Voters on Tuesday approved the extension of two existing county sales taxes that help fund road and bridge work, capital improvements, and the county jail. In other results, the makeup of the Cuba City Council went unchanged.
The Cuba Area Chamber of Commerce is making preparations for its annual banquet and seeking nominations from members for awards that will be presented at the May event. Nominations are due this week.
Voters in Cuba’s Third Ward will choose between their current alderman, Jeff Bouse, and challenger Eva Thorpe on April 6. The winner will serve the next two years on the city council.
Cuba’s annual citywide yard sale doesn’t officially begin until Saturday, but that didn’t stop one area resident from making the purchase of a lifetime earlier this week. The Cuba resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, purchased an original C.M. Coolidge painting valued at up to $500,000 for just $5.
Cuba’s Ward 1 voters will find plenty of experience on the April 6 ballot when they decide who will represent them on the city council for the next two years. Current Ward 1 Alderman Debbie Martin is being challenged by former mayor Ray Mortimeyer.