Public Affairs & Engagement

The Department of Public Affairs & Engagement keeps the community updated on the City’s activities, services, and events. The office manages the City’s website and social channels, produces press releases and original content, and serves as the spokesperson for the news media. 

The Friday Page

The City of Webster Groves has a weekly newsletter known as The Friday Page. To see past issues or subscribe for the newsletter, please visit this link.

City Chats

Each month, City leaders and elected officials conduct a Facebook Live conversation about the latest news and issues that directly impact the residents and businesses of Webster Groves. To view previous City Chats Facebook, please visit this link.

Inside Webster Groves Newsletter

On the last Friday of every month, the Inside Webster Groves Newsletter is included in the Webster Kirkwood Times Newspaper. This newsletter was previously known as the Community Connection. To view the archive of older issues, please click here

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    Jennifer Starkey

    Public Affairs & Engagement Director

Press Releases

All links open as a PDF. For press releases from past years, please visit our Document Center

City of Webster Groves Reaches Collective Bargaining Agreement with IAFF Local 2665
December 6, 2023
Property Tax Receipts Available for ResidentsNovember 8, 2023
Webster Groves Police Chief Announces RetirementOctober 27, 2023
FEMA Approves Funding of Buyouts for Webster Groves Flood Damaged HomesOctober 25, 2023
Bob Cassilly is 2023 Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement in the Arts AwardOctober 12, 2023
Council Approves Next Step in Demolition of Substantially Damaged HomesSeptember 6, 2023
Charter Review Advisory Board Proposes 26 Charter Amendments to City CouncilAugust 23, 2023
City of Webster Groves Releases the Adopted Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2024June 28, 2023
Judge James Whitney Retires After 26 Years of ServiceJune 21, 2023
City of Webster Groves Appoints James Leritz as New Municipal Judge 
May 24, 2023
City of Webster Groves Approves Flock Safety Cameras to Combat Auto Theft CrimeMarch 21, 2023
City of Webster Groves Imposes Last, Best Final Compensation Plan for Fire UnionMarch 7, 2023
Mayor Arnold and United WE Partner to Appoint More Women to Boards and Commissions
January 17, 2023
The City of Webster Groves Receives Distinguished Budget AwardJanuary 6, 2023
City of Webster Groves & Fraternal Order of Police Reach Unanimous Approval on Collective Bargaining AgreementsDecember 21, 2022
Moody's Awards City of Webster Groves High Credit Rating with No Ratings ReviewNovember 14, 2022
Use of Freestyle Pool Pass Increases in Second YearOctober 3, 2022
City of Webster Groves Launches - a Free Community Job BoardSeptember 21, 2022
City Council Appoints Members of Charter Review Advisory Board
Sept. 21, 2022
City of Webster Groves Announces New Names for Conference RoomsAugust 25, 2022
Permit Requirements for Webster Groves Residents with Flood DamageJuly 26, 2022
City Council Adopts FY2023 BudgetJune 21, 2022
City of Webster Groves Releases Proposed Budget for FY2023
April 29, 2022
City Launches Balancing Act Tool for 2023 Fiscal Year Budget 
April 13, 2022
Webster Groves Fire Department Donates Gear to UkraineApril 7, 2022
Residents Vote in Favor of Proposition UApril 6, 2022
Residents Vote in Favor of Proposition WApril 6, 2022
New Mayor & Council Members Elected in Webster GrovesApril 6, 2022
Council Clarifies Function of Police Community Engagement BoardMarch 31, 2022
Statement from City Manager on Anonymous E-mailMarch 22, 2022
Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for FY2021 is Now AvailableMarch 22, 2022
Arbitrator Rules in Favor of the City of Webster Groves on Pay GrievanceMarch 8, 2022
State of the City: Fact CheckFebruary 18, 2022
Charter Review Advisory Board will be Prop W. on April BallotFebruary 11, 2022
Statement from City Manager Regarding Council Actions on Employee PoliciesFebruary 2, 2022
City of Webster Groves Completes Diversity, Equity & Inclusion AssessmentFebruary 2, 2022
City of Webster Groves Releases Compensation & Classification Study ResultsJanuary 19, 2022
City of Webster Groves Receives Distinguished Budget AwardJanuary 7, 2022