Steelville’s city council has approved an annual budget for fiscal year 2023 with total revenues of $4,267,170 and total expenditures of $4,167,525.
The Steelville School Board has approved an agreement with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office to provide a School Resource Officer to the school district. The Crawford County Commission has also agreed to an order to authorize the partnership between the two entities.
“We are crunched,” Superintendent Christina Hess told the Steelville School Board at their meeting last week as she described the lack of necessary space at the elementary school.
“We are out of space,” said Elementary Principal Candice Richter. “Not all of my Title people have a home. We’ve considered a lot of options. We are at our max capacity.”
Freedom Fest 2022 will be held on Monday, July 4, at the Steelville City Park. The annual Independence Day celebration is sponsored by the Steelville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Mary Young has been pushing hard to get a new facility for unwanted or lost dogs in Steelville for several years now. The local resident has worked with rescue organizations and others in the community and outside as well to raise funds to help provide a much better facility to house the dogs than the current small concrete block shed still in use.