Seeking Justice: County makes its pitch for justice center at elementary school site

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RBC — With construction under way on the new elementary school, the future of the existing school site continues to generate discussion.

Energy audit ordered for town hall and shop

MEEKER — “We need to find some ways to cut energy costs in this (town hall) building and the town shop,” Meeker Town Administrator Sharon Day told the Board of Trustees.

Governmental units meet to discuss Sulphur Creek Road

MEEKER — The idea that a road might end up in your backyard is disconcerting for every homeowner, and Meeker’s Second Street residents are no exception. After many discussions, with many more to come, homeowner Anita Peters spoke to the heart of the issue with her question for the town board.

Trustees go forward with changes in code

MEEKER — It just goes to show, one person still has the power to affect change in a community. Harry Watt, co-owner of the Blue Spruce Inn, stepped up to the planning commission and spoke up about his desire to see a change made to the town’s sign code. Part of the Blue Spruce Inn’s […]

Second Street workshop generates ideas

MEEKER — The town’s engineer, Chris Hale, participated in a telephone interview during the March 17 scheduled workshop for the Second Street right-of-way project. Trustees and staff had been waiting on Hale’s design suggestions before considering whether or not to proceed with a plan to extend Second Street from Garfield to Market Street.

Watt demonstrates the “power of one”

MEEKER – It just goes to show, one person still has the power to affect change in a community. Harry Watt, co-owner of the Blue Spruce Inn, stepped up to the planning commission and spoke up about his desire to see a change made to the town’s sign code.

Workshop on Second St.

MEEKER — The Meeker town board of trustees meeting March 17 will include a discussion workshop about the proposed Second Street extension from Sulphur Creek to Market Street.

Meeker water use is at a 10-year low

MEEKER — “Water use is at a 10-year low,” said Russell Overton, Meeker Public Works Superintendent. “It (water consumption) all of a sudden just fell off.”

Future of grade school under review

MEEKER — Meeker’s Board of Trustees has designated the second meeting of every month as a “workshop” time for discussion concerning major town projects. The workshops are open to the public. For February 17, the board opted to discuss the future of the elementary school building, which is owned by

Digital signs on Market Street proposed

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.

Restrooms closed after Meeker City Park targeted by vandals

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.

Finding a fitting use: What do you do with a vacated elementary school building?

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.