Brixius honored by mayor, council for leadership, vision

Rangely town council members and a few town staff members gathered for lunch in the banquet room at Betty’s Cafe to show their appreciation for town manager Peter Brixius and his supportive wife Colleen. Brixius received a plaque, a weekend spa getaway and a bonus check for $1,000. Pictured are trustees Clayton Gohr and Lisa Hatch, Mayor Paula Davis, Frank Huitt, Peter and Colleen Brixius, Brad Casto, Brent Shroyer and mayor protem Elaine Urie.

RANGELY I A surprise luncheon was held for Rangely town manager Peter Brixius and his wife Colleen in the banquet room at Betty’s Cafe Friday last.

Town to approve budget

RANGELY I The town of Rangely will approve the 2012 budget Dec. 13, 2011, at 7 p.m.

Officer Cindy…

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Cindy Garner is the town of Rangely’s new animal control officer. Her husband, Rich, is a Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s deputy. They lived in Granby before moving to Rangely. They have two sons.

Election results: Davis wins mayor position

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RANGELY | Paula Davis defeated Dan Eddy in Tuesday’s election for mayor. Clayton Gohr received the most votes for trustee. For more information about results of the mayoral and trustee election, see this week’s Herald Times. Mayor Paula Davis 334 Dan Eddy 244 Trustee Clayton Gohr 385 Elaine Urie 364

1,000-ft. sewer line replaced on Darius Avenue in Rangely

Residents on Darius Avenue had to do without water during the day last week — at least for a few days. But now they have a new sewer line.

Rangely gets $595K in grants

RANGELY — In these tough economic times, the town of Rangely received some good news. The Colorado Department of Local Affairs awarded energy impact funding grants to the town for requests it submitted in December.

Rangely council cleans up junk, trash municipal codes

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RANGELY — Town council members recently cleaned up sections of the municipal code aimed at cleaning up junk and trash.

Two vacancies on Rangely board

RANGELY — The town of Rangely has two vacancies on the Rangely Development Agency/Rangely Development Corporation.

Rangely trustees review funding levels for 2009 budget

RANGELY — Funding levels for the various town budgets in 2009 were announced recently, and stable growth seemed to be the norm.

Rangely institutes no parking area during winter snow season

RANGELY — The Town of Rangely would like to remind the community that snow season is just around the corner. In order to clear transportation arterials, our plow operators need a clear path. Please move your vehicles into driveways and garages where possible in order to assist with this effort.

Rock-bottom savings

Rangely could save nearly $100,000 by crushing tons of rock material RANGELY — Rock, at least crushed rock, is music to the Rangely Town Council’s ears. Council members, at a meeting Oct. 28, approved the crushing of 7,000 to 10,000 tons of rock material, to be used as backfill or overlay for various road projects.

Council places term limits on fall ballot

RANGELY — Rangely Town Council voted to place a measure on the fall ballot that would repeal term limits for elected town officials. The council felt this measure was necessitated by the lack of participants in the previous election. In other business, Police Chief Wilczek addressed the council and introduced new