St. Charles Hills subdivision, St. Charles, MO
Neighborhood Watch and Crime Prevention
The National Sheriffs' Association National Neighborhood Watch
National Crime Prevention Council
The following is a list of the Neighborhood Watch meetings for St. Charles Hills and some of the topics discussed.
- January 17th, 2007
- We were pleased to have representatives from St. Charles County Animal Control. Steve Freant and Teresa Williams discussed exisiting ordinaces and regulations and the importance of consistant follow through if we, as citizens are experiencing problems with animals of ANY type in our neighborhood.
- We need to remember, as Officer Freant said, the "Wheels of Justice may move slowly at first, but they will continue to move!"
- They offered handouts that outlined the animal control regulations and they can be reached along with the entire staff at:
St Charles County Animal Control, 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St Peters MO 63376, 636-949-7387
- The following list does not cover all of the services they provide, but their staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
- Bite reports
- Animal adoption
- Animal microchipping
- retreival of dead animals
- responding to complaints
- providing cat traps (deposit required)
- November 15th, 2006
- Art Genasci from the St. Charles County Community Development Neighborhood Preservation Division
answered questions about possible zoning violations in our neighborhood
- Art provided a handout document titled "Possible Zoning Violations within Small Lot Subdivisions"
which is part of the Unified Development Ordinance (a 329 page document available on the
St. Charles County web site in the Planning and Zoning area)
- Residents learned that most of their concerns are covered by St. Charles County ordinances
and do not involve the St. Charles Hills subdivision By-Laws
- St. Charles Hills trustees requested that zoning complaints from residents should be given to the Trustees
so that they can be compiled and organized before giving them to the Neighborhood Preservation Division
- The Neighborhood Watch Committee was formed from volunteers at the meeting.
- October 24th, 2006
- St. Charles County Sheriff Tom Neer and Lieutenant Craig McGuire answered questions about crime and safety in our neighborhood
- Residents were given tips on how to prevent crime
- Residents with issues learned which issues were related to St. Charles County law versus St. Charles Hills subdivision By-Laws
- Residents were reminded to call the police every time they witness a crime or suspected crime so that the police will have record of the incident:
- Don't assume your neighbor has called
- If you need to call multiple times and the dispatcher sounds irritated, then tough! It's their job. Call whenever appropriate.
- Volunteers were solicited to research HUD Section 8 housing in the neighborhood
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