MEEKER I There are five candidates for three four-year terms on the Meeker Town Board of Trustees, and the all-mail election closes April 5. Ballots were mailed to voters earlier this week. The board has six members plus a mayor, with three member seats and the mayor up for election every two years.
EDITOR’s NOTE: This story is being presented in two parts. This first part takes a look at the plan for the possible inclusion of parts of downtown Meeker on the National Register of Historic Places, a definition of what inclusion on the National Register means and the lack of forced restrictions on any property owner […]
MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board raised water rates Tuesday night at a level slightly higher than had initially been proposed.
MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board will consider a slight water rate hike through a proposed resolution at its Feb. 3 meeting. A resolution allows the board to raise those rates by vote of the majority of the board and is not subject to a public hearing.
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.
MEEKER I Town native Bryce Ducey was chosen Tuesday evening to fill the vacant seat on the Town of Meeker Board of Trustees.
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.
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.