board of Weston County Commissioners

Weston County Deputy Attorney Jeani Stone, told the county commissioners at their March 15 meeting that she was on the cusp of a possible solution to the city-county dispatch woes.  She hoped to present her ideas to the commissioners on April 12 at a meeting in Upton. That date had not been...
The Weston County Commission has created a priority list for using American Rescue Plan Act funds that includes several items that will benefit the entire county.  The commissioners have also stated that the county will address employee wages and/or bonuses during budget discussions instead of...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The tension between the Newcastle City Council and the Board of Weston County Commissioners regarding dispatch services provided by the city are ongoing. Newcastle Mayor Pam Gualtieri and Councilman Don Steveson attended the Jan. 18 commissioners meeting to address...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Board of Weston County Commissioners has scheduled for Jan.  18 after its regular meeting to determine how to spend roughly $1.3 million in funds received by the county from the federal American Rescue Act. Following a brief discussion during its Dec. 21 meeting...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Commissioner Tony Barton continues to stand his ground, asserting his legal right to remain on the Board of Weston County Commissioners until the end of his term, and has asked the District Court for the Sixth Judicial District to dismiss the case for the plaintiff’s...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   A proposal to spend roughly $220,000 of the funds received by Weston County through the federal American Relief Fund was tabled by the Board of Weston County Commissioners on Dec. 7 after tensions arose during discussion on appropriate spending of the funds.  As...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Commissioner Tony Barton is standing his ground and asserting his legal right to remain on the Board of Weston County Commissioners until the end of his term, as stated by his attorneys, Samuel R. Yemington and Kasey J. Benish, who are associated with the Cheyenne...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County Sheriff Bryan Colvard told the Board of Weston County Commissioners on Nov. 2 that he is happy with the progress he has made in addressing dispatch issues with Newcastle Police Chief Sam Keller.  Keller told the News Letter Journal that he, Colvard and...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The presence of uniformed Weston County Sheriff’s deputies at a county commissioners meeting isn’t necessarily unusual,  but two being posted on either side of the door is rare. When asked by the News Letter Journal via a Nov. 8 email about the presence of the...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Commissioner Tony Barton was served with a summons on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the Weston County Courthouse after Garrett Borton filed a Petition for Declaratory Judgment, Application for Temporary and Permanent Injunctions, against Barton.  According to Borton, this case...

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