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.
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 […]