City of Steelville will help county with sidewalk replacement
The city of Steelville and Crawford County will work together on a small project to replace a section of sidewalk in front of the health department on Main Street. District #1 Commissioner Paul Watson approached the city council at its meeting on Thursday, September 4 with the request for assistance in improving the walkway.
Special DWI enforcment effort planned
Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that sometime during the month of September, troopers assigned to Troop I will be involved in a special enforcement operation specifically targeting those drivers who are operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs in Crawford County.
Leo Sanders elected chairman of MRPC transportation committee
The Meramec Region Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) elected a new slate of officers at its August meeting as two-term Chairman John Petersen reached his term limit. Crawford County Presiding Commissioner Leo Sanders will lead the group through the next year as chairman, while Dent County Presiding Commissioner Darrell Skiles willserve as vice chair and Washington County Presiding Commissioner Marvin Wright will serve as secretary to the group.
55 properties sold for back taxes
Despite the hot weather, there was a good-sized crowd on the courthouse lawn on Monday for the county’s annual back tax sale.
Leathers leaving county to join staff at ECC
Mardy Leathers attended his last Crawford County Commission meeting as county clerk on Tuesday. He will leave the position officially on September 1 and take over duties for his new job as Executive Director for the Center for Workforce Development with East Central College.