A rare ice storm is predicted to hit the Yuma region over the weekend, with the potential for having a major impact on travel and other issues.
However, it will arrive later than originally projected as the storm is moving slower than initially thought.
Yuma County Commissioners Robin Wiley (far left) and Dean Wingfield are pictured after taking the oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in the court room in the Yuma County Courthouse in Wray, Tuesday, January 10. Wiley is beginning his fifth term on the YC Board of Commissioners, and Wingfield his sixth.
The City of Yuma will be seeking the public’s feedback in regards to the S. Main-W. Second Ave. intersection.
It was decided during last week’s regular meeting of the Yuma City Council, held Thursday in Council Chambers at City Hall, to send out a survey with the utility bills in February. The survey simply will ask if residents prefer a four-way Stop, or a stop light, at the downtown intersection.
City crews were out clearing the streets of snow late last week, including here on S. Albany on Friday morning. About six inches fell in the region, Wednesday and Thursday, and was accompanied by below-zero overnight temperatures, and a high on Thursday in the single digits. Wind chills got to below 20 below zero.
Yuma School District-1 settled the civil lawsuit brought against it by two former administrators for a total of $165,000.
All parties agreed not to disclose the terms of the agreement, except if the school district was required to disclose pursuant to the Colorado Open Records Act. The Pioneer submitted a request to the district through CORA, and the district provided the document the next business day.
It is a mixed bag in regards to accreditation for Yuma School District-1.
Superintendent Dianna Chrisman presented the school performance findings to the Y-1 Board of Education, Monday night during its regular meeting at the district office. The state put out the accreditation status of each school district last fall. However,
It was a year of big projects in the Yuma community.
The City of Yuma took center stage in the Pioneer’s pages in 2016 as it oversaw $9 million worth projects, the new runway at Yuma Municipal Airport and the Main Street Project that entailed a new water main line, new service lines and taps, a smooth new asphalt surface, pavers, new street lights and sidewalks.
However, so much more occurred around here over the past 12 months, so much so in fact, that let’s put an end to this lead-in and jump right into it. (Look for more photos on the Pioneer Facebook page.)
City of Yuma
Ordinance No. 12
Series of 2016
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF YUMA RENEWING THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT TO BCI JAMES CABLE, LLC
ORDINANCE NUMBER 12 READ AND APPROVED ON SECOND READING AT A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YUMA, COLORADO ON January 5, 2017.
By: Robert J. Harper, Mayor
Karma Wells, City Clerk
A copy of Ordinance #12, Series of 2016 is available at City Hall.
Date of Publication: January 12, 2017
Name of Publication: The Yuma Pioneer, Inc.