A total of five people have declared their candidacies for spots on the Cuba City Council after filing opened on December 15 for various positions on city councils, school boards, and other local agencies that will be voted on in April 2021. Anyone interested in running for office in these races has until January 19 to declare their candidacy.
By Lori Malcolm for Viva Cuba
At dusk, there is something beautiful happening in Cuba. It's the twinkle of holiday lights that shimmer in the crisp winter air. Even though things are unusual this year, something remains clear—Cuba's resilient holiday spirit.
The second round of trees for Viva Cuba’s tree-planting project along Highway 19 in Cuba made it to town last week and many of them are already in the ground. Viva Cuba has received a total of $20,000 in grants from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) to fund the project.
Insurance Center of Cuba LLC, through the Missouri Farm & Home Bluebird Project, recently presented a check for $200 to Friday Backpacks for Cuba.
Mayor Cody Leathers called a special meeting of the Cuba City Council on December 10 to have a roundtable discussion about necessary upgrades to the police station. The council voted unanimously to move forward with architectural firm Archer-Elgin’s proposed contract.