Tag Archives: Craig City Council

City Council Election Forum Next Week

A Craig City Council Election Forum will be held next week. The public forum will be hosted by 93.7 102.3 KRAI, 55 Country, The Craig Daily Press and the Craig Association of Realtors. Seven people will compete for four open seats. Tony Bohrer and Jarrod Ogden Continue reading

Outside Firm To Be Utilized In Craig City Manager Search

city of craigThe Craig City Council’s decision to hire an outside firm to help with their search for a new City Manager is moving ahead. The Council is considering a number of firms at this time. According to Craig Mayor Ray Beck, three of the firms stand out. The council will review the Continue reading

Improvements Possible For Elk Head Reservoir

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNAt their regular meeting this week the Craig City Council agreed to extend the City’s lease agreement with the Colorado River District and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain and provide assistance to the area around Elk Head Reservoir. The lease requires Colorado Parks and Wildlife to maintain the facilities, provide recreational assistance by supplying park rangers and law enforcement, and to add infrastructure to the area as they see fit. The terms of the agreement are for 20 years, with the Continue reading

Craig City Council Presented with Appreciation Check

City-Council-300The Craig City Council received a gift yesterday in appreciation for the support they’ve shown for Tri-State Generation and Transmission through a recent lawsuit. Tri-State’s Drew Kramer showed up to last night’s meeting to thank the council for their support while they went through a lawsuit with WildEarth Guardians. He brought with him a Continue reading

Broadband Issues Being Addressed

internetThe Craig City Council will give $12,500 toward the effort to improve broadband access in the area. The council approved the money as a partial match for an administrative grant from the Department of Local Affairs. The grant will help pay to identify gaps and inefficiencies in the current service. The Moffat County Continue reading

Group Looks to Make Craig more Disability Friendly

CraigA local group is working to identify areas of Craig that could use some improvements that make life easier for disabled individuals. The Northwest Colorado Center for Independence approached Continue reading

Public Meetings on Economic Diversification to be Set Next Week

coalThe Craig team that went to Kentucky to learn ideas on diversifying the local economy will soon bring those ideas to the public. The team, which included local community leaders and government representatives, was one of just a few Continue reading

M.C. Sheriff Asks for Donations for Fireworks Display

FIREWORKS-3-300Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume reported to the Moffat County Commissioners yesterday that the Craig Fire Board is in a time crunch for ordering fireworks for Craig’s 4th of July celebration. The board typically spends about $8,000 on the display. Last year, the board was running short, but after donations from the public and small Continue reading

Bill Johnston Drops out of Craig City Council Race

City-Council-30012-year Craig City Council veteran Bill Johnston is withdrawing from the upcoming City Council race. Johnston issued a press release saying that while he would like to serve again, he feels that the City of Craig will be in good hands. He says it would be unfair of him to take a City Council seat, Continue reading

Craig City Council Candidates List Finalized

City-Council-300The list of candidates for this year’s Craig City Council election has been set. There will be four Council seats up for grabs this year, as well as the seat of the mayor. There are two candidates for the Mayor’s seat – Don Jones and Ray Beck. There are nine candidates for the 4 open Council Continue reading

Nine Running for Four Craig City Council Seats

City-Council-300So far, eight people are running for four open seats on the Craig City Council this spring. The deadline for gathering enough signatures to be put on the ballot is Friday . There will be two people running for mayor; Don Jones and Ray Beck. Their council seats will be up for grabs, as Continue reading

CPW to Hold Open House on Elkhead

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNResidents of Craig and the surrounding areas will have the opportunity to discuss the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program and Elkhead Reservoir fish management with several key partners during an open house next month. The open house format will allow program representatives to answer questions and provide information about the multi-faceted program and its goals of protecting four endangered native fish – the Colorado Continue reading