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.
MEEKER I As the year 2011 began, the projects identified for this year began as well. Following are some of the larger projects being undertaken by the town this year:
MEEKER I With the arrival of snow, the town of Meeker asks residents to remove everything from the street, such as trailers parked along the curb or in cul-de-sacs, vehicles that are not used all of the time and basketball hoops.
MEEKER I Uncertainty is the name of the game when it comes to planning budgets, not just for individual households, but for the Town of Meeker. The way votes on bills like Amendments 60, 61 and Proposition 101 turn out after the Nov. 2 election may well determine what rural Colorado communities like Meeker are […]
MEEKER I Meeker’s board of trustees have approved amending the traffic code to reduce the speed limit on Sulphur Creek Rd. to 25 mph from Garfield Street, reducing the speed to 15 mph nearing the roundabout, and increasing back to 25 mph after the roundabout. The speed limit on Ute Road (the new road to […]
Please tell us the Town of Meeker is not using taxpayers’ money pursuing legal action for a sign on a moving vehicle. The signs on trucks, trailers and other moving stock are a common sight on your streets. The trucks have been parked at many different places as well. While we don’t know the entire […]
MEEKER I In its final regular meeting for 2009, Meeker’s board of trustees officially approved a mill levy reduction for the coming year. Record high property valuations would have generated an additional $66,000 in property tax revenue for the town, with business property owners taking the biggest hit.
MEEKER I Homeowners along Sulphur Creek Road once again expressed vehement dislike of proposed changes to the road. The town has been awarded a $595,000 state energy impact grant toward the project, which will include adding sidewalks and building a roundabout at the intersection of Sulphur Creek Road and Ute Road. With the grant approved, […]