MEEKER — In response to a request from a Meeker business owner, the town will consider revising the current sign ordinance on March 17 in a public hearing forum.
MEEKER — Public Works Superintendent Russell Overton told Meeker’s Board of Trustees that the public restrooms at City Park have been closed after fires were intentionally set in both restrooms Jan. 25.
MEEKER — Back in November, voters settled the issue of whether to pass a bond election to build a new elementary school. Now, the question is what to do with the old one.
MEEKER — Meeker resident Dr. Bob Dorsett presented Meeker’s board of trustees with a list of potential alternatives to the Second Street extension compiled from discussions by the members of the Sulphur Creek neighborhood group.
MEEKER — Based on a citizen’s request that the Meeker Municipal Code allow digital display type signs, the town of Meeker has drafted the proposed amendment to the Meeker Sign Ordinance to allow Message Center Display (digital) signs.
MEEKER — “We all came here to talk about how that area is already overburdened. I’m amazed that this board is considering further development up there,” said David Scherbarth, representing his fellow Second Street residents, during the first Meeker board of trustees meeting for 2009.
MEEKER — A member of the Meeker Planning Commission has notified the board of her resignation.
MEEKER — After determining the existence of a public health and welfare emergency, Meeker’s Board of Trustees gave the go-ahead Dec. 10 to bypass the bid process and request a work proposal in order to move forward on the town’s water pump installation project.
MEEKER — Rod Gerloff, the newest member of the Meeker Board of Trustees, was sworn in Dec. 10, and one of his first official acts of business was to vote to adopt the 2009 proposed budget.
MEEKER — In a sign of the times, the town’s curb and gutter project on Highway 13 is on hold, due to uncertainty about the economy. At a special meeting Nov. 24, members of the town board opted to delay the road project.
MEEKER — Just because he is the newest member of the Meeker Town Board doesn’t mean he is a newcomer. Rod Gerloff, who was sworn in Wednesday night, has been around since the late 1970s, when his family moved here from Texas during the oil shale boom.