Steelville News

Harvest Festival 2019 promises fun for all

Harvest Festival 2019 is next week! Steelville’s annual fall festival will kick off events on Tuesday, September 3, and daily activities will be offered through Sunday, September 8. The theme for this year’s festival is “Once Upon a Dream,” and the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations sponsor a range of events during the festival.

School board approves tax rate for 2019

    The Steelville School Board met in regular session on August 15. During the meeting the board:
    • Held the annual tax rate hearing as required by law and approved the 2019 tax rate at $3.9521 per $100 assessed valuation for the 2019 tax year, up from $3.9225 in 2018. These rates are established by the state and are based on assessed valuation changes within the district. The new rate is expected to bring in an additional $99,333 in revenue for the district.