Lander Council to consider first time fees for Open Container, Street Closure permits

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Lander City Council on Tuesday night discussed a proposal to create official forms and fees for typical summer-time only events. During a work session, City Clerk Robin Griffin proposed a first time form and fee for the open container permit application, and she presented a revised and streamlined street closure permit application, also with a first time fee attached.

Lander antes up for Airport Revenue Guarantee; County looking at $200k, Riverton already in

(Lander, Wyo.) – The City of Lander last week adopted it’s 2015-16 budget and it includes a significant contribution to the revenue guarantee to attract a new air carrier to Riverton Regional Airport. Some $2.1 million is needed to attract another carrier to the airport. The revenue guarantee, however, would only be used if ticket sales did not approach that number. The state has already committed $1.2 million for the guarantee and other funds are being sought.

Christmas decorating begins in Lander

(Lander, Wyo.) – The City of Lander started its Christmas decorating this week. Driving downtown the last couple days, including this morning, you might have seen a crane aiding the effort to get lights in trees along Main Street. The folks at City Hall say decorating, which includes the garlands on light posts and more, will be completed over the next couple weeks.

Finishing touches being applied to Community and Convention Center

(Lander, Wyo.) – Workers are busy applying the final touches to the new Lander Community and Convention Center which will be opened for public inspection in just over two weeks, on Saturday, Sept. 13th at 1 p.m.  Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield is scheduled to attend according to Lander Community Resource Coordinator Gary Michaud.  As a member of the State Loan and Investment Board, Maxfield supported construction of the center.