Despite passing the FY 2021-22 budget that included all salaries for the year at the end of June, the Cuba City Council agreed on July 20 to a proposal that amended the salaries for administrative assistants. Following the discussion, it was clear that additional salaries will also be reviewed.
• Cuba is stop on Bicentennial Tour
Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited Cuba on Tuesday, July 27, as part of his Bicentennial Tour through the state. The governor and First Lady Teresa Parson made a brief stop in the Route 66 Mural City in the evening, taking time to meet community members, hear a bit about the history of the area, speak briefly to the crowd, and view some of the city’s public artwork.
During its meeting on July 20, the Cuba City Council approved a special ordinance authorizing the mayor to enter into a contract with Meramec Adventure Learning Ranch near Steelville to host a Youth Police Camp next month. The camp, which had become an annual event for the Cuba Police Department, is returning after having to be canceled last year due to the pandemic.
Before their second regular monthly meeting on July 20, the Cuba City Council held a public hearing on the proposed annexation of 74 acres on the west side of town. Developer Andy Stubblefield plans to build residences on the property.
The Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the list of performers who will be taking part at its Music Festival that is scheduled for Saturday, August 28.