CITY ADMINISTRATION OFFICE
301 East Stoddard • Hours: 8 am – 5 pm
Phone: 573-624-5959 • Fax: 573-624-4650
Meetings (held at Municipal Bldg., 119 Vine St.)
City Council – 1st Monday at 7:00 pm
Planning & Zoning Meetings – 4th Monday at 6:00 pm
The Stoddard County Ambulance Service is located in Dexter. A qualified staff consisting of both paramedics and EMTs service the area with the latest state of the art equipment. They have stations located throughout the Stoddard County area to provide faster response.
The Dexter Police Department provides 24 hour protection in our city. In addition to their regular duties, the department assists with several safety and educational programs. The Police Chief and his staff operate with the latest in dispatch, police, and emergency equipment. The department is represented by 20 full-time officers, five dispatchers.
E-911 Service made their live cut-over on October 10, 1995, enabling the 911 services to be accessed throughout Stoddard County. The service employs a full-time emergency management director. They provide the top of the line technology for faster response and accuracy. For more information contact, Carol Moreland at 573-624-9083 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Dexter citizens are proud of their city providing one of the most advanced firefighting organizations in the area. The Fire Chief oversees the management of two fire stations with the full-time volunteer services of concerned citizens. Fire rating within the city limits is four (4).
Fire Insurance Rating:
In city: 4
Outside city: 10
SERVICES / LICENSES
City Merchant – Contact City Clerks Office
Peddler License * – $50 Door to Door – 10 day permit (5 day waiting period)
Temporary Vendor * – $500 a day to set up on lot (5 day waiting period)
Yard Sales – 3 days a month (only 2 days in a row) Signs not on City Easement
(Community sponsored events and produce are exempt.)
Building Permit – Per Project with minimum of $15
* Sales Tax Certificate Required
Water Deposit – $80
All accounts require in-person application, documentation is required, application must be made at the collectors office.
COLLECTOR’S OFFICE PHONE
Fire – Don Seymore, Chief – Phone: 573-624-3425
Parks and Recreation -Jamie Rowe, Superintendent – Phone: 573-624-8244
Police – Trevor Pulley, Chief – Phone: 573-624-5512 – Fax: 573-624-8889
Streets & Sanitation – Jeff Myers, Superintendent – Phone: 573-624-6158
Water – Tom Espey, Superintendent – Phone: 573-624-5527
Library– Pam Trammell, Coordinator – Phone: 573-624-3764
Welcome Center Coordinator – Denita Shipman, Coordinator – Phone: 573-614-5131
Republic Services Landfill is open to the public. They provide a wide variety of trash services for the area. www.republicservices.com . The City of Dexter provides a garbage service for their citizens.
- Aluminum / Tin Cans
- Computer Paper
- Corrugated Cardboard — Boxes must be flattened (broken down)
- Plastic Bottles & Jugs *No Oil Cans. — Numbers 1 & 2, rinsed in water at least twice and the caps removed. These numbers can be found on the bottom of the bottles and jugs.
- Telephone Books
Drop off points:
- Corner of Catalpa & SW Main St.
- Corner of East Market & North Locust
- West Bus. Hwy. 60 Town & Country Parking Lot
- East Parking Lot Next To Hickory Log
Curb Side Pickup:
Regular Trash Pick Up – Residential — 2 containers or 4 trash bags (30 gallons total)
Extra Bag Trash Pick Up — “Red Tags” – $1.00 each
White Good Items & Other Bulk – Must call for pick up 573-624-5527
“Blue Tags” – $10 each — Limit 2 items (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, hot water heaters, & other major appliances.)
“Red Tags” – $1 each — Limit 2 items (couches, mattresses, chairs, etc.)
Bulk Trash — 1st & 3rd Fri
Yard Waste — 2nd & 4th Fri
Curbside Pickup – Must call for pick-up 624-5527 — 2nd Friday of each month, at least 2 CLEAR plastic bags, and/or 20 lbs BUNDELED newspapers.
You may purchase tags at the City Administration Building, or Harps