O'Fallon Update Newsblog

All information posted below and on subsequent pages is provided by the City of O'Fallon's Communications team. Follow @cityofofallon on Twitter for the latest happenings.

City of O’Fallon will hold a public hearing for the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for Fiscal Year 2012

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, will conduct a public hearing beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, O’Fallon 63366, concerning the Fiscal Year 2012 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the O’Fallon Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

For more information, contact Public Assistance Specialist Jessica Hawkins in the Communications Department at (636) 379-5411, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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O’Fallon’s Finance Department wins financial reporting award

The City of O’Fallon, Missouri’s Finance Department has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The award was presented by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

“This award is another example of the City of O’Fallon’s mission of making City government operations transparent and open,” said Tom Drabelle, O’Fallon’s Director of Communications and Public Relations. “In judging O’Fallon’s CAFR, the GFOA commended the City for demonstrating a constructive spirit of disclosure in reporting O’Fallon’s financial story.”

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Healthy Living Writing Contest Winner (Video)

Carissa Carron, a fourth-grader at Warren Elementary School in St. Peters, won the contest with her original story, “Food Fight.” Check out her story!

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Sign up for O’Fallon’s free disaster preparedness training

Get prepared for emergencies and disasters in a weekend! Anyone who lives or works in or near O’Fallon is invited to sign up to learn basic disaster response skills by attending the O’Fallon Police Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training March 1-3, in the Public Works Building at 1089 Public Service Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri 63366. The free, 20-hour course is taught by the O’Fallon Police Department and emergency professionals.

 The course, which includes training materials, will cover:

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O’Fallon’s zero-interest Home Improvement Loan Program can help low-income homeowners with repairs

Does your home need a new furnace, air conditioning, new windows or other repairs? Homeowners with a low-to-moderate income are encouraged to find out if they qualify for assistance through the City’s Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP), which offers forgivable five-year loans of up to $5,000 for home maintenance.

 “If you have been putting off necessary home repairs, you’re encouraged to find out if O’Fallon’s Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP) can help with getting a new furnace or air conditioning installed, electrical work, plumbing, siding for your house, roof repair and other improvements,” said Jessica Hawkins, Public Assistance Specialist for the City of O’Fallon. “Right now, there are only nine spots available. Applications and information about the program are posted on the City of O’Fallon website at www.ofallon.mo.us/CDBG.”

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