September 2013

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County Surplus Fleet Vehicles And Equipment Auction | September 28th

St. Louis County Surplus Fleet Vehicles & Equipment is being auctioned on September 28, 2013 at 2500 Drilling Service Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63043.  Preview and inspections can be made Friday, September 27, 10 am – 2 pm.  CLICK HERE to download flyer.

Strategic Plan: Imagining Tomorrow for St. Louis County

St. Louis County Planning Department is pleased to present the 2013 Strategic Plan: Imagining Tomorrow for St. Louis County. This draft plan is the result of an 18-month planning process that included extensive data analysis and research; creation of policy briefs and community narratives; and input from the citizen survey, a series of roundtable discussions, … Continue reading

Health Department Urges Caution During Hot Weather

Summer may be almost over, but the Saint Louis area is expecting some extreme heat over the next several days. The Saint Louis County Department of Health is strongly urging caution and common sense throughout the rest of the week. “Saint Louis experiences extreme heat almost every year and it’s important to observe common sense … Continue reading

Give Your Input On Bus Rapid Transit Options

A new type of public transit service called Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is being explored by Metro and regional partners — the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), East-West Gateway Council of Governments, City of St. Louis, and St. Louis County. The partnership is conducting the St. Louis Rapid Transit Connector Study and is requesting your … Continue reading

Mosaic Project Gets Global Coverage On CNN

Recently, Tom Foreman of CNN interviewed St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and City of St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay about the regional St. Louis effort around the new Immigration and Innovation initiative, now called the St. Louis Mosaic Project.  The interview lead to a great segment featured on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 program, American Journey: … Continue reading

New Online Youth Crisis Helpline

Since its inception, the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund has supported the Youth Connection Helpline. This first-of-its-kind Helpline is a collaboration between Youth In Need and Behavioral Health Response (BHR).  The innovative helpline offers multiple access points for youth and families in crisis to quickly connect 24 hours a day, seven days a week … Continue reading

Health Department Receives Award For Keeping County Restaurants Safe

Saint Louis County’s program to reduce cases of hepatitis A cases among restaurant workers has received a Model Practice Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) at its annual meeting in Dallas.  The award means that NACCHO considers the county program worthy of adoption by other local governments across the … Continue reading

$8.3 Million Realignment of Kehrs Mill, Long and Wildhorse Creek Roads

On July 25, St. Louis County ‘cut the ribbon’ on the Department of Highways and Traffic’s $8.3 million realignment of Kehrs Mill, Long and Wildhorse Creek roads in Chesterfield. St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley served as keynote speaker at the ceremony. St. Louis County’s upgrades have greatly improved sight vision and traffic flow … Continue reading

Register For Police Trivia Night Supporting Youth Interested In Law Enforcement

North County Explorer post is hosting their 1st Annual Trivia Night Friday September 27, 2013 6:30 PM at Trinity Catholic High School, 1720 Redman Avenue, St Louis MO 63138. Cost is $20.00 per person or $160.00 per table. Please register by September 15th, as tables are filling up. Police Explorers are youth, ages 14-20, who are exploring … Continue reading

Health Department Provides More Than 400 With Whooping Cough Vaccine

The Saint Louis County Department of Health provided free Whooping Cough vaccine to more than 400 people at two clinics in July. Whooping Cough is the common name for pertussis – a highly contagious disease that can be fatal, especially for infants. “Vaccine-preventable diseases are among the easiest to fight because we know what stops … Continue reading