Category: St. Louis City

Board of Aldermen to begin holiday recess

City of St. Louis, MO

Friday, Dec. 13 will be the last full Board of Aldermen meeting before the annual holiday recess. The Board of Aldermen will return to its regular session on Friday, Jan. 10 at 10 a.m.  The Board of Aldermen offices will remain open during the holiday break.  Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed is overall pleased

City of St. Louis Launches Upgraded "NotifySTL" Emergency Alert System

In the event of a natural disaster, severe weather or local emergency, people in the City of St. Louis will now have an improved way of finding out about vital information.  Effective immediately, the City has upgraded its free Emergency Alert Mass Notification System in an effort to help keep residents, businesses, and visitors better

Toy Designer Shows Off Funky Creatures in New STL Exhibition

Small creatures are now eyeing unsuspecting passengers and visitors walking by in the Terminal 1 Ticketing Hall at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). Be sure to look back and stare down some of the most unique toys you’ll ever see in the new exhibition, Funk Muffins, by St. Louis sculptor Will Rimel. Using a foundation of

New Programmatic Agreement Pending

City of St. Louis, MO

The Cultural Resources Office (CRO) of the Planning & Urban Design Agency of the City of St. Louis has assumed responsibilities for the performance of Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (54 U.S.C. §300101 et seq.) and proposes to develop a Programmatic Agreement (PA) as an alternative for compliance with 106 review. The proposed

NotifySTL Emergency Alert System

City of St. Louis, MO

Effective immediately, the City of St. Louis has upgraded its free Emergency Alert Mass Notification System in an effort to help keep residents, businesses, and visitors better prepared, and able to respond more quickly and confidently during emergencies. People who were previously receiving alert messages from the City’s Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) using the Nixle platform will now continue to receive

City of St. Louis Takes Legal Action against T.E.H. Realty

City of St. Louis, MO

Today, the City of St. Louis filed a petition in the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court to enjoin a public nuisance against SM-T.E.H. Realty 3, LLC, the owner of the Southwest Crossing Apartments complex in south St. Louis. For several years, SM-T.E.H. Realty 3, LLC has maintained and continues to maintain a nuisance property at this

Mayor Lyda Krewson to Sign Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities

City of St. Louis, MO

St. Louis, MO.—Mayor Lyda Krewson, will sign the Paris Declaration on Fast-Track Cities to end the HIV epidemic and achieve the 90-90-90 HIV treatment targets by 2030 in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The signing will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at 1520 Market Street (Room 278). Joining her are

City of St. Louis Begins Continuous Shelter Availability for the Homeless

City of St. Louis, MO

This is a reminder of an important change that’s happening with our cold weather outreach for the region’s homeless. Beginning today, December 1, 2019, the City is transitioning to continuous shelter availability, regardless of what the forecasted temperature is outside. This means that every evening through February 29, 2020, the City will have shelter beds, warming buses

Small Business Saturday

City of St. Louis, MO

From the Office of the License Collector November 30, 2019 is Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and surrounding communities across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday has commenced the day after Thanksgiving for the last 10 years. The success of Small Business Saturday has yielded

Time to Start Planning for Property Tax Bills

City of St. Louis, MO

November 20, 2019, City of St. Louis – It’s the time of year when planning for and celebrating the holiday season can take up a lot of our time and energy. City of St. Louis Collector of Revenue, Gregory F.X. Daly, would like to remind people to start planning now for their end-of-year property taxes,

River and Rail Exhibit Highlights Early Days of St. Louis

(November 26, 2019- St. Louis, MO) Two major elements that have long shaped St. Louis history are the focus of a new exhibition at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL).  The St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri St. Louis has opened its exhibition Travel by River and Rail in Early St. Louis at the

St. Louis to Commit to Working to End the AIDS Epidemic by 2030

City of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson will sign on to the FastTrack Cities Paris Declaration to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 on Sunday, December 1, at 10:30 a.m. at 1520 Market Street, Room 278. She will be joined by representatives from the St. Louis County Executive Office, International Association of Providers of AIDS

Serve Up Food Safety at Your Holiday Meals

Local health departments in the St. Louis region are reminding residents to practice safe food handling and preparation as the holidays approach and families get ready to prepare their favorite meals.  “Many foodborne illnesses can be prevented by following a few simple rules,” said Dr. Fredrick Echols, director of health for the City of St.

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Season Kicks off Friday at STL

City of St. Louis, MO

Airports across the U.S. are preparing for a record Thanksgiving holiday travel rush. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects nearly 27 million travelers to go through U.S. airport checkpoints over an 11-day period beginning Friday, November 22 and wrapping up Monday, December 2. St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is preparing for a three percent

Funding Approved for Vital Health and Safety Services in St. Louis

City of St. Louis, MO

  Today, Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed voted in support of the continued fight to end opioid overdoses in our City and to provide much needed health services for persons with HIV/AIDS.  The Board of Estimate and Apportionment unanimously approved a $746,835.00 contract with the vendor SEARCH to create a data collection system for

Self-taught Embroidery Artist Frames New Airport Exhibit

(November 19, 2019 – St. Louis, MO) A former middle school arts educator turned a one-time gift into a new journey into embroidery arts. More than a decade later, Mike Schwartz makes his debut at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) with a new exhibition, Freeform Embroidery, in Terminal 2 near gate E12. Schwartz of University

Roll Cart Trash Collection Schedule Adjusted to Accommodate Thanksgiving

City of St. Louis, MO

The City of St. Louis Refuse Division would like to remind residents that thetrash collection schedule for roll carts will be adjusted to accommodateThanksgiving Day observance on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Residents who normally have their roll carts collected on Monday (solidwaste) and Thursday (recycling) will have their trash collected on Monday,November 25th and recycling

IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service Seminar – December 4

City of St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green invites you to learn about the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 4:00 pm -5:00 pm at 1520 Market Street, Suite 3005, St. Louis, MO 63103. Representatives from the local IRS Taxpayer Advocate office will be on hand to discuss common taxpayer issues, including correct filing

Steinberg Skating Rink is Open for the 2019-2020 Season

Celebrate the season and embrace the cold with the return of one of St. Louis’ favorite wintertime outdoor activities: ice skating in fabulous Forest Park. The 2019-2020 Steinberg Rink seasons begins November 15 and ends March 1, 2020. Anne Kasal, the rink operator, encourages residents and visitor’s alike to join in the tradition of skating at Steinberg Rink and experience the

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Announces Expanded Hours for Posting Bond

City of St. Louis, MO

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for the City of St. Louis today furthered its commitment to enacting meaningful criminal justice reform by announcing expanded access for individuals looking to post bond.  Beginning Thursday, November 14, 2019, any person housed in the City’s Corrections Division, and who has met their conditions of release, can post

Free Firewood for City Residents Starting Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

City of St. Louis, MO

The City of St. Louis Department of Parks, Recreation and Forestry will offer free firewood to the residents, starting Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at three locations: Forest Park – Lower Muny Opera Parking Lot Carondelet Park – Compost and Recycling location off Holly Hills Drive O’Fallon Park – North of Picnic Site #4 All wood

Mayor Lyda Krewson Is Leading the Fight on Climate Change

City of St. Louis, MO

The Natural Resources Defense Council, or NRDC is an international environmental advocacy non-profit that’s been working since 1970 to safeguard and ensure the rights of all people to the air, the water, and the wild. The NRDC has also taken considerable notice of the tremendous strides the City of St. Louis has made under the

Open House on Major League Soccer and Highway Ramp Closures

City of St. Louis, MO

ST. LOUIS, November 06, 2019 – The City of St. Louis and representatives from MLS4TheLou, St. Louis’ new Major League Soccer team’s ownership group, are inviting the public to learn more about the vision of the MLS stadium and surrounding area impacts during a public open house on December 6. The open house event will

Gateway Transportation Center and the National Council of Jewish Women St Louis partner to raise awareness of and to stop Human Trafficking

(ST. LOUIS—November 5, 2019) The Gateway Transportation Center (GTC) and the National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis (NCJWSTL) have partnered to install Human Trafficking awareness posters that help create awareness of and stop Human Trafficking. “I am grateful for the efforts by NCJWSTL to combat human trafficking in the St. Louis region,” said Comptroller