After calling it “probably the best tax that the City of Cuba has passed to get things done,” Mayor Ray Mortimeyer asked city council members for their opinions on the half-cent capital improvement tax that is used to fund city building and infrastructure projects, as well as new equipment purchases. The mayor told the council that even though the tax won’t sunset until 2020, a decision will need to be made about renewing it and for how long.
The City of Cuba is looking for a new Public Works director and will begin advertising for the open position immediately. The city hopes to have the job filled in January.
Area veterans were saluted for their service and sacrifice to our country at the annual Veterans Day Assembly at Cuba High School on Thursday, November 8. The service was organized and led again this year by retired schoolteacher Marilyn Licklider.
A Native American military history exhibit will be on public display at Recklein Auditorium for five weeks in January of 2020. The Crawford County Library District received grant funding to allow for the historical display, and the Cuba City Council has permitted the library district to use the auditorium’s ample floorspace to house the exhibition.
Ethan Schroyer, Austin Thomas and Dustin Daehn (not pictured) received their American FFA Degrees at the National FFA Convention.