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City Departments

city hallUnion is a full-service city providing everything from year-round recreational activities on 118 acres of municipal parkland to full-time police protection to water and sanitary sewer service.

Currently, the City staff includes 57 full-time employees. Approximately 35 temporary, seasonal workers are also employed during the summer months.

City Departments includes:

  • City Administrator
  • City Clerk
  • Community / Economic Development
  • Engineering and Building
  • Finance
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Police
  • Streets
  • Water and Sewer

In addition, the Board of Aldermen appoints the positions of City Clerk, Chief of Police and City Attorney, the citizens elect a City Collector and a Municipal Judge.

Union City Hall is located in downtown Union at 500 East Locust Street at the corner of Linden Street, one block away from the courthouse square. Departments housed at City Hall include Administration and Human Resources, the City Clerk's Office, the City Tax Collector, Community Development, Engineering and Building Inspections, Municipal Court and the Court Clerk's Office, and Parks and Recreation.

The City of Union's Police Department is also located in the central business district at 119 South Church Street.

Municipal facilities located outside of the downtown area include Parks Maintenance, the Streets Department, and the Water Department.

The City's administrative staff will gladly help with any questions you may have about the community. Unless indicated otherwise, the staff can be contacted by calling 636-583-3600 or at their municipal e-mail addresses.

City Administrator
Russell Rost

Assistant City Administrator / Community Development
James Schmieder

City Clerk
Jonita Copeland

Chief of Police
Andrew Parker

City Engineer
Jonathan Zimmermann

Finance Officer
Heather Keith

Parks and Recreation Director
Chad Pohlmann

Public Works Director

Water/Wastewater Superintendent
Jeff Voss

City of Union
500 E. Locust
Union, MO 63084
phone: 636-583-3600
fax: 636-583-4091