With the statewide passage of Amendment 2 last November, medical marijuana is coming. It’s just a matter of when. The primary questions still to be answered are who will be licensed to legally grow marijuana, process it in preparation for consumption, and then sell it to licensed patients in retail dispensary locations — not to mention where those grow, process, and dispensary operations will be located.
A new Facebook page representing itself as the City of Cuba has the actual representatives of the City of Cuba fired up and considering legal action. The question remains, what can you do about an anonymous social media page intended as satire?
The new fiscal year for the City of Cuba began July 1, with anticipated spending of over $17 million for Fiscal Year 2019-20.
The city council approved the new budget in June, with expenditures estimated at $17,025,141 for the fiscal year that runs from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. Mayor Ray Mortimeyer said he was satisfied with the new budget plan, which includes purchases for city vehicles, equipment for various departments, capital improvement projects, along with earmarks for future construction plans and a 2.7 percent salary increase for city employees. The new budget also includes a revised salary schedule that reflects recommendations from a recent salary study comparing the pay rates for Cuba workers with those of other municipalities.
The Cuba Fire District knows a little something about fire codes and regulation standards, and the district wants to put its expertise in that area to good use. Cuba Fire Chief Mike Plank came before the Cuba City Council on July 2 to request that the fire district he manages take over code enforcement matters related to fire safety.
We couldn't get photos of all the teams and kids playing in the Cuba Ball Program summer league at the Cuba Sports Complex, but we took a lot. Almost 80 photos, in fact. We hope you enjoy looking through our gallery of shots.