Category: St. Louis Government

SLATE Announces Modifications to SLWDB Plan for Program Years 2020-2024

City of St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE), the designated Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act recipient, announces the St. Louis Workforce Development Board Local Plan for Program Years 2020 – 2024 of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The St. Louis Workforce Development Board Local Plan for Program Years 2020 – 2024 will be available

City of St. Louis Municipal Courts to Offer Amnesty Program February 24-27, 2020

City of St. Louis, MO

The City of St. Louis through its Municipal Court system will host an amnesty program for individuals with outstanding bench warrants. It will also be an opportunity for older minor offenses to be reviewed for possible dismissal. “We recognize that having an outstanding warrant on your record can create all sorts of barriers to accessing

Employers Required to Ban the Box

City of St. Louis, MO

On January 21, 2019, Ordinance 71074, was signed in to law. This Ordinance prohibits employers in the City of St. Louis from basing job hiring or promotion decisions on applicants’ criminal histories unless an employer can demonstrate their decision is based on all available information including the frequency, recentness and severity of a criminal history

Roll Cart Trash Collection Schedule Adjusted to Accommodate President's Day

City of St. Louis, MO

The City of St. Louis Refuse Division would like to remind residents that the trash/recycling collection schedule for roll carts will be adjusted to accommodate President’s Day observance on Monday, February 17, 2020. Residents who normally have their roll carts collected on Mondays and Thursdays, collection will be changed to Tuesday, February 18th and Thursday, February 20th. Residents

Mayor Lyda Krewson Signs Legislation Requiring Prevailing Wage for Large Projects in the City of St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Mayor Lyda Krewson today signed new legislation to ensure skilled workers on large construction projects in the City of St. Louis are paid a prevailing wage. The Mayor’s action is expected to directly benefit thousands of individuals, including minority and women contractors. Board Bill 88CSAA (committee substitute as amended) was sponsored

Legislation relating to MLS Stadium build to be introduced this Friday

Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed will introduce Board Bill 215 and Board Bill 216 relating to the MLS stadium project at the Board of Aldermen on Friday. He will serve as the bill’s main sponsor. “These bills will continue to move the MLS project along in our City. Soccer fans across the City and

2020 National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day

City of St. Louis, MO

“We’re In This Together” “As we continue working to assure a healthy City of St. Louis as an equitable community, achieving optimal health for all, we pause on February 7, to observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAA),” said Mayor Lyda Krewson. (NBHAAD) occurs every year on February 7th. It is a national observance that

Be Cyber Aware

City of St. Louis, MO

The Federal Trade Commission reports that, “Scammers launch thousands of phishing attacks every day.” Federal, State and City offices are not immune from such attacks.There have been efforts to gain information from City Businesses using phishing emails. Do not respond to such email(s) nor open any links. These phishing emails have misrepresented the accurate date

Winter Storm Warning Issued for the City of St. Louis

City of St. Louis, MO

The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued a Winter Storm Warning for 9 AM Wednesday, February 5, 2020, until 6 AM Thursday, February 6, 2020, for portions of east-central Missouri, including the City of St. Louis. Heavy mixed precipitation of mostly snow and sleet is expected. Total snow accumulations could range between one

St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Sponsors Free Tax Preparation Services

(St. Louis – January 30, 2020) St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green, in partnership with the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) and St. Louis Community College is sponsoring free 2019 income tax return preparations for low-to-moderate wage earners, senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. The free services will be offered on Tuesday, February 11 and Tuesday,

STL Airport Records 5th Straight Year of Passenger Growth

St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) marked its fifth straight year of passenger growth serving nearly 15.9 million passengers in 2019. Total passenger growth was 1.6 percent over 2018’s 15.6 million passengers.  Another highlight for 2019 was a surge in cargo activity at STL with an increase of 6.7 percent in total cargo (mail and

Cases of New Coronavirus Reported in United States

City of St. Louis, MO

A new virus, 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China, has reached the United States. No cases have been reported in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The virus causes respiratory illness in people and can spread from person-to-person. At this time, it’s unclear how easily

Ward 14 Traffic Study Results Open House

The City of St. Louis’ Ward 14 Alderperson, Carol Howard, commissioned a traffic study for Ward 14 to address speeding and safety issues for vehicles and pedestrians within the Ward. This traffic study pertains only to streets east of Kingshighway Boulevard within Ward 14. Traffic calming and corridor defining treatments have been proposed at eight

Smart City Digital Kiosks New to St Louis

City of St. Louis, MO

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The City of St. Louis today, in partnership with IKE (“Interactive Kiosk Experience”) Smart City and the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC), launched the first in a series of new, interactive digital kiosks. It is one of many innovative smart city initiatives the City is implementing to drive social equity, increase

Health Advisory – Providers and Public Health Practitioners Interim Guidance on Reporting cases of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

City of St. Louis, MO

City of St. Louis health care providers and public health practitioners: Please contact the City of St. Louis Department of Health 314-657-1501, to immediately report any patients who meet the criteria for evaluation as a Patient Under Investigation (PUI) for 2019-nCoV as noted below.  Summary The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Missouri

Comptroller Darlene Green hosts American Red Cross blood drive Feb. 10

(St. Louis – January 22, 2020) The office of St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green will host its semiannual American Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, February 10, in Room 208 of St. Louis City Hall, 1200 Market St, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Held each year during Black History Month, the blood drive is

City of St. Louis Launches New, Interactive Smart City Digital Kiosks

City of St. Louis, MO

The City of St. Louis today, in partnership with the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC) and its Downtown St. Louis partners, officially launched the first in a series of new, interactive digital kiosks from IKE Smart City. Building on its incredible momentum as a forward-thinking model of government that embraces new and innovative technology, the

SLATE Missouri Job Center Announces New Hours of Operation

City of St. Louis, MO

The St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) Missouri Job Center announces new hours of operation beginning Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The new hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Wednesdays, when SLATE will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Every Wednesday, from 8

St. Louis Unveils Opportunity Zone Website and Announces Partnership with The Opportunity Exchange

City of St. Louis, MO

St. Louis, MO – Today, St. Louis Development Corporation released its new Opportunity Zone website ( for the City of St. Louis and announced its partnership with The Opportunity Exchange, a national project and impact-tracking platform that helps communities maximize the impact of the Opportunity Zone incentive. The two organizations will work together to identify,

Mayor Krewson highlights 2019 achievements and previews 2020 priorities

City of St. Louis, MO

This speech was delivered at a press conference on January 3, 2020. Good morning, and thank you for being here today. As you know, unfortunately, we’ve had a particularly violent start to the New Year here in the City of St. Louis. I am both troubled and discouraged by that, and I send my condolences

City of St. Louis to Offer Free Recycling for Christmas Trees

City of St. Louis, MO

After the glow of Christmas is over and the decorations have been taken down, City residents can take their bare trees to one of three City parks to be recycled for free. Trees can be dropped off at the following locations: Forest Park: the lower Muny Opera parking lot O’Fallon Park: picnic grounds #4 near

City of St. Louis 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report now available

(ST. LOUIS—December 23, 2019) The Office of Comptroller Darlene Green has published the 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the City of St. Louis, giving the public a closer look at the city’s financial health during fiscal year 2019. This report has been prepared pursuant to, and to demonstrate compliance with, Article VIII Section

Board of Aldermen Midyear Legislative Update

As the 2019-2020 Board of Aldermen session progresses, there have been nearly 200 Board Bills introduced at the Board of Aldermen, with more than 120 of them becoming law.  Because there are many bills moving through the Board of Aldermen, Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed has shared a brief legislative update on the session

Peak Christmas Holiday Travel is Underway at STL

City of St. Louis, MO

The peak Christmas holiday travel period is underway at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). Nearly 20,000 passengers will be checking-in and clearing one of the airport’s four checkpoints today, December 20.  It’s one of the three busiest days at STL over the next 14 days that extends through January 2, 2020. Thursday, December 26