More than $50,000 in additional construction costs for the elementary/middle school project were approved by the Steelville Board of Education at its regular meeting held July 16. The board also approved moving the propane tank on campus.
The Steelville School District released its preliminary reopening plans to parents at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The district has planned for numerous learning options and will be opening the year with both in-person and virtual learning opportunities for students.
The Steelville School Board met in regular session on July 16, and during that meeting members scheduled a special session for Tuesday, July 28, to discuss plans for a return to classes in August. Final preparations are being made with an input from parents.
A Steelville man was killed Saturday when his vehicle overturned on a Washington County road.
At the July 7 Steelville City Council meeting, recently elected Alderman Duane DeRennaux provided an extensive report of issues found at the Community Park when he and counterpart Tamra Cape conducted a walk-through of the facility. The two were named by the mayor as the council members to sit on the parks committee.