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Board of Aldermen
Upcoming Board of Aldermen Meetings:

September 6 ~ 6:00 p.m.
September 20 ~ 6:00 p.m.
October 9 ~ 6:00 p.m.
October 23 ~ 6:00 p.m.

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Recent Board Meeting Highlights:

  • Enacted ordinances dealing with litter & trash in the City as well as policies & restrictions on open burning of trash, rubbish and waste within the City.
  • Approved City staff to work on the design of Rowan Road (adjacent to the OB Post Office) for reconstruction in collaboration with the Osage Beach Special Road District.

Click here to see a complete list of Board actions on our website.
September 22 - First Day of Fall!
Summer is coming to an end but that doesn’t mean projects and other programs cease in Osage Beach. Several City events are still to come – Movie in the Park, the Osage Beach City-wide Rummage Sale, Osage Beach Fall Festival, and the Holiday Lights are upcoming events. City crews have several projects underway such as a few park improvements including bleacher replacements, the Mace Road Phase I Reconstruction, the cleaning and painting of the Columbia College Water Tower, and the sealing of Nichols Road and Barry Prewitt Road, just to name a few.

For City staff and the Board of Aldermen, this time of year is budget time! The City’s budget document is one of the most important documents adopted as it repurposes our tax dollars and other revenues collected by the City and is based on the overall strategic plan outlined by the City’s leaders. It is a legal, binding document administered by the Mayor and City Administrator. The City’s fiscal year mirrors the calendar year and per State statute, for expenditures to be legally made beginning January 1 for FY2019, a balanced budget must be adopted by the Board of Aldermen by December 31st. 

Staff will present to the Board of Aldermen a draft FY2019 Operating Budget in October and budget workshops will be held on the following dates at the Osage Beach City Hall Boardroom:

·           Monday, October 29, 6 PM
·           Tuesday, October 30, 6 PM
·           Tuesday, November 6, 6 PM
·           Thursday, November 8, 6 PM

Budget workshops are open to the public and the community is welcomed! The purpose of the workshops is to provide a time for City staff, Mayor, and Board of Aldermen to review and discuss the draft budget and for the Board of Aldermen to make changes, if needed, in preparation for adoption in December. A final draft is prepared by early December with the first reading for approval, preceded by a public hearing, held at the first meeting in December and the second (final) reading held at the second meeting in December. 

We want citizen’s input! There are many ways to contribute your thoughts and suggestions on the City’s FY2019 Operating Budget; these include requesting a copy of the draft when available and contact City staff or your Alderman with questions or comments; attend a budget workshop; or participate in the public hearing, just to name a few. The community is always encouraged to follow us on Facebook and regularly check our website for updates on all our activities. The website also offers ways to get notified on important topics such as new announcements, bid openings, employment opportunities, etc.

The FY2018 Operating Budget for all funds is $28.6 million. To date we have expended 56% of our budgeted expenditures and collected 63% of revenues for all funds. Sales Tax revenue represents a majority of the City’s revenue source, 57% projected in the FY2018 overall budget, with Fees & Service Charges coming in second, at 35%. The year-to-date Sales Tax receipts through August are $50,115 (1.7%) less than 2017 receipts for the same period and $55,234 (1.9%) less that projected in the FY2018 Budget. 

My office is committed to effectively managing the day to day operations and to the responsible administration of our budget. However, this would not be possible without all the experienced and dedicated employees of the City and the direction of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. We are dedicated to being good stewards of our community and will continue to operate efficiently to deliver superior municipal services to our citizens and visitors. Your comments and suggestions are of value! Please do not hesitate to contact me.
We will NEVER forget - September 11th
New Businesses, New Locations or New Owners of Existing Businesses
Listing from east to west City limits:

*Osage Auction ~ 3515 OB Pkwy

*Barefoot Floors & Home Design ~ 3980 Jr. Prewitt Pkwy

*A-Main Tow Service ~ 1083 Bluff Dr

*ARCH Consulting Group ~ 4655 OB Pkwy

*Lake Dumpster ~ 5066 Wyndy Ln

*Oakstar Bank ~ 5127 OB Pkwy

Club Milieu, LLC ~ 5531 OB Pkwy

A Vintage Boutique ~ 1200 St. Hwy KK
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Elected Officials:

Alderman Greg Massey ~ Ward I
Alderman Kevin Rucker ~ Ward I
Alderman Jeff Bethurem ~ Ward II
Alderman Phyllis Marose ~ Ward II
Alderman Richard Ross ~ Ward III
Alderman Tom Walker ~ Ward III

Management Team:

City Administrator ~ Jeana Woods
Asst. City Administrator ~ Mike Welty
Building Official ~ Ron White
City Attorney ~ Edward Rucker
City Clerk ~ Cynthia Lambert
City Planner ~ Cary Patterson
City Treasurer ~ Karri Bell
Police Chief ~ Todd Davis
Public Works Director ~ Nick Edelman
Airport Manager ~ Ty Dinsdale
Human Resource Generalist ~ Cindy Leigh
IT Manager ~ Kellie Atkins
Parks & Recreation Manager ~ Matt Vandevoort
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