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Welcome to Kirkwood!

Turn-of-the-century homes and a thriving business community await you in the City of Kirkwood, Missouri. Established in 1853, Kirkwood has long been known for its down-home charm, community pride, nationally recognized schools, vibrant business community, and its involved residents.

News & Announcements
Proposition One: Thank You

Thank you to the voters of Kirkwood for renewing and continuing the City’s half-cent Capital Improvements Sales Tax.  The renewal of this sales tax will help the City to continue delivering top-quality services to residents. For information about this tax, please download this Frequently Asked Questions.

Ice Rink Closed for Maintenance and Repairs through June 4

The Kirkwood Ice Rink will remain closed for maintenance through Sunday, June 4. Thank you for your patience. 

Get Your Season Pool Pass or ID Card Now!

The Kirkwood Aquatic Center will open for the season on Saturday, May 27, but don't wait until May to get your season passes or resident ID cards. The lines will only get longer. Click here for information on policies and fees. You can obtain your season passes or ID cards at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 S. Geyer Road during regular operating hours (posted at the bottom of this page). 

Memorial Day Holiday Information

City offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. The Community Center will be open over the holiday weekend and on the holiday. Sanitation will not be collected on the holiday. All sanitation routes will be delayed by a day all week.  

This Place Matters!

THIS PLACE MATTERS! In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the Missouri State Historic Preservation Office and the Kirkwood Landmarks Commission are encouraging residents to share a photo and story of a favorite historic place.  For more information, visit this page of the website.

City Completes Final Phase of Tree Inventory with Help from MDC's TRIM Grant

The City of Kirkwood has completed the final year of a multi-year Tree Inventory it started in 2014, after receiving a Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).  The City received a second grant in 2015 and a third grant in 2016, for a total of $30,000 in grant funds, to be used towards the City’s work on an inventory of public trees. The City completed the third and final phase of the inventory in December 2016, and the results are now posted on the City’s Website as an interactive map

You can read the full press release here.

You can read the inventory here.

Information on Big Bend/I-270 Bridge Closure: From MoDOT

In April: Crews will close one lane overnight on the bridge over I-270 beginning Monday, April 17, between 8:00 p.m., and 5:00 a.m., for about three weeks, to prepare the bridge for work. Crews will also close up to three lanes on northbound and southbound I-270 overnight, between 8:00 p.m., and 5:00 a.m.  Crews may also close one lane across the bridge during the day, between 9:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m., for some preliminary lighting work.

In May: Crews will close the bridge in late May for three months to remove the driving surface from the bridge and replace it. Currently, the bridge is scheduled to close May 25 and reopen in August prior to the start of the school year. This schedule is weather-dependent. While the bridge is closed, drivers will be able to use the ramp from the east side of the bridge to enter northbound 270 and the ramp on the west side of the bridge from southbound 270 to access westbound Big Bend.

City Announces New Sanitation Rates Effective April 1

The City of Kirkwood will raise rates for sanitation collection service, effective April 1, 2017, as follows:

~ Base service (includes trash collection and curbside recycling): $20.50 per month
~ Rear yard service: $35.25 per month.
~ Yard waste bags: Package of 5 (does not require sticker): $10.50 per package
~ Yard waste stickers (for use with non-Kirkwood bags): $1.75

Please note: This will be the first time the City has raised sanitation rates since 2005.