City Announces Holiday Schedule for Remainder of Year
CHRISTMAS: City Hall, the Community Center, and most City offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, December 24 and 25, for the Christmas holiday. The Community Center office will be open Saturday morning, December 26, 9:00 a.m. to noon.
- Sanitation will be unaffected. All trash, recycling, and yard waste will be collected normally all week, including on Christmas Eve. Special pick-ups will be done on Thursday, instead of Friday, this week. Please schedule before noon on Wednesday, December 23.
- The Ice Rink will be closed on December 25 but will have a skating session on December 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
NEW YEAR'S 2016: City Hall, the Community Center, and most City offices will be closed on Friday, January 1, for the New Year's holiday.
- Sanitation will be unaffected. However, special pick-ups will be done on Thursday this week, instead of Friday. Please schedule before noon on Wednesday, December 30.
- The Community Center office will close at 4:30 p.m., on New Year's Eve and will be open on Saturday, January 2, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
City Issues First Draft of 2016-2017 Budget
Department heads, City administration, and members of the Citizens' Finance Committee have begun work on the City's budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year that begins April 1, 2016. Here is the first draft of the budget. This is a working draft, and we will update it as changes are made. A final budget will be presented to City Council in March.
City Will Host Winter Fireworks Festival, Saturday, December 26
The City of Kirkwood and the Downtown Kirkwood Business District will host their annual Winter Fireworks Festival on Saturday, December 26, in Downtown Kirkwood. The festivities begin at 5:00 p.m., with the fireworks at 6:30 p.m., right over Kirkwood City Hall, 139 S. Kirkwood Road.
Thank you to our sponsors: Des Peres Hospital, Riggs Construction & Design, Adams Place Retirement Community, BRiC Partnership, LLC, Billy G's Kirkwood, Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber, Kirkwood Station Restaurant & Brewing Co., Gaffner Realty, Hardy R. Washington, Jr., State Farm Insurance Agent-Kirkwood, Spencer's Grill, Barb & Jim Byerly, Barbara & Art McDonnell. (Wind or ice reschedule date is December 27.)