MEEKER I The town of Meeker’s board of trustees named Scott Mezsaros as their choice for the new town administrator, effective April 2. Meszaros will replace longtime administrator Sharon Day, who celebrated 30 years working for the town in 2011.
MEEKER I “The team that’s helping the Rec District design the new park and trail in Sanderson Hills has a member of the team who is also a member of Volunteers of America,” said Town Administrator Sharon Day.
MEEKER I Animal control officer Laurel Haney spoke to the board about creating a community volunteer program for the town’s animal shelter. “It’s mainly for dog walking, kennel cleaning, possibly transporting a dog if we have to take it a long way. That’s mainly what it would be,” Haney said.
MEEKER I The Town of Meeker received 31 applications for the position of town administrator that will become available in the spring when longtime administrator Sharon Day retires.
MEEKER I Meeker’s board of trustees revisited a question about the town’s sign ordinance asked by trustee Rod Gerloff at the last board meeting. Gerloff had asked about the proliferation of vinyl advertising banners around town and where those banners fit into the town’s sign ordinance.
RBC I Rio Blanco County entities received $59,851 in Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Conservation Trust Fund (CTF) payments in 2001.
MEEKER I In the final regular board meeting of 2012, the town of Meeker’s board of trustees worked their way through a lengthy agenda, including adopting the 2012 budget, approving several requests for liquor license renewals, a home-business permit and began setting the wheels in motion for the next municipal election.
MEEKER I It’s a prime example of how communication and cooperation between two community organizations can be beneficial to the organizations and the public they serve. The Town of Meeker and the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District recently signed an agreement that turns responsibility for the majority of Meeker’s parks over to […]
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.
As the Town of Meeker’s board of trustees and staff begin preparations for the 2012 capital budget, there’s an underlying sense of caution and concern.
MEEKER I At the town’s Sept. 6 board meeting, members approved a plan to allow WREA to relocate the overhead power lines in Ute Park.
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.