COVID-19 City Cancellations

Updated as of 3/27/20, 1:45 PM


The health, wellness, and safety of our residents and surrounding communities is the City of Manchester’s first and foremost priority. In accordance with the Executive Order issued and amended by St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page, the City of Manchester is cancelling any and all Parks, Recreation & Arts programming, classes, and events occurring before April 30th, 2020. All programming, classes, and events occurring until May 8th that are projected to have attendance exceeding 50 people have also been cancelled. 

Special Events

In accordance with the Executive Order issued by Dr. Sam Page, the following have been cancelled:

  • Staying Home Alone class - March 18th
  • Adult Egg Hunt - April 3rd
  • Small Business Gathering - April 9th
  • Mindful Living - April 14th
  • Battle of the Badges Blood Drive - April 16th (Postponed until further notice)
  • AARP Safe Driving class - April 21st
  • Prescription Drug Take Back - April 25th (Postponed until further notice)

Parks, Recreation, & Arts Programs

In accordance with the Executive Order issued by Dr. Sam Page, the following have been cancelled:

  • All classes occurring between now and April 30th
  • All programs occurring between now and April 30th
  • All fitness classes occurring between now and April 30th
  • All facility rentals occurring between now and April 30th
  • All L.O.A.P. (Lafayette Older Adults Program) events and outings between now and April 30th

Municipal Court

In the interest of public health and safety, the Manchester Municipal Court has suspended all in-person court proceedings through April 17th, 2020, as per the Order of the Court. 

Effective Monday, March 23rd and until further notice, the Municipal Court window will be closed to the public in an attempt to minimize the risk to the public, as well as our employees. The Court Office will not be accepting physical documentation or payments in-person at its office. If you need to pay a fine, please visit our online payment portal at www.courts.mo.gov. For all other court-related issues, please contact our court office at 636-207-2832 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

If you are currently scheduled for court on Wednesday, April 1st, please be advised that your case is being continued to Tuesday, May 12th.  If you are currently scheduled for court on Wednesday, April 15th, your case is being continued to Wednesday, May 27th.  A notice will be mailed to you with your new court date and time.

City Facilities

City Hall - Manchester City Hall closed to the public on Tuesday, March 24th. These closures will remain in effect until further notice.
The City will continue to conduct business and offer its core services while buildings are closed to the public. You may reach us by phone at 636-227-1385.  

Parks - Following similar action by St. Louis County, all Manchester playgrounds are closed until April 3rd. Our parks, trails, & fields will remain open. Access to the main Parks building will be closed to visitors as of Monday, March 23,  as a preventive measure.

Public Works - Access to the main Public Works building will be closed to visitors as of Monday, March 23,  as a preventive measure.

Municipal Court -  In the interest of public health and safety, the Manchester Municipal Court has suspended all in-person court proceedings through April 17th, 2020, as per the Order of the Court. 

Effective Monday, March 23rd and until further notice, the Municipal Court window will be closed to the public in an attempt to minimize the risk to the public, as well as our employees. The Court Office will not be accepting physical documentation or payments in-person at its office. If you need to pay a fine, please visit our online payment portal at www.courts.mo.gov. For all other court-related issues, please contact our court office at 636-207-2832 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday.

Yard Waste Collection

Effective Monday, March 30th and until further notice:

  • Bulk waste programs are suspended until further notice. If you have a bulk item scheduled for pickup on or after 3/30, it has been cancelled.
  • The curbside yard waste program is suspended until further notice. Beginning Tuesday, residents may bring their contained yard waste material, in normal yard waste bags, to disposal units located on the Schroeder City Park (359 Old Meramec Station Road) lower parking lot.
  • Regular household trash disposal must be contained within a cart, can, or trash bag.
  • Continue to place your trash containers and/or bags curbside on your collection day.
April Elections

On Wednesday, March 18th, Governor Mike Parson signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and ordered that all Missouri municipal elections previously scheduled for April 7, 2020, be postponed to June 2, 2020.


Resources

Manchester, Missouri | Coronavirus (COVID-19)

St. Louis County | COVID-19 & Coronavirus

CDC | Coronavirus (COVID-19)