operator’s license and have automobile insurance o Be able to perform the normal functions expected of a firefighter o Possess a high school diploma or a GED Requirements for a full-time position o MO Firefighter I & II certification o AT LEAST emergency medical responder certification o Pass the physical firefighter screening test with a minimum score o All the requirements listed for volunteers above ALL members must pass NIMS 700, 800, 100, 200. Captains must add NIMS 300, and White Hats (Chief Officers) add NIMS 400. ALL members must pass a CEVO defensive driving class or you will not…
The City's Municipal Golf Course has recently come under City Management after being leased and operated as the Bolivar Golf Club for more than 30 years. Located 1506 W. Broadway St., it is a beautiful 9 hole course offering play to all ages featuring "Two for Twenty Dollar Tuesdays" and monthly specials. Memberships are available by contacting the Golf Course or City Hall at 417-326-2489.
The Water Department consists of four employees. Employee's have their DS3 Water License Equipment includes two backhoes (one John Deere and one Cat), two dump trucks and three service trucks. The City’s water supply is run by five wells; four of which have back-up generators. We have five sampling stations where bacteria samples are taken twice per month. Chlorine and fluoride are closely monitored by our qualified workers. Our wells pump from 400-700 gallons of water per minute. On an average day, they pump 1,500,000 gallons of water. We have three storage tanks that are always full. Keeping them full gives the City its water pressure. We have one tank that holds 200,000 gallons; one tank holds 250,000; and the third holds one million gallons of water. We have 681…
Mission Statement: To repair, maintain and construct street passageways throughout the City to ensure safe travel for residents and visitors. There are seven employees of the street maintenance division of Public Works that perform the following duties for approximately 125 miles of street: Building streets Curb and gutter repair Right of way and ditch maintenance and mowing Tree removal from right of ways Snow and ice removal from City streets Street sweeping Asphalt repair Concrete construction and repair Patching of pot holes
Located at 800 W. Jackson, the City of Bolivar has developed this northern end of the Ozark Greenway Trails system spanning from Springfield to Bolivar. The trailhead building has seasonal restrooms, a covered picnic area, bike lock racks and two parking lots. http://www.friscohighlinetrail.org/
Located at 711 S. Springfield, this park is the location of the Simon` Bolivar statue; a place where both foreign and domestic representations of government meet with the people of Bolivar and the surrounding areas. This park has transformed into a Plaza with a fountain, memorial bricks and benches. Hours for the Plaza of the Americas are: April – September M – F 7:30 am – 9:00 pm Sat. & Sun. 7:00 am – 9:00 pm October – March M – F 7:30 am – 6:00 pm Sat. & Sun. 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
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. (more…)