More research will need to be completed before the Steelville City Council will make a determination on a request to waive insurance requirements for a pit bull dog living inside the city limits. The dog is a service animal and as such, there are questions on whether the requirement applies.
Free meals will be offered to local children in the Steelville School District beginning next week. On Friday, September 11, Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker announced the district had received word that it qualifies for the “Free Meals for All Students” program. The program falls under the USDA, which announced the extension of the summer meal programs in order to continue to serve free meals to all children into the fall months, as funding allows.
Steelville City Council members agreed to uphold the electricity deposit required by ordinance despite a request from a local person to consider another option.
Child pornography charges have been filed against a Steelville man accused of having videos and images of children engaged in sexual activity.
On Monday, August 24, the Steelville Area Chamber of commerce made the announcement that, due to continuing concerns related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the “difficult decision” had been made to postpone all Harvest Festival events for this year. The Chamber plans to incorporate several Harvest Festival activities into a “Christmas Festival” on Saturday, December 12. This will include the annual queen pageant and the Steelville Tourism Committee's Christmas Parade.