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May 17

What's happening between the high school and Rec Center?

Posted on May 17, 2019 at 9:33 AM by Nancy Oakland-Potter

Q.  What's all the dirt-work/equipment operation going on between the high school and the Rec Center for?

A.  The City of Laramie, along with Simon Contractors, has begun to construct the Regency Drive detention pond. Construction will include the expansion of the existing pond located just west of the Recreation Center and will help mitigate flooding potential downstream, which was recommended in the South Laramie Storm Drainage Master Plan (visit the City of Laramie website for more details). This detention pond is one of many planned projects that are designed to improve storm drainage in the area. 

Simon Contractors is excavating material from the new pond and hauling it to a stockpile site west of Laramie High School. The excavated material will then be used during the Bill Nye Avenue construction process between Boulder Drive and 19th Street. In addition to drainage improvements, this project will allow for the installation of shared use paths between Regency Drive and Laramie High School, as well as on Boulder Drive between Garfield Street and Beech Street. This project is anticipated to be completed by October 31st, 2019. 

Additional questions on this project should be directed to

May 10

What's happening at the Tumbleweed Express?

Posted on May 10, 2019 at 4:06 PM by Nancy Oakland-Potter

Q.  What's happening at the Tumbleweed Express?

A.  As the Tumbleweed Express is located outside city limits, this question is best posed to the County Planning Office (307-721-2568). In keeping with the City of Laramie’s policy, we will respond on the county’s behalf. 

Apr 24

Abandoned Vehicle/Boat

Posted on April 24, 2019 at 3:21 PM by Nancy Oakland-Potter

Q.  There is an abandon boat parked on the street of Thornburgh near 21st Street for more than 10 months and has caused some hazard conditions. I do not know who the owner is. Is there a way to remove the boat from the street?

A.  If you believe that there is an abandoned vehicle (boat) parked on a public right-of-way, please call Dispatch at 721-2526. The police department actively attends to this portion of parking enforcement, but greatly appreciates the extra “eyes” community members are willing to offer.