MEEKER I Starting April 8, Meeker Airport will be closed for approximately seven months while Rio Blanco County carries out two projects to improve the runway area at the facility to what eventually may be a C2 rating.
MEEKER I Work began in earnest last week on the Meeker Airport Runway Reconstruction Project. Fiore and Sons, Inc., began major dirt-work operations at the airport and will continue into the fall until winter weather shuts them down.
MEEKER I Rio Blanco County commissioners were notified July 3 that the federal funding for the Meeker Airport reconstruction project has been released.
RBC I In a public meeting last Monday, Rio Blanco County budget director Chris Singleton presented an overview of the proposed 2012 budget to commissioners and department heads.