Steelville News

Superintendent reports on shorter week, behavioral health liaison

            In her report to the school board last week, Steelville Schools Superintendent Christina Hess shared updates on a behavioral health liaison program, capital improvement projects, software system changes, and added that Cuba schools are considering a change to a four-day week.

Park plans discussed by panel and council

            The city of Steelville again has an active group of community residents working with council members to better the local parks. After a few years without one, following the disbanding of the former park board in favor of changing its name to a park panel and re-writing the related ordinance, the new group has been appointed and met earlier this month.

Property owner questions dog ordinance

            Steelville’s city council re-approved its dog ordinance at the first September meeting, after learning it had originally not included a list of fine attached to violations. Later in the meeting, a city property owner questioned the ordinance and expressed dissatisfaction with it.