Save Your Summer with Virtual Classes from the Library

by Tiffani Stewart
St. Charles City-County Library

You’ve watched television reruns until your brain is mushy. You’ve cooked and eaten at least 12,000 meals. You’ve walked your neighborhood so much that you’ve memorized every leaf on every tree. You’re hot. You’re bored. You’re already ready for summer to end. Is this you? Is this TRUE? Let the Library help you save your summer! It’s not too late... 

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Plans Taking Shape for the 2020 New Melle Festival August 13-15

The New Melle Festival is next month!  We cannot wait for August 13-15 to showcase this year’s festival.  On Thursday, August 13 we will have Family Night at the Festival. 

Starting at 6pm, the grounds will open, and rides and inflatables will start.  From 6-9pm, there will be a face painter, balloon artist, caricaturist, and demos by various first responder agencies.  Straatmann Feed will also be showcasing their Agri-Land again this year.  The grounds will close at 10pm.  Admission on Thursday night will be $2, and if you bring a canned food item, your admission will be $1.

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Public Hearing Aug. 4 Re: Placing More Restrictions on Commercial Properties

The New Melle Planning and Zoning Commission is suggesting that the city’s zoning ordinances be amended to allow conditional uses to be placed on any commercial property that abuts, is adjacent to, or contiguous with a residential property. There is a public hearing on this matter tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (THIS IS A CORRECTED DATE.) at New Melle Sports and Recreation to accommodate social distancing.

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