Newcastle City Council

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Councilman Michael Alexander is leaving his seat on the Newcastle City Council after the council accepted his resignation on Nov. 1.  “I and my family are in the midst of moving to a house that is technically outside of city limits, and this is the sole reason for my...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The city of Newcastle and Pinnacle Bank of Newcastle are partnering with other local individuals to possibly develop the land, just under an acre,  to the north of the bank. During the  Oct. 18 meeting of the City Council, Mayor Pam Gualtieri reported that she had...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   According to Weston County Sheriff Bryan Colvard, details regarding the city of Newcastle’s report to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation about an incident in which deputies from the sheriff’s department took photos of dispatch equipment were different...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Newcastle Recreation Board has refocused in recent years, working to promote itself and positive activities in the community, according to a report provided by board members to the Newcastle City Council on Oct. 4.  Last year, according to the board’s president,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The city of Newcastle and Weston County plan to continue to work together to address concerns with dispatch services in the county, as discussed by representatives of the two entities on Sept. 21.  During the Board of Weston County Commissioners meeting that day,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   In response to the ultimatum given to the city of Newcastle by the Board of Weston County Commissioners regarding that body’s dispatch concerns, the city has decided to move the dispatch center and the Newcastle Police Department to City Hall by March 8, 2022. The...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Citing years of dissatisfaction with the city-run dispatch system, the Board of Weston County Commissioners has officially provided the city with a letter outlining its intent to terminate the dispatch and communications agreement and the county and city law...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   As previously reported, the Newcastle City Council voted to rescind a motion to pay the county $294,592.50 for dispatch equipment and software from Motorola, called Spillman Flex. According to Police Chief Sam Keller, the decision was based on  an alternative route...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Newcastle City Council voted unanimously on Aug. 16 to retain both Mark Hughes and his son, Dublin, as attorneys for the city of Newcastle. Michael Stulken, the former city attorney, resigned.  Hughes, a lawyer since 1978, received his law degree from the...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   After meeting in executive session on Aug. 16, the Newcastle City Council voted to rescind a motion to pay the county $294,592.50 for dispatch equipment and software. Before the executive session, the council held a special meeting, also in executive session, to...

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