Mission Statement

The Mission of the City of Battlefield is to serve its customers by providing innovative, courteous and responsive service; promoting economic opportunity; enhancing the quality of life for its citizens; and building a better City for future generations.

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Debra-HickeyDebra and her family moved to Battlefield in October 1985. She joined the Board of Aldermen in December 2005 to fill a vacancy and was elected to serve in April 2006 and 2008. Debra holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Drury University and is a graduate of the Drury Law Enforcement Academy. She is employed by Springfield Public Schools as a School Police Officer. Debra enjoys traveling, reading, writing, music and spending time with her four grown children, their spouses, and her nine grandchildren.


Stephen EsterlineMr. Esterline is 53 and he moved into Battlefield on October 25th1985. Mr. Esterline has lived there ever since. He is married for 32 years, and has 2 lovely daughters and one grand dog. Mr. Esterline attends the Republic Church of Christ. Mr. Esterline considers it an honor to serve the citizens of Battlefield. Mr. Esterline has many outdoor hobbies and activities. Mr. Esterline enjoys doing, especially cooking outdoors on any one of his 5 grills. “Nothing like a good walk on a beautiful day whether through the woods or just around your block.”