City of Woodson Terrace Missouri

City News and Announcements

ADA Sidewalk Project

On Tuesday, October 8th, Phase 1 of the ADA Sidewalk Project will begin. There will be slab replacement and heavy equipment along Lilly Jean and Margo Ann. Please be cautious while driving or walking in this area and make room for the work crew to make these imrovements to our neighborhood.

Public Hearing set



TAKE NOTICE that the City of Woodson Terrace, St. Louis County, Missouri will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at the hour of 6:30pm at City Hall, 4323 Woodson Road, Woodson Terrace, Missouri, 6313, within the said City, at which meeting residents of sad 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 reqired 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 with be expressed in cernts for One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) of assessed valuation.


The tax rates outlined herin are merely propsed and subject to increase or decrease when final figured are received by the City.  The final tax leveies 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 2019 includes new residental construction assessed valuation of Five Thousand one hundred Dollars ($5,100.00) and new commercial construction assessed valuation of Zero Dollars($0.00).


Assessed Valuation                                         Current Tax Year                               Prior Tax Year
(By Categories)                                                          (2019)                                                (2018)

____________________                             __________________                  ______________
Real Estate                                                            $46,606,330                                      $42,074,650
Personal Property                                              $43,682,731                                      $32,162,488

TOTAL                                                                     $90,289,061                                   $74,237,138

                    PROPOSED TAX RATE





Personal Property







                                                                                                                Ellie Crane
                                                                                                                City Clerk
                                                                                                                City of Woodson Terrace

Court Clerk's Office Closure

The Court Clerks will be attending a Court Conference beginning Wednesday Noon, October 16th through Friday end of day, October 18th, 2019.


The Court Windows and Phones will not be available during this time.

All court business will resume on Monday, October 21st at 8:30 a.m.

Noise Complaints - Lambert International Airport

We’ve had several complaints regarding low flying aircraft across Woodson Terrace. The City reached out and we have learned that there is construction/repairs being done on the eastern-most runway, causing this increase in traffic. This will revert back after construction is done; however, it could change again in the future.

If you’d like to be on the record regarding this, please use the contact information below.

Noise Complaint Hot Line: 

Coldwater Creek Physician Blast

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Toxic Substances and disease Registry has released a public health assessment indicating that historical radiological contamination in and around Coldwater Creek in St. Louis County could have increased the risk of some types of cancer in people who have played or lived in and around the creek. A summary of the results of this report for healthcare providers is included, as well as contact information if you need support in caring for patients with a history of exposure.

Summary of Results

2020 Missouri State Plan on Aging

The Division is seeking public input for the 2020 Missouri State Plan on Aging four-year plan as required by the Administration for Community Living.  The Plan is available for comment through April 22, 2019 and can be found at:  Please submit any comments to

Illicit Discharge

If you believe you have or have information on illicit discharge please contact Doug Zaiz or Ellie Crane at Woodson Terrace City Hall, 314-427-2600.

How to spot an illicit discharge.

Service Hours - Scheduled Court Dates

The Court Clerks, Court Windows and Court Telephones will not be available to the public as of 3pm on scheduled Court Dates, the government center building will close at 4pm. If you do not appear at the court windows by 3 p.m. with payment on your scheduled payment/court date, then  you appear in court that night.

Recycling 101

Are you curious about recycling?

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Recycle beyond the bin, a database of places that will take specific items by zip code:


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St. Louis County Home Improvement Program

Saint Louis County Government’s Home Improvement Program is offering a forgivable loan for up to $5,000 in home repairs for eligible homeowners at NO COST. Eligible items include concrete/asphalt/masonry, tuck-pointing, roofing, tree trimming/removal, electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning,foundation work, and more.  To apply, please call 314-615-8232.

Program Details