Cuba News

Council hears reports, sells surplus property

    During its March 2 meeting, the Cuba City Council heard reports from several department heads and accepted several bids for the sale of surplus property. Aldermen also discussed net metering for solar power users, approved a liquor license, and approved wages for summer lifeguards.

Easter events planned

    Residents in Cuba are welcome to bring their children to an Easter egg hunt on April 3, while a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny is being planned in Bourbon on March 27.

City completing airport work, planning for more

    The city of Cuba is about to wrap up a major tree-clearing project at Mosby Field, the municipal airport, but plans are already being made to complete more improvements. All the work is being funded with state grant money that covers 90 percent of the cost.

Police salaries topic of continued discussions

    The hiring of two new police officers during the March 2 meeting of the Cuba City Council led to a discussion of police salaries that ultimately led to a special meeting being called on March 9. After a lengthy discussion on what to pay new and existing officers, the issue was tabled until the council looks at the 2021-22 budget, which must be approved by June 30.