Cuba News

School announces 2021-22 COVID plan

    Following last week’s school board meeting, the Cuba School District has released its “CCR2 Continuity of Services Plan” that will be in place for the opening of the 2021-22 school year. The plan establishes COVID-19 guidelines as follows:

Administrative assistant salary adjustment approved by council

    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.

Governor Parson visits Mural City - PHOTO GALLERY

• 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.

Cuba Police Camp returning August 11-13

    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.

Annexation could bring 74 acres into city

    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.