The public is invited to give input on facility ideas to boost area tourism. City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department staff,
along with consultants from Planning Design Studio, will host a series
of meetings and focus group sessions on Thursday, July 24 starting at 11
a.m. and concluding at 8 p.m. at the Osage Centre. Read more about this public input opportunity on our blog site.
Staff proposed starting a Neighborhood Development Initiative (NDI) at a recent City Council meeting. The NDI would connect residents with resources to improve quality of life in their neighborhood. For more information, download the presentation, fact sheet or contact City staff at 573-339-6327 or email our Planner Jennifer Criblez.
for sale in Cape Girardeau located at 921 Bloomfield Street. The home
was recently updated and ready to move in. Part of Franklin Schools!
Brick house, 1.5 story, 4 bedrooms, 3 bath, hardwood floors,
kitchen with new appliances, semi-finished basement, unattached garage
and spacious yard in back.
This home is available through the Neighborhood
Stabilization Program. The program works to rehabilitate foreclosed
homes and transition low-income residents from renters to homeowners.
This home is appraised at $77,000 but will only cost the
For income guidelines and more information, visit cityofcape.org/neighborhoods.
- An accelerated concrete repair program will address 15 groups of repairs across the city to be complete by the end of 2014. This is in addition to the annual concrete repair and maintenance program of the City's 233+ miles of streets. Local traffic only in the group #2 work zone near Alma Schrader Elementary as concrete is curing. Work ongoing in the #11 group behind the movie theater on Shirley Drive. Lambert will close Monday between Siemers and Shirley. For more information and map, visit cityofcape.org/streets.
- Independence is closed between Fountain and Lorimier. Frederick between Themis and Broadway is restricted to one lane. For more Broadway Stormwater Relief Sewer project closure information, view the Google map.
- The City, MoDOT, utility companies and other contractors could be working on additional projects throughout the city. Thank you for being mindful of the workers on site.
UPCOMING EVENT: You deserve a night out! Adult Beach Bash July 24!
We also offer swim classes year-round including: Aqua Aerobics, Swimnastics, Fundamentals, Swim Lessons, Lifeguard training and more:
DOWNLOAD Program Guide for Aquatics Classes
All children under 12 must be supervised by an
adult and swim diapers are required as appropriate.
Volunteers are needed for the City’s citizen advisory boards
and commissions. Applicants are appointed by the City Council.
Boards draft and execute City plans and policies related to
development, infrastructure, policy and quality of life. All meetings
are open to the public. Apply online now. Visit cityofcape.org/yourgov for more information.
Public input is always accepted on all City business. Staff
uses public input to evaluate service improvements and policies. Leave comments for staff online or contact your City Council representative online or off.
The City of Cape Girardeau will hold a special election for the City Council in Ward 3. Visit our elections web page for the timeline for the nomination and election process. Pat Koetting is the interim representative. If you have questions, then please contact us at 573-339-6320.
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Join us Tuesday, August 5 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Target on
Siemers Drive. Meet our police officers, see the DARE car and get a FREE
Child ID Kit. Prizes and other activities are all free. National Night
Out is an annual event designed to strengthen our communities by
encouraging neighborhoods to engage in stronger relationships with each
other and with their local law enforcement partners. The goal is to
heighten crime-prevention awareness, build support and participation in
local anti-crime programs, and most importantly, send a message that our
neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. It’s also the perfect
opportunity to get to know your neighbors even better.