MEEKER I Lifelong Meeker resident Regas Halandras was sworn in Tuesday night as the new mayor of Meeker, having moved up from his termed-out seat on the Meeker Town Board, where he had served eight years.
Dear Editor: And now, the “rest of the story.” The Town of Meeker held a planning commission hearing Monday to determine whether Fifth Street between Main and Park streets should be closed so the county can “create a park” between the school and the courthouse.”
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 If the situation remains unchanged as of the candidate deadline on Friday, there will be no need for a Meeker town election.
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 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.
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 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 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 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.