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Public Works Supervisor provides report

    In his report on the utility department of the city of Steelville at the July 7 city council meeting, Public Works Supervisor Jason Evans talked about work underway, provided updates on current systems, and asked for approval on purchases needed to continue work for this department.

Local pastor announces new outreach program to council

    Alderman Warren Graddy was sworn in during the Cuba City Council’s meeting on July 9. The Board of Alderman met in an open session last Thursday to discuss several new items of business and swear in the incumbent alderman after his victory in the polls on Tuesday.

Going Virtual: CAFNR Agricultural Research Centers moving forward with mostly virtual Field Days

Following discussions with local health departments and advisory boards, all educational field days offered by the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Agricultural Research Centers, except one, will be hosted virtually this year. The Graves-Chapple Research Center, located near Rock Port, Mo., is the only Research Center that will host an in-person field day and will follow all CDC guidelines for social distancing. These decisions were made locally at each Research Center.

Neighborhood Leadership Academy opens fall registration

University of Missouri Extension invites Meramec region residents to register for the fall 2020 Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA), a leadership training focused on community building principles.  Created in 2002, Neighborhood Leadership Academy provides in-depth training that emphasizes community building strategies, project planning, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills.

Council hears about potential paving projects

    Steelville Public Works Supervisor Jason Evans presented a proposed asphalt schedule for the current fiscal year at the city council meeting held on July 7. The schedule included groupings of streets that are near one another, and Evans plans to get pricing on the groups to determine which the city will be able to pave this year.