Steelville News

Steelville residents complain about suspected illegal activity

Several frustrated neighbors have complained to the Steelville City Council twice about a residence on Keysville Road. The neighbors say the renters of the home have too many people living on the property, are selling drugs, have trash everywhere, and threaten them. Steelville police have responded that they are investigating the situation, but they have no proof of illegal activity there yet.

School board approves $10 million budget

Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker presented an annual budget to the school board for approval at a special meeting held on June 25. He told board members he anticipates “a flat year or possibly some increase as we move forward. All in all, it looks to be a pretty good budget year.”

Steelville city hall, police department renovations completed with $243,451 in CDBG funds

With the help of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the Missouri Department of Economic Development, ADA accessibility renovations to the Steelville city hall and police department have been completed, making the facility more accessible to city residents and visitors.

Steelville City Council Notes

Steelville’s City Council meets on the first and third Mondays of each month in the council chambers at City Hall. In June, the council met on June 3 and 17 and conducted business as follows for the city.

June 3

•    Alderwoman Sharon Hubbard brought a request to hold Art in the Park at the community park on April 25, 2020. The council approved the request.