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The City of St. Joseph is committed to effective communication with residents, business owners, elected officials and other people interested in our community. One of the tools used is a weekly City Weekly Report. Prepared by the City Manager's Office and distributed in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format by e-mail, this publication includes articles by City staff, information about upcoming events, a weekly "Good Job Award", contact information and other miscellaneous information that you may find useful...or maybe just plain fun.
May 23, 2013
Property Maintenance Code Revisions; Child Abduction Response Team; Personal Responsibility; and much more!
May 16, 2013
The Real Cost of Obamacare; Tax Proposal Ballot Language; Mom? Dad? Is it Spring?; and more!
May 9, 2013
National Emergency Medical Services Week; Youth Summer Programs at the REC Center; Building Safety Month and Pool Safety; and much more!
May 2, 2013
Running the "Flame of Hope" for Special Olympics; A Key Challenge; St. Joseph’s Contribution to the Roaring Twenties; and more!
April 25, 2013
Upcoming Citywide Rabies Vaccination Clinics; City Council Considers Downtown Casino; Breaking Down an Explosion; and much more!
April 18, 2013
The Built Environment and Community Health... Are They Connected?; Volunteering… Celebrating People in Action; The Six Ways Generation Y Will Transform The Workplace; and more!
April 4, 2013
Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day; B.Y.O.D.; How Air Traffic Control Works; and much more!
March 28, 2013
Cold Water Safety; Radon Gas - An Unseen Environmental Health Hazard; Keeping it Green... Paying The Price; and more!
March 21, 2013
Planning an Outdoor Special Event; School Safety; Signs of Spring; Did You Know?; and much more!
March 14, 2013
World TB Day; Great Things Happen with Community Volunteers; Ten Years of Eminent Domain; and more!
March 7, 2013
There's a New Marshal In Town; Fire Inspections; Saving Energy at Water Protection; What's Happening!; and much more!
February 28, 2013
Construction and Permits; Police Department Staffing Study; March Madness at Civic Arena!; and more!
February 22, 2013
Sewer Collections; Public Perceptions of City Services; Electronic Inspection Software; and much more!
February 14, 2013
Little Things Can Mean A Lot; THIRA; What's Happening; Did You Know?; and much more!
February 8, 2013
Arrested ... What Happens Now?; The Challenges of e-Textbooks in the Classroom; St. Joseph Avenue "Road Diet"; and more!
January 31, 2013
What’s "Up" Downtown; Head-to-Toe Health; Personnel Manual Review; and much more!
January 25, 2013
Fire Inspectors; Traffic Signals Getting An Update; 1099 Reporting; What's Happening!; and more!
January 17, 2013
Red Light Camera Enforcement; National Figure Skating Month; CDBG Funds for Public Service Agencies... Where does the Money Go?; and much more!
January 10, 2013
What is a G.O. Bond?; Un-Sore Losers; Rosecrans Memorial Airport is Always A Busy Place!; and more!
December 20, 2012
St. Joe Serve Has Struck Again!; My Time as President; Already Planning for Summer; and much more!
December 13, 2012
Beware of the Grinch; Other Bills We Generate; E-Waste; What's Happening!; and more!
December 6, 2012
The Twelve Ways of Christmas; Where Are We Now?; The Night Before Christmas; Did You Know?; and much more!
November 29, 2012
Seven Reasons Why the Desktop PC Will Live Forever; Senior Center Cafeteria; FOG and Hauled Waste; What's Happening!; and more!
November 15, 2012
Secondhand Goods; Downtown Precise Plan; Emergency Preparedness Begins With You; and much more!
November 8, 2012
Old Man Winter is Coming ... Are You Prepared?; Roth IRA or 457 Deferred Compensation Plan? Both!; Constitutional Rights; and more!
November 1, 2012
Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer; An Extraordinary Year at the Ball Park; Will Anything Be Historic in 100 Years?; and much more!
October 25, 2012
Underage Alcohol Enforcement; Lifeline Work to Alter the Floodplain and Floodway; Holiday and Tax Seasons; and more!
October 18, 2012
Fire Prevention Month; Solutions to Improve Humane Care and Treatment; Habitat for Humanity; and much more!
October 11, 2012
Seven Technologies We Will Still Be Using in 2028; Summer Street Repairs; High Cholesterol; and more!
October 4, 2012
Hoarding; The Police Department Gets a New Look; Years of Service; What's Happening; and much more!
September 27, 2012
Protect Yourself and Those Around You - Get a Flu Shot; Infrastructure; The Advantages of Applicant Tracking Systems; and more!
September 20, 2012
The Importance of Electrical System Grounding and Bonding; National Preparedness Month; New Juniors Program for Fairview; and much more!
September 13, 2012
Welcome Back, Our Old Friend?; Automated License Plate Readers; My Incredible Experience at Rosecrans; and more!
September 6, 2012
Economic Development Incentives; How to Not Let the Bed Bugs Bite; Dealing with Disasters, the Joplin Experience; and much more!
August 30, 2012
Observing Trails West! for 20 Years; Fire Prevention and Fire Inspectors; Catching Up with Our "New" Recycling Center; and more!
August 23, 2012
Cons and Scams: Don't Be the Next Victim; 2012 Air National Guard Tournament ... a SUCCESS!!!; Zoning Applications and Public Notifications; And much more!
August 16, 2012
The “Grease Avenger”: Coming Soon to St. Joseph; Volunteer ... Your Community Needs You to Make a Difference; Going Back To School ... Slowly and Carefully; and more!
August 9, 2012
First Responder Program Update; MHDC and "Affordable Housing"; And much more!
August 2, 2012
Coming Attraction... Going Paperless; Dispatch Cares for Kids; If the CIP Passes, What’s Next? And much more!
July 27, 2012
Local Support for an International Cause; A Legal Role…; Garage Sales; To Your Health; and more!
July 20, 2012
Strategic Plan; Mind Your Memes; City Hall from an Intern’s Perspective; What's Happening!; and much more!
July 12, 2012
Strategic Plan; Being Out in the Extreme Heat; More Fun at the Remington Nature Center!; and more!
July 5, 2012
The "Paths" to Foodborne Illness; Flood and Street Ratings; Results of the City Auction; and much more!
June 28, 2012
Automated Ticket Writers; Men Less Likely to be Screened for Cancer ... but why?; Location, Location, Location; What's Happening; and lots more!
June 21, 2012
Downtown Event Center/Casino Meeting Set to Discuss Concept; Vacant Structure Fires; Special Events; and more!
June 7, 2012
Summer Tips for Keeping Our Children Safe; Windows 7 Nightmares and the Ways to Fix Them; 2012 City Auction; and much more!
May 31, 2012
Good Day Sunshine; The Greening of St. Joseph; Tree City, USA; and more!
May 24, 2012
Is Your Backyard Ready for Summer?; Natural Disasters - Are You Ready and Informed?; St. Joseph Landmark Commission’s 2012 Preservation Awards; and much more!
May 17, 2012
Water Trends are Flowing; St. Joseph Bar Association Activities; Keeping Up with the Pace of Golf; and more!
May 10, 2012
Criminal Justice Systems Information Security; Does He or She Bite?; It’s That Time Again…; and much more!
May 3, 2012
Cue Sports at the Senior Center; Have You Started Saving for College?; Heat Exhaustion and Stroke; and more!
April 26, 2012
Water Problems Aren’t Just Above Water; Toward a More Sustainable St. Joe; Maintaining What’s Yours; and much more!
April 19, 2012
Windows 7 Nightmares (and Ways to Fix Them); Building Codes; Professional Standards; and more!
April 12, 2012
I Want a World Free of TB!; It’s That Time of Year Again…; Juvenile Firesetters; and much more!
April 5, 2012
Urban Runoff; What is a Land Use Plan?; Web Payments Become a Large Success for Municipal Court; and more!
March 29, 2012
There’s a Party on my Network, Bring Your Own Device!; Trash Disposal; Having a Successful Garage Sale; and much more!
March 22, 2012
Our Mission; How Much DOES it Cost to Remove Snow?; What's Happening!; and more!
March 15, 2012
Does Nutrition Make a Difference To You?; What is a CPSI?; Preparing for Severe Spring Weather; and much more!
March 8, 2012
International Invasion; Housing Rehabilitation Program F.A.Q.; Need Information? Have a Comment?; and more!
March 2, 2012
Electrical Education Seminar; Experience the Power of One!; The Business of Code Enforcement; and much more!
February 23, 2012
The Changing World of Job Hunting; Busy Days on the Horizon for Civic Arena!; When Trees and Brush are Hauled Away…; and more!
February 16, 2012
Gone In Six Seconds; Processing Animal Control Complaints; Social Media and the Sunshine Law; and much more!
February 9, 2012
The Transit Continues to Move Forward; Some Goofy Gadgets; L.A.S.T. Training; and more!
February 2, 2012
The Evolving Role of Technology; Beginning the Year with a Bang; St. Joseph’s Most Notable People; and much more!
January 26, 2012
Information for the New Year; Let’s Talk Sidewalks; What, precisely, is a Precise Plan?; and more!
January 19, 2012
Mutual Aid; Are We Having Fun Yet?; Construction Forecast: 2012; and much more!
January 12, 2012
So, You Need A Sanitary Sewer…; Maintaining Your Stuff; Avoiding Weight Gain When You Quit Smoking; and more!
January 5, 2012
Technology Predictions for 2012; Downtown Parking Management Plan; A View From The Underground; and much more!
December 15, 2011
Leadership and Management; The Importance of Bank Reconciliations; A High Tech Christmas; and more!
December 8, 2011
Staff Are "Disappearing" at the Health Department; Lights of the Season at Rosecrans; Customer Service; and much more!
December 1, 2011
Downtown Community Improvement District Formed; Holiday Safety Tips; Customer Service; and more!
November 17, 2011
Pressurized vs. Gravity Collection Systems; An Introduction; The Poles are Coming; and more!
November 10, 2011
The Reconstructionist; A Scientific Look at Disinfectants; Skin: Our First Line of Defense; and much more!
November 3, 2011
New Study: Youngest Workers are the Least Satisfied; Christmas Returns At Fairview; My Success Event; Whats Happening?; and more!
October 27, 2011
Public Outreach and Participation at Water Protection; CDBG Funds for Public Service Agencies; Better Block; and more!
October 20, 2011
Not Your Grandma's Bath Salts; Building Division; What’s Moving Mobile Technology; and much more!
October 13, 2011
Kids Tour of St. Joseph Wraps Up A Great Season of Cycling Fun; Why Quit?; Take Time To Be Safe; and more!
October 6, 2011
Landfill Gas-to-Energy Update; Missouri Prevailing Wage; The Importance of Private Development vs. Government "Creating Jobs"; and much more!
September 29, 2011
How Many Pages are on the Internet; Fall Maintenance Checklist for your Home; Code Enforcement: Not Just a Challenge for St. Joseph; and more!
September 15, 2011
Whack the Flu ... Get Your Flu Shot!; The New Multipurpose Athletic Center; September 11: Ten Years Ago; and more!
September 8, 2011
Two Colors of Water But Wet All The Time; Technology Survivors; Life In Planning and Zoning; and much more!
September 1, 2011
Trails West! 2011: Civil War Loyalties; Warning Signs When Hiring a Contractor; Property Maintenance Code Committee; and more!
August 25, 2011
Concrete Street Markers; Wellness and the White House; and much more!
August 18, 2011
The Role of a Prosecutor; Going High-Tech; Rabies Among Us; and more!
August 11, 2011
Airport Team Formation; Confined Spaces are Dangerous; City to Upgrade Unified Messaging System; and more!
August 4, 2011
Applicants Go Online; City Financial Information a Click Away; Nuisance Codes; and much more!
July 28, 2011
Proposed Downtown Event Center Moves Forward; Police Staffing Allocations; Landfill Gas-to-energy; and more!
July 21, 2011
I Need a Permit For That!?!?; Remington Nature Center; Keeping Fun on the Water, Safe; and more!
July 14, 2011
2011 Kids Tour of St. Joseph; Counseling the Nursing Mother; and much more!
July 7, 2011
Five Technologies that will Disappear by 2015; Welcome to the Real World of ... Municipal Court; Land Banks 101; and more!
June 30, 2011
Generations in the Workplace; The 4th of July; The Flood of 2011; and more!
June 23, 2011
Public Safety Response During Flood Conditions; Three Rising Threats from Cybercriminals; Going Virtually Paperless ... Something To Consider?; and much more!
June 16, 2011
Environmental Health & Food Safety in a Nutshell; New Benefits of the New Recycling Center; Backyard Wading Pool Safety; and more!
June 9, 2011
Flag Day; Fences, Pools, and Decks ... OH MY!; Water Safety; and more!
June 2, 2011
How High River Levels Affect City Projects; Eminent Domain and “blight”…; Hyde Park Safety Surfacing and lots of other stuff!
May 26, 2011
Shooting Investigation: Citizens Are the Key; What is a "MRC"?; Excessive Unemployment on Public Works Projects; and more!
May 19, 2011
Job Candidates Do The Darnedest Things; Summer Safety; Volunteer For Fun; and more!
May 12, 2011
2010 Center of Population; Volunteer For Fun; What's Happening! And much more!
May 5, 2011
Building Safety Month; Volunteer For Fun; Why Your Next PC Will Be A Tablet; and more!
April 28, 2011
When the Storms Come Blowing In; Is it Necessary to Vaccinate for Rabies?; Administrative Professionals Week; and much more!
April 21, 2011
Midtown Reinvestment - Utilizing our Past for the Present; Sonar Inspection; Cleaning by the Numbers; and more!
April 14, 2011
Tech Skills That Are In Demand; Dangerous Buildings; Selling Fresh Vegetables and Fruits; and much more!
April 7, 2011
Professional Standards; Pirated Skies; Extreme Tax Assessments; and more!
April 1, 2011
The Senior Center Has a Little Something For Everybody!; To Burn or Not to Burn; Administrative Professionals Day; and much more!
March 24, 2011
Tech Skills that are Heading the Way of the Dinosaur; Proposed Downtown Event Center; Green Solutions; and more!
March 17, 2011
Financial Woes Can Come From Many Strange Circumstances; Spring Has Almost Sprung; Opening a Coffee Shop; and a whole lot more!
March 10, 2011
Water Protection Facility Update; So Much to See at the Civic Arena!; Deadline Approaching for Entry-level Firefighters; and more!
March 3, 2011
Evaluation of the "I'm A Safe Driver" Program; Nutrition in Food Programs; Probation and Probation Revocations; plus lots more!
February 24, 2011
Juvenile Firesetters; Whitehead Creek Stormwater Separation Moving Forward; A Few of Technology’s Biggest Myths; and more!
February 17, 2011
The Affordable Care Act Changes; Improvements to 4th Floor, City Hall; Administrative Citations; and more!
February 10, 2011
Electronic Crime Unit; Neighborhood Pride Gearing up for 2011; A Tale of Two Trails; and much more!
February 4, 2011
Fairview Golf Course - 2010 -- Year in a Flash; How to Spot an "Underground" Contractor; and more!
January 27, 2011
2011 National Wear Red Day®; Risk Transfer - Minimizing the City’s Exposure to Risk; Public Sector vs. Private Sector; plus lots more!
January 20, 2011
What the Heck is Cloud Computing, and Why Should I Care?; City’s FY2011/12 Budget Process is Off and Running; A Park-Once Environment; and more!
January 13, 2011
Heritage Park 2010; Chim-Chiminey, Chim-Chiminey…; A Snow Removal Comparison; and more!
January 6, 2011
Save Energy in the New Year; An Evaluation of Public Safety Communications; What’s the Difference?; and much more!