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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Perry County CARES Act Funding Application is now available

The Perry County CARES Act Funding Application is now available on Perry County’s website at www.perrycountymo.us, and the Southeast Missouri Regional Planning Commission’s website at semorpc.org for eligible uses as outlined by guidan...

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Perry County extends Stay-at-Home order until May 4

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The Perry County Commission voted Monday, to extend the county’s stay-at-home order, with revisions that will allow non-essential businesses to reopen.  The amendments to the order are effective, 12:01 am, Monday, April 27, 2020, and wi...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

FAQ Regarding Perry County's Amended Stay at Home Order

Perry County Commission 
Order No. 032520
Issued March 25, 2020 

Why was this order issued?

This order was issued to protect the health and safety of all residents, with the goal of limiting the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Perry County Commission Orders Perry County Residents to Stay at Home

The Perry County Commission signed an order on March 25, 2020 ordering all Perry County Residents to "Stay At Home" as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Executive Order was enacted once Perry County confirmed a third positive test of Covi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Perry County Commission Guidance on "Shelter in Place" and "essential business"

Perry County: Please advise additional information defining what it means to “shelter in place” as well as what is considered essential businesses. The Perry County Commission’s order will go into effect March 26, 2020 at 12:...
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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Perry County Commission Advises Perry County Residents Shelter In Place

In this time of great concern for our families, fellow citizens and community, the Perry County Commission, County Health Department, and leadership of the our local municipal governments Perryville, Altenburg and Frohna are reaching out to you with a ple...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Perry County Activates Emergency Operation Command in response to COVID-19

Effective March 22, 2020, Perry County Emergency Management Agency has declared the Emergency Operation Center (EOC) is activated to a Level 2, while the Perry County Commission signed a State of Emergency on Sunday during an emergency meeting. Action was...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

April 7 Election postponed to June 2 by order of the Governor

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Perry County’s April 7 Municipal Election will be postponed until June 2, 2020 due to an executive order issued by Governor Mike Parson on March 18 declaring a state of emergency in response to COVID-19   per a request from Secretary of...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Perry County issues joint statement regarding Covid-19

March 17, 2020: 11:30 am

Following the most current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Missouri Governor Mike Parson, dated March 15, the Perry County Health Department, Perry County Commission and leadership from the City of Pe...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Filing underway for August 4, 2020 Primary Election

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Candidate filing for the August 4th Primary Election begins on Tuesday, February 25. Perry County use a lottery system for placement on the ballot, so luck of the draw will determine where candidates are on the ballot. After Feb. 25, all other filers will...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Information on the April 7, 2020 Municipal Election

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The April Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Absentee voting for the Presidential Preference Primary opens on February 25, 2020. Absentee voting is open to any registered Perry County voter who is physically unable to make it to th...

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Information on the 2020 Presidential Preference Primary,

For the 2020 Election Cycle, the Presidential Preference Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Absentee voting for the Presidential Preference Primary opens on January 28, 2020. Absentee voting is open to any registered Perry County vo...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Perryville Makes Top Twenty of Best Cities to Live In

Online news outlet "24/7 Wall St" has ranked Perryville as one of the top 50 best US cities to live in. Perryville comes in at number 20. Click the link below to read the full article

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Commission forms an ‘Adopt-A-County-Road’ Program

Adopt a county Road 2019

Perry County Commissioners signed a resolution in October to create an Adopt-A-County-Road program.

The driving force behind instituting the county’s new beautification program was the Lohmann family, who adopted Perry County Road 502 in memory o...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Assessor Recognized for Decade of Service

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Perry County Assessor Charlie Triller was recognized in late September for 10 years of service by the Perry County Commission. Triller is in his third term serving as Perry County Assessor. He previously worked as a Code Enforcement Officer for the City o...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

New building under construction at the Recycling Center

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Construction of a new storage and drive-through facility at the Perry County Recycling Center started last week.

The cost of the project is estimated to cost roughly $36,000. Perry County applied for the grant in late 2018, and was selected to receive mone...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Perry County awards funds for Inclusive Playground

Lucas and Freinds Playground.09.16.2019

Lucas Fitsche recently joined the Perry County Commission to say “thanks” for contributing to his project, Lucas and Friends Backyard Adventures Playground. The Perry County Commission allocated $50,000 from the Local Park Sales Tax fu...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Legion Lake stocked with catfish

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Legion Lake, located at Veterans’ Memorial Park in Perryville, became home to some 900 Channel catfish late last month during annual stocking courtesy of the Missouri Department of Conservation as part of the organization’s Community A...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Need for new Chester Bridge discussed in Jefferson City

State Representatives Dale Wright and Rick Francis and officials from their House districts gathered at the Missouri State Capitol

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Perryville to Suspend Curbside Recycling Pickup

Due to rising operational costs and global decreases in recyclable commodity values, the Perry County Solid Waste Committee will suspend the curbside recycling service offered to City of Perryville residents. The decision to halt the service at the end of...

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