Main Street candidate…

On Aug. 17 at the downtown pavilion between the old courthouse and new Justice Center, representatives of the Town of Meeker, the Meeker Chamber of Commerce and the county gathered to meet Colorado Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne, who stopped in town to honor Meeker’s achievement of “candidate status” in the Colorado Main Street Program. Participants included county Economic Development coordinator Katelin Cook, Councilman Scott Creecy, Lt. Gov. Lynne, Town Court Clerk and administrative assistant Amy Tupy, Town Clerk Lisa Cook, Town Manager Scott Meszaros, chamber member Reed Kelley, Councilman Rodney Gerloff, Meeker Mayor Regas Halandras and Meeker Chief of Police Bob Hervey.

Better City: Center for Outdoor Adventure in the works with wide focus

MEEKER I Prior to the regularly scheduled Meeker Town Board meeting on Aug. 2, representatives from Better City presented a completed feasibility study for the Center for Outdoor Adventure, one aspect of their strategic plan to revitalize the local economy.

Broadband possible by year’s end

MEEKER I Rio Blanco County’s Information Technology Director Blake Mobley presented a detailed update on the county’s broadband project to the Meeker Board of Trustees at the July 19 meeting. The massive undertaking, which includes a network of fiber lines in Meeker and Rangely as well as several towers at various locations to “bounce” the […]

Meeker board OKs revisions to town code

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MEEKER I The Town of Meeker board of trustees discussed several revisions to the proposed Meeker Municipal Code ordinance at its meeting July 5 and ended up approving all but one proposed change.

Officer Mendenhall recognized for his lifesaving skills

MEEKER I Meeker Police Chief Bob Hervey presented Meeker Police Officer Gardner Mendenhall with a letter of recognition and lifesaving award at the June 21 town council meeting.

Town of Meeker OKs Ute Park ballfield project

MEEKER I Representatives from the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation & Park District (ERBM) asked the Town of Meeker Board of Trustees for a formal motion to support the Ute Park ballfield project at the town council meeting June 7.

Meeker grants help local businesses improve properties

MEEKER I The Town of Meeker is continuing the town grant program aimed at encouraging and helping town businesses succeed and enhance their building and business site appearances.

Meeker officials sworn in …

From left, Meeker Town Administrator Scott Meszaros, Meeker Police Chief Bob Hervey and Town Attorney Melody Massih were sworn into office by Meeker Town Clerk Lisa Cook at Tuesday evening’s Meeker Town Council meeting. The appointments of these town officers must be formally made and the individuals must take the oath of office along with the seating of new and re-elected town council members.

Biz scholarships available

RBC I Rio Blanco County, the Town of Meeker, private investors and the Meeker Chamber of Commerce are offering scholarships for area business owners who are interested in attending an intensive workshop to assist small business owners helping to transform their business and their community, into a destination location.

Meeker officially joins ‘Main Street Program’

MEEKER I Cassie McGuire, owner of McGuire Auto Parts and former president of the Meeker Chamber of Commerce, is excited. She feels that getting Meeker involved in the state’s “Main Street Program” will help the community coordinate its efforts, set goals and accomplish needed projects.

Rangely, Meeker have full slate of folks seeking town offices

RBC I The filing deadline for nomination petitions to be turned in for the Meeker and Rangely town council elections was 5 p.m. on Monday, and there are enough candidates this year to have elections in both towns. According to Meeker Town Clerk Lisa Cook, Mayor Regas Halandras filed his qualified petition for re-election to […]

Meeker Town Board approves dispatch, Better City accords

MEEKER I At the Jan. 5 Meeker Town Council meeting, Rio Blanco County Sheriff Anthony Mazzola requested that the town buy in to a new distribution of costs for the shared law enforcement, fire and public safety dispatch operation.