Nestled in the heart of Lincoln County and just 60 minutes from St. Louis, Troy offers a balance of rural charm and suburban convenience. Troy boasts a wide range of housing and has unique shops in its historic Main Street district. Troy’s picturesque parks system features walking trails, ball fields, acres of grassy picnic area, a duck pond, a skate park, and rentable pavilion space. Whether you’re planning a trip or relocating to this progressive town with a rural backdrop, you’ll find information about city amenities and services at cityoftroymissouri.com.

April 7th Election Info
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Polling Places

Ward Maps

Your aldermanic candidates for the April 7th
Municipal Election are:
Ward 1
-Ron Sconce

Ward 2
-Kris Watt
-Lisa M. Anderson
Ward 3
-Dennis Detert

From the Mayor’s Desk…

January, 2015

The Chief of Police showed the Board of Alderman a picture of a toy water gun that has been converted into a fully operational 12 gauge shotgun so that the board would know what Law Enforcement is dealing with every day.

All of the City’s patrol cars, detective cars and walkie talkies have been loaded up with the St. Louis County Riot frequencies in case we are needed or if we need help, all officers will be on the same frequency.

Sales tax deposits for December of 2014 were 5.42% more than the deposits for December of 2013. The 1% Local Sales Tax was 5.57% higher, the ½% Transportation Tax was 5.73% higher and the ½% Capital Improvements’ Tax was 4.83% higher than December of 2013. At the half year point for the 2014-2015 Fiscal Year, our sales tax receipts are up by 10.63% as compared to the same period in FY2014. The Ameren semi-annual franchise tax payment of gross receipts tax was received on November 28,2014 in the amount of $281,225.73. This represents an increase of 7.84% over the November 2013 payment. This is a gross receipts tax assessed on commercial electric and natural gas accounts, at a rate of 5%. This payment covers the period of May through October of 2014.

The Board of Alderman approved hiring 21 Design Group to do survey work and assess whether gravity flow between two wastewater facilities located in the City of Troy is feasible. In addition, 21 Design would meet with all necessary property owners to determine the best route for the gravity main. Finally they would prepare sanitary sewer easement legal description for use with the easement legal description.

Work on the Blair and Trail Ave. storm sewer, sanitary sewer and street replacement has been shut down for the winter. Once the weather warms up enough for the asphalt plants to reopen that project will be completed. If you have to go into that area please be careful.

That is it for December. The time of the year and the weather has things slowed down but they will pick back up once January gets here. Be kind to one another and I will see you next month.

Mark

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Cherry Blossom Way Construction
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The City of Troy, partnering with local businesses, have obtained grant funding with EDA and CDBG for road improvements to Cherry Blossom Way. Preliminary infrastructure work is underway by Cannon General Contractors with a project completion date by Labor Day. The road will remain open to traffic throughout the entire project. Please click link to view schedule of phased improvements. Click here for CBW phase chart.

Over the past several years, Lincoln County has faced floods, fires, missing children, boil orders, automobile accidents and flu outbreaks, and the new system, Nixle, will help residents stay informed, officials say. Nixle allows emergency service agencies to send emergency alerts, advisories and community messages to everyone in the county database. The emergency service agencies include Lincoln County Emergency Management, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Lincoln County Fire Protection District #1, Lincoln County Health Department, and the City of Troy. Residents can sign up to get the alerts for free at www.nixle.com or by texting their Zip code to 888777. They can also download the free iPhone Nixle app. Resident can select whether they want to receive texts, emails or phone messages.
Consumer Confidence Report
Troy’s 2013 Annual Water Quality Report click here to see report.
Electronic Recycling Event
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Sanitation & Recycling Schedule
The Troy Board of Alderman have entered into an agreement with Christian Environmental Services to provide solid waste, recycling and yard waste collection for the residents of Troy. The routing will be implemented and the City will be divided out into four sections and trash, recycle and yard waste will be picked up on the same day in each quadrant. The contract started July 1, 2013. Click here for Christian Environmental Services’ website and here for the new Sanitation & Recycling Schedule
Recycling at City Hall
Looking for a recycling site? The City of Troy invites residents and non-residents to use a recycle dumpster that’s been placed on the south parking lot of City Hall at 800 Cap Au Gris. Patrons may recycle paper, cardboard boxes, plastics, aluminum and glass items. Christian Disposal, the City’s contracted residential trash hauler, asks patrons to rinse recyclable materials before discarding them.
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