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 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, February 20 2014 17:14
Recently the Town of Lyons presented its case to the State’s committee empowered to look at increasing the State cost sharing for Towns and other entities that did not have sufficient resources for their FEMA match of 12.5 percent. Two weeks afterwards, I received a letter
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
Published on Friday, January 31 2014 15:29
Dear Lyons Recorder Editor,
Below is a vision statement relating to Meadow Park. This is not an official statement (At least not yet!) of the Sustainable Futures Commission, but a personal statement from David and Karen Selden. We are