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Wentzville Updates: by Mayor Nick Guccione

Posted on Monday, October 8, 2018 at 9:24 am

Arrest Hunger Challenge

The Wentzville Police Department is partnering with the St. Louis Area Foodbank to host its first-ever Arrest Hunger Challenge. Throughout the month of October, the Wentzville Police Dept. will be collecting nonperishable food items at the Law Enforcement Center (LEC) at 1019 Schroeder Creek Blvd., and during different events throughout the City. We are asking all of our residents and local businesses to help us by bringing nonperishable food items to the Wentzville Police Department (Law Enforcement Center) lobby from Oct. 1-31, between 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Citizen of the Year Nominations Deadline: Monday, Oct. 15

Do you know someone whose service or actions deserve special recognition? Nominations for Wentzville’s 2018 Citizen of the Year Award are open until Oct. 15. More information and the online form can be found at bit.ly/NominateCOTY. Questions? Please call (636) 327-5101. Nominators may include any photos or documents that support the nomination. The Wentzville Board of Aldermen will make the presentation of the award during a regularly scheduled January 2019 Board of Aldermen meeting.

To submit a nomination, a person must be one of the following: A resident of the City of Wentzville; a City of Wentzville business owner; an organization within the City of Wentzville; an employee of a business located in the City of Wentzville; or a member of the Citizen Recognition Award Committee.

For a nominee to be eligible, he or she must: Reside within the city limits of Wentzville at the time the nomination is made or be a Wentzville business owner; not be an elected official; and not serve on the Citizen Recognition Award Committee.

Free Tree Limb Collection for Wentzville Residents

The City of Wentzville’s Chipper Program provides residents a free, convenient way to dispose of small tree limbs twice each year. To view program details, please visit bit.ly/treelimbpickup. Tree limbs will be collected over a three-week period — by ward. If you are unsure which ward you live in, please access the Ward Map at bit.ly/2018wardmap.

The schedule for the fall tree-limb pickup will be as follows – Ward 1: Oct. 8-12; Ward 2: Oct. 15-19; and Ward 3: Oct. 22-26.

Please have your tree limbs stacked at the curb by 6 a.m. on Monday of your scheduled week. Tree limbs must be less than eight inches in diameter and should not be bundled or placed in bags. Leaves, root balls, decorative grasses or grass clippings are not accepted.

Join Me for Coffee on Oct. 18

Don’t miss Coffee with the Mayor! This meeting provides a positive way to bring the community together. Residents may address concerns and ask me questions pertaining to the City of Wentzville. Bring ideas, offer feedback and discuss topics that interest you most. Join me on Friday, Oct. 18 from 3-4:30 p.m. My door is always open, if you are unable to stop by during one of Coffee with the Mayor meetings, please call my office at (636) 327-5101 to set up a time to chat.