St. Charles County Law Enforcement Priorities Include Mental Health Crisis Training

Law enforcement officers often encounter a myriad of issues while on duty in the community, including individuals experiencing a mental health crisis. These people regularly need immediate attention and assistance in situations which can include harm to themselves or others. St. Charles County ensures its officers are prepared to respond by making crisis intervention training a priority.

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St. Charles County Assessor to Mail Personal Property Notices of Assessment Change

The St. Charles County Assessor is mailing approximately 39,000 Personal Property Notices of Assessment Change on June 6. Taxpayers who reported additional personal property or made corrections to their 2023 personal property assessments will receive the notice. The mailing is part of County Assessor Scott Shipman’s efforts to further involve residents and make the assessment process less burdensome.

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Letter to the Editor - Is More Growth Too Much?

This past November, I expressed concerns about the explosive growth in St. Charles County, including the explosion of apartment buildings by over 300% in the past two years.

Recently, a request for rezoning was submitted to the St. Charles County Planning and Zoning Commission to develop an approximate 600-home subdivision near Frontier Middle School on Highway DD to Schwede Road. In this request, the property is being rezoned from Agricultural District to R1A (1-acre minimum lot size) and R1E Residential District (7,000 square feet minimum lot size).

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St. Charles County Election Authority to Offer ‘No Excuse’ Voting at Satellite Location

Beginning with the April 4, 2023, General Municipal Election, the St. Charles County Election Authority will offer all St. Charles County voters the opportunity to vote early without an excuse at a satellite location specifically for this purpose. With the change in Missouri law that went into effect Aug. 28, 2022, voters now can absentee vote in person without giving a reason.

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