Newcastle City Council

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Newcastle City Council voted on Aug. 2 to consider utility rate increases for city services, although City Clerk-Treasurer Greg James said he is unsure of when the ordinance will be drafted and considered.  “The council action was to approve moving forward to...

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EcoTech president Linda-Rose Meyers meets with the Board of Weston County Commissioners and a number of interested residents on July 6 to discuss the proposed project for the old saw mill near Newcastle. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor    The Newcastle City Council voted to draft a letter of support for EcoTech Fuels LLC to the Wyoming Energy Commission following a presentation from the company’s president, Linda-Rose Myers, on July 6.  The privately owned renewable fuels company’s interest in...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Newcastle City Council has approved a $7,372,252 fiscal year 2022 budget, similar to the budgets passed in previous years, according to City Clerk-Treasurer Greg James. The budget was passed in June. “There were no huge changes to the budget for the new fiscal...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Dry conditions across northeast Wyoming have contributed to more acres burning in 2021 — 1,270.7 acres — than in the last four years combined (1,096.7 acres), according to Weston County Fire Warden Daniel Tysdal.  “As of today, we have had 15 wildland fires already...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Jonathan and Linda Stoltzfus, owners of The Howdy Bakery, were granted a special use variance by the Newcastle City Council, which allows them to keep a horse on the property. Several community members dedicated to helping prevent the closure of the bakery are...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   A bypass detour “won’t go any further this summer. … I don’t know about the future,” Mayor Pam Gualtieri told the News Letter Journal. The city had considered requesting a detour of the U.S. Highway 16 bypass on certain occasions, including weekends and holidays.  On...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With the hopes of driving traffic to Main Street, downtown business owner and Weston County Commissioner Don Taylor asked the Newcastle City Council on May 17 to submit a request to the Wyoming Department of Transportation to detour out-of-county traffic down Main...

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Lance Miles answers questions from the Newcastle City Council members on Feb. 22 during a candidates forum. On Monday, March 1, during their regular council meeting the board voted to appoint Miles to fill the 2-year term left vacant when Pam Gualtieri became Newcastle’s mayor. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   After a brief executive session on Monday, Lance Miles was selected over five other candidates to fill the Newcastle City Council seat left vacant by Mayor Pam Gualtieri  Miles will serve the remaining two years of Gualtieri’s term.  The council selected Miles,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Health Services board of trustees voted on Feb. 18 to allow administration to hire consultants to set up emergency medical services for one year. The vote followed a lengthy discussion with representatives from the board, the Weston County...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   On Feb. 22 at 6 p.m., the Newcastle City Council will meet with eight people who submitted a letter of intent for the council seat vacated by Mayor Pam Gualtieri. According to City Clerk-Treasurer Greg James, the council will not make a decision or appoint a new...

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