City of Woodson Terrace Missouri

City News and Announcements

Playgrounds Open

As of September 22, the PLAYGROUNDS at Woodson Terrace Parks will be open from 8am to dusk.

Playgrounds will be sanitized daily before opening with CDC approved cleaners.

Masks are required for everyone except children while playing.

Please continue to social distance, and wash hands regularly.

Bring water or drinks as the drinking fountains will remain closed.

Please stay home if you or your children are sick.

Notice of Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CITY OF WOODSON TERRACE

 

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Woodson Terrace, St. Louis County, Missouri will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at the hour of 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 4323 Woodson Road, Woodson Terrace, Missouri, 63134, within the said City, at which meeting residents of said City may be heard concerning the property tax rates proposed to be set by said City.  The tax rate shall be set to produce revenues which the budget for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2019, shows to be required from property tax after all adjustments are made to conform to the provisions of Sec.'s 137.073, 137.115, 113.245 and 67.110 RSMo and Article X, Sec. 22 of the Missouri Constitution.

 

Each tax rate is determined by dividing the amount of revenue required by the current assessed valuation. The result is multiplied by 100 so the tax rate will be expressed in cents per One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation.

 

The tax rates outlined herein are merely proposed and subject to increase or decrease when final figures are received by the City. The final tax levies to be set by the City shall be established in accordance with the provisions of Sec.'s 137.073, 137.115, 113.245 and 67.110 RSMO, and Article X, Sec. 22 of the Missouri Constitution, and said determinations shall be made in accordance with the City's tax calculations which will be available at the public hearing. The assessed valuation figure for 2020 includes new residential construction assessed valuation of Five Thousand one hundred Dollars ($12,400.00) and new commercial construction assessed valuation of Zero Dollars ($624,000.00).

 

Assessed Valuation                        Current Tax Year                 Prior Tax Year

(By Categories)                                            (2020)                              (2019)

_________________                      ______________                 ____________

Real Estate                                          $ 47,530,439                       $ 46,546,397

Personal Property                              $ 41,173,076                       $ 43,741,841

 

TOTAL                                                $ 88,703,515                       $ 90,288,238

 

PROPOSED TAX RATE

BUDGETED

TAX REVENUE

FOR 2020

 

Residential

 

Agricultural

 

Commercial

Personal

Property

0.3500

0.0000

0.3340

0.2510

$8,539,180.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ellie Crane

City Clerk

City of Woodson Terrace   

Summer Chipping Schedule

Public Works will chip on Thursday August 13 and Thursday September 17. They will resuming chipping every Thursday on October 1, weather permitting. 

 

Small Business Grant Program

Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced a new Small Business Grant Program that could provide up to $30 million for Missouri small businesses. It was designed to provide relief to small businesses and family-owned farms for reimbursement of costs of business interruption caused by required closures due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

https://ded.mo.gov/content/small-business-grant-program

Ameren Offers Energy Bill Relief To Small Businesses

COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program.
Ameren Offers Energy Bill Relief To Small Businesses

Ameren Missouri understands the critical role that natural gas and electricity play in our customers' daily lives. As a 24/7/365 business and provider of an essential product to our customers, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 coronavirus situation.  We know there is a significant impact occurring to people in the communities we serve through the closure or reduced hours of businesses such as restaurants, theaters, daycare facilities, and retail stores.
 
If you're a small business owner with 50 or fewer employees and are having trouble paying your energy bill, now is the time to apply for energy assistance through Ameren Missouri's new COVID-19 Small Business Relief Program.


Starting July 6, 2020, our new program will provide $500,000 in energy assistance to eligible small business or non-profit 501(c)(3) customers with 50 or fewer employees.                                             Eligible applicants must be:

  • Registered with the Missouri Secretary of State.
  • Locally owned and non-franchised in Missouri.
  • An active Ameren Missouri gas or electric customer for the past six months.
  • Experiencing financial hardships due to COVID-19.

 Customers who meet those requirements can offer a brief explanation of their hardship when they apply online at AmerenMissouri.com/SmallBusinessRelief. Once approved, eligible customers will receive a credit of $250 toward their account balance.
Apply today while funds are available. AmerenMissouri.com/SmallBusinessRelief

Woodson Terrace Pool Opening

The Woodson Terrace Pool will be opening with the following restrictions.

The 2020 Pool season will be open to Woodson Terrace residents only due to the limited amount of people allowed in the pool area at one time.

 

Tentative opening date is Monday, June 15, weather permitting.

 

Hours are 11-6:30 daily.

 

Obtain passes at City Hall like every other year.

 

Masks are required for anyone NOT in the actual pool.  Anyone on the pool deck must wear a mask at this time, per St. Louis County regulations.  If you refuse to wear a mask, you will be asked to leave.

 

There will be a limited snack bar, but no cash will be accepted.  You must have a debit or credit card for contactless purchase.

 

There will be no open swim, nor any classes this summer.

Ameren Missouri Tree Trimming

In Ameren’s continuing effort to provide you with safe, reliable power, crews working with Ameren Missouri will be in our neighborhood for the next several months to trim and remove trees that could interfere with electric service. 

 

Tree trimming is a priority for us because it improves service reliability, especially during severe weather when trees are a leading cause of power outages. 

If you have questions or concerns regarding your trees or our service in your neighborhood, please contact:

AmerenMissouritreetrimming@ameren.com or call 1-800-552-7583.

Additional information can be found at www.amerenmissouri.com/reliability

City Services Update

In response to Covid-19 and the St. Louis County Order to maintain social distancing, the following services are still impacted at the City of Woodson Terrace:



Parks and Recreation

John L Brown Park, walking track remains open. Playground, Pavilions, and tables remain closed*

Dorothy Rickard Park remains closed

There will be no summer camps this year

There will be no Memorial Day Service this year

Pavilion and room reservations are not being taken, or honored. If you have a reservation and have not been contacted, please contact City Hall



Woodson Terrace Municipal Court

There are no in person court dates at this time. Please continue to follow www.woodsonterrace.net for updates on this



Woodson Terrace Pool

We will make every attempt to open the pool when we receive proper protocols from St. Louis County. We are not issuing passes at this time.



Garage Sales

There is no safe way to social distance or regulate these sales at this time. We encourage you to use other means of selling your items. Please feel free to use the safe seller space in front of the Police department for meets. It is clearly marked and under 24 hour surveillance.



* On Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, the Veterans Memorial will be open from 9am-2pm. Please use social distancing when visiting. At 2pm, the park gate will be locked.

Republic Services Update - Memorial Day Weekend

Republic Services drivers and staff will be celebrating Memorial Day with their families; therefore, the following holiday schedule will be in effect for all residential routes:

Monday, May 25 pickups will be picked up on Tuesday, May 26

Tuesday, May 26 pickups will be picked up on Wednesday, May 27

Wednesday, May 27 pickups will be picked up on Thursday, May 28

Thursday, May 28 pickups will be picked up on Friday, May 29

Friday, May 29 pickups will be picked up on Saturday, May 30

 

St. Louis County Small Business Relief Program

The St. Louis County Small Business Relief ("SBR") Program will provide financial relief to small businesses that were closed during the Stay at Home Order.  The grant can be used to pay for the costs of business interruption as a result of the business closing during the Stay at Home Order and to cover costs associated with reopening safely.  Business interruption costs could include fixed operating costs during closure.  Reopening costs could include acquiring personal protective equipment for employees or customers or installing plastic shields to reduce the risks of transmission between customers and employees. More information can be found here.