City Hall Closed

City Hall will be closed the following dates in December 2014:

Friday, December 12 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm
Wednesday, December 24
Thursday, December 25
Friday, December 26

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Senior Trip – Eagle Watching Tour

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Join us for a trip to view our winter visitors, the beautiful Bald Eagle.  We will travel by Mid American coaches with a morning stop at the Audubon Center in West Alton, MO for a short program and river viewing.  We will then travel along the Great River Road to Pere Marquette State Park for a family style chicken lunch.  Depending on time, we may stop at a few eagle viewing spots along the way where you may enjoy the sites from the comfort of the bus or step off  if you wish.  Bus pick-up and drop-off will take place at the Dardenne Prairie Shop N’ Save.  To register for this event, please call the parks office at (636)755-5308.



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Holiday Shopping in the Prairie!

Town Square Shopping Center could become a one stop shop for all your holiday needs.

Everyone needs a new cell phone sooner or later, so check out Wireless Lifestyle;
and for the person on your list that is well groomed,  gift cards from AV Nails Spa and Great Clips are perfect.

Target and JC Penney’s are sure to have something for everyone on your list.

For a one-of-a-kind  selection, please stop by  4 Quarters Vintage.

If you’ve been thinking about new floors, this is a great time to treat yourself.  Stop in at Michael’s Flooring Outlet and choose from a huge variety.

Shop & Save
 will provide everything you need for that fabulous holiday feast.

And don’t forget your pets, be they furry or scaly, and stop by Petco for everything from aquariums to doggy treats.

If you need to ship those gifts and mail those cards, there’s no need to drive all the way to the post office when Postal Plus is right here.

When you need a  break,  take in a movie at Wehrenberg Town Square Cine.

Treat  family and friends with gift certificates for a night out and while you are at it treat yourself to the wonderful restaurants in Town Square:

Town Square Pub & Grub—Red Robin— Qdoba—Happy China

After all is done and it’s time to rest, nothing is better than a comfortable mattress on which to lay your head.  Check out Mattress Direct.

The holiday season can get hectic.  Town Square Shopping Center makes it a little easier.  Great deals, large variety, convenient, friendly.  Give it a try.

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Happy Holidays For Everyone

In St. Charles County there are people who do not have enough to eat and children that will not know the joy of opening a gift at Christmas.
As you all plan and shop for holiday parties, dinners, and gift giving, please add an extra can of food or small toy to your cart and help to make another family’s holiday happy.

Please donate canned goods or non-perishable dry goods, unwrapped toys and clothing for children and personal care items for families, seniors and others in need. All donations will be given to the Salvation Army, where they will be distributed to St. Charles County residents in need.

We encourage you to drop by City Hall during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 until 5:00, and do what you can.

The following Dardenne Prairie businesses have offered to be drop off points:
Town Square 12 Cine
7805 Hwy N

Town Square Pub and Grub
7843 Highway N

Postal Plus
7827 Hwy N

PNC Bank
1642 Feise Road

Michael’s Flooring
7957 Hwy N

Caregiver’s Inn
1297 Feise Road

The Barrel Bar
1001 Rondale Court

The following area  businesses have also graciously offered to be drop off points:
Goin’ Postal
6311 Ronald Reagan Drive
Lake Saint Louis

Renew Lutheran Church
2147 W. Terra Lane

This is a wonderful time of year for us all to take a moment and consider what we can do to lighten the load of someone less fortunate. If everyone did just one thing to help, imagine what a difference we could make?

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Pursuant to § 115.127, the City of Dardenne Prairie, Missouri gives notice that the opening filing date for the general municipal election to be held on the 7th day of April 2015 shall be on December 16, 2014.  The offices to be filled are one (1) Alderman for each of the three (3) wards.  Filings shall be received by the City Clerk, during regular office hours, at City Hall 2032 Hanley Road in the City of Dardenne Prairie commencing at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014.  The closing date and time for filing shall be 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 20, 2015.

Kimberlie Clark, City Clerk
City of Dardenne Prairie, Missouri

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Street Light Issues

If you would like to report a street light outage in your neighborhood, please note the number on the light and/or the address where the light is located. You will call either Ameren Missouri or Cuivre River Electric cooperative, depending on which covers your neighborhood.

Cuivre River
Call:  636-695-4700, Press “8” then press “4”, then you will speak with employee of Cuivre River
OR  636-695-4700 extension 220 and speak with Ronda


Ameren Missouri
Call:  1-800-552-7583, Press “2”, then press “4”, you will be connected with a “Customer Care Advisor”

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Dardenne Prairie: A great place to live and…SHOP!

Dardenne Prairie has some amazing businesses!  We would like to spread the word on just how great they are and we need your help. Every month our website will highlight one of these businesses, based on the input we receive from you.
Perhaps you’ve received exceptional service, or purchased a remarkable product.  You may have tasted one of the most delicious dishes, or maybe you just like the atmosphere of an establishment.  If this is the case and you would like to praise such fine efforts, let us know by emailing a description of your experience to .

All of your submissions will be considered in determining the final selection for the DP Business of the month. We may even print your story.

The next highlighted business could be chosen because of you!

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Dardenne Prairie Volunteer Program

Dardenne Prairie Volunteer Program

The City of Dardenne Prairie is developing a volunteer program.  Senior citizens, high school and college students, families and singles, church groups and organizations, anyone with an interest in community service can choose to volunteer their time and talents. Volunteering can also help students make career choices and fulfill service hour requirements.  If you are interested in helping our community grow through personal involvement, please send Patti an e-mail.

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Snow Removal

The City of Dardenne Prairie currently contracts with St. Charles County Highway Department for street maintenance. If you have any issues with snowy weather clean up, please call them at 636-949-7305

The County has snow removal responsibilities on approximately 780 miles of streets and roadways, ranging from multi-lane arterials to subdivision cul-de-sacs. During a typical winter storm, the County Highway Department operates two twelve-hour shifts, utilizing 36 trucks and 45 employees each shift. Work is divided between 36 designated “snow routes”, with each route being assigned a driver for each 12 hour shift. It is the goal of the department to have each route salted or plowed twice each 24 hour period, but the actual progress is directly related to the intensity and type of storm. Extremely heavy snow, freezing rain, or severely cold temperatures impacts the time it takes for their drivers to get through the various routes.

The County also has a website for reporting road maintenance requests:  

Their contact information is:

St. Charles County Highway Department
201 N. Second St.
 Suite 429
St. Charles, MO 63301  

Phone:   636.949.7305 Fax:   636.949.7307


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Greening Up Your Holidays

It is the holiday season, the season of giving and receiving, time for family, friends, and fun.  One of the side effects of all of these festivities is extra trash.  In fact, as Americans, we produce 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Years than we do any other time of the year.

Americans send enough Christmas cards to family and friends each year to fill a football field – 10 stories high!  We go through enough ribbon during the season to wrap our planet in a bow!

So, in keeping with the theme of the season, here are a few tips to give back to our environment this holiday season by creating less trash and recycling more.

We hope you have a joyous holiday season and may these tips help make your holidays merry, green and light!

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