THE CITY OF OWENSVILLE IS READY TO SERVE YOU
The City of Owensville was incorporated in 1911 as a Fourth Class City with a Mayor—Board of Aldermen government structure. The Mayor and Aldermen serve two-year terms. There are two wards in the City with two Aldermen who live in each ward as representatives. Terms of office are staggered.
Appointed Officials Elected Officials
1. City Administrator 1. Mayor
2. City Clerk 2. Four Aldermen
3. City Attorney 3. Marshall (4 yr. term)
4. Municipal Judge 4. City Collector
City Council meetings are held at City Hall, located at 107 W. Sears Ave., on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. City officials may be reached through City Hall at 437-2812. The public is invited to the city meetings. The city’s website is: www.cityofowensville.com.
The Owensville Police Department provides 24 hour police protection to city residents. OPD is located at 109 N. Second Street. Phone 437-2195 for non-emergency calls. Emergency calls, dial 9-1-1.
BUSINESS / MERCHANTS LICENSE
Merchants doing business within the city are required to purchase a license through the City Collector’s office.
A city liquor license is required for businesses selling alcoholic beverages. This may be applied for through the City Clerks office.
Owensville Municipal Utilities include water and sewer. Bills are sent out the 1st of each month and due by the 15th of each month. Payment may be made at the utilities office located in City Hall located at 107 West Sears Avenue. A deposit of $100 for water/sewer is required before services are turned on at the residence or business. The property owner is exempt from this deposit requirement. This deposit is refunded if you move from the city. Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, Phone: 437-2514.
NATURAL GAS UTILITY
Ameren Missouri provides natural gas and electrical services to residents of the City of Owensville. For information on these services, contact Ameren Missouri at (800) 552-7583.
City streets are maintained by the Street Department. Sidewalks and curbing are the responsibility of the property owner.
YARDS / GRASS / WEEDS
It is the responsibility of the property owner, renter, etc. to remove tall weeds growing on the property and to keep the grass mowed and the property free of trash, debris and clutter.
Trash removal is the responsibility of the property owner or renter. It is a violation of city ordinance to dump any garbage or refuse upon any street, alleyway or public place within the city. Contact Swinger/BFI at (573) 885-7596, Waste Management at (800) 359-7929 or refer to the local telephone book for additional information.
PO Box 77, 102 S. Cuba, Owensville, MO 65066