CITY NEWS AND UPDATES
Police Department Update:
External Reviewer Site Visit
Commission on Accreditation
for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA)
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News Summary: A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive on Monday, March 26, 2018 for the purpose of examining all aspects of Shrewsbury Police Department's management and operational practices.
Shrewsbury's Police Department was fully accreditated in March of 2009. This year represents the Police Department's fourth year of re-accreditation extermal review.
As part of the review process, agency employees and the public are invited to offer comments by phone, on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 between the hours of 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. by calling (636) 275-5581. Telephone comments are limited to 10 minutes.
Public information comments are invited (in person) at a public session on Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Aldermanic Council Chambers located in Shrewsbury City Center, 5200 Shrewsbury Avenue, St. Louis, MO. 63119. Public comments are also limited to 10 minutes.
Written comments about Shrewsbury Police Department's ability to comply with the standards for accreditation may be sent to the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement, Inc. (CALEA) located at 13575 Heathcote Boulevard, Suite 320, Gainesville, Virginia, 22030-2215 or www.calea.org.
Overview of the City Comprehensive Plan
& Invitation to Provide Feedback
A brief summary about the land use and zoning areas in the City of Shrewsbury has been written for resident and business owner consideration. Please click the header of this message to read the short document and to see the various zoning areas that have been highlighted in different colors on our City map. Feedback is invited and warmly welcomed! Please feel free to either email City Hall at firstname.lastname@example.org or to phone City Hall at (314) 647-5795.
City Celebrates Paying Off the
City Center Bond
Shrewsbury 2018 Citizen of the Year
Mayor Buckley had this to say "I nominated Rick Steingruby because he has a spirit of giving in all that he does. Rick has served the community as alderman since 2013. Along with his responsibilities as Alderman, Rick has shared his knowledge as a "Master gardener” with the City of Shrewsbury. Rick has dedicated numerous hours to selecting, planting, and maintaining trees and shrubs around our community. He is an active member of his church where he sings in the choir. Rick has also been committed to fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis foundation. He has cycled more than a hundred miles, raising thousands of dollars to find a cure to this debilitating disease. But most importantly, Rick has been a loving husband to his wife Mary and a devoted father to his children; Luke, Stuart, Carrie and Aidan. We are pleased to call him neighbor and proud to name him Citizen of the Year."
The Parks and Recreation Department will begin taking Park Shelter reservations Thursday March 1st at 8am. Reservations will be taken on a first come, first serve basis and must be paid for at the time of booking. In person reservations will be taken first, followed by phone reservations and then any e-mailed reservation requests.
Reservations for pavilions can be made on any available date April through October. Only one reservation per day is made. Pavilions may be used without a reservation, but a reservation does take priority on usage.
The rental rate is for all day, not by the hour. The only pavilions that are reserved are Brinkop (in Brinkop Park), The Festival Site (located closest to the City Center, has the new playground) and Wehner Pavilion (located in the West end of Wehner Park, just off Hazel and Wilshusen).
The rates are as follows:
Brinkop resident $20 Non-Resident $40
Festival Site Resident $25 Non-Resident $50
Wehner Pavilion Resident $20 Non-Resident $40
Community Emergency Response Team
Upcoming classes are held at the Wildwood
Campus. Spring Classes begin March 22 and
conclude May 12. All classes will be held from
6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday evenings.
Call 314-984-7777 to sign up. Please click the
header of this message for more information.
Route 66 Viewing Deck Photo Contest.
Click the image to see more details.
Deadline for submission: May 18, 2018.
New City Employees!
Beth Parker -
Charles Cramer (left) Quinn Johnson (right) -
Remaining 2018 Bulk Trash pickup dates:
April 16, 2018
July 16, 2018
October 15, 2018
Public Service - General Elections
For all residents who may have an interest in the upcoming General Election and in possibly serving our community, please note the following deadlines. The following Elected Officials positions will be coming open.
- Mayor (Four year term)
- Aldermanic Seat – Ward I
- Aldermanic Seat – Ward II
- Aldermanic Seat – Ward III
- The opening of candidate filings begins at 8 a.m. December 12, 2017.
- The closing of candidate filings is at 5 p.m. January 16, 2018.
- The receipt of Certification of Election Forms closes at 5 p.m. January 23, 2018.
- The last day for Candidates to file as write-in candidates is March 23, 2018 @ STL County Election Board Office.
- Absentee voting opens March 31.
The polls are open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Election Day April 3, 2018.
Shrewsbury has a recycling center located at 7309 Melbourne Ave (Near east end of the swimming pool parking lot) at the Public Works Building, recycling center hours are Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm, Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.
Items to be recycled are as follows:
- Glass beverage bottles (all colors)
- Aluminum and Tin Cans
- Plastic container with the number “1” or “2” inside the recycle emblem
- Newspapers (newsprint only)
- Telephone books
- Cellular phones and cellular batteries ONLY
Historic Route 66 in Shrewsbury