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Dec 20

The Impact of Sales Tax and Online Purchases

Posted to Councilman Dave Hammond's Blog by County Council

Your County Council thoroughly reviewed, discussed and then passed a budget for 2020 that was presented to us by the County Executive and his staff. It is one of the tightest County Government has ever seen.

After a year of economic growth and low unemployment, why is this the case? It’s because local governments are unable to collect sales tax from all online purchases. This isn’t a situation unique to St. Charles County, but that doesn’t make it any easier for us.

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Aug 26

Enjoy Historic Missouri Wine Country

Posted to Councilman Joe Brazil's Blog by County Council

If you are looking for a fun day to venture out and enjoy the end of summer and beginning of fall, consider taking a road trip to Historic Missouri Wine Country in St. Charles County. From wineries to County parks, trails and historic sites, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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Jul 27

EOC Vital to Pandemic Response

Posted to Councilman Joe Cronin's Blog by County Council

In 2018, St. Charles County opened a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) adjacent to the St. Charles County Police Department in O’Fallon. Home to St. Charles County Regional Emergency Management, the Department of Emergency Communications, and a data center for the Information Systems department, the facility quickly became vital to managing county-wide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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