Residents of Cuba got their chance to voice opinions either in favor or in opposition to a proposal to move city offices into one centralized location at the former home of Meramec Electrical Products Company on Highway PP. It came as no surprise to city officials that most of the people who attended the public hearing at Recklein Auditorium last week were opposed to the idea of developing what’s being touted as a Cuba Municipal Complex.
The Cuba City Council met in regular session on August 7 at City Hall. The following items of business were discussed at that meeting:
• The council went into closed session for reasons of litigation, real estate and personnel. In closed session, the council voted to hire Jessica Talamante as administrative assistant at City Hall, Mae Cody as an Animal Control Officer, and Rachel Bennett as Animal Control care assistant.
Felony drug and gun charges have been issued against a Cuba man after his car was stopped for having expired license plate tags.
A Salem woman faces a felony drug possession charge, following a domestic disturbance at a Cuba residence on August 3.
Children participating in the Cuba Christian Church VBS collected 427 items to donate to the Cuba food pantry recently.