O'Fallon Update Newsblog

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Comment period deadline for O’Fallon’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for FY 2016

A 15-day comment period regarding O’Fallon’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for Fiscal Year 2016 will end at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017. The plan is available for review at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The public is invited to submit written comments to Public Assistance Specialist Alexis Jaegers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail comments to:

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Take the O’Fallon Police Department’s hands-on disaster preparedness course, free, on March 3-5

People from all walks of life are encouraged to learn disaster preparedness skills through the O’Fallon Police Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. You do not have to be an O’Fallon resident to take the free, 20-hour course, whichwill be taught on March 3 from 6 – 10 p.m. and March 4 – 5 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Training will cover these topics and more:

  • Assembling a disaster preparedness kit
  • Hands-on basic medical assessment and treatment for injuries, burns, etc.
  • Working as a team to conduct triage, light search and rescue and extinguishing small fires

“CERT training is extremely valuable,” said Police Officer Patrick Helton, who is leading the program. “If we have a tornado or an earthquake or other catastrophic event, first responders are likely to be overwhelmed by the number of people who need help. CERT training can help people take care of themselves until professional help arrives.”

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Give a gift of luck with a life-saving donation of blood on March 3

To help local blood banks maintain adequate supplies, the City of O’Fallon is hosting the National Volunteer Donor Blood Drive on Friday, March 3, from 11a.m. – 3 p.m. at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon 63366. The drive is co-sponsored by Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC). Donors must be in good health, have a photo I.D., and be at least age 17, or 16 with parental consent.

Donors can pick their appointment time by using this direct link for an Express Appointment:

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O’FallonTheatreWorks nominated for a host of Arts for Life theater awards

O’Fallon Parks and Recreation’s community theater program, O’FallonTheatreWorks (OTW), recently netted 16 nominations for two plays produced in 2016, the comedy Noises Off, and a drama, The Diary of Anne Frank.

Theirs was the second-highest number of nominations for the “Arts for Life 2nd Annual Theatre Mask Awards,” with nominees, and sometimes multiple nominees, in every category for which the plays qualified. In fact, the plays are competing in two of the categories, “Set Design” and “Large Ensemble.” Noises Off earned nine nominations, tying for first place for the most nominations for a single play, and Anne Frank received seven nominations.

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O’FallonTheatreWorks’ Peter and the Starcatcher is fast-paced, funny and imaginative

Tickets are available for O’FallonTheatreWorks’ newest production, Peter and the Starcatcher. This Tony Award-winning prequel to the story of the legendary Peter Pan is filled with adventure, humor, music and imaginative stagecraft, with 12 actors portraying100 different characters.

The story begins in Victorian England as three orphaned boys are sold to the sinister captain of the Neverland, which then sets sail for a remote jungle island. During the voyage, the boys are befriended by Molly, a Starcatcher in-training. Molly’s mission is to protect a mysterious trunk filled with starstuff, a celestial substance so powerful that it must never fall into the wrong hands, particularly not villainous pirates.

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City of O’Fallon, Missouri’s Presidents Day schedule

On Monday, February 20, 2017, the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) will be closed in observance of Presidents Day. In addition:

  • The O’Fallon Parks and Recreation Administration Office, 400 Civic Park Drive (63366), also will be closed.
  • The Renaud Spirit Center (RSC) indoor recreation complex will be open with regular business hours of 5:15 a.m. – 10 p.m. The RSC is located at 2650 Tri Sports Circle (63368). www.renaudspiritcenter.com
  • The O’Fallon Veterans Commission will hold a workshop at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at City Hall.
  • There will be no change in the week’s trash and recycling collection schedule for City customers.
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O’Fallon’s Junior Renegades Football teams practice at Dames Park

New player registration is open for O’Fallon Junior Renegades football, flag football and cheerleading. Programs are available for children ages 6 to 14. The non-profit organization’s teams meet for practice in Dames Park, 389 Dames Park Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366.The 59-acre park is owned by the City of O’Fallon and has three football fields, two playgrounds, three pavilions and other amenities.

For more information about the O’Fallon Junior Renegades, including player registration, go to http://ofallonjuniorrenegades.website.siplay.com

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O’Fallon, Missouri, will present the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for Fiscal Year 2016

For Immediate Release

January 31, 2017

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O’Fallon earns high marks for safety, affordability as one of the nation’s “Top 10 Cities for Families 2017”

For its safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, good schools and child-friendliness, the City of O’Fallon, Missouri, was given an A+ rating and named one of the country’s “Top 10 Cities for Families 2017.” The annual list is compiled by ApartmentList.com, which recently assessed 500 cities nationwide, ranking O’Fallon as 8th best overall. O’Fallon is the only Missouri city on the Top 10 list. ApartmentList.com is the second website to recently list O’Fallon as one of America’s Top 10 Cities, joining 24/7WallStreet.com.

“This is yet another great honor bestowed upon our City,” said Mayor Bill Hennessy. “It has been a community effort to build and maintain this wonderful City. It all begins with a safe environment provided by our residents and the O’Fallon Police Department. But it’s also the fantastic schools, dedicated businesses and concerned residents who make O’Fallon such a great place to live.”

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February’s Environmental Services events include free electronics, appliance recycling and complimentary bulk waste drop-off

Starting in February, every other month the City of O’Fallon’s Environmental Services Department will host two events for the disposal of unwanted items. February’s events and dates are:

Free Electronics & Appliance Recycling Event – Drop off unwanted appliances and electronics for recycling in the west parking lot at CarShield Field from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, February 4. The parking lot is located at the southwest corner of Tom Ginnever Ave. and T.R. Hughes Blvd., O’Fallon 63366. The items will be recycled.

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