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City Prepares for Winter Storm


The City of Waynesville would like to take the opportunity in advance of the approaching winter weather system to reassure our citizens the City’s employees are prepared to respond to the forecasted conditions over the next couple days.  We have been tracking and preparing for this event throughout the week, however, it should be noted the City has taken numerous precautionary measures to try and minimize the effect storm events like this may have upon our residents.

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Winter Weather Advisory


Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Tuesday night through Thursday Evening. Please take action to prepare ahead of time.

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Outdoor Fitness Court Coming Soon to Roubidoux Park


The City of Waynesville has been selected as an awardee in the 2022 National Fitness Court Healthy Cities Campaign! This award is for one 2022 NFC Grant of $25,000. The City will need to provide a local match in the amount of up to $125,000. These funds will be used to install a fitness court in the Roubidoux Park. The 2022 NFC Healthy Cities Campaign is part of a national movement to make world-class fitness free and accessible in public spaces across the country. We look forward to promoting this project and bringing the community together for a build day at the park in late 2022. Click the link below to watch a short video to learn more.

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2022 Municipal Election


Opening date for Candidate filing for the 2022 Municipal Election is soon approaching.  The City encourages anyone who would like to give their time to making Waynesville a better place for family and business to file for candidacy in their Ward.  If you are unsure which Ward you reside in, you can refer to the Ward Map found here.

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City launches ARPA Relief Grant Funding Programs


The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also called the COVID-19 Stimulus Package or American Rescue Plan, is a $1.9 trillion dollar economic stimulus bill passed by the 117th United States Congress and signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021, to speed up the country's recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing recession.  

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City Crew Complete Repairs to Roubidoux Walking Bridge


City crews have been working hard to repair the walking bridge that connects Roubidoux Park to Laughlin Park under the historic Roubidoux Bridge.

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Missouri Department Of Conservation and the Kiwanis Club Presents: Kid's Fishing Day


Due to the COVID 19 pandemic in 2020, several yearly events were cancelled leaving the banks of the Roubidoux quiet and somber.  Those times are changing however, and for the good.  Events are coming back and they are encouraging folks to put down their phones and enjoy the outdoors again.

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City approved for Project CommuniTree, Forest ReLeaf of Missouri's free tree program


Executive Assistant Miriam Jones and Park Supervisor Trey Haragan applied and was approved for the Project CommuniTree, Forest ReLeaf of Missouri's free tree program.  Forest ReLeaf of Missouri operates the only nonprofit community-assisted tree nursery in the region. Since 1993, more than 200,000 trees have been planted throughout Missouri and Illinois - projects that have increased tree canopy in low-income areas, assisted with reforestation after major weather disasters and those undertaken to promote peace and healing in our communities. 

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August is Packed Full of Events & Adventure!


With fun to be had for the whole family, Waynesville is the place to be during the month of August!  From the ASYMCA Annual Duck Race and the 100 Mile Route 66 Yard Sale to Art classes and exhibitions and the Grand Opening of The Blue Bee in the Downtown District, rest assured the awesome folks of Waynesville will keep you busy and entertained!  Be sure to check out the City's Calendar of Events on the new website for more great event opportunities!!

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Boil Advisory for Northern Heights Cancelled


The Boil Advisory for Northern Heights has been cancelled due to satisfacotry results of water testing received from the Department of Natural Resources.  For more information, contact the Utility Department at 573.774.5217

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Cave State Cruisers - It's almost time!


It's almost here folks!  Join us in the Roubidoux Park for the Cave State Cruiser's 33rd Annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show!

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