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.
To say that Cuba High School’s DECA club had a successful first year would be a huge understatement. Students from the extracurricular organization more than exceeded their initial goals by sending members to the state and international competitions.
With just a few weeks under his belt serving as Cuba Public Works Director, Craig Bouse is already starting to get comfortable in his new job. In an interview with the Cuba Free Press, Bouse said he was looking forward to the challenges his new position presents.
Viva Cuba members Peggy Holland and Jill Barnett attended the June 4 meeting of the Cuba City Council regarding the city’s participation in the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) grant application. Holland and Barnett explained to the council that the organization’s original plan was to remove all trees and shrubs along Highway 19, starting at Ozark Street and going south to the railroad overpass, replacing the existing trees with approximately 80 native Missouri trees, as recommended by a forestry expert.
The Cuba City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, June 4, to discuss the following items of city-related business:
• The meeting was called to order, with the full council in attendance.
• The regular meeting minutes of May 21, closed session minutes of May 21, special meeting minutes of May 30, and closed session minutes of May 30 were approved as presented.