Eight counties | 36 cities | one region

a voluntary council of local governments
serving the missouri meramec area.



County located in

Phelps County


3,968 (2022 ACS)

Top Employers

Boys & Girls Town of Missouri, Missouri Veteran’s Home, Tacony Mfg., Wal-Mart Distribution Center #6069

Form of Government

Mayor & 8 council members

Class of city



St. James Public Schools, Boys & Girl Town of Missouri

Industrial Parks available in cities

St. James Industrial Park


Public Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Parks & Golf Course, Country Club, Wineries, Meramac Fish Hatchery & Trout Park, 5 miles to river access

Transportation Access

I-44, Highways 68 & 8, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

City Hall

100 S. Jefferson, St. James, MO 65559

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Council meets 2nd Monday, 7 p.m.

Contact Information

Phone: 573-265-7013

Fax: 573-265-5585


Rick Krawiecki, mayor@stjames-mo.org


Linda Cochran


Tyler Wagnon, Dave Bond, Mark Gray, Nathan Kemnitzer, Maggie Roberts, David Watkins, Michael Gray, Brittney Marston

City Administrator

Daniel Knoell

City Attorney

Jonathan Downard

Prosecuting Attorney

Steve Paulus

Police Chief

Ron Jones

Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director

John M. Douglas II

Public Works Director


Utilities Engineer

Archer-Elgin Engineering

Street Supervisor

Danny Scheel

Police Judge

Anthony Skouby

Parks & Recreation

Kristy Rich

Solid Waste Manager

Ron Fraser