Paul Meyer

Casper City Council Tweaks Community Promotions Requirements
Casper City Council on Tuesday agreed to tweak the criteria used for selecting events that are eligible for community promotions funding. Organizations must now meet two requirements if they want cash to help put on certain events in Casper. The event must now be able to better the quality of life o…
Casper City Council Agrees to Ordinance Amendments
Casper City Council has informally agreed to add amendments to proposed ordinances regarding the city’s code of ethics and the removal of elected officials. With a two-thirds vote after a hearing, council may choose to either censure or remove a council member found guilty of ethics violation…
Casper Citizens Turn Out For Second-Annual CityFest [PHOTOS]
The city of Casper held its second-annual CityFest at Highland Park on Thursday afternoon. The event provided an opportunity for Casper residents of all ages to tour critical city equipment, chat with city employees and learn about the significance of several city departments and agencies. Casper ma…
Council Approves $68 Million One-Cent Spending List
Casper City Council has approved a $68 million city of Casper optional one-cent sales tax spending list for the next four years. The list indicates that $48 million in one-cent sales tax revenue will go toward water, fire, streets and police – once again, in order, the four areas that ranked …
Council Member Removal Ordinances Pass First Reading
Casper City Council on Tuesday gave first-reading approval to a pair of ordinances that would make it easier to remove elected council members found guilty of committing ethics violations. Council approved both ordinances 6-3 after about 40 minutes of discussion. The dissenting votes were cast by Wa…
Council Gives OK to New Ethics, Removal From Office Language
Casper City Council on Tuesday decided to proceed with municipal code revisions that would make it easier to remove an elected council member found guilty of ethics violations. Under the proposed code, council would need a two-thirds majority to remove a council member following a hearing in front o…
Casper City Council Candidates Take Part in Forum [AUDIO]
Ten candidates for Casper City Council were in attendance Monday for a special forum held by the Wyoming League of Women Voters. Several subjects were discussed during the over two-hour forum, including current city council unity, the use of citizen advisory boards, the hotel and conference center p…
Council Approves First Street Reconstruction Contract
The city of Casper will proceed with plans to rebuild a section of First Street near Casper’s downtown core. During its regular session on Tuesday night, Casper City Council approved the nearly $2 million contract with Casper-based Grizzly Excavating and Construction by an 8-to-1 margin. Ward…

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