By Darcie Sanders
Lyons Regional Library District Trustee

The Lyons Regional Library District Board of Trustees is very proud (and also a bit sad) to announce that Library Director Katherine Weadley will be leaving us to take a prestigious position with the Colorado Libraries Consortium (CLiC) organization. Her last day with us will be August 17. But she won’t be going far -- CLiC provides continuing education, consulting services, discounts, and collection



Mayor Pro Tem Barney Dreistadt handled the gavel duties at Monday night's Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, as Mayor Connie Sullivan and Trustee Wendy Miller were absent from the proceedings.

A late addition to the agenda (an appeal of a termination of services order concerning an unpaid utility bill for Lyons Property, LLC; aka Riverbend/Wee Casa), turned what otherwise looked to be a light agenda, into another post-10:30 p.m., adjournment.


Going for Green in Lyons

By Kathleen Thurmes, Eco-Cycle
This column has been part of the Lyons Green Star Community Project, a partnership between the Town of Lyons and Eco-Cycle funded through grants from the Environmental Protection Agency and the CAN’D Aid Foundation Crush It Crusade. As the Zero Waste project winds up this month, I thought I would take this opportunity to reflect on our


By Joseph Lekarczyk

The Board of Trustees held a special meeting Monday afternoon, July 23, for the presentation and acceptance of the 2017 draft audit (the Town of Lyons basic financial statements – December 31 2017; and 2017 single audit report) by Adams Group, LLC. Present for the meeting were Mayor Connie Sullivan, Trustees Michael Karavas, Joycelyn Farrell, and Mark Browning, and


Going Green in Lyons

By Kathleen Thurmes – East County Zero Waste Coordinator

“Keep it in the ground” is the mantra of climate change activists and organizations across the globe. To slow the upwards creep of the global thermometer, we must keep fossil fuels safely locked underground and stop releasing carbon dioxide and other not-so-healthy chemicals into the atmosphere through burning them for energy.



By Joseph Lekarczyk

A fortnight apparently was just not enough time. Despite continuing the public hearings from the July 2 Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting, pertaining to amending outdoor activities in the overlay district that was created nearly a decade ago, and the adoption of a plethora of International building codes into the Lyons Municipal codes, the Trustees on Monday night continued to struggle to find exactly the right wording for the two ordinances that would cover all conceivable circumstances and make everyone happy, now and in the future. The two thorny issues where: if, when, and



By Kristen Bruckner
The Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) is pleased to announce our 11th annual Community Support granting season. Applications for Community Support Grants are available online now and are due September 10, 2018.  These grants are available only once per year and must be applied for at this time. Electronic submissions are required, granting information and

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