After 55 years and finally under Mayor Waldman's leadership, the Olivette City Council finally approved a mixed-use development district at the corner of Olive and I-170 that will bring businesses and amenities to Olivette and transform that intersection.
Serving in her fourth term as the Mayor of Olivette, and having also served as a trustee and member of the Olivette City Council, Mayor Waldman has a deep passion for public service, continual learning, and working collaboratively to the benefit of the citizens of Olivette.
Join us as we hear directly from Mayor Waldman about her views of Olivette, the larger St. Louis region, and the role that the public and private sectors can jointly play in development and redevelopment opportunities that can help our region grow.
Mayor Waldman's Biography:
Mayor Missy Waldman grew up in Olivette, graduating from Horton Watkins High School. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Law and Communications and has spent her career in the social work and health care field. Mayor Waldman works at the Legal Services of Eastern Missouri assisting families with state and federal health programs including compliance with the regulations of Medicaid and Medicare.
Mayor Waldman’s passion for the City of Olivette as a trustee on street improvements and housing led to accepting the appointment to a vacated seat on the Olivette City Council in 2000. Mayor Waldman brings almost two decades of experience in service and leadership to the City of Olivette as an Olivette elected official and was appointed to her 4th Mayoral term in the spring of 2019.
Mayor Waldman is committed to improving the quality of life for the residents and dedicated to the growth of Olivette, developing a reputation as a proactive and effective local leader. Among her biggest accomplishments as an elected official is the approval of a 13.5-million-dollar bond issue that paid for the construction of Olivette’s new City Center. In addition, after 55 years as a redevelopment goal, the City Council approved a mixed-use development district at the corner of Olive and I-170 that will bring businesses and amenities to Olivette. The Olivette native works tirelessly to create community-based economic developments and towards the future of Olivette- envisioning it as a place people come to versus. drive through.
Mayor Waldman is honored to be able to serve on the Olivette City Council and to represent the citizens of Olivette.