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    Cape Serves – Penny Williams

    A real superhero in the Parks and Recreation Department is the Recreation Division Manager for the City of Cape Girardeau, Penny Williams. She has been an employee for the City of Cape Girardeau for the [...]

Council & Policy

City Council

Airport Hangar Public-Private Proposal

eputy City Manager Molly Mehner during the Jan. 22 City Council meeting presented information about proposed hangar updates through a public-private partnership that would allow for the Airport to have desperately needed new hangars facilities […]

City Council

Capital Improvements Discussion at Council

Come to the meeting or watch the live discussion at the next Council meeting Feb. 4 at 5 p.m. cityofcape.org/citycouncil Development Services Director Alex McElroy presented the draft Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for the fiscal […]

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Cape Girardeau

Cape Girardeau is Now a Purple Heart City

Representatives with the Military Order of the Purple Heart, USA, in conjunction with the Marine Corps League: Cpl Mason O Yarbrough Det #1081 and VFW POST 3838 attended the Nov. 7 City Council meeting to […]

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Economic Vitality

SEMPO Releases FY 2020-2023 TIP Amendment 1 for Public Comment

by Jessica Sexton in Cape Girardeau Comments Off on SEMPO Releases FY 2020-2023 TIP Amendment 1 for Public Comment

The Southeast Metropolitan Planning Organization (SEMPO) has released FY 2020-2023 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment No. 1 for public comment. The public comment period closes on August 19, 2019. The TIP is a short-range capital improvement [...]


City Hall

Sprigg Street Bridge Named Project of the Year

The South Sprigg Street Bridge Project was recently awarded as project of the year for 2018 by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) St. Louis Section. The award was given to those involved with […]

Cape Girardeau

Downtown Main Street Sidewalks, Lighting: May 2017

The Downtown Sidewalk Replacement and Lighting project is expected to move forward in the first quarter of 2017 now that Council has authorized staff to contract with Fronabarger Concreters.   The project consists of the replacement […]

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    Cape Serves – Molly Mehner

    Deputy City Manager Molly Mehner compares her job at the City of Cape Girardeau to a conductor and their orchestra. In her position, Mehner oversees five different city departments/divisions including Development Services, Public Works, Human [...]
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    Cape Serves – Scott Meyer

    Scott Meyer’s goal is to make Cape Girardeau the best city it can possibly be. A 26-year-long career as a professional engineer led Meyer to his current position as city manager, having served in the [...]
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    Cape Serves – Gary Hill

    From beginning as an industrial arts/construction trade teacher to his current position with the City of Cape Girardeau, Building and Code Enforcement Manager Gary Hill has truly done it all. Hill transitioned after 16 years [...]
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    Cape Serves – Jake Garrard

    Learn more about what our Development Services staff encounters on a daily basis through this “day in the life” with Civil Engineer Jake Garrard.  Brenna Shea is a mass communications major with a public relations [...]
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    Cape Serves – Nicolette Brennan

    With 10 years of city government experience under her belt, Nicolette Brennan wears multiple hats with ease. As Public Information Manager for the City of Cape Girardeau, Nicolette says that every day is never the [...]