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City News

With the idea of motivating residents to “go the extra mile” in doing something meaningful with their lives and making the world a better place, Mayor Bill Hennessy and the O’Fallon City Council proclaimed Saturday, November 1, as “Extra Mile Day.”

In his official proclamation, Mayor Hennessy said, “The City of O’Fallon, Missouri acknowledges that a special vibrancy exists within the entire community when its citizens collectively ‘go the extra mile’ in personal effort, volunteerism, and service. I urge each individual to take time on this day to not only go the extra mile in his or her own life, but to also acknowledge those who are inspirational in their efforts and commitment to make their organizations, families, community, country and the world a better place.”

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Volunteer O'Fallon (Video)

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Volunteer O'Fallon benefits the entire community. Watch this video to meet some of the volunteers who make O'Fallon a great place to live, work, and play.


Work continues on Highway K at Route 364. The work will be continuing for several more weeks as crews work to finish up tie-in work for the ramps at Route 364, finish up striping in the area, replace the bike path, put in sidewalks and install overhead signs. 

Although construction schedules will vary, in general, the schedule calls for having at least one lane closed both northbound and southbound between South Outer 364 and Route N, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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City of O’Fallon trash service customers are invited to take advantage of the City’s free, bi-monthly drop-off for many items that are too large to fit into curbside trash containers. The drop-off will be held 7 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, October 18. Acceptable items can be brought to O’Fallon’s waste transfer station at 1572 Progress West Lane, O’Fallon, MO 63366. The final bulk waste drop-off date for 2014 will be Saturday, December 13.

The free drop-off is limited to O’Fallon trash customers as part of their enrollment. Customers must show a current photo ID with their O’Fallon address and unload their own items. A complete list of non-acceptable and acceptable bulk waste items for the drop-off is available at www.ofallon.mo.us/bulk-waste or call 636-272-0477. Only one load per household will be accepted and only cars, pickup trucks, and small trailers 10 feet or less will be allowed.

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The City of O’Fallon, Missouri, has been ranked second in the nation among cities with a population of under 100,000 for job growth by the financial website WalletHub.com.

In an article posted on WalletHub.com, “2014’s Fastest Growing Cities,” by financial writer Richie Bernardo, O’Fallon was listed as number two on a chart, “Highest Job Growth,” showing the top five of the 210 small cities (population under 100,000) that were considered for the study. O’Fallon also was the only Midwestern city included on the list. http://wallethub.com/edu/fastest-growing-cities/7010/

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