CHEYENNE, Wyo. During his time as governor, Mead cut rules and regulations for the state, helped manage residents and travelers through the eclipse, had wolves delisted, worked heavily with the business council and the state loan and investment board on economic development for local communities, and helped with a water strategy.
Mead set up a "Ten in Ten Projects", meaning ten water projects in ten years.
Those include building new reservoirs.
All while showing a passion for Wyoming.
"That personal side to him, always very kind. Always willing to talk and learn about things that were important to me on the council. If I ever needed a meeting with him for hosting dignitaries, or something of that nature, he always made time." Said Councilman Dicky Shanor.