Steelville Mayor Michael Keen made his annual appointments for various positions within the city at the January 21 council meeting, although there was a question on the timing, and one change to his proposed list.
The city of Steelville is behind on financial reports, including at least one required by law. Missouri state law says that cities of Steelville’s size must publish a financial statement every six months, but the last one the city published was in 2018. The city is also behind on annual financial audits—the last one of those completed was for fiscal year 2016.
The 2020 Steelville High School Homecoming king is Kyle Killeen and the queen is Courtney Diaz. The two freshmen were crowned at the ceremony held between the JV and varsity boys basketball games against Bourbon on Friday, Feb 7.
The city of Steelville is considering a requirement for inspections of residences prior to allowing people to live in them. At the February 3 city council meeting, City Superintendent Jason Evans presented a proposed “Application for Home Occupancy Inspection,” along with a proposed checklist for the inspection.
Raising children can be a difficult job, one with challenges most have not been prepared to tackle. The staff at the Meramec Adventure Ranch near Steelville want to help, and will be hosting an evening gathering once a month for any area parents, grandparents, teachers and anyone else involved in raising children of any age.