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O’Fallon Update The Official Quarterly Publication of the City of O’Fallon, Missouri Spring 2011 • www.ofallon.mo.us

A playground for all kids Statistics show drop in O’Fallon’s overall crime rate Information submitted to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports indicates that the City of O’Fallon’s overall crime rate dropped by 1% in 2010. The total number of O’Fallon’s “Part 1 Crime Rate” (violent crimes and property crimes) for 2010 was 1,980 crimes, down from 2,010 crimes in 2009. Both the criminal homicide and arson rate decreased 100%, with no murders and no arson fires in 2010. Forcible rape decreased by 25%, robbery decreased by 18%, burglary by 14% and larceny theft by 6% in 2010. “These statistics continue to demonstrate what our residents already know, O’Fallon is a safe community in which to live and raise a family,” said Mayor Bill Hennessy. “Thank you to our residents for remaining vigilant and our dedicated law enforcement officers for their continued diligence in serving our residents.”

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or most kids, the playground is one of the best of all places to be. You can jump, shout, run, climb, swing, or chase your friends until you’re breathless. But for kids with disabilities and life-threatening Illnesses, most playgrounds are places where they can’t go because the equipment wasn’t made for them. They are often left on the sidelines watching as their friends play. And for parents of children with disabilities, it’s tough to see your child left out. Here in O’Fallon, we’re going to change that. The City of O’Fallon is partnering with Unlimited Play, a local not-for-profit, to raise funds for O’Fallon’s first allinclusive playground, where kids of all abilities, including those in wheelchairs, can laugh and play together. The new playground will be designed so that all kids will have the same opportunities to swing, slide, and even climb. Kids of all abilities will be able to play side-by-side, letting their imaginations run wild. But we need your help to make this dream come true. You and your family, business, church or club are invited to join in making the new, universal-access playground a reality for O’Fallon families with a donation to help provide playground equipment, picnic tables, a memorial brick, a shelter, and many other items. You’re also invited to have fun and contribute at our Trivia Night fundraiser on April 29. A limited number of tables are available, so please register quickly! However you choose to donate, your legacy will give the gift of play to all O’Fallon children!

Bill Hennessy, Mayor

It’s time to play... for a great cause

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The City of O’Fallon and Unlimited Play are teaming up to raise funds for O’Fallon’s new all-inclusive playground that will be built in Westhoff Park, and you can help just by having fun! Join us on April 29 for the first “Let’s Play” Trivia Night with raffles, prizes and more, at the O’Fallon Elks Lodge, 1163 Tom Ginnever Avenue. Doors open at 6 p.m. and trivia begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $160 for a table of 8. To register, call 636-379-5575 or visit www.ofallon.mo.us/ParksandRec.

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Elected Officials

Mayor Bill Hennessy 636-379-5500 bhennessy@ofallon.mo.us

Ward 1 Councilmembers Bill Gardner 636-379-5581 bgardner@ofallon.mo.us

Rick Lucas 636-379-5582 rlucas@ofallon.mo.us

Ward 2 Councilmembers Rose Mack 636-379-5591 rmack@ofallon.mo.us

Jim Pepper 636-379-5583 jpepper@ofallon.mo.us

Ward 3 Councilmember John Haman, Jr. 636-379-5585 jhaman@ofallon.mo.us

Ward 4 Councilmembers Bob Howell 636-379-5587 bhowell@ofallon.mo.us

Jeff Schwentker 636-379-5580 jschwentker@ofallon.mo.us

Ward 5 Councilmembers Mark Perkins

Municipal election – April 5, 2011 The City’s general election in will be held from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

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ix seats are open on the O’Fallon City Council, and candidates have filed in all five City wards. Voters can choose a candidate to represent each vacant seat in the ward in which they live. Two candidates each have filed for three-year terms in Wards 1 and 2. In Ward 3, voters have two seats to consider, and can vote for one of five candidates to fill the remaining 2 years of a 3-year term, and also one candidate who filed for a three-year term. In Wards 4 and 5, one candidate in each ward has filed for a three-year term. In addition, O’Fallon voters can vote on the following ballot issues: • Proposition S, known as the “O’Fallon Smoke-Free Air Act,” an ordinance to prohibit smoking in indoor work places and public places.

The annexation of seven (7) parcels into the City of O’Fallon’s corporate limits. The O’Fallon City Council approved propositions A.1 – A.7 related to the annexation of these unincorporated properties into the City, and voter approval is required to complete the annexation.

To learn more about the ballot issues, please visit www.ofallon.mo.us, or contact City Clerk Pam Clement at 636-379-5555, or pclement@ofallon.mo.us. For information on voting and polling places, please contact the St. Charles County Election Authority at 636-949-7550, or visit the Election Authority’s website, http://election. sccmo.org/election/.

O’Fallon’s Municipal Candidate Forum 2011 Tuesday, March 15 7 p.m., O'Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall) The public is invited to hear O’Fallon’s City Council candidates in the April 5 municipal election air their views at the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Candidate Forum. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, in the Council chambers at O’Fallon City Hall. The forum also will be broadcast live and on demand on O’FallonTV, the City’s cable access. Candidates will be allowed opening and closing statements, and will respond to questions asked by the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council members. For more information, contact Conan Stott at 636-379-5550, or cstott@ofallon.mo.us.

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Municipal News www.ofallon.mo.us/News Springtime is utility tax rebate time for residents who are disabled or age 65 or older O’Fallon residents meeting certain income guidelines and who are age 65 or older, or completely disabled, are encouraged to file for the City’s utility tax rebates on taxes paid on gas, electricity and phone service. Filing will begin on Friday, April 1, and continue through Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at O’Fallon City Hall. City staff will be on hand to assist residents from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. To qualify by income, seniors (65+) and completely disabled residents must have an annual adjusted gross income that does not exceed, or is less than:

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$38,300 for a single person $43,750 for a married (two-person) household Social Security income is not counted Residents seeking rebates must file in person and bring: A photo ID showing your O’Fallon address (driver’s license, state ID or passport). 2010 bills for gas, electricity, and phone service (including cell phones) showing your O’Fallon address A copy of your 2010 federal income tax return Proof of Social Security disability (disabled only)

To speed the process, pick up a rebate form at O’Fallon City Hall, or download a form from the City’s website, www. ofallon.mo.us. For more information, call the City’s Citizens First Center at 636-379-5553, or e-mail citizenfirst@ofallon. mo.us.

Low-income O’Fallon homeowners can apply for home improvements that lower heating and cooling expenses Thanks to a grant to the City of O’Fallon from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Energize Missouri Housing Initiative, low-income O’Fallon homeowners meeting income and other guidelines can apply for home weatherization improvements, such as insulation, caulking, window repairs, doors, weather stripping, heating and cooling systems, and water heater repairs. Additional information and applications are available at www.ofallon.mo.us/CDBG. Or, contact O’Fallon’s CDBG office at 636-379-5411 or jhawkins@ofallon.mo.us.

Spring is a great time to volunteer

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Spend quality time with your family, friends, scout troop, church, organization or club by volunteering for these and V+ other enjoyable outdoor events this spring. Look for the V+ throughout this newsletter and the Parks & Rec Guide. To volunteer, contact volunteer@ofallon.mo.us or 636-379-5507.

Alternative Spring Break March 14 – 24 On break from college or high school? Help us get our city parks ready for spring with plantings, mulching, playground resurfacing and general cleanup.

Mission: Clean Stream Saturday, April 2 9 a.m. – Noon Join volunteers of all ages in clearing debris from O’Fallon’s creeks, streams and roadsides.

Parks Partners Cleanup Day Saturday, April 9 9 a.m. – Noon, Civic Park Volunteers of all ages and skill levels are needed to get Civic Park ready for summer by planting flowers, mulching trees, painting, cleaning up debris and other outdoor projects.

Earth Day Saturday, April 16 9 – 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to lend a hand in planting spring flowers and giving the City’s creeks, roadsides and parks a spring cleaning!

Youth Service Week April 26 – 30 Calling all schools, homeschoolers, scouts, civic organizations, faith-based groups and businesses – partner with the City for hands-on community projects!

National Join Hands Day Saturday, May 7 9 – 11 a.m. Join our team of volunteers in completing projects to beautify and benefit our community.

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Team O’Fallon delivers donations, wins awards at the Polar Plunge

O’Fallon’s 26th Annual Safety Town registration opens April 4 at the Renaud Spirit Center

Costumed as various characters from Star Wars and Star Trek, Team O’Fallon’s police officers and City employees were among the 449 participants who jumped into the 30-degree waters of Lake St. Louise for the annual Polar Plunge fundraiser on February 5. The 16-member team donated $5,800 to the Missouri Special Olympics. Dressed as Spock, Detective John Neske took second place for Best Individual Costume, and Courts Administrator Jeff Chapple won second place as the Highest Individual Fundraiser. Jeff raised and donated $2,095.

For the first time, residents will be able to enroll children in O’Fallon Safety Town either online or in person at the Renaud Spirit Center. O’Fallon Safety Town is a nationally-accredited program that uses a simulated town layout to teach children ages 4½ through 6½ how to stay safe. The two-week Safety Town sessions will be held at South Middle School, 300 Knaust Road in St. Peters. Registration opens at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 4.

O’Fallon police officers honored For saving lives at the risk of their own, two O’Fallon police officers were honored at the 31st annual VFW Post 5077 Community Appreciation Awards ceremony in January. In responding to a report of an accident at the intersection of Highway K and Laura Hill Road on March 8, 2010, Officer Van Wave found a car on fire and the semi-conscious driver inside. Officer Van Wave entered the car from the rear and pulled the driver from the burning vehicle. Sgt. Landsness was off-duty on October 23, 2010, when he heard cries for help from a woman struggling against the current in the Missouri River. Sgt. Landsness dove into the water and brought the woman ashore. For their courage, Sgt. Steven Landsness and Police Officer Ryan Van Wave each received the VFW Life Saving Award. In addition, Officer Van Wave received the VFW Community Service Officer of the Year Award, and Sgt. Landsness was given the National VFW Law Enforcement Award.

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City news is available 24/7 via the City’s website Find out what’s going on in the City by visiting O’Fallon’s homepage (www.ofallon.mo.us) to read news posts, subscribe to the City’s e-newsletter, and watch O’FallonTV “live” or “on demand,” via YouTube or podcasts. To access O’FallonTV online, click the YouTube icon (www.youtube.com/OFallonTV) on the homepage, and take your pick of O’FallonTV programs: sports and health tips on “Energy,” local business news on “Keep It in the O Show,” police department programming on “Behind the Badge,” and Public Works projects on “Project O’Fallon.” For the full range of programming that O’FallonTV has to offer, click the “O’FallonTV” button on the homepage, and explore the menu bar on the O’FallonTV webpage.

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Cost of the program is $60 per child, plus $40 for each additional child in the same family. Costs must be paid in full when children are enrolled. Space is limited. Only parents or legal guardians may enroll their children. To register in person, come to the Renaud Spirit Center during normal business hours, and pay with cash, check or a credit card. To register online, visit www.renaudspiritcenter. com and click on “Register Online,” and pay by credit card. For more information, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/PD/ SafetyTown.

• O’Fallon Police Officer Ryan Van Wave, left, and Sergeant Steve Landsness, far right, each received Life Saving awards from VFW Post 5077. Landsness also received a key to the City of Florissant.

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Roscoe’s Den www.ofallon.mo.us/ES Congratulations to O’Fallon residents – again!

Spring trash and recycling services

The City of O’Fallon is leading the way in our area for recycling. We increased our City’s recycling from a monthly average of 445 tons in 2009, to our current average of over 500 tons a month in 2010–2011. That’s about a 13% increase over 2009. The dedication of our residents to recycling is a big reason that O’Fallon residents continue to pay the lowest rates in the area for trash and recycling service. In fact, there hasn’t been a rate increase since 2002, when the program began.

Free bulk item drop-off

O’Fallon’s Green Initiative website As part of the city’s goal to become the Best City in Missouri, O’Fallon is committed to becoming a Green City, as well. What does that mean? The City has pledged to reduce by 2% community-wide the use of electricity, water and natural gas by the year 2020. Meeting this goal, which is outlined in the Energy Strategic Plan Report, will require everyone’s help. As one of the region’s leaders in recycling, we’re already on our way. The practical side of cutting back on our use of water, electricity and fuel is that we’ll cut costs and make our community healthier, too. To find out how your household can benefit, please visit our City’s newest webpage, www.ofallon.mo.us/green. You’ll find information about Energy Star products, energy rebates, tips for everyday practices that can save you money, and much more.

Roscoe’s Tip: Missouri’s Department of Natural Resources asks everyone to avoid bagging lawn clippings. Instead, turn the clippings into mulch as you mow, or else add the clippings to the compost pile.

Saturday and Sunday, May 21, 22 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Doing a little spring cleaning? O’Fallon residents are welcome to bring items that are too large to fit into trash containers to the City’s waste transfer station at 1572 Progress West Lane during quarterly bulk item drop-off days. The service is free to residents who are current on their bill. Be sure to bring a photo ID with your O’Fallon address. Please note that some items cannot be accepted by law, such as yard waste. For a list of acceptable and unacceptable items, please visit www.ofallon.mo.us/ES.

Sign up for O’Fallon’s yard waste disposal If you already have yard waste service, which resumes on Monday, March 14, you know what a convenience it is to be able to dispose of limbs, grass, leaves and weeds throughout the season, which extends to December 9. It’s good for the environment, too, since yard waste is used to make compost. It is illegal to dump yard waste into City storm sewers because the material pollutes creeks, streams, rivers and lakes. To sign up for yard waste collection, please contact Environmental Services at ofallonrecycles@ofallon.mo.us or 636-272-0477. The cost is $7.50 per month, or $22.50 per quarterly bill.

Memorial Day trash and recycling collection schedule Due to the holiday on Monday, May 30, no trash, recycling or yard waste will be collected, and all trash and recycling collection will move forward one day, with Monday’s service moving to Tuesday, and so forth throughout the week. For more information about O’Fallon’s refuse and recycling program, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/ES or call 636-272-0477.

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Upcoming Events www.ofallon.mo.us/Events Citizens Police Academy 2011 Thursday, March 24 (first meeting) 6:45 p.m., O'Fallon Police Department There’s still room to enroll in O’Fallon’s Citizen Police Academy. This interesting, six-week program for adults (age 18+) builds on hands-on training, professional lectures on a variety of topics, and includes a chance to ride on patrol with a police officer. Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:45- 9:45 p.m., and includes one Saturday class for firearms training. The cost for the academy is $30. For additional information and an application, visit the O’Fallon Police Department Citizens Programs webpage, www.ofallon.mo.us/PD/CPA.

O’Fallon Founders’ Day

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Saturday, May 7 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Fort Zumwalt Park Admission and parking are free. Enjoy free entertainment, live music, and demonstrations of old-time skills and games. Kids love to try their hand at the pioneer clothes wash, walking on stilts, making rope, patchwork quilting, and starting a fire with flint and steel. Madame Rosa will return with her unique show, the Museum of Natural Oddities. New this year, a free “milk-the-cow” activity, and, for a nominal fee, photos taken in period costume by the O’Fallon Photo Club. The event includes festival vendors, food and beverages, and historic Heald Home tours at $2 per person. For more information, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/ FoundersDay or contact the Office of Tourism and Festivals at 636-379-5614 or mseymour@ofallon.mo.us.

Historic Heald Home events Born and raised in the settler fort built by Jacob Zumwalt circa 1798, Darius Heald became a community patriarch and benefactor. Just up the hill from the old log fort, he built a handsome, two-story brick house circa 1884, naming it Stony Point Plantation, and lived there until his death in 1904. The City of O’Fallon restored the home in 2001, and now the Heald Home is open for tours during special events and by appointment. For more information, visit www.ofallon.mo.us/ HealdHome or call 636-379-5502, or e-mail mseymour@ ofallon.mo.us.

Breweriana Exhibit Sunday, April 10 1 – 4 p.m., Heald Home, Fort Zumwalt Park Cost: $2 per person at the door; includes house tour View an extensive collection of brewery signs, bottle caps, cork screws, and bottle and can openers. Not just for beer enthusiasts! For more information, call 636-379-5614.

Vintage Fishing Lures and Fishing Gear Exhibit Sunday, June 12 1 – 4 p.m., Heald Home, Fort Zumwalt Park Cost: $2 per person at the door; includes house tour In honor of Family Fishing Day at Lake Whetsel, visit the Heald Home to see a collection of old-time rods, reels, and lures.

O’Fallon’s 6th Annual Public Works Fair

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Wednesday, May 18 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., T.R. Hughes Ballpark parking lot The O’Fallon community depends on the Public Works Department every day to provide clean drinking water and sanitary sewer service, attractive City parks, well-maintained streets, trash and recycling collection and more. In celebration of National Public Works Week, the community is invited to O’Fallon’s kid-friendly Public Works Fair to see the specialized equipment used to keep the City working, including snow plows, a paint striper, backhoes, a radar trailer, street sweeper, water main break service truck and more. Admission is free, and activities include:

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Patriotic events

O’Fallon’s Heritage & Freedom Fest

Saturday, July 2, 5 – 10 p.m. (Special Family Night!) Sunday, July 3, noon – 11 p.m. Monday, July 4, noon – 10 p.m. Ozzie Smith Sports Complex

Armed Forces Day Ceremony Saturday, May 21 11 a.m., O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk Everyone is welcome to join in honoring the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces at O’Fallon’s Armed Forces Day ceremony.

Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 30 11 a.m., O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk Honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by attending a moving ceremony honoring U.S. soldiers who gave their lives in time of war.

O’Fallon Jammin’ Outdoor Concert Series

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June 7 – August 23 (Tuesdays) 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Civic Park Bandstand Starting with popular dance music by Butch Wax & the Hollywoods on June 7, Tuesday nights are Jammin’ Outdoor Concert nights in Civic Park. Concessions will be available at nominal prices. Admission and parking are free. Bring chairs or blankets for lawn seating, and enjoy the evening. View the complete band schedule on page 24 of the enclosed Parks & Rec Guide or online at www.ofallon.mo.us/Jammin.

Celebrate America’s freedom with fireworks, nationallyknown bands, carnival rides, family-friendly shows, kids’ activities, and festival food and beverages. Festival admission and parking are free! Don’t forget to cheer for the Freedom Fest parade on Main Street at 9:30 a.m. on the Fourth of July! Fees are charged for carnival rides, midway games, concessions and vendor merchandise. Visit www. heritageandfreedomfest.com for updates and more information, or call 636-379-5614.

Enter O’Fallon’s Independence Day parade Scouts, organizations, businesses and families are invited to participate in O’Fallon’s Heritage & Freedom Fest Parade, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 4. Prizes of $200 for first place and $100 for second place will be awarded to the “Best Musical Float” and “Most Patriotic Float,” with trophies for “Best Color Guard.” In addition, “Best Overall” entries will be awarded $500, $400 and $300 for first, second and third place. Originality, music and mechanical movement earn extra points. Mailed applications must be received or postmarked no later than noon on May 28. A complete list of rules and deadlines are listed on the applications, which are available at www.heritageandfreedomfest.com. Entry forms also can be picked up at the Renaud Spirit Center, City Hall and the Parks and Recreation Office. For questions, contact O’Fallon’s Tourism and Festivals department at msteinmann@ofallon.mo.us, or 636-379-5574.

27th Annual Firecracker 10K, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk Visit the Historical Society’s Log Cabin Museum Open May 8 and 22, June 12 and 26, July 10 and 24, August 14 and 28, and September 11 and 25 12 – 3 p.m., Civic Park The museum invites families to chat with the people who know O’Fallon’s history best. Admission is free; donations are welcome. The museum’s collection of O’Fallon artifacts Wabash Railroad items,19th Century clothing, an immigrant’s trunk, a folding bed for covered wagon travel, small town business items and more. A history book, O’Fallon, Missouri: A Good Place to Live, is available for purchase. Tours are available by appointment, too; just email your request to info@ ofallonmohistory.org. For more information, visit www. ofallonmohistory.org.

Monday, July 4 7 a.m., T.R. Hughes Ballpark On your mark, get set… go! Calling all runners, walkers and families, join the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce for this fun, healthy event. The course is USATF certified, and T-shirts will be available to the first 600 registered runners and walkers. The cost to enter the 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk is $15, or $20 from June 30 through race day. The cost for the 5K and10K events is $25 for early registration, and $30 from June 30 through race day. Call 636-240-1818 to register.

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Calendar

All public meetings and Municipal Court proceedings are held at O’Fallon Municipal Centre (City Hall), 100 North Main Street, unless otherwise noted.

March 10 City Council, 7:30 p.m., workshop, 5:30 p.m. 14 Municipal Court, 6 p.m. 15 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, 5:30 p.m.

Municipal Candidate Forum, 7 p.m.

April 29, 30 The Amazing Adventures of Dan Daredevil, 8 p.m., Musical comedy, O’Fallon City Hall 30 RSC Family Fun Fair, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Renaud Spirit Center open, free, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

21 Veterans Commission, 7 p.m. 23 Municipal Court, 9 a.m.

The Amazing Adventures of Dan Daredevil, 2 p.m.

1-27 Michele Besso art exhibit Cultural Arts Gallery in the RSC, free

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Advisory Green Council, 5 p.m.

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Planning and Zoning Commission, 7 p.m.

April 1-8 O’Fallon Photo Club exhibit Cultural Arts Gallery in the RSC, free Safety Town registration opens, 8 a.m.

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Municipal Court, 9 a.m.

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Advisory Green Council, 5 p.m.

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10 Breweriana Exhibit, 1-4 p.m. Historic Heald Home, Ft. Zumwalt Park, $2 10-16 National Volunteer Appreciation Week 11 Municipal Court, 6 p.m. 12 Parks Board, 7 p.m. 13 Board of Adjustment, 5:30 p.m. 14 City Council, 7:30 p.m., workshop, 5:30 p.m. 15 Michele Besso art exhibit opens Cultural Arts Gallery in the RSC, free 16 Farmers and Artists Market open Saturdays, 7 a.m. – noon, TR Hughes Ballpark parking lot,

Earth Day environmental projects, 9–11:30 a.m.

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Founders Day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Fort Zumwalt Park, free

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The Amazing Adventures of Dan Daredevil, 2 p.m.

O’Fallon Historical Society Log Cabin Museum tours, noon – 3 p.m., Civic Park

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10 Parks Board, 7 p.m. 11 Board of Adjustment, 5:30 p.m. 12 City Council, 7:30 p.m., workshop, 5:30 p.m. 16 Veterans Commission, 7 p.m. 17 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, 5:30 p.m. 18 Municipal Court, 9 a.m.

Public Works Fair, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. T.R. Hughes Ballpark parking lot, free

Senior Advisory Committee, 2:30 p.m.

Public Works Commission, 7 p.m.

20 River City Rascals vs. Normal, Ill. CornBelters, 7:05 p.m., season opener, T.R. Hughes Ballpark 21, 22 Bulky Item Drop-Off, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Waste transfer station,1572 Progress Lane, free 21 Armed Forces Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk 22 O’Fallon Historical Society Log Cabin Museum tours, noon – 3 p.m., Civic Park

20 Municipal Court, 9 a.m.

25 O’Fallon Convention & Visitors Bureau, 5 p.m.

Senior Advisory Committee, 2:30 p.m.

26 City Council, 7:30 p.m., workshop, 5:30 p.m.

Public Works Commission, 7 p.m.

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24 Easter, Renaud Spirit Center CLOSED

Renaud Spirit Center OPEN, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

25 Municipal Court, 6 p.m.

Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. O’Fallon Veterans Memorial Walk

Visit the City of O’Fallon’s website, www.ofallon.mo.us, for the latest news and meeting agendas. Most meetings are broadcast live and on demand at www.ofallon.mo.us/OFallonTV. Please call 636-240-2000 for more information.

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