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Posted on: May 4, 2021

COVID-19 Hardship Assistance for Housing, Utilities Available

Hardship Assistance

There is financial support for homeowners and renters impacted by COVID-19.The CDBG-CV Public Services Program provides short-term rent, mortgage, and utility assistance to households facing foreclosure or eviction, and the State Assistance for Housing Re...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

HiSet, Life Skills Programs Prepare Inmates for Success After Release

HiSet Class for Inmates

The St. Charles County Department of Corrections is launching educational and behavioral programs to better prepare inmates for release. The new programming began at the jail in March with High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) testing.

“Inmates now have the...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Understand Your Real Estate Assessment; Be Wary of Valuation Services

Homes

2021 Notices of Real Estate Assessment were mailed recently to St. Charles County property owners. State law requires the Assessor to revalue all real estate property in the county by Jan. 1 of odd-numbered years, so the valuation notices reflect the prop...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Rediscover Your Career: Funding Available for Jobs in High Demand

Information Technology

Did the COVID-19 pandemic impact your job? Need a fresh start? Look no further than the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County, where funding is available for qualifying residents interested in training for a variety of careers that are in high demand....

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Public Health Reaches 50,000 Mark for COVID-19 Vaccinations

50,000 Vaccinations Group Photo

Since late December, when COVID-19 vaccine first was released for distribution, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has worked diligently to vaccinate St. Charles County residents and those who work in our county. By mid-April, DPH ha...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Hays Home Opens at Matson Hill

Hays Home

If you love history and trips to scenic Historic Missouri Wine Country, make time to stop by The Daniel Boone Hays Home at Matson Hill Park in Defiance. Built by Daniel Boone Hays, grandson of famous pioneer Daniel Boone, the beautiful 1830s ston...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

Improvements Make Roadways Safer

Road Construction Cone

Winter doesn’t mean the St. Charles County Highway Department slows down on improving roadways in our community. In fact, two major projects are in the works: a multi-use path along Pitman Hill Road near Veterans Tribute Park in Weldon Spring, a...

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

County Begins Vaccine Distribution, Offers Registration

As a state-registered provider of the COVID-19 vaccine, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has begun vaccination distribution pursuant to the State’s vaccination plan. In Dec. 2020, the State authorized vaccination of those...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Save Time, Stay Safe with QLess

QLess

Residents in St. Charles County soon will be able to avoid crowds and save time when they need to visit key County Government departments. Those needing to make an appearance at Municipal Court, located at 399 Turner Boulevard in St. Peters, now can join ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Advocates Assist Crime Victims

Victim Assistance Support

Whether it’s domestic violence, sexual assault or identity theft, victims of crime often feel vulnerable, scared and unsure of what’s ahead. Fortunately, a program through the St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Go Virtual with Job, Skills Training

Virtual Training

Operated by the St. Charles County Department of Workforce & Business Development, the center began offering Basic Microsoft Word and Excel courses this summer after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the scale-back of in-person services. As of October, the...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Drive-Through Flu Shot Clinic Oct. 7

Flu Shot Clinic

Avoiding a dual pandemic with two contagious respiratory illnesses — COVID-19 and influenza (the flu) — is top of mind for health care workers across the country. That’s why the St. Charles County Department of Public Health ...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

New Event, Wedding Venue to Open

Landhaus at The Park at New Melle Lakes

The wait is finally over! St. Charles County's newest event venue, the Landhaus at The Park at New Melle Lakes, will be available to reserve beginning Monday, Oct. 5. Guests interested in booking a wedding, anniversary party, family reunion or other speci...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

PD Launches Walk and Talk Program

Walk and Talk with Chief Frisz

Meeting and getting to know the residents of the St. Charles Hills neighborhood – and having a little fun – was on the agenda for the St. Charles County Police Department’s first Walk and Talk in September. The new program connects the department with res...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Pet Foster Families Needed

Dog and Cat

COVID-19 not only has had an effect on human lives, but on our four-legged friends as well. At the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center in St. Peters, making adjustments for the pandemic has resulted in some positive news.

“Because of COVID, we’re doing ...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Mask Up to Prevent COVID-19 Spread

Mother and Son in Masks

If you’re confused about the benefits of wearing a mask, you’re not alone. Early in the pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO) and other renowned medical institutions did not adv...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Training Vital to Police Response

County Police Patch

The St. Charles County Police Department is working diligently to assure the public that its officers continue to know how to correctly respond to all the issues that could face them on any given shift.

“This is a different world than it was 10 y...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Parks Adds Exciting Amenities

YAP Pump Track

St. Charles County Parks have something for EVERYONE – and if you like water and/or extreme sports, you won’t want to miss two new features that are making news.YAP Asphalt Pump Track

Located in Dardenne Prairie, the 25-acre Youth Activ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

County Buildings Reopen to Public

Admin Building

St. Charles County Government buildings closed to the public on Wednesday, March 25, to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health of the community and County employees. On Friday, May 29, the County Administration Building and the Department ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Personal Property Notices Mailed

Mail

St. Charles County Assessor mailed approximately 40,000 Personal Property Notices of Assessment Change by June 1. Taxpayers who reported additional personal property or made corrections to their 2020 personal property assessments will receive the notice. ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Giving Back to Fight COVID-19

Katie Willis

Taking care of animals is what drives St. Charles County Division of Humane Services Director Katie Willis. After she contracted COVID-19 and was pulled away from the Pet Adoption Center, she quickly recovered and turned this negative experience into a po...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Help for Job Seekers, Employers

Missouri Job Center

If your employment or business has been affected by COVID-19, staff at the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County are available by phone and email to provide assistance.

For more information about the following programs and services through the Missouri...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Expo Showcases Services, Programs

County Gov Expo

Have questions about assessments, taxes, health or public safety? Need to complete or change your voter registration or obtain a marriage license? Curious about what’s next for County parks? If your answer to any of these questions is &ldquo...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Census Vital to Community

SCCMO Counts Census Logo

Watch your mailbox: Between March 12-20, households will receive an invitation to respond online to the 2020 United States Census. Why is it so important to complete? The results impact the distribution of congressional seats and billions of dollars to st...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Public Health Monitors Illness

Communicable Disease Program

For several weeks, stories about the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and flu have flooded the daily news and social media feeds. The St. Charles County Department of Public Health works continuously to stay informed on the latest developments about these dis...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Museum Offers New Films, Programs

Heritage Museum

The St. Charles County Heritage Museum, located at the corner of Heritage Landing and South St. Peters Parkway, is THE place to see dynamic exhibits, watch documentaries and movies, and to participate in arts and crafts, games and other extracurricular ac...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

"Make a Save" at Pet Adoption

Make a Save Pet Adoption Promotion

If you want to add a furry new friend – and hockey-watching buddy – to your home team, now is the perfect time to visit the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center! During the "Make a Save!" promotion, Feb. 1 to March 31, dona...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Treatment Court Honored

Judge Ohlms and Treatment Court Administrator Julie Seymore

Offering second chances to individuals in the criminal justice system who have a substance use disorder has been at the heart of the 11th Judicial Circuit’s Treatment Court mission for 20 years – and they’re getting national ...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Get Ready for 2020 Elections

I Voted Election Sticker

Mark your calendars – there are four elections in 2020! The St. Charles County Election Authority is preparing for a busy year at the polls. Following is a breakdown of election dates, voter registration deadlines, information on how you can mak...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Learn, Stay Safe, Be Healthy in 2020

CPR Class

Do you have a resolution to become certified in CPR? Want to teach children in your classroom about recycling? Are you a daycare or food service worker with continuing education course requirements? Check out the St. Charles County Department of Public He...

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

Say "YES!" to a Park Wedding

Wedding Reception in Quail Ridge Park

If you or someone you know became engaged over the holidays, consider St. Charles County Parks for the perfect wedding site! The Knot’s “Best of Weddings” and The Wedding Spot’s “Best of Missouri&rdquo...

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