November 26th Update: City Council President John Opseth said Monday afternoon the Gillette City Council has decided to make the appointments of the new mayor and council president official at the Gillette City Council meeting on December 3rd.
Information from November 25th below:Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 07:36 Read more: New Mayor Will Be Appointed December 3rd
New process and rules for the City of Gillette's Annual Holiday Lighting Contest.
- The contest is only eligible to houses/addresses inside Gillette City Limits
- You must be 18 years old or older to participate
- You must be nominated to have your house judged - you can nominate yourself or a neighbor
Here's how the contest works:Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 11:36 Read more: Holiday Lighting Contest Information - New rules
Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a theft that has been occurring at the Buggy Bath on Lakeway Road since early October. Unknown Suspect(s) have been picking the padlocks on the coin boxes for the vacuums. Oil or WD40 has been observed on the opened padlocks that are left at the scene. The Oil is possibly being used to assist in the picking of the lock. One padlock and one coin box have been taken during the thefts.Last Updated on Monday, 25 November 2013 11:29 Read more: Crime Stoppers: Locks Picked
At 2:26 p.m. on November 22nd, the Campbell County Fire Department responded to 121 S. Sage Hill Rd. for a structure fire. The home was occupied at the time of the fire, one adult and one child were able to escape the home without injury. The fire consumed approximately 50% of the structure and took several hours to bring under control, firefighting efforts were hampered due to multiple roof structures in place from previous renovations.Last Updated on Saturday, 23 November 2013 14:52 Read more: Adult and Child Escape Blaze
The Campbell County Land Board has relieved Mr. Larry Gaffey of his administrative duties. The Board did not take any action on Mr. Gaffey’s employment contract and will be honoring that contract through the termination date of January 31, 2014.Last Updated on Saturday, 23 November 2013 14:59 Read more: Gaffey Out As Cam-Plex GM
For the last three years, and for six years prior to that, it has been my distinct honor to serve as the Mayor and City Councilman for the City of Gillette. In that time, we have seen 40 million dollars’ worth of arterial roads constructed in the City of Gillette, provided opportunities for expansion of our retail district, set the foundation for protection of our oil, gas and coal jobs, reviewed construction codes, entered the new agreement for the operation of Cam-Plex and its annexation, implemented contractor licensing to protect homeowners against unscrupulous contractors, expanded educational opportunities and facilitated the financing of the Madison water project.Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013 12:10 Read more: Mayor Murphy Has Submitted His Letter of Resignation