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.

Main Street (Highway M) railroad crossing to temporarily close for repairs

In early June, the railroad crossing at Main Street in O'Fallon will temporarily close while repairs are done to the tracks. The closure will last two to four days while railroad crews repair and service the area.
 
An exact date for closure will be available soon, as will a map detailing detours around the affected area. If you use this street on your daily commute, please make other plans during this time. Thank you for your patience.

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O'Fallon Founders' Day Recap (Video)

Founders' Day was a great way for families to experience what life was like when O'Fallon was first founded. Now, watch all the highlights from Founders' Day 2015.


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The region’s coolest summer event, Slide the City, is coming to O’Fallon

For the coolest street party of the summer, get tickets for Slide the City – O’Fallon and go slip-sliding away on a 1,000-foot inflatable waterslide. Featuring a padded slip-and-slide the length of three football fields, Slide the City will be set up on Mexico Road at Fort Zumwalt West High School on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26. Food trucks, vendors, music and complimentary parking and shuttle service will make Slide the City – O’Fallon the county’s hottest summer street party.

“This new event is going to be one of the highlights of this summer,” said Tourism and Festivals Manager Marsha Seymour. “It has sold out in other cities, and it will sell out here too! We encourage everyone to sign up for this family-friendly event as soon as possible. To ride the slide, kids must be at least 5 years old and 46 inches tall, but we’ll have a really fun atmosphere with great food and entertainment to make sure that all ages enjoy the fun. And, people will be able to purchase Slide the City merchandise and upgrade their tickets on the day of the event if space is available.”

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Slide The City (Video)

Don't miss your chance to go slip-sliding away on a 1,000-foot waterslide at this exciting new O'Fallon event!


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Get Out O'Fallon Summer 2015 (Video)


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The Impact of Recycling (Video)

We've all heard that recycling is good for the environment, but have you ever been curious about its other benefits?  O'FallonTV's Brett Figus show's us what recycling is doing for our community!


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O’Fallon City Council to hold special meeting today

 

The O’Fallon City Council will hold a special meeting today, March 17, 2015, to consider a second reading for final passage of Bill No. 6584, an Ordinance authorizing and directing the purchase of property located on Bryan Road near the intersection of Veteran's Memorial Parkway for Municipal Purposes. The meeting will be held at 5 p.m. in the O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street.

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Emerald Ash Borer (Video)

The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is an insect that has found its way into the O’Fallon community in the spring of 2014 and will create an infestation that is fatal to all species of ash trees. The EAB will spread through the community and begin killing only ash trees during the next eight years. Watch this video to learn what you can do to protect your ash trees.


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An Afternoon of Equality (Video)

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council continued their commitment to our community with a special presentation on black history month and diversity. Watch the video here.


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

On Monday, February 16, 2015, 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) 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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