City of Woodson Terrace Missouri

City News and Announcements

Emergency Rental Assistance Program for Renters, Property Owners and Landlords

 

ATTENTION RENTERS:

The COVID-19 St. Louis Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will provide back rent and temporary rental and utilities assistance to low- and moderate-income households. St Louis County has been awarded $29.7 million of federal funding to distribute. 

Apply for the program on the St. Louis County Department of Human Services (DHS) online portal with the required information shown on the Renter Flyer. DHS will notify you when your application is received and after it has been reviewed.

Enrollment opens Monday, April 5, 2021, 8 AM and will be open 24 hours a day until enough applications have been received to ensure distribution of all funds.

 

 

ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS & LANDLORDS:

Your tenants may be eligible for up to 12 months of emergency rental assistance to help pay for past rent owed and future rent. If tenants have already received ERAP funding, need additional rent support, and have not yet received the maximum 12 months of emergency rental assistance, they can apply for additional funding; income and COVID-19 impact will be recertified at minimum every three months.

Once assistance is approved and you, as the property owner, provide the required documents, St. Louis County will make payments directly to you. For more information, please visit the St. Louis County Department of Human Services (DHS) online portal. More information can also be found on the Landlord Flyer.

 

Water Main Work

Residents affected by the water main work on Guthrie :

Next week, weather permitting, KCI will be finishing up the work there.

If your yard was 80% or more zoysia grass, it will be replaced with zoysia. 

If not, your yard will be planted with fescue seed and straw will be put down.

Contact Missouri American Water for further details.

Please share this with neighbors who may not have internet.

Reassessment Town Hall

Councilwoman Kelli Dunaway and County Assessor Jake Zimmerman would like to invite you to a Reassessment Town Hall on March 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm. Mr. Zimmerman will talk about trends for home values in the St. Louis region, help “de-mystify” the valuation process, and let residents know how to proceed if they disagree with their values.

Click here to tune in to learn all you need to know.

or call

+1-408-418-9388 (Access Code: 132 697 5568)

To ask questions ahead of time, email mbeck@stlouisco.com

General questions can be asked live during the event

Waste Connections Updates

Beginning this week, Waste Connections will be dropping Trash totes in the park to be assembled. Once this is complete, they will start to be delivered to residents.

 At some point, residents will have 4 or more totes. 

 

 Use the Republic Totes through the end of the month. 

 

One the last pick up of the month, Republic will pick up your trash, your trash tote and recycle tote.

 If you have a black recycle tote that says “St. Louis County Recycling” they will not pick this up and it is yours to keep.

 

 You can use this however you’d like. If you’d like it to be a yard waste cart, please spray a large X on the top and sides.  You may also pick up a yard waste sticker from City Hall.

Food Drive for Veteran Families

Feeding Veteran Families in our Community!

Saturday, March 20th

Please see flyer for details & registration infromation.

Deadly Distraction

Please take a minute to review these testimonials and statistics on distracted driving.

 

Woodson Terrace Police Department’s K9 Mika to Get Donation of Body Armor

Woodson Terrace Police Department’s K9 Mika will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Mika’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Officer Michael V. Langsdorf”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. This potentially lifesaving body armor for four-legged K9 officers is U.S. made, custom fitted, and NIJ certified. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. has provided over 4,156 vests to K9s in all 50 states at a value of $6.9 million, made possible by both private and corporate donations.
The program is open to U.S. dogs that are at least 20 months old and actively employed and certified with law enforcement or related agencies. K9s with expired vests are also eligible to participate. There are an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States.
Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. accepts tax-deductible contributions in any amount, while a single donation of $960 will sponsor one vest. Each vest has a value of $1,744-$2,283, weighs an average of 4-5 lb., and comes with a five-year warranty. For more information, or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts donations at www.vik9s.org, or you may mail your contribution to P.O. Box 9, East Taunton, MA 02718.

Financial Assistance- Spire

ST. LOUIS (Dec. 8, 2020) — Spire is offering a new financial assistance option of up to $500 for active, Missouri small businesses struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Spire will begin accepting applications for the new Small Business Pandemic Relief Program the week of Dec. 14. 

The assistance is crucial as a recent study conducted by Spire of small business customers found 98% have been impacted financially by coronavirus. Many of these small businesses are restaurants working through public health precautions and social distancing practices related to the pandemic.

“Small businesses are an important part of our community, making up almost half of Missouri’s private sector jobs and playing a significant role in the state’s economy,” said Scott Carter, president of Spire Missouri. “We want to do our part to help.”

To be eligible for the program, a business must be an active, Missouri customer in the small general services rate class, be a locally owned business or franchise, and complete an online application. If accepted into the program, small businesses can receive $100 per month for up to five months. The program runs through Sept. 30, 2021, or until funds are exhausted.

“Young’s Restaurant & Catering Company, Inc. has been around since 1954,” said Grant Young, owner of the Valley Park, Missouri establishment. “Even as a longstanding family-owned business, we have felt the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Carryout is only 40% of our normal business. We’ve been able to keep everyone employed and our doors open because of support from loyal customers who purchase gift cards and patronize us regularly. As we approach another rough patch, I appreciate Spire stepping up and offering assistance. Every bit helps right now.”

Approved Dec. 2 by the Missouri Public Service Commission, the Small Business Pandemic Relief Program is part of the company’s comprehensive approach to provide relief for customers who are experiencing hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. In November, the natural gas provider began offering up to $400 in assistance for Missouri residential customers who have been furloughed or experienced job or income loss and have an outstanding balance on their Spire account. Additionally, Spire previously launched one-time credit assistance programs for both Missouri residential and small business customers.

“From the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve been committed to ensuring our community maintains access to affordable, reliable, clean natural gas,” said Carter. “We encourage customers who are struggling to call us. We are here to help.”

To apply or learn more about the new program or other ways Spire is helping customers impacted by the pandemic, visit SpireEnergy.com/relief.

Town Hall Meeting for the Woodson Road Airport Connection/Corridor Project

The Town Hall Meeting for the Woodson Road Airport Connection/Corridor Project was held on November 24, 2020. Please click here to view a replay of the event on YouTube.

View Newsletter and Survey Here

In an effort to provide attendees the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered during the town hall, you will be able to type your questions and a facilitator will post the questions to the project team. If your question is not answered during the meeting, it will be documented, answered, and posted on this page following the meeting.

Before, during and after the townhall, we ask that you take the survey on the "Community Survey" page. You can take the survey online, or fill out the survey by hand and drop it off at City Hall during normal business hours.

The presentation will be streamed on YouTube and will be live on November 24, 2020 starting at 4pm. Please visit this page prior to the event for the link.

County Executive Dr. Sam Page Announces More CARES Act Funds for Restaurants and Other Small Businesses

 

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (November 19, 2020) More than $3 million in CARES Act funds will be distributed to small businesses and restaurants in the County’s continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“These grants come at a critical time for small businesses and restaurants in St. Louis County,” said County Executive Dr. Sam Page. “We know these businesses have been acutely affected by the pandemic and our efforts to control the spread of the virus. I implore all businesses that qualify to apply for these grants and I call on our leaders in Washington to get together now and approve a stimulus package so that we can get more financial assistance out into our communities. This should have happened months ago.”

The county earlier this year awarded $19.7 million to more than 1,600 small businesses and restaurants. The additional funds come at the recommendation of the Economic Rescue Team, a group of volunteers appointed by Dr. Page earlier this year to help lead the County’s economic recovery efforts.

The St. Louis Economic Development Partnership will administer the new program, known as the Small Business Rapid Deployment Fund.

“As a catalyst for economic development in the St. Louis region, we remain committed to helping existing businesses weather the devastating impact of the COVID-19 virus. These funds are part of a comprehensive support plan,” said Rodney Crim, CEO and President of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.

Small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can apply for $5,000 grants to pay for operating expenses or business costs, including rent and payroll. Restaurants that have had to adapt to

COVID-related public health restrictions can apply for $5,000 grants to off-set related costs for things such as equipment for outdoor dining, heaters, tents, and curbside service.

In order to qualify, businesses must have 25 or fewer full-time equivalent employees and have a physical presence in St. Louis County. The grants can only go to businesses significantly impacted by the continued economic challenges created by COVID-19 and will only cover expenses and costs incurred between April 1, 2020 and December 16, 2020. Businesses that have already received a County CARES Act grant are not eligible.

Application for the Small Business Rapid Deployment Fund grants open Monday, November 23, at 9 a.m. and will remain open until 5 p.m. Monday, December 7. Businesses and restaurants are encouraged to apply as early as possible because funding may be limited based on demand. To apply, go to the Partnership website at STLPartnership.com.

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