Phelps County News
‘Claire on Campus’ tour brings senator to S&T for discussion on combating sexual violence
As part of her “Claire on Campus” tour across the state, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill visited Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla Monday to talk directly with students, educators, and law enforcement from across the region on ways to combat sexual violence on campus—and get feedback on her bipartisan legislation to protect and empower students, and strengthen accountability and transparency for institutions.
A four-person or team scramble golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday, October 11 to benefit the Team Anita—Pay it Forward fund. Open to the first 36 teams, registration will continue until October 4. The event will be held at the Piney Valley Golf Course at Fort Leonard Wood.
Treasurer reports tax revenues are up
During the week of September 25, Phelps County Commissioners:
• Awarded a bid on a courthouse access control project to Central Security Alarms, LLC in the amount $26,500 as the low bidder with a three-year warranty and the ability to expand the system in the future.
Vote-counting machines to be tested
To comply with Section 115.233 RSMo., there will be a public testing of the optical scan voting equipment on Friday, October 24,at 9 a.m. in the Mulit-Purpose Room, Phelps County Courthouse, 200 N. Main St., Rolla.
Gov. Nixon appoints David Steelman to the University of Missouri Board of Curators
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon has appointed David Steelman, of Rolla, to serve on the University of Missouri Board of Curators, which oversees the operation of the four-campus University of Missouri System.