Casper City Council

City Council Kills Revised Noise Ordinance
Casper City Council silenced a proposed revised ordinance about vehicle noise by voting it down unanimously on first reading Tuesday night. Twenty people spoke against it during an hour-and-a-half public hearing saying it was, at best, unnecessary and at worst a threat to their safety. “We do…
City Council Holds Special Session For Ward II Candidates
Casper City Council will conduct a special regular session next week to interview candidates and select one to fill the Ward II seat vacated last month by Craig Hedquist, according to a news release from the City Manager’s Office. Council will begin interviewing the 13 candidates for the posi…
City Of Casper Announces Ward II Council Member Applicants
Fifteen people applied to fill the vacant Ward II Casper City Council seat vacated by Craig Hedquist last month. Council announced the vacancy on July 29, and the deadline was Aug. 14, according to a news release from the City Manager’s Office. These individuals have applied for the position:…
Council Approves Chicken Ordinance On First Reading
Chicken done right in city limits will offer fresh eggs, an opportunity for children to raise pets, and a reduction in unwanted bugs among other benefits, proponents of an urban agriculture ordinance told Casper City Council on Tuesday. Chickens will be no more of a problem with their odors and nois…
The Bees, Now The Birds; Council Considers Chickens In City Limits
Casper City Council began the adult discussion of the one of the great Facts of Life two weeks ago when it held a public hearing about the bees. Tuesday, it grapples with the other half of the Facts of Life when it holds a public hearing about the birds, specifically whether to allow chickens within…
Council Approves Contracts For YMCA Work, City Manager Search
Casper City Council approved two contracts during a special meeting Tuesday. The first contract was for $940,000 with Grizzly Excavating and Construction LLC for utility site work in anticipation of the YMCA’s major expansion. “We needed to approve our piece in that and get it formally…
‘Give Bees A Chance'; Council Moves Beekeeping Ordinance Forward
The food of one of every three bites you take is a direct result of honey bee pollination, Casey Beck told the Casper City Council on Tuesday. The growing interest in urban agriculture, especially for beekeeping, matches the growing demand for locally grown and organic foods, Beck said. She values t…
Meals On Wheels Keeps Rolling, But The Drive Is Uphill
The local charity that feeds hundreds of senior citizens a day wants Casper to know the demands on its services are growing, its executive director said. “Five years from now, we are going to see an increase in our population of need,” Jamie Loveall said “What that’s goin…

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