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May 06, 2021

Lander names Scott Peters new Chief of Police

Mayor Monte Richardson is pleased to announce that Scott Peters has been hired to be Lander's Chief of Police. Chief Peters (is that correct title to use, since he hasn't started yet?) will begin service to the CIty of Lander on May 17th, 2021 
Chief Peters comes to Lander with a strong background in law enforcement and municipal leadership. He has 16 years of active law enforcement work, in Riverton and Thermopolis. He has served in a variety of positions, including Patrol Officer, School Resource Officer, Patrol Division Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, and most recently as Captain. 

Additionally, he served as Mayor of Shoshoni for eight years, 2011- 2018. During that time, significant improvements were made to the town's budget and management. He also served as Chair of FCAG for 6 years.

Chief Peters' extensive knowledge of government, police departments, experience in training police officers in many western states, and a degree in business management make him a capable addition to Lander's police department. "I look forward to his leadership and community engagement." says Mayor Richardson.
The public is welcome to meet Chief Peters during the block party, June 4th (fill in times) and June 5th (fill in times)
Mayor Richardson expresses, "I would like to express my gratitude to the selection committee for their assistance. We were fortunate to have had several highly qualified candidates. I also want to extend deep gratitude for Chief Ron Wells for capably setting in to serve as interim chief for the department. He provided outstanding leadership and support for the department.".
May 03, 2021

LIFT (Lander Improvements for Tomorrow) Committee Applications now available.

The City of Lander and LEDA Lander Economic Development Association are accepting applications for the half-cent economic development tax committee. Dubbed LIFT (Lander Improvements for Tomorrow) the 5 person committee will review proposal applications and forward recommendations to City Council for award.
Find the application online at the following link and return to City Hall or email to
Businesses, organizations and individuals are eligible to submit proposals that will stimulate the local economy. This committee is the the front line for evaluating economic development proposals but the final decision will rest with the City Council in accordance with the tax ballot.
Feb 19, 2020

Motorized Transportation Plan and Safe Routes to Schools

Information and Recommendations for the Lander Master Transportation Plan and Safe Routes to Schools Plan Read More