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April 8, 2020

 

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Health officials urge you to stay home as much as possible. Visit the St. Charles County Health Services web page on COVID-19 for more information.

 


POSTPONEMENTS, CANCELLATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT: Missouri Gov. Mike Parsons has announced that all municipal elections in the state have been moved from April 7, 2020, to June 2, 2020, because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. CLICK HERE to read more.

 

SCAM ALERT: Residents have reported that phone scammers are impersonating St. Charles County and municipality officials and asking for personal information, including social security numbers, related to COVID-19 testing. Please be aware: St. Charles County and municipality officials and volunteers will NOT ask for your social security numbers or financial information. DO NOT give that information to anyone calling regarding COVID-19.
 
If you have questions about the legitimacy of a call, please take a name and number from the caller and call the St. Charles County Public Health Hotline at 636-949-1899 or the St. Charles County Police Department at 636-949-3000.
 
If you have specific concerns related to COVID-19, visit sccmo.org/COVID for official information from the St. Charles County Department of Public Health or email healthservices@sccmo.org.
 

 



As of April 8, at 5 p.m.

 

ST. PETERS GOLF CLUB: St. Peters Golf Club operations will be closed through at least April 24, 2020, to coincide with Missouri Gov. Mike Parson's stay-at-home order. (As previously announced, Water’s Edge Banquet Center at St. Peters Golf Club is closed through at least May 10.)

 

As of April 8, at 3 p.m.

 

TRIATHLON: The St. Peters Rec-Plex has postponed the Rookies and Rock Stars Triathlon. Originally planned for May 3, the new date for the event is Sept. 27, 2020.

 


As of April 6, at 5 p.m.

 

EARTH CENTRE: Effective Friday, April 10, Earth Centre will be closed to the public. Both yard waste drop-off and product sales are unavailable.

 

RECYCLE CITY: Effective Monday, April 13, the Transfer Station/Tipping Floor at Recycle City will be closed to the public; only commercial account holders will be allowed to dump. The Transfer Station/Tipping Floor will be closed on Saturdays until further notice.

 

Curbside trash and yard waste collection will continue.

 

As of April 6, at 3 p.m. 

 

TRIATHLON: The Rookies and Rock Stars Triathlon has been moved from its initial date of May 3 to Sunday, September 27. For more information, CLICK HERE to visit the Rookies and Rock Stars Triathlon page.

 


As of April 3, at 5 p.m.

 

RECYCLE CITY: St. Peters Recycle City offices are closed to the public until further notice. Aluminum buy-back also is suspended until further notice. The Transfer Station/Tipping Floor will be closed Saturday, April 4, and Saturday, April 11, but it will continue to be open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Aytes Community Recycling Drop-Off Center in front of Recycle City remains open during daylight hours, seven days a week.

 

EARTH CENTRE: Earth Centre has reduced its yard waste drop-off hours and will only be open for residents displaying a Resident Privilege Card. Hours for Saturday, April 4 and April 11, will be 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Earth Centre will be closed Sunday, April 5 and April 12. All Earth Centre product sales are suspended until Sunday, April 12.

 

RESIDENT PRIVILEGE CARDS: Resident Privilege Cards are not being made at this time.

 

As of April 3, at 11:30 a.m.

 

ST. PETERS GOLF CLUB: St. Peters Golf Club operations will be closed through at least April 19, 2020, in order to promote social distancing to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Golf Club originally closed operations on March 27. (As previously announced, Water’s Edge Banquet Center at St. Peters Golf Club is closed through at least May 10.)

 


As of April 2, at 10:30 a.m.

 

MUNICIPAL COURT CASES: The Supreme Court of Missouri issued a new order on April 1, 2020, suspending all court proceedings through May 1, 2020. The St. Peters Municipal Court will reschedule its April 7, April 14 and April 28 dockets. (Municipal Court offices at St. Peters Justice Center are closed through April 17.)

 


As of March 30, at 3:45 p.m.

 

VOLUNTEER BREAKFAST: The annual Volunteer Breakfast, scheduled for Friday, April 24, 2020, at the Cultural Arts Centre, has been postponed indefinitely.

 

As of March 30, at 1 p.m.

 

SOLID WASTE: Effective Monday, March 30, 2020, for trash disposal, the City will only be accepting payments by Visa, Mastercard and Discover – no cash or checks – until further notice.
 

As of March 30, at 11:30 a.m.

 

MUNICIPAL COURT OFFICES: St. Peters Municipal Court offices at the St. Peters Justice Center are now closed to the public through April 17, 2020. Office staff is still available to contact by phone at 636-279-8280. Several online forms and services are also available online at www.stpetersmo.net/st-peters-municipal-court.aspx.

All cases in St. Peters Municipal Court were previously postponed through April 17, 2020, as ordered by the Supreme Court of Missouri. April 7 and April 14 dockets will be rescheduled.

 

POLICE RECORDS DIVISION: The St. Peters Police Records Division’s public window at the St. Peters Justice Center is closed through April 17, 2020. The office remains staffed. You may request a police record by contacting the Police Records Division at 636-477-6600, ext. 3525.

 


As of March 27, at 3:30 p.m.

 

MAYOR TOM BROWN SENIOR CENTER: The State of Missouri has required a number of changes through April 22, 2020, at the Mayor Tom Brown Senior Center in St. Peters for the safety of seniors, staff and volunteers:

  • The Senior Center is closed to in-person meal service and activities through April 22.
  • The Meals on Wheels delivery service has been limited to one delivery of frozen meals per week delivered only by staff through April 22 in order to limit the number of people in contact with the at-risk older population.
  • The Senior Center has reduced meal service to pick-up only for congregate participants through April 22.
Call 636-278-2410 for more information about Senior Center meal services. If you are a senior in need of housing or other essential services, please call Aging Ahead at 636-579-0555.

 

As of March 27, at 2:30 p.m.

 

370 Lakeside Park remains open to the public with some changes. The RV check-in station is locked and nobody from the general public is allowed inside the building. Telephone calls are being answered and inquiries can be made by calling 636-387-5253. All rental equipment operations are suspended. The trails and lake are open for use from sunrise to sunset. Everyone should observe social distancing and maintain 6 feet of separation from other people to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Rotary Club Dog Park is open from sunrise to sunset every day. All dog park members must observe social distancing. Applications for new dog park members are not being accepted at this time.

 


As of March 25, at 5 p.m.

 

ST. PETERS CITY HALL CLOSED TO PUBLIC: Effective immediately, St. Peters City Hall will close to the public until further notice because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Residents should remember that they are able to conduct business remotely with many City departments. Call 636-477-6600 to reach City departments. CLICK HERE for more ways to conduct business online or by phone.

PARKS PLAYGROUNDS: Playground equipment in City of St. Peters' parks is closed to the public to aid in the effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our parks and trails remain open. Please do not use the playground equipment, and use social distancing (stay 6 feet away from other people) when visiting any of our 26 parks or when using our 26 miles of paved trails. READ MORE about social distancing on park trails.
 


As of March 24, at 3 p.m.

 

VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMISSION: The Veterans Memorial Commission meeting, scheduled for Monday, April 6, has been canceled.

 

As of March 24, at 12:15 p.m.

 

WATER'S EDGE BANQUET CENTER: In an effort to promote social distancing and help limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, all operations at Water's Edge Banquet Center are closed to the public through at least Sunday, May 10.

 

As of March 24, at 11:30 a.m.


SOLID WASTE: All additional solid waste services, such as bulky pickups, appliance pickups and routine trash calls, can still be made via phone or email. Call 636-970-1456, Option 1, CLICK HERE or visit www.stpetersmo.net.

 

ANIMAL CONTROL: Animal Control services normally provided at Recycle City, such as loaning live traps and bark collars, can be requested by calling Animal Control at 636-278-2255.

 

As of March 24, at 8:40 a.m.

 

NITROGEN TIRE-FILLING STATION: The St. Peters Nitrogen Tire-Filling Station, which had been scheduled to open for residents on Wednesday, April 1, will not open until at least Friday, May 1.

 


As of March 23, at 2 p.m.

 

PLANNING AND ZONING MEETING: The City of St. Peters' Planning & Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, at the Justice Center has been cancelled due to restrictions on large public gatherings and concerns that not everyone who wants to provide public input for the applications submitted will be able to participate. Applications will be moved to the May 6 Planning & Zoning Commission meeting.

 

As of March 23, at 8 a.m.

 

BUS TOUR RESCHEDULED: The Illinois Amish: Quilt Fest and More bus tour, scheduled for Saturday, April 25, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 20.

 


As of March 20, at 8:30 a.m.

 

PARK PAVILIONS AND ATHLETIC FIELDS: Scheduling of park pavilions and athletic fields have been suspended. No new reservations will be scheduled until COVID-19 mandates and regulations allow for appropriate public gatherings. A 72-hour notice will be given prior to allowing new reservations to be made. Visit www.stpetersmo.net to subscribe to COVID-19 updates. Parks are not closing at this time. However, we will not be issuing permits. For precautionary measures, restrooms will not be open and drinking fountains will not be turned on. In order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus while utilizing public facilities, you should:
  • Practice social distancing by staying at least 6 feet away from others.
  • Wash your hands frequently.
  • Avoid public spaces if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough or difficulty breathing.
OPERATING ABOVE THE STANDARD (OATS): In the interest of the health and safety of clients and drivers, OATS made the decision to stop all services in St. Charles and St. Louis counties on Monday, March 23, 2020. It is unclear when services will resume; OATS leadership team is partnering closely with state and federal agencies to monitor the situation and determine when it can safely begin serving the public again. Further details will be provided as the situation develops.

 


As of March 18, at 5 p.m.

 

UTILITY FRANCHISE TAX REFUNDS: The City of St. Peters is making some changes to the annual Utility Franchise Tax refund distribution as we continue to address the challenges from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, the recommendations from health care professionals and the current Emergency Declarations from local and state officials. We are doing this to minimize the number of residents who need to visit City Hall. We want to keep everyone safe and healthy, including our residents, visitors and City staff. CLICK HERE for all of the details.

 


As of March 17, at noon:

 

  • REC-PLEX AND CULTURAL ARTS CENTRE CLOSINGS: The St. Peters Rec-Plex, including the Dynamic Training Center and Rec-Plex South, and Cultural Arts Centre at St. Peters City Hall are closed indefinitely to the public due to the threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Rec-Plex staff is working on identifying classes and programs that could be rescheduled. Please stay tuned for more announcements.

 


As of March 16, at 5:17 p.m.

 

  • SUNSET FRIDAYS concert series opener (May 8) has been postponed. Sunset Fridays was scheduled to open “On the Road” at the Cultural Arts Centre with a special show.
  • NATIONAL Rx TAKE BACK (April 25) has been canceled.

Doing City of St. Peters Business Remotely

Social distancing is one of the tools recommended to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The City of St. Peters offers our residents and customers a variety of ways to do business with our City government from your home or other remote location. CLICK HERE for a list of those options. 

 


For updates on COVID-19, visit the St. Charles County Health Services web page at www.sccmo.org/2105/COVID-19.

For your health questions regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), please contact the medical personnel at the following hotlines:
ST. CHARLES COUNTY HEALTH HOTLINE – 636.949.1899
     8 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days a week
STATE OF MISSOURI HEALTH HOTLINE – 877-435-8411