May 2018 Newsletter

In this Issue:

Fire Board Election May 8

Taxidermy Championships in New Castle

Annual Town-Wide Garage Sale May 19

Yard Sale Bulletin Board

Fire Danger High

Bear Dance Park Improvements

News from the New Castle Recreation Dept.

Did you know that…

News from New Castle Chamber of Commerce

Dates to put on Your 2018 Calendar

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo, May 5

Town Council Highlights for April 2018

Summer Water Restrictions in Effect

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Symphony in the Valley

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2018 April Newsletter

In this Issue:

Water and Sewer Rates

CRFR has a new Wildland Division Chief

Lane changes on Main Street

New Castle Historical Society Meeting April 28

New Castle Recreation Dept News

Did you know that…

New Castle Chamber News

New Chamber of Commerce Office

Dates to put on Your 2018 Calendar

Council Highlights

New Castle to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Town Administrator to Retire

E-Bike demo at Lakota Recreation Center

Download PDF Apr 18

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