Newcastle City Council

  Newcastle City Mayor Deb Piana recently proposed that the Newcastle City Council cut 10 percent of the funding they provide to service providers that receive city funds. While we think that the proposal came a little late in the budget season, we couldn’t agree more that the city and other...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Newcastle City Council approved a $7 million budget for fiscal year 2020, including $1.1 million for the Newcastle Police Department and over $700,000 for streets and alleys.  On June 17, after a brief public hearing at which no comments were expressed on the...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   A proposal from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to install a vault-style restroom at the Black Elk Pond was approved by the Newcastle City Council.  The 1.6-acre Black Elk Pond lies just east of the hole No. 5 tee box at Newcastle Country Club and is a favorite...

Newcastle Mayor Deb Piana listens intently to representatives from Wyoming Game and Fish regarding a plan to put in a restroom at the Black Elk Pond, during the March 4 meeting of the Newcastle City Council. (Photo by Alexis Barker/NLJ)

City, county eliminate prayer before meetings   Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   To kick off 2019, both the Newcastle City Council and Weston County commissioners eliminated the invocation, or prayer, before meetings.  Traditionally, both boards started every meeting with an invocation and the Pledge...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Members of the Newcastle City Council and Newcastle Area Chamber of Commerce have agreed to come together in hopes of enticing a new business to the area. The business, which is yet to be named, is located in Nevada, but its owners hope to relocate to Wyoming for a more...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   The Newcastle City Council is currently reviewing a snow removal policy draft for the city. The policy, according to City Engineer Mike Moore, is a written document describing the policy that has been used in previous years.  “The policy is more or less guidelines for...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Sage Motel owner Wes Birkley has raised concerns about the Weston County Travel Commission to both the Weston County Commissioners and Newcastle City Council during regular meetings in September. With the hopes of addressing the concerns, surrounding the travel...

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