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.

April election unlikely for Meeker voters

MEEKER I If the situation remains unchanged as of the candidate deadline on Friday, there will be no need for a Meeker town election.

2013 was good year of progress in Meeker

MEEKER I It was a busy year for the Town of Meeker and, according to Town Administrator Scott Meszaros, a number of small projects were completed and some large-scale changes for the future were initiated.

Meeker sidewalk project set for spring ’14

MEEKER I A Meeker town project in the works since 2008 may actually be undertaken come Spring 2014 after negotiations with three property owners are complete and bids can be let.

Meszaros gets first-ever archery moose in area…

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Meeker Town Manager Scott Meszaros was fortunate Sept. 23 to be the first person to ever harvest a Shiras moose in the Upper White River Basin/Flattops Wilderness Region.

Town of Meeker board nixes recreational pot sales

MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board voted 5-1 on Wednesday night to pass an ordinance making it illegal for the retail sales of recreational marijuana in town. The vote of the board was unanimous is its rejection of the ordinance with the exception of Trustee Regas Halandras, who voted against the measure.

Meeker earns glowing audit report

MEEKER I The independent audit of how the Town of Meeker is run financially shows a town that continues to have a large cash carryover and is being well run by town officials, notably the town administrator and town clerk.

Meeker moves to turn school over to county

MEEKER I The Meeker Town Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday night to proceed with an ordinance that would allow the town to turn the old Meeker Elementary School on Main Street in the downtown area over to the Rio Blanco County Board of Commissioners.

Meeker readies for park, sidewalk projects

MEEKER I Upgrades at Ute Park and sidewalks for east Market Street are the two chief projects planned by the Town of Meeker in the next several months.

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.

Meeker trustee seat available

MEEKER | The Town of Meeker is accepting applications to fill the vacant seat of Trustee Andy Thomson. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age, be a U.S. citizen and have lived within the Town of Meeker for at least the last 12 consecutive months prior to March 19, 2013.