Scott Creecy takes seat on Meeker Town Board

Scott Creecy

MEEKER I Scott Creecy, a six-year resident of Meeker, was sworn into office on Tuesday night, filling the vacancy left on the board when board member Regas Halandras, who was termed out on the board, ran unopposed for Meeker mayor.

Town OKs closure of block of 5th Street

MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board on Tuesday gave unanimous approval to an ordinance requested by Rio Blanco County to close Fifth Street from Main to Park streets to allow the courthouse and old elementary school to encompass the two-block area.

Ducey newest face on town board

Meeker Town Clerk Lisa Cook (left) administers the oath of office to Bryce Ducey, the newest member of the Meeker Board of Trustees during the March 18 board meeting.

MEEKER I When the Meeker Town Board next tends to business on April 4, the face of long-time Meeker resident Bryce Ducey will take his seat for the full meeting as the newest member of the board of trustees.

Ducey joins Meeker board

MEEKER I Town native Bryce Ducey was chosen Tuesday evening to fill the vacant seat on the Town of Meeker Board of Trustees.

Board adopts snow policy

Former U.S. Congressman Scott McInnis, now the executive director of the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC) was in Meeker asking town trustees to renew their membership and “get their voice back.”

MEEKER I After receiving several complaints and phone calls from local citizens, it was determined that the Town of Meeker did not have an official snow removal policy. But they do now, after adopting one at their Jan. 8 meeting.

Town of Meeker is debt-free

MEEKER I As of January 2012, the Town of Meeker is officially debt-free. The town made its final payment on a debt incurred in the 1970s for the town’s water system.

Market Street about to be surveyed

MEEKER I Surveying is about to begin on the Market Street sidewalk project. The design for the sidewalk plan will run from Watts Ranch Market to the mobile home park just past Twelfth Street on the north side and from Backcountry Realty’s office to the BLM/Forest Service building on the south side.

Fate of church in limbo

A public hearing is scheduled for May 17 to discuss temporarily moving the century-old Methodist Church to the west end of Park Street until a permanent foundation in Ute Park can be built.  Photo Courtesy of Bert Berry

Michele Morgan, who is spearheading the plan to relocate the century-old original Methodist church building, requested a public hearing to approve a two-phase plan for moving the building to Ute Park. The first phase of the plan would move the structure to the graveled area at the end of Park Street. The second phase, which […]

Steps toward school’s future

Meeker mayor Mandi Etheridge signed the paperwork to cancel the school district’s lease on the former Main Street elementary school. Some discussion is still underway between the school district and the town about property improvements which still need to be addressed.  

Board takes first look at empty school

Meeker’s board of trustees will have their first look at the recently vacated Main Street elementary school building tonight.

Future of grade school under review

MEEKER — Meeker’s Board of Trustees has designated the second meeting of every month as a “workshop” time for discussion concerning major town projects. The workshops are open to the public. For February 17, the board opted to discuss the future of the elementary school building, which is owned by

Gerloff, Thomson seek trustee position

MEEKER — Appointment of a new town of Meeker trustee was delayed Tuesday, after two letters of interest for the position were received by town staff.