The City of Owensville was incorporated in 1911 as a Fourth Class City with a Mayor- Board of Aldermen government structure. The Mayor and Aldermen serve two-year terms. There are two wards in the City with two Aldermen who live in each ward as representatives. Terms of office are staggered. www.cityofowensville.com
1. City Administrator
2. City Clerk
3. City Attorney
4. Municipal Judge
5. City Collector
2. Four Aldermen
3. Marshall (4 yr. Term)
Merchants doing business within the city are required to purchase a license through the City Collector’s office.
City Council meetings are held at City Hall, located at 107 W. Sears Ave., on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm. City officials may be reached through City Hall at 437-2812. The public is invited to the city meetings. Please request in advance to be put on the agenda to speak at meetings. The city’s website is: www.cityofowensville.com.
If you need any further information or questions answered regarding city regulations, please feel free to contact City Hall between the hours of 9 a.m. And 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, (573) 437-2812.
A city liquor license is required for businesses selling alcoholic beverages. This may be applied for through the City Clerk’s office.
Owensville Municipal Utilities include water and sewer. Bills are sent out the 1st of each month and due by the 15th of each month. Payment may be made at the utilities office located in City Hall located at 107 West Sears Avenue. A deposit of $100 for water/sewer is required before services are turned on at the residence or business. The property owner is exempt from this deposit requirement. This deposit is refunded if you move from the city. Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, Phone: (573) 437-2812.
Ameren Missouri provides natural gas and electrical services to residents of the City of Owensville. For information on these services, contact Ameren Missouri at (800) 552-7583.
The Owensville Police Department provides 24 hour police protection to city residents. OPD is located at 109 N. Second Street. Phone (573) 437-2195 for non-emergency calls. Emergency calls, dial 9-1-1.
The 27 miles of city streets are maintained by the Street Department. Sidewalks and curbing are the responsibility of the property owner.
Trash removal is the responsibility of the property owner or renter. It is a violation of city ordinance to dump any garbage or refuse upon any street, alleyway or public place within the city. Contact Swinger/BFI at (573) 885-7596, Waste Management at (800) 359-7929 or refer to the local telephone book for additional information.
It is the responsibility of the property owner, renter, etc. To remove tall weeds growing on the property and to keep the grass mowed and the property free of trash, debris and clutter.