City of Weston, Missouri
City Government: The City is run by an elected Mayor and four members of the Board of Aldermen, two from each side of Weston. Main Street is the dividing line for the city wards. Ward I on the east side of Main Street and Ward II on the west side of Main Street. The Mayor and each board member are elected to serve two-year terms.
Vision Statement: Working in partnership with the residents of the greater Weston community, the City Staff, officials and policy makers are committed to preserving the physical beauty, historical heritage and environmental quality of the City, while striving to manage growth and promote development to ensure that it is a positive force on the general welfare of the Weston community, through clear plans, guidelines and regulations that achieve this goal.
Our mission will be achieved when we:
- Make decisions based on the preferences of the majority of our citizens;
- Proactively seek a preferred future by implementing and maintaining Weston's plans and regulations; and
- Strive to maintain our identity as a unique historical community while actively supporting economic and residential vitality.
Kent Stelljes 816-305-5368
Aldermen Ward I:
Patrick Farnan 816-686-4007
Bill Baker 816-830-3597
Aldermen Ward II:
Mark Seymour 816-365-6581
Joyce Burch 816-898-7936
Meetings Held at City Hall: Located in the restored Weston Train Depot at the foot of Main Street. Hours of operation are 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. Closed during most major holidays.
Telephone number is 816-640-2752.
- Municipal Court: 1st Monday at 7 p.m.
- Board of Aldermen: 2nd Monday at 6 p.m.
- Planning & Zoning: 4th Monday at 7 p.m.
- Historic Commission: 4th Monday at 7 p.m.
- Park Board: 4th Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Treasurer Ed Farrand 816-640-2341
City Clerk: Kim Kirby 816-640-2752
Police Chief: Terry Blanton 816-640-2455
Public Works: Mike Large 816-640-5477
Water Plant: Danny Masoner 816-640-2907
Municipal Judge: Gregory Dorsey 816-640-2752
City Attorney: Jeremy Webb 816-640-5221
Applications/Permits: Please contact City Hall for information concerning the following applications and permits: Business License Applications; Garage Sale Permits; Special Use Exceptions; Historic Building District Applications;
14 day work permits; Employee Liquor Permits; Green River Ordinance Applications; Daycare Permits; Sign Applications; Building Permit Applications.
Animal Tags: Currently, all dogs must be tagged within the City of Weston. $5 for spayed/neutered and $10 for non-spayed, non-neutered dog. ( penalties for late purchases). Bring proof of rabies vaccination. No license for cats at this time. City of Weston's animal ordinance requires all dogs must be under the immediate control of its owner. Copies of this ordinance are available at City Hall.
Missouri Motor Vehicle Registration and Driver's License Bureau: Located in Platte City, MO.
Their telephone number is 816-858-5711.
Voter Registration: You can change your voter registration or register to vote at City Hall, Mid-Continent Library or at the Board of Elections office in Platte City, Missouri.
Business Licenses: Required for ALL businesses. Renewal dates are January 1st of each year. Applications can be picked up at City Hall. Other than home-based businesses, all other businesses in town are required to have trash services.
Weston Business Listing: A list of local businesses, shops, restaurants and services can be picked up at City Hall and is also available on this website at VisitUs/Business Directory.
Parks: Weston City Park has playgrounds, gazebo, picnic tables, grills, tennis courts and basketball court. Franklin Park and Bless Park are also located in Weston. The Weston Bend State Park, located on the southern edge of Weston on Highway 45. offers picnic shelters, playgrounds, grills, walking/jogging trails, camping hookups and a scenic lookout point over the Missouri River. You may contact the Weston Bend State Park by calling 816-640-5443.
Recreation: The Weston Sports Association is a member of the Mid-Continent Sports Association. Please visit their website at www.midcontinentathletics.com if you have any questions.
- Electric: KCPL 888-471-5275
- Cable: Time Warner Cable 816-386-2986
- Gas: Empire District Gas Company - Customer service: 800-424-0427; Report a gas leak : 800-406-9220 www.empiredistrict.com.
- Telephone: “CenturyLink” Customer service: 800-788-3500
- Water/Sewer/Trash: City of Weston at 816-640-2752 requires $70 water deposit for residents, $100 for businesses.
Trash Pickup: Household pickups are once per week beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Curbside trash must be bagged and contain household trash only.
TRASH SCHEDULED EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2014
All residents and businesses on and North of 45 Highway.
Residents on Washington and Main Streets.
All commercial accounts – (dumpsters & loose trash). This includes the downtown shops.
All residents East of Main Street (south of 45 Highway).
Residential dumpsters @ Offutts, Humes & the Baptist Church.
Dumpsters @ TrexMart and the School.
All residents West of Main Street (except for Washington Street).
All commercial dumpster accounts.
Commercial loose trash for RJ’s, Pastimes, and Surgro.
RECYCLING CENTER HOURS CHANGED
Effective March 1, 2014 the drop-off recycling center will be open on Wednesday’s from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Saturday’s from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.
Household Hazardous Waste: The City of Weston is a member of the Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program. Residents have year-round access to the safe disposal of unwanted products such as paint, lawn and garden chemicals, automotive fluids, batteries,florescent bulbs and house cleaners.
Residents can access the permanent facilities in Lee's Summit and Kansas City and also can attend any of the mobile events scheduled April through October, at no charge. For more information please visit www.recyclespot.org and click on the "HHW" tab, or call 816-701-8226.
Recycling & Bulky Item Dumpsters:
Recycling drop off is located at the City Garage located at 725 Market Street (the corner of Blackhawk & Market Streets). Recycling items accepted in the co-mingled container are: Plastics #1 through #7, Aluminum, Tin Cans, Paper, and Chip-board (cereal boxes). Separate container for corrugated cardboard.
Abitibi paper recycling containers for magazines and all types of paper are located at the Weston City Hall parking lot and the Post Office.
The Bulky Item Dumpster (old chairs, mattresses etc.) is available for residents and non-residents at the following charges: Residents- $18 for half-truck load and $25 for a full-truck load: Non-residents- $20 for half-truck load and $40 for full-truck load.
The Yard Waste Dumpster is free to residents of Weston. It is unavailable to non-residents. A key to access the yard waste dumpster can be rented at city hall (deposit of $15.00).
All dumpsters at this location are available on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Wednesday's from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Library: Mid-Continent Public Library is located at 18204 Library Drive, and can be reached by calling 816-640-2874. Hours of operation: Monday & Thursday from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Schools: West Platte Elementary can be reached by calling 816-640-2811; Junior and Senior High Schools can be reached by calling 816-640-2292; West Platte Superintendent's Office can be reached by calling
For more information, you may visit www.wpsd.net.
Emergency Services: Call 9-1-1 in emergency situations. West Platte Fire and Ambulance District respond to Weston calls. The non-emergency number for the district is 816-640-2724 or 816-640-9927. Weston Police Department also responds to Weston calls. The non-emergency number for the police station/officer on duty is 816-640-2455.
Courthouse: Platte County seat is located at 415 Third Street, Platte City, MO and the telephone number is 816-858-2232.
United States Postal Service: The local post office is located at 18205 Library Drive, Weston, MO.
The telephone number is 816-640-5521.
Taxes: All real estate and personal property taxes are collected by the Office of the Platte County Collector in Platte City, MO. Residents should contact the Office of the Platte County Assessor to set personal property tax accounts.