Welcome to the City of Green Park, MO
Mehlville Fire Protection District
St. Louis Honda
Welcome to the City of Green Park, MO
The City of Green Park is strategically located in the suburban south St. Louis County area between I-55, Lindbergh Boulevard, Tesson Ferry Road and the Gateway Trailnet property. Incorporated as a city in 1995, The City of Green Park has a total land area of 1.35 square miles and a population of 2,622 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. Green Park is a great place to live, work, raise a family or have a business.
We are a thriving community with peaceful residential neighborhoods, a beautifully designed industrial park known as Green Park Commerce Center, and the Officer Blake C. Snyder Memorial Park (formerly called Clydesdale Park) which is owned and operated by Saint Louis County. The City also has a variety of restaurants and is close to shopping and public transportation. We boast a commercial base of over 300 businesses, and the City does not impose a business license fee.
The City of Green Park is served by two public school districts, Lindbergh School District and Mehlville School District, as well as parochial education. Green Park contracts with the Saint Louis County Police Department for all of the policing needs. Fire protection and paramedic services are provided by the Mehlville Fire Protection District. The City provides residential trash, recyclable and yard waste service at no cost to its residents.
Please take a moment to explore our website. Your feedback, ideas and involvement are an important part of our community. We welcome your comments.
Public Notices & Announcements
WINTER WEATHER ALERT
PLEASE MOVE ALL PARKED VEHICLES OFF CITY STREETS PRIOR TO AND DURING SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS
When winter weather hits, the City of Green Park is focused on getting streets plowed as soon as possible. It is extremely difficult to maneuver snow plows around parked vehicles. To ensure a quicker response from snow plows and eliminate the possibility of your street not getting plowed, we need residents to move all parked vehicles from the roadways and park them in driveways prior to and during snow and ice events. In the event of owning more cars than can be accommodated in the driveway and street parking is absolutely necessary, do not park directly across from another parked vehicle. The snow plows cannot get through the city streets if cars are parked on both sides of the street.
Snow plowed from streets could end up blocking driveways and/or mailboxes. We recognize the inconvenience this causes, but please understand the snow plow drivers are doing the best they can to clear the streets. The amount of snow deposited at the entrance to driveways may be significant but is unavoidable due to the nature of snow removal. It is the responsibility of the homeowner to keep their mailbox accessible for postal delivery.
The City will assume no responsibility for damage to aboveground or underground lawn sprinkling systems, exterior lighting systems, and similar landscaping installed in City owned right-of-way either by direct or indirect contact including flying snow or ice in the course of snow and ice control. The City will assume no responsibility for personal property which is being stored on the City right-of-way.
The City will be working with our contractor to assure the best services possible during the upcoming winter storms and appreciate your patience and understanding.
NO COST Home Improvement for Green Park Resident Homeowners
St. Louis County Government’s Home Improvement Program is offering up to $5,000 worth of home repairs for eligible Green Park homeowners, at NO COST. Eligible items would include roofing; electrical; plumbing; heating; air-conditioning; hot water heater; tuck-pointing; hand rail installation; concrete, asphalt, & masonry; tree trimming or removal; and foundation work.
You must own the home and live in the home, your property taxes have to be current, you cannot have participated in the program previously, and your total household’s income must be within the following Income Limits (which is the Adjusted Gross Income listed on your 2017 Federal U.S. Individual Income Tax Return)::
Family of 1 — less than $43,050
Family of 2 — less than $49,200
Family of 3 — less than $55,350
Family of 4 — less than $61,450
Family of 5 — less than $66,400
Family of 6 — less than $71,300
Family of 7 — less than $76,200
Family of 8 — less than $81,150
Senior Citizens – Please Note: For Senior Citizens, many times some of your Social Security income is not included in the Adjusted Gross Income figures listed on your Federal U.S. Income Tax Return (and therefore would not be counted in the figures listed above).
The Home Improvement Program is federally funded and operates through St. Louis County Government’s Department of Planning in conjunction with the City of Green Park.
To apply, please call Debby at 314-615-4025. TTY 1-800-735-2966.
Upcoming Vegetation Activities
Notification from Ameren
In Ameren Missouri’s continuing effort to deliver safe and reliable power, it is necessary to manage the vegetation along and under their Transmission lines to prevent trees from contacting the wires. The Transmission system is the very high voltage lines that carry the flow of electricity from power plants to customer load centers and also which carry electricity across the country.
In the near future, crews working for Ameren Missouri will start managing vegetation that might affect transmission power lines. All property owners along these transmission lines will be receiving notification even though some may not be Ameren Missouri customers. Since the timing of this work is very dependent on vegetation growth and weather, it is hard to predict exactly when they will be on your property. It may be several months before they begin and complete the vegetation work in your area.
Increased tree trimming and removals are part of Ameren Missouri’s initiative to improve service reliability. Tree trimming is an important part of Ameren Missouri’s maintenance process and is a high priority for them. While trees are not the sole reason for outages, they can be a very big factor, particularly during extreme weather. Also, because the Transmission lines have significance to the entire United States, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has adopted a national standard that also requires Ameren to manage trees and vegetation on transmission rights-of-way. For both reasons, they are diligently managing vegetation throughout their transmission system.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your trees or Ameren Missouri’s service, please contact them at 1.800.552.7583 or visit their website at www.ameren.com/transmission. They would like to hear from you.
OFFICER BLAKE SNYDER
END OF WATCH 10/06/16
The City of Green Park is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Officer Blake Snyder, killed in the line of duty serving the citizens of Green Park. We stand with and send our deepest condolences to his family, friends and all his fellow St. Louis County police officers. The St. Louis County Police Department and the outstanding officers of the Affton Precinct have been an integral part of the success of the City of Green Park from its beginning in 1995. On behalf of the citizens of Green Park, we offer our support to all of the officers and cannot express enough our grief and sympathy during this difficult time. In times like these, we are reminded of just how committed our officers are to serving and protecting us.
We encourage the citizens of Green Park to support P.O. Snyder’s family and to remember to express your appreciation to each of our police officers when you see them. Donations to the family of Officer Snyder can be directed to either The BackStoppers Inc. or the St. Louis County Police Welfare Association and marked with “P.O. Blake Snyder” or “In honor of P.O. Blake Snyder.”