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Oct 29 2014

St. Louis County Awarded $2.4 Million for Residential Lead Remediation


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded St. Louis County Government $2,496,364 for lead remediation in residential properties.

The Office of Community Development was awarded $2,396,364 in Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control grant program funding and an additional $100,000 in healthy homes initiative funding. 
St. Louis County Office of Community Development will address lead hazards in 200 housing units, and will also perform healthy homes assessments in 20 units. 

In total, HUD awarded more than $112 million in grants nationwide to 39 local and state government agencies and research institutions as part of this announcement ensuring families safe places to live.



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Oct 28 2014

County Executive Dooley Submits His Recommended 2015 Budget


County Executive Charlie A. Dooley submitted his proposed 2015 budget to the County Council on October 24, 2014.  This budget totals $544 million.

"The recommended budget provides the funding required to deliver essential services to the citizens of St. Louis County while also setting aside a required minimum of unappropriated fund balances to safeguard the County’s bond rating and provide flexibility should emergency funding be required during the course of the year," County Executive Dooley said. 

The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.

The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.
The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.
The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.
The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.
The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.
The County Council will hold a public hearing to receive citizen input on the proposed budget on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 after the regularly scheduled County Council meeting.  The Council Committee of the Whole will meet December 2-3, 2014 to conduct a department-by-department review of the budget before considering legislation to implement the budget later that month.


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Oct 24 2014

We want to hear from you so call us if you spot a problem on a St. Louis County maintained road


Residents are encouraged to call St. Louis County Highways and Traffic’s Service Request bureau at (314) 615-8538 to report problems or potential problems.

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Oct 24 2014

Volunteers Needed in St. Louis County for 2014 Senior Citizen Income Tax Program


Volunteers must be VITA-certified and will begin volunteering at CORP sites the first week of February and continue through mid-April. Interested individuals should email Mike Nickel at mnickel@stlouisco.com or call (314) 615-4559.



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Oct 20 2014

Signup Now to be a Poll Worker for the 2014 November General Election


 Please contact the election board at (314) 615-1865 or visit our website at http://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/Elections/PollWorkers for more information on becoming a poll worker and to apply. 




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Oct 20 2014

When Buying a Home Consider the St. Louis County Neighborhood Stabilization Program


The St. Louis County Office of Community Development has been working diligently help stabilize neighborhoods on the brink of decline due to the foreclosure crisis with the federally funded Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).  NSP funding has been used to acquire and rehabilitate vacant foreclosed properties in targeted areas of the County to help stabilize property values and preserve declining neighborhoods.

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Oct 16 2014

Children’s Service Fund Awards $1.5 Million in Contracts to Eight New Agencies


The board of the Children’s Service Fund awarded over $1.5 million to eight new agencies under the most recent funding initiative. The awards were made at the board meeting on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. With the addition of eight new agencies, the number of agencies currently providing mental health and substance abuse services to County youth tops out at 76.

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Oct 09 2014

Anatomy of an Overdose draws a full crowd for discussion on regional heroin issues


For more information about Children’s Service Fund supported services for children, youth and families in St. Louis County call the St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline at (314) 628-2929, Text 4HLP to 31658.

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Oct 09 2014

A St. Louis County Health Department Statement on the Ebola Virus


There have been several media inquiries and calls from concerned residents about local preparation for the Ebola virus. Saint Louis County Department of Health has released the following statement.

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Oct 08 2014

St. Louis County is now part of the World Health Organization Global Network


The World Health Organization sets the standard for every community in the world on how to be age-friendly and ensure older adults have a high standard of living as they age. St. Louis County is excited to be now indexed on its website.

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