New Castle Police Dept. is Hiring!

New Castle, CO Police Dept.

We are hiring!!

The New Castle Police Department is accepting applications now for an Entry Level Trainee or Experienced Police Officer.

We are seeking a Police Officer who can perform peace officer duties utilizing the community policing philosophy.  The primary responsibility of this position is to preserve law and order; to protect life and property and enforce local, state, and federal laws and ordinances in a manner consistent with the mission and goals of the New Castle Police Department; to create problem-solving relationships with the citizens using a thorough knowledge of the department’s community-oriented policing philosophy; and to respect the Town in a courteous, helpful and professional manner.

Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or equivalent (GED); and P.O.S.T. certified or certifiable on applicant funding. Must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid driver license. Must pass a mandatory drug screening test. The applicant must be able to work a variety of rotating shifts to include day shifts, night shifts, and weekends.  Applicant will be required to complete oral interviews, physical agility testing, drug screening and background check.

Compensation: Starting salary is $42,500-$52,000, depending on qualifications and experience.  Competitive Health insurance, vision and dental coverage are provided.  Paid vacation, holiday, and sick leave; retirement benefits are also offered.

Applications available HERE

Submit Applications by Mail to: 801 W. Main St, New Castle, CO, 81647

By Fax: 970-984-9807 Or Submit by Email:

Community Involvement Opportunities

The town has opportunities to become involve with the community.

  • 2 seats are open for the Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Election Judges for the April 3rd election

Inquires or letters of interest should be sent to Melody Harrison, Town Clerk

  • PO Box 90, New Castle, CO 81647 or
  • dropped off at Town Hall, 450 West Main Street or
  • emailed to:


Make a Difference in Your Community

Museum on the Street

Installation of ‘Museum on the Street’ is now complete! Please come to Ritter Plaza, in downtown New Castle to begin your journey into New Castle’s history.

The Museum on the Street project was implemented by the ‘Downtown Group”, a citizen ad-hoc committee dedicated to beautifying the downtown area.

Funding of this project came partially from an Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado grant.

To see photographs of the Museum on the Street, click here.

For more information on the Downtown Group, please contact Town Councilor Mary Metzger, or Town Planner Tim Cain.

Town of New Castle Unofficial Election Results

Coordinated General Election

November 8, 2016


OFFICE                                CANDIDATE                                   NUMBER OF VOTES
Mayor                                          Art Riddile                                                 1749


Ballot Question 2J
(The Ability to Provide a 20-YR Public Service Franchise Agreement)

Passed                                                                           Yes votes:           1468                                                                                                                                                  No votes:             501

Ballot Question 2K
(Exempting New Castle from SB05-152 to be able to provide Broadband Services)

Passed                                                                           Yes votes:           1520                                                                                                                                                  No votes:             442

Here is what is happening in New Castle for the week of March 2, 2015


Weekly Events for March 2nd

March 2nd – 12 noon Lunch at Senior Housing
March 3rd – 7 pm Town Council meeting at Town Hall
March 4th – 12 noon River Center Senior Network Luncheon
March 4th – 5 pm POSTR meeting at Town Hall
March 6th – 10 am Super Seniors at the First Baptist Church

Family Fun Night
March 13, 6 pm at
Kathryn Senor Elementary School
Featuring prize bingo!
and silent auction
Entrance is free,
RSVP to Charity at 970-319-0141
or Heather at 970-260-3779
Events at the LibraryMarch 1st – 1 pm Ukrainian Eggs
March 3rd – 10:30 am
Infant & Toddler Storytime
March 5th – 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
March 6th – 1 pm F@YL
March 19th – 6 pm Family Movie Night “Big Hero 6”
March 21 – 10 am
Rag Rug Crochet classFor more information, call 984-2346

New Castle Recreation Department
Winter Blast Volleyball Tournament
Saturday, March 7th @
Grand River Park
Adult Pickleball
Wednesdays, March 18 to May 3
7 to 9 pm

Adult Coed Soccer
League 8 vs8 League
Season starts April 12th

Coming soon Spring program guide

For more information, online  or call 984-3352

New Castle Needlework Guild
Bring your project and join us
First and Third Mondays of each month
Hacienda El Patron Restaurant
201 W. Main St
Come anytime from
6:30 pm to 9 pm

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