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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.

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Kirkwood Election Results (Unofficial)


Following are the unofficial results of yesterday's election. These have not yet been certified.

~ Kara Wurtz 3,410
~ Mark Zimmer 3,452
~ Josh Loeffler 2,728
~ Wallace Ward 3,872
~ Write-In 77

~ Yes 1,377
~ No 4,065

City Council Approves Budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019

Kirkwood City Council approved the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018-2019 at its March 15 meeting. The fiscal year begins April 1. Council and Administration have been working for months to develop the City's budget for the coming fiscal year.  A public hearing was held in February. The final document includes both operating and capital budgets. Please click here to view the final adopted budget.  

Commercial Development Updates First Quarter 2018

A list of commercial development updates for the first quarter of 2018 is available here.  This list has been compiled by the City's Planner

For information on the City's Planning and Zoning efforts, or to access some of the City's planning documents (Downtown Master Plan, etc.), please visit this page of the website.

Deer Population Report Available

Kirkwood City Council commissioned a deer population report for the City and hired a firm to conduct it. The City has received the final "Distance Sampling Report" or Deer Population Estimate (click here for report). More information on this issue will be forthcoming.

Kirkwood Municipal Court Will Close May 21 thru 25

Kirkwood's Municipal Court offices will be closed Monday, May 21, through Friday, May 25, so that staff may attend the 2018 MACA Conference. No court payments will be accepted at City Hall during this period. However, you can make payment online at www.ipaycourt.com

Volunteers Needed for City Boards and Commissions

The City is now accepting applications for Board and Commission vacancies. Please visit this page of the website for information and an application.

Road work on Adams and Ballas Has Begun

Saint Louis County Department of Transportation has begun work on infrastructure projects on West Adams Avenue and Ballas Road. Paving work is expected to be completed by July 15, with final restoration work completed in the fall.  Click here to read about this project in a letter from the County.

Park Projects Break Ground

Two park projects have broken ground recently.  At Greentree Park, the contractor has begun grading work and installation of boulders that will help define a creek that winds through the property.  The effort to install a pier and walk in the wetlands area of the park will wait until the threat of flooding has ended.

At Emmenegger Park the contractor has started excavation work for the replacement pavilion in the park.  Currently it does not appear that flooding will impact that operation.  If all goes according to schedule the construction of the pavilion will be completed by the end of March. 

Downtown Master Plan Available

Kirkwood City Council heard the finalized report from DPZ Partners on the Downtown Master Plan and Parking Study at its Work Session on Thursday, March 1. Click here to view the final Plan.