Published on Friday, March 14 2014 10:44
If Ballot Amendment #1 is passed by the voters, Lyons will receive an incredible benefit from the FEMA Community Disaster Loan Program.
The legalese of the amendment is pretty confusing. But Mayor VanDomelen explained that this program works like a line of
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 09:09
I have had the pleasure of knowing Emma Hall for twenty years. One of the things that I admire most about Emma is her willingness to help others and serve our community. As coroner, she has conducted herself with dignity and respect. But, the most important trait that Emma brings to her work is compassion. I have consistently received compliments on
Published on Saturday, February 22 2014 17:29
County Coroner Emma Hall finally released the office’s annual reports for 2011 and 2012 this month, both delayed, she said, because of antiquated and sometimes inaccurate computer systems. That sounded more like an excuse than a reason to me.
It turns out there was a 100 per cent turnover in the staff after she took over the office, and then there was a 35 per cent turnover of the new hires. That may have had more to do with
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 09:47
Dear Lyons Residents:
Mail in ballots go out next Monday and Lyons voters face what will be the most critical decision about investing in our recovery. You will have received a blue sheet in the mail notifying Lyons voter of a ballot issue (ballot question #1) to borrow up to $995,000 from the FEMA Community Disaster Loan program.
Our sales tax revenues were down 25 percent in 2013 with further decreases projected for 2014. Our property tax revenues are down about 10 percent as destroyed properties have been revalued. Without the
Published on Friday, February 21 2014 17:18
Dear Lyons Community and Family,
My family and I wanted to express our deepest thanks to all of you who have blessed us with your endless love during our transition (which turned out to be the adventure of a lifetime) when we experienced the flood on September 12th, 2013.
You all have been true angels, by our side during the whole course of action, which took us all by surprise, and we would not be where we are today without the many helping hands you all