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Jul 18, 2023

City of Jefferson Wastewater Rates to change in July

Two changes to residential sewer bills occur in July:
  • Average usage is recalculated from the previous winter months (average usage in Jan., Feb., March)
  • 5% rate increase begins.
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Aug 31, 2022

Housing Needs Assessment

The City of Jefferson and RKG Associates have completed a comprehensive housing study for the Jefferson City area. The purpose of the study is to understand housing data for the community, identify opportunities and resources, and provide implementation strategies that utilize a community approach to create and maintain a healthy housing environment. Read More
May 05, 2022

Capitol Avenue Plans

Keep up to date with progress on East Capitol Avenue. Read More
Jan 20, 2022

American Rescue Plan Act

The Treasury Department has issued the final rule for the American Rescue Plan act. Click here for more information.  

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May 04, 2021

Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment

City of Jefferson awarded $2.1 million Community Revitalization grant from the Department of Economic Development.

View current plans for the Missouri State Penitentiary Redevelopment project.

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2023 CDBG Annual Action Plan

The  City of Jefferson must prepare an Annual Action Plan that outlines the City's plans for the use U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants in housing, infrastructure, public services and removal of blight. Read More

2024-2029 CDBG Consolidated Plan

The City has developed a survey that will help identify funding priorities for the Community Development Block Grant Program from 2024 to 2029. The City anticipates to receive approximately $300,000 for each year. Read More

Yard Waste-Open Burning Season

The yard waste open burning season runs from November 1 through March 1 each year and is regulated by certain daylight and weather condition restrictions.

The Fire Department may issue a "No Burn" order at any time during that period if they deem conditions hazardous. This law is found in Chapter 13 of the City Code. If you have more questions after reading the Code, call the Jefferson City Fire Department at (573) 634-6401. The burning of anything other than yard waste is prohibited. Read More