A Steelville woman has been charged with assault after reportedly pushing her husband down the stairs on July 14. Georgia L. Carter, 40, stands charged with class E felony domestic assault in the third degree as a result of the incident.
• Aldermen say health issues prevent him from fulfilling duties
Steelville City Council members called a special meeting on Monday to ask Mayor Michael Keen to resign. Keen refused, and, while there is a legal process for attempting to remove him from office, the council will not pursue that option.
The Board of Education for the Steelville School District met on Thursday, June 20 to conduct business as follows for the district.
• Board members approved all consent agenda items as presented. Consent agenda items are those considered to be routine in nature, and are voted on in one motion to conserve time. If discussion is desired on a particular item, it will be removed from the consent agenda, and be placed first under the regular agenda.
Several frustrated neighbors have complained to the Steelville City Council twice about a residence on Keysville Road. The neighbors say the renters of the home have too many people living on the property, are selling drugs, have trash everywhere, and threaten them. Steelville police have responded that they are investigating the situation, but they have no proof of illegal activity there yet.
Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker presented an annual budget to the school board for approval at a special meeting held on June 25. He told board members he anticipates “a flat year or possibly some increase as we move forward. All in all, it looks to be a pretty good budget year.”