May 2013

This category contains 15 posts

Monsanto $400 Million Expansion In St. Louis County | 675 Jobs

Reporter-St. Louis Business Journal April 23, 2013 by E.B. Solomont . Monsanto Co. is embarking on a $400 million expansion at its Chesterfield Village Research Center, the company announced Tuesday. Work is set to begin this summer, and will result in 675 new jobs in St. Louis County over the next three years, officials said. The $13.5 … Continue reading

Homebuyer Assistance Program in St. Louis County | May 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

White House Recognizes 24:1 Initiative In St. Louis County

A 17-member delegation of North St. Louis County political, education and civic leaders was asked to share their pioneering story of community development with the White House Office of Neighborhood Revitalization in Washington, D.C. Friday, April 12th, 2013. Included in the group were the mayors/trustee of five North County municipalities (Viola Murphy, Cool Valley;  James McGee, … Continue reading

Office Of Emergency Management Goes High-Tech

In the aftermath of the April 10th tornado, the Office of Emergency Management sent a message that triggered a first of its kind experiment in FEMA Region VII. “We have been hit by tornado and/or severe thunderstorm damage in Hazelwood, Missouri and possibly other areas. Need help monitoring social media for any damage reports. Primary … Continue reading

Calling All St. Louis Area Entrepreneurs |

New Multi-functional Website for St. Louis Area Entrepreneurs Launches St. Louis’ newest and most comprehensive small business resource launches. is a dynamic online portal serving entrepreneurs and a virtual epicenter for startup activity in the St. Louis region. Supports Explosion of Startup Activity in the St. Louis Region Developed by St. Louis County Economic … Continue reading

May We Park?

Laumeier, Faust to Host Art Fairs in May This month two of St. Louis County’s most popular parks will host Art Fairs featuring artists from around the country. During the weekend of May 10-13 Laumeier Sculpture Park will hold Art Fair at Laumeier, a nationally acclaimed fine art and craft fair and one of the world’s … Continue reading

Reduce Your Energy Bill, And Improve Your Home.

Have you ever left a door open during the summer months, and your mom asked if you’re trying to cool off the neighborhood? Did you know that even if your windows and door are shut, you could be losing a lot of cool air from your house? St. Louis County SAVES™ is a new low-interest … Continue reading

ALERT: Tips On BATS From Our Health Department

Spring has arrived and bats are awakening from hibernation.  The Saint Louis County Department of Health is cautioning residents to avoid handling the animals since some can carry rabies. Any county resident who encounters a live or dead bat in their home is urged to call the health department.  Residents should not attempt to capture … Continue reading

St. Louis County Revamps Business Startup Program

St. Louis Post-Dispatch April 25, 2013 By Tim Logan . St. Louis County is taking a new approach to helping new business grow. The County Economic Council said Thursday it is launching a new division of entrepreneurship, and reorganizing its network of five small business incubators. The county Enterprise Centers will be rebranded as STLVentureWorks, and … Continue reading

Animal Volunteers Rule

Saint Louis County Animal Care and Control is always looking for those who love animals and want to help by volunteering their time. Through the dedication and passion of our Volunteers we continue to enhance the lives of the animals we care for and the community we serve. If you are interested in volunteering please … Continue reading