August 2013

This category contains 11 posts

Child Care Center Groundbreaking | City of Wellston

Crews will soon begin construction on the much-anticipated Wellston Child Care Center. The Wellston Child Care Center will provide high-quality, early childhood education services that are adjacent to St. Louis County’s main workforce training facility, the Metropolitan Education & Training (MET) Center and mass transit at the Wellston MetroLink Station. “This is important for Wellston, … Continue reading

Become An Ambassador For The Mosaic Project

The St. Louis Mosaic Project is an ambitious plan for the St. Louis region to have the fastest growing immigrant population of any US metropolitan region by 2020; leading to new business development, regional economic growth and an expanding global profile for the St. Louis metropolitan area.  In order to do this, we must enlist our … Continue reading

Let’s Go Ape For Creve Coeur Park!

Go Ape Grand Opening in Creve Coeur Park Go Ape and St. Louis County Department of Parks and Recreation held a grand opening of the first treetop adventure course in Missouri on July 26 at Creve Coeur Park.  Under this public private partnership, Go Ape and St. Louis County Parks will offer residents and tourists … Continue reading

County Eyes Major Regional Benefits In South County Connector

Eager to thin congestion on neighborhood streets, promote walking trails and bicycling, reduce air emissions, improve access to Metrolink and I-44 and trim drive times for thousands of motorists every day, St. Louis County’s Department of Highways and Traffic is moving forward with its “South County Connector” Environmental Impact Study (EIS) In its present, conceptual … Continue reading

Property Tax Sale Set For August 26

It happens every year on the fourth Monday in August: The St. Louis County Collector of Revenue’s auction of tax delinquent properties. Missouri state law requires that real property with delinquent taxes must be auctioned off to try and recoup some of that tax money owed to the various taxing authorities in St. Louis County. … Continue reading

Homebuyer Assistance Program in St. Louis County | August 2013

The St. Louis County Office of Community Development has been investing a special allocation of federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding in the acquisition and rehabilitation of vacant foreclosed properties in targeted areas of the County.  Our investment in these properties has helped stabilize property values and preserve declining neighborhoods.  When these rehabbed homes are … Continue reading

County 2013 Budget Gets Award For 8th Consecutive Year

In June, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) announced that St. Louis County received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2013 budget document.  This marks the eighth consecutive year that the County has received this award. This award reflects the commitment of the County Executive and staff … Continue reading

Parking In August

It’s Not Too Late to Complete Your Summer Bucket List! School will be starting soon but it’s not too late to get the most out of your summer with St. Louis County Parks! Visit our website at to print off a copy of our August Summer Bucket List. Learn about all of the fun … Continue reading

A Haircut For A Cause

Saint Louis County Animal Care & Control brings awareness to the community regarding responsible pet ownership.  Everyday efforts are made to educate the community about spay and neuter, leash importance and general health and care options to keep pets and people safe.  Saint Louis County Animal Care & Control has created partnerships with dozens of … Continue reading

Thank You For Donations To Foodbank

St. Louis County and the St. Louis Area Foodbank would like to thank all those who were able to donate food and other important items to those in need during our June 17th – July 17th donation drive.  We also want to thank those who may have wanted to donate but were not able to. … Continue reading