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NEW OR TIME-SENSITIVE TOPICS >>>

AF Band

Wildwood is Almost 20

On August 28, 29, and 30, 2015, Wildwood will celebrate its twentieth anniversary.  This event, Celebrate Wildwood, will have something for everybody, so mark your calendar now and don’t miss it.  This year, the City is proud to announce that, on August 28th, Friday night, the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America’s group – Starlifter will be the headlining entertainment.  At the conclusion, of the band’s performance, fireworks will follow. 
 
What a start to Wildwood’s birthday and that is just the first day! For more information, please visit www.celebratewildwood.com.  To learn more about the band and the service men and women in it, please visit www.bandofmidamerica.af.mil.

Seventy-six Trombones Led the Big Parade!  

This year’s Founders’ Day Parade might not have 76 trombones, but it will have the Lafayette High School Marching Band, the Lafayette High School Cheerleaders, and other great participants. Want to be a part of this event? There is still availability to enter the parade. Here are some ideas for parade entries…

  • Clubs and organizations

  • Neighborhoods – create a friendly rivalry between friends in other neighborhoods. Bragging rights and prizes are on the line!

  • Sports teams

  • Individuals/families – do some type of anniversary theme, since this year is the City’s 20th Anniversary

 
Prefer to be a spectator?  Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 29th, at 9:00 a.m., along Manchester Road and Taylor Road. More details can be found here: http://cityofwildwood.com/DocumentCenter/View/1992
 

Celebrate Wildwood – Founders’ Car Show

One (1) of the major venues of the City’s three (3) day Celebrate Wildwood Event, which this year recognizes its 20th Anniversary, is the always popular and fun Car Show. This year’s show is planned for Saturday, August 29, 2015, and registration begins at 10:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. (no0n). Great awards are planned in six (6) categories and everyone can enjoy all of the other activities and great food and beverages that are planned that day as well. Providing the right mood for the Car Show and the great entries will be the Back Street Cruisers, which play the best music for enthusiasts and participants alike.
 
If you are interested in registering for the car show or for more information, please see the link below.
 
Registration fee is $10.00, with all proceeds benefiting Children’s Cancer Fund through Wheels-in-Motion.
 
Following the Car Show, a car cruise is planned, from the event grounds in Town Center Area, then along many of the City’s most beautiful rural roads, to Historic Route 66, for dinner at the Big Chief Roadhouse – 17352 Manchester Road. There is no charge for the car cruise and all participants are welcome. For more information on the car cruise, and the Car Show, please contact jgrag@sbcglobal.net.
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Need Service Hours or Do You Like to Volunteer?

The Celebrate Wildwood 20th Anniversary Event is less than two months away and volunteers are needed to help with the Art Festival, Car Show, and other venues. If you like more information, please contact Joe Vujnich at joe@cityofwildwood.com. All volunteers will receive a free Celebrate Wildwood Shirt, refreshments, and a lunch/dinner.

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Request for Qualifications and Fee Proposal -- City Attorney – Legal Counsel

June 11, 2015
City of Wildwood, Missouri
 
The City of Wildwood, Missouri is seeking Statements of Qualifications and Fee Proposals for City Attorney and related legal counsel services.
 
Descriptions of the community and its municipal organization can be viewed here. Details of the duties of the City Attorney and a profile of the ideal applicant firm are also enclosed for your information.
 
Interested law firms are invited to submit a professional Statement of Qualifications, including a biography of the proposed named individual and related information describing the qualifications and experience of both the individual attorney and associated law firm.
 
By separate envelope marked “Fee Proposal”, please include a proposed fee structure, including a monthly retainer and hourly costs for legal work outside of the retainer parameters.
 
All proposals must be returned by no later than Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. CDT, and shall be addressed to:
 
Ryan S. Thomas
City Administrator
City of Wildwood
16860 Main Street
Wildwood, Missouri  63040
636-458-0440
636-458-6969 FAX
ryan@cityofwildwood.com

RECREATION EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES >>>

Dr. Zhivegas

Rain, Rain, Go Away on July 17th and Come Again, Another Day

June’s concert, with the Fabulous Motown Review, had to be canceled due to rain and storms. The next concert in the City of Wildwood Summer Concert Series is Dr. Zhivegas – a great band, with so much energy and fun - July 17, 2015. The concert will be held in Town Center, at the plaza (221 Plaza Drive), with plenty of free parking, and complimentary hot dogs, prepared by St. Louis Home Fires, shaved ice, kettle corn, and soda/water. Last year’s show by Dr. Zhivegas was great, so come on out and enjoy the music, dance a lot, and meet new friends. For more information on the concert, please visit www.cityofwildwood.com

Wildwood Calendar Contest is UNDERWAY!!!

Just a reminder to all of the photography enthusiasts living in Wildwood!! The search for photographs reflecting the City of Wildwood, to be used in the 2016 version of the City of Wildwood Calendar, began on July 1, 2015. Photograph entries will be accepted between now and July 24, 2015 at cityofwildwood.com. Participants may submit up to three (3) photographs each and all submissions MUST BE IN DIGITAL FORM. Complete information/rules to participate in this year’s calendar contest can be found at cityofwildwood.com.
 
If you have questions, please call Gary at 636-458-0440 or via e-mail at gary@cityofwildwood.com.

 
July Wildwood Historical Society Program

The July program of the Wildwood Historical Society (WHS) will feature a recap of the Honor Flight Program. Pictures and a video of the homecoming at the airport will be shown. Two local World War II veterans, Wil Harris and Mick Schott, were participants, and hopefully they will be in attendance to share their memories of a very special day. Following the program, the Wildwood Historical Society will hold an ice cream social. Wildwood Historical Society (WHS) will provide the ice cream, and you are welcome to bring your favorite topping!
 
When: Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Wildwood Historical Society (WHS) Meeting Hall, 18750 Highway 100, Wildwood, MO 63069
What: Recap of the Honor Flight Program and Ice Cream Social

 
2015 Farmers Market in Wildwood Every Saturday

The City’s 2015 Farmers Market Season, at the Town Center Plaza (221 Plaza Drive), is open every Saturday, now through the Fall. The market begins at 8:30 a.m. and continues through 12:30 p.m. Returning managers of the market, Rene’ and George Sackett, continue to promote a “producers’ only” type of facility, with an emphasis on locally-grown, produced, or made products being offered at it. The intent of this type of market is to create an atmosphere that caters to the desires and needs of its customers here in Wildwood, with the best varieties available, and products you can trust and feel good about eating or using in your home.
 
So, remember, to visit the Wildwood Farmers Market, every Saturday, now through the Fall, with plenty of convenient parking right next to it. Come on out and meet the market managers and make it a morning in Wildwood. Please feel free to contact the market managers, Rene’ and George Sackett, at marketmaster@wildwoodfarmersmarket.org, with any questions or suggestions, and visit www.wildwoodfarmersmarket.org for updates throughout the season.

 
Park Pavilion Rentals

Still looking for a place to hold a birthday party or other family event?  Consider renting one of the City of Wildwood’s park pavilions.  Pavilions are available at Anniversary Park at Clayton and Strecker Roads and at Old Pond School at 17123 Manchester Road.  Dates are filling quickly, so do not delay.  Please call Andrea at 636-458-0440 to arrange your pavilion rental for your special event. 

 
PUBLIC SERVICE TOPICS >>>

Residential Subdivision/Trustee Information on City Website

The City of Wildwood maintains a listing of residential subdivision trustees, websites, and other contact information on its website:
 
http://www.cityofwildwood.com/205/Subdivision-Trustees
 
Information is provided on a voluntary basis, but the City would like to have information on as many residential subdivisions as it can, and maintain this page with the current items of interest and need.  Therefore, please urge your subdivision trustees to submit information to the City through the form provided on this page.  By doing so, this webpage can become a great resource to residents throughout Wildwood.

 
American Flag Disposal

The City of Wildwood accepts retired American flags for dignified disposal.  Please bring worn flags to City Hall, 16860 Main Street, and leave them with the receptionist.  All flags collected will be relinquished to the Boy Scouts of America for proper disposal.  US Flags should never be placed in the trash.                  

 
BUSINESSES >>>

Master Plan Action Committee Completes Internet Survey of Residents and Businesses

Every ten (10) years, the City is required to update its Master Plan. In 2015, a group of resident and business volunteers, twenty-three (23) in total, are leading this effort. These volunteers agreed to undertake two (2) surveys, one of the residents and property owners, and the other of current licensed businesses in the City of Wildwood. The findings of these surveys have been compiled and are available on the City’s website at cityofwildwood.com.
 
To all who participated in the two (2) surveys, the Mayor, City officials, the volunteers on the Master Plan Action Committee, and staff want to extend our appreciation to each of you for your time, thoughts, comments, and suggestions. The volunteers overseeing the update of the Master Plan will be reviewing these findings and utilizing this information in their discussions and deliberations on Wildwood’s future. 

 
SUSTAINABILITY TOPICS >>>

Operation Clean Stream Registration is Now Open!

The Open Space Council's 48th annual Operation Clean Stream is right around the corner. Last year over 2,225 volunteers donated over 7,000 hours of their time. Thanks to their hard work we removed 9,000 lbs of metal, 2,481 tires and 6 large construction dumpsters filled to the brim with trash from our waterways. We want you to join us as we anticipate another successful year of impacting Missouri's open spaces!
 
For more information about Operation Clean Stream, one of the nation's largest and longest-running river clean up events, visit our website.
 
Volunteers can register for Operation Clean Stream on our event pages.

 
The Shoeman Water Project Shoe Drive Continues at City Hall

Thanks to everyone who has donated shoes, boots and sandals to the Shoeman Water Project.  The donation boxes are located at City Hall, 16860 Main Street, in the 1st Floor Foyer.  We appreciate everyone’s support of this worthwhile organization.  To learn more about the Shoeman Water Project, visit www.shoemanwater.org/.

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