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  From the U City Neighborhood Shelley Welsch for Mayor Re-election Campaign Kickoff PartySaturday, January 18th5:00 p.m.7700 Olive BoulevardAll are welcome.Invitation is attached. Job OpeningsUniversity United Methodist Church as a number of job openings - one for a Pastor of Young Adult and Cross-Cultural Ministries and another for a Director of Youth Ministries.  I have attached […]

World Conservation Forum

26 Oct 2013 / in Speeches

World Conservation Forum Saint Louis Zoo October 26, 2013 I would like to thank the organizers of this World Conservation Forum for the invitation to speak to you about the environmental efforts in the City of University City. I am honored and happy to present to you tonight details of what we have been doing […]

Welcome to my personal blog

07 Jul 2013 / in On the Mind of the Mayor

Welcome to my personal blog – I now call it On the Mind of the Mayor. In my blog I try to go into a bit more depth on issues that I think are of interest in the community. Have any questions? Let me know by linking to my Q & A page. Click here […]

SIRV was waiting to be born

21 May 2013 / in News Mentions

News seldom occurs in a vacuum; it often grows out of indirect events that, when recalled, can add context and give readers deeper understanding of why something happened. An example is Monday’s story of  a new city-county organization, the St. Louis Initiative to Reduce Violence orSIRV,  to address, among other things, unseemly behavior among youth. […]

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As a way of communicating on a regular basis with constituents around University City, I write and produce a weekly newsletter called the University City Bulletin Board. I provide information on what’s happening in City Hall and around town, and provide readers with links to City and community documents for even more information. If you […]

Clayton Ladue Rotary Club

20 Mar 2013 / in Speeches

Clayton Ladue Rotary Club March 20, 2013 Who We Are I will begin by providing a bit of background on our community. University City stands at six square miles, and is bordered by the municipalities of St. Louis, Wellston, Pagedale, Overland, Olivette, Ladue and Clayton. We are an inner-ring suburb of the City of St. […]

NOTES for talk to ReMax Agents

07 Mar 2013 / in Speeches

NOTES for talk to ReMax Agents March 7, 2013 My name is Shelley Welsch. I am the Mayor of the great City of University City. I appreciate the opportunity to talk with you this morning. I am very happy to be here.   You are in the business of selling homes and communities. There is […]

U City By the Numbers: 2013 State of the City

06 Mar 2013 / in News Mentions

Mayor Shelley Welsch told citizens Tuesday that University City is a “great community that has the potential to be greater still.” Read the article


05 Mar 2013 / in Speeches

STATE OF THE CITYADDRESS Mayor Shelley Welsch Tuesday, March 5, 2013 7:00 p.m. • Council Chamber I am pleased to be here for the third year to present a State of the City address. I thank the Historical Society of University City for the invitation to speak. This is a good way to honor the […]

Loop Trolley Moves One Step Closer to Reality

28 Feb 2013 / in News Mentions

The University City Plan Commission Wednesday approved a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) on behalf of the Loop Trolley Company. The approval of the permit moves the project forward to a vote by the City Council Mayor Shelley Welsch, sitting in on the meeting for the absent Councilman Arthur Sharpe Jr., said the issue should be before the Council […]