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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Adoption Information

Adoption Update

The shelter will conduct business in the facility to include all services offered to the public by appointment only starting May 11 . Those needing services will need to call 271-4877 to schedule an appointment with staff. Those interested in ado...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Closed for the Season

Bode Closed for Season

Bode Ice Arena is closed for the season and is scheduled to open on July 20.

Bode Sports Complex

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Missouri State Operating Permits Public Comment

Public Comment

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is giving all of those interested the opportunity to comment on the Missouri State Operating Permit application by Purina Animal Nutrition LLC over the next 30 days. Read the Missouri State Operating Permit dra...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Community Testing Final Results

The final numbers from the COVID-19 community testing clinic held over the weekend at Mosaic Life Care resulted in a total of 34 positive cases of COVID-19 in Buchanan County.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Link May 21, 2020

General Election June 2; Memorial Day Safety; Don't Forget About the Permit... and more!

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Community Testing Additional Results

Additional results are back from the COVID-19 community testing clinic held over the weekend at Mosaic Life Care. An additional 537 results were received today confirming 14 new positive cases of COVID-19 for Buchanan County.

Press release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

COVID-19 Community Testing Results

A total of 1,593 individuals participated in the weekend COVID-19 community testing clinic held at Mosaic Life Care. On Saturday, 834 tests were conducted, and 759 tests conducted on Sunday.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City Link May 14, 2020

Bars and Taverns to Reopen; Mental Health Awareness Month; Wastewater and Novel Coronavirus... and more!

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Bars and Taverns To Reopen

At a work session held Wednesday, May 13, the City Council made the decision to allow bars and taverns to reopen following guidelines established in the Fifth Amended Declaration and Order.

At a work session held Wednesday, May 13, the City Council made the decision to allow bars and taverns to reopen following guidelines established in the Fifth Amended Declaration and Order (PDF) while applying the order issued by the State of Missouri and...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City Council Agenda May 18, 2020

The City Council meeting will be held at 5:30pm, Monday, May 18. There will be limited seating in the lobby of City Hall to view the live broadcast of the meeting. It can be viewed on cable channel 19 and on the city's website.

City Council Agenda... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

City Link May 7, 2020

City Hall to Reopen; Business Signage Required; Runway Survey Work... and more!

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Buchanan County COVID-19 Death

A Buchanan County resident who tested positive for COVID-19 has died. The resident, a male in his forties, tested positive for the coronavirus on April 22, and had underlying medical conditions.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

City to Begin the Reopening Process

City leaders, in an effort to find a balance between the safety and health of the community as well as the financial health of the economy, have taken steps to allow businesses to begin reopening while ensuring protective measures will be taken.

City leaders, in an effort to find a balance between the safety and health of the community as well as the financial health of the economy, took steps following a work session on Thursday, April 30, to allow businesses to begin reopening while ensuring me...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

City Link April 30, 2020

Change and Continuity; Krug Bathhouse Update; Mayor's Prayer Breakfast... and more.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

City Council Agenda May 4, 2020

The City Council meeting will be held at 5:30pm, Monday, May 4. There will be limited seating in the lobby of City Hall to view the live broadcast of the meeting. It can be viewed on cable channel 19 and on the city's website.

City Council Agenda... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 25, 2020

Eleven New Positive Cases of COVID-19

Eleven new positive cases for COVID-19 have been confirmed in St. Joseph in the past twenty-four hours.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Triumph Employees to be Tested for COVID-19

As a result of multiple positive cases of COVID-19 identified at Triumph Foods in the past 48 hours, the city of St. Joseph Health Department has been notified that testing will be conducted on all employees at the St. Joseph facility.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 23, 2020

City Link April 23, 2020

Be Counted in the 2020 Census; Answering the Call While Staying Safe; Making it Greener... and more!

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Posted on: April 17, 2020

Sections of Riverwalk to Reopen

The south section of the Riverwalk trail is scheduled to reopen on Monday, April 20, weather permitting. The south section of the trail is between the French Bottoms boat ramp and downtown St. Joseph to the south.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Temporary Change in City Council Meeting Time

Beginning Monday, April 20, the City Council meetings will begin at 5:30pm, until COVID-19 restrictions are eased or terminated.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

City Link April 16, 2020

Classification of COVID-19 Cases; Playing it Safe; Outdoor Safety... and more!

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

City Council Agenda April 20, 2020

Monday's City Council meeting will be held at 5:30pm. There will be limited seating in the lobby of City Hall to view the live broadcast of the meeting. It can be viewed on cable channel 19 and on the city's website.

City Council Agenda... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Classification of COVID-19 Cases

Effective Monday, April 13, COVID-19 cases in Buchanan County will be classified as either confirmed or probable in accordance with a directive from the Centers for Disease Control.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Recycling Center Closed

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the recycling center remains closed under the Amended Declaration and Order mandating that non-essential businesses close until the order has been lifted.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

City Link April 9, 2020

Have You Completed Your 2020 Census; Help Stop the Spread; Continued Response to Application Permits... and more!

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

St. Joseph Confirms Three Additional Cases of COVID-19

The City of St. Joseph has confirmed three additional positive cases of COVID-19. The first two are family/household members of a previous case. The third positive is a female in her twenties with no apparent contact to any of the other positive cases.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

City Link April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Third Amended Declaration and Order; Exploring Nature in Your Backyard; Be Counted in the 2020 Census... and more!

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

City Council Agenda April 6, 2020

The Council Chamber will be closed to public access for the meeting on Monday, April 6. There will be limited seating in the lobby of City Hall to view the live broadcast of the meeting. It can be viewed on cable channel 19 and on the city's website.

City Council Agenda... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Third Amended Declaration and Order

Effective Wednesday, April 1, modifications to the City of St. Joseph’s Declaration and Order will be in effect. This Third Amended Declaration and Order will be extended, amended, or withdrawn by 11:59pm on Friday, April 24.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

St. Joseph Confirms Fourth Case of COVID-19

The City of St. Joseph has confirmed another positive case of COVID-19. The fourth positive case is a female in her forties. Her only travel history is to Kansas City. She resides in St. Joseph and is currently under the care of Mosaic Life Care.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: March 29, 2020

St. Joseph Confirms Third Case of COVID-19

The City of St. Joseph has confirmed a third positive case of COVID-19, a male in his thirties. His only travel history is to Kansas City. He tested at Mosaic Life Care at St. Joseph Urgent Care. He resides in St. Joseph and is currently isolated at home.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

St. Joseph Confirms Two Positive Cases of COVID-19

The City of St. Joseph has confirmed two positive cases of COVID-19. The first is a female in her twenties and is staying at home with family in St. Joseph. The second is a female in her thirties and was tested through Northwest Health Services.

Press Release... City of St. Joseph News

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Closed to the Public

Civic Arena Closed to Public

The Civic Arena remains closed to the public at this time. Staff is still on hand to answer any calls.

Civic Arena Spotlights

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

Stay Connected

City Link Communications

The most recent City Link digital newsletter is now available. Read the May 21 publication and don’t forget to sign-up receive the digital newsletter every week.  

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Communications Spotlight

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Community Partnership Strategy and Consolidated Plan

Planning and Community Development Public Notice

The city of St. Joseph will officially begin a public comment period on the proposed Community Partnership Strategy and Consolidated Plan 2020-2024 and the First Year Annual Plan. Read the plan draft (PDF). The comment period extends through May 30, 2020....

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Community Development Spotlights

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Symptoms & Prevention

COVID-19 Symptoms & Prevention GIF

The St. Joseph Health Department continues to work to ensure our residents are informed as well as reduce any misinformation that may exist surrounding COVID-19.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Golf Course Changes

Fairview Temporary Changes

On Friday, April 24, the golf course reopened with measures in place in order to continue social distancing practices. Tee times must be scheduled by calling 271-5350 or online.

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

COVID-19

Corona Virus

The health department is working with community partners and implementing guidance from the CDC regarding an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Save Our Heritage Grant

Save Our Heritage Grant

The application process is now underway for the Save Our Heritage Grant. Applications are due no later than 5pm, on June 30, to the historic preservation planner.

Learn more... Historic Preservation

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Community Updates

COVID-19 Daily Updates

As new information develops, the city continues to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19. The COVID-19 call center is available at 271-4613.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

General Election

June 2020 General Election

The city will have two items on the June 2, ballot for voters to consider. Take time to learn about the issues before heading the polls.

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

State and County Case Numbers

COVID-19 Case Numbers

View updated State of Missouri and Buchanan County COVID-19 case numbers.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Business Requirement Signs

Reopening Business Signs

Effective May 4, St. Joseph will begin reopening with guidelines as issued in the city’s Fourth Amended Declaration and Order. As part of that Order, businesses are required to post informational signage at entryways and in areas for both custom...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Amended Declaration and Order

COVID-19 Declaration and Order

City leaders, in an effort to find a balance between the safety and health of the community as well as the financial health of the economy, took steps following a work session on Thursday, April 30, to allow businesses to begin reopening while ensuring me...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

#BeCounted in 2020 Census

2020 Census

It's important to be counted in the 2020 Census! For every person counted, our state receives federal funding for education, public transportation, emergency food and shelter, and health services.

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Posted on: January 21, 2020

City Link

City Link

Stay up-to-date with what is happening throughout the city by signing up to receive the weekly City Link e-newsletter.

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

Get Connected

Get Connected

Staying in touch with your city has never been easier! Take advantage of one or all of our outreach methods to see how your city is working for you. Stay up to date by getting connected through Facebook, Twitter, cable Channel 19 or visiting our website.

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Explore Our Uncommon

Uncommon Character

Unique and authentic in the best of ways, find out what makes St. Joseph a city Made with Uncommon Character.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Safety Measures in Place

JRP Center Open

The JRP 50+ Activity Center fitness center has reopened to the public with safety measures in place.

  • For 8am appointments, please wait in your vehicle until the exterior doors have been unlocked. Please don’t congregate around the exterior doors....
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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Adult Slowpitch Registration Underway

Softball League

Adult slowpitch softball league registration is underway through Wednesday, June 10. League play will begin Sunday, June 21 at Heritage Park. There will be eight league games with men’s and co-ed divisions available. Team fee includes softballs ...

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Parks Recreational

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Playgrounds Remain Closed

Playgrounds Closed

At this time, city playgrounds remain closed to the public. The parks and walking trails continue to stay open as a place to get fresh air and exercise all while remembering to incorporate social distancing while walking and exercising.

Parks Spotlights

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Safe Driver Program

Safe Driver Program

Due to the current health crisis, the I’m a Safe Driver Program car giveaway has been postponed to June 6. This date is subject to change based on safety recommendations.

Police Spotlights

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

REC Center Open

REC Center Open

As of May 4, the REC Center is back open to the public with measures in place to keep guests and staff safe while practicing social distancing.

  • The walking track will be open, but with special operating policies. No passing will be allowed on the track and...
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REC Center Spotlights

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Nature Center Open

Nature Center Open

Remington Nature Center has reopened to the public with measures in place to keep visitors and staff safe.

  • All employees will be wearing face masks.
  • Barriers have been put in place at the admissions & gift shop cash registers.
  • Visitors are required to pr...
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Remington Nature Center Spotlights
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Friday Fish Feeds

Fish Feed Nature Center

Please join us at the Remington Nature Center every Friday at 10:30am for our Friday Fish Feeding Frenzy (PDF) event. Help us feed the Missouri River fish who live in our 7,000-gallon aquarium. Their diet consists of minnows, worms, corn, and peas. Observ...

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Remington Nature Center Spotlights

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Safe Driver Program

Safe Driver Program

Due to the current health crisis, the I’m a Safe Driver Program car giveaway has been postponed to June 6. This date is subject to change based on safety recommendations.

Traffic Unit Spotlights

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Transit Route Changes

Bus Service Notice

As a result of resident compliance with the COVID-19 State of Emergency Declaration requiring residents to shelter in place, St Joseph Transit will be making some changes to the bus routes effective Friday, March 27.

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