Woman fights arrest for felony drug warrant

A woman located in a Cuba residence during a police investigation on June 17 was arrested on a felony warrant and then charged with resisting arrest after her response to the incident. Suede Desire Steinhauer (Stahl), 29, told police she is homeless, but is listed with a Rolla address in court records.

Cuba City Council Notes

The Cuba City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, June 18 and in special session on Thursday, June 20 to discuss the following items of city-related business:

June 18 Regular Meeting

• The mayor announced changes to the meeting agenda. With approval from the council, discussion and approval of the FY 2020 budget and employee salaries were removed from the agenda, along with executive session. The budget and salaries were to be approved at a special meeting on June 20.

Scholarship presented to emergency services students

On June 12, 2019, the Robert & Dorothy Wind Family Scholarship Committee presented two $1000 scholarships for studies in the field of Emergency Services.  Pictured (from left) are Cary Terrill, chair of the Scholarship Committee; Kathleen Borg, member of the Scholarship Committee; Paul Taylor, recipient from Cuba, Missouri; Faith Roberts, recipient from Salem, Missouri; Gregg Mendenhall, Chief of Montauk Rural Fire Dept and co-chair of the Scholarship Committee; Larry West, President of Montauk Rural Fire Department; and Barry Reynolds, treasurer/secretary of the Scholarship Committee.

Councilwoman opposed to mayor granting additional paid days off

Ward 1 Alderwoman Debbie Martin thinks the mayor has too much leeway in granting city employees paid days off. She wants to curb what she referred to as “Mayor’s Days,” expressing her desire for the council to take action in limiting the number of days off awarded to employees that are in addition to their paid holidays.