At a board meeting held on November 19, Superintendent of Cuba Schools Jon Earnhart updated the R-2 Board of Education on the status of the health insurance consortium that includes the R-2 School District. His news was not very good.
Steve Paulus has been approved by the Cuba City Council to fill the municipal judge’s seat being vacated by Patrick Horsefield at the end of the year. Horsefield formally announced his resignation from the elected judge’s position at the end of the calendar year, as he will be installed as the new associate circuit court judge in January.
Tickets are still available for Fantasy Night at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Fantasy Night will also double as a New Year’s Eve party at the KC Hall, and your ticket purchase offers a chance at random prize drawings of up to $10,000 in cash.
Next April, Cuba residents will have a chance to either renew or reject a half-cent sales tax that the city has used for capital improvement projects. The tax would be a continuation of the current half-cent sales tax, with one key difference: no sunset.
Santa Claus made his annual pre-holiday visit to the Cuba Senior Center on Friday, December 14. A sizable crowd of senior citizens filled the building that day to enjoy a Christmas lunch of pork, stuffing, and sides; and to have their pictures taken with the Saint Nick.