By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor
The Doctor has spoken! “Take two million and call me when you’ve completed the projects.” As the crowd was trickling out of the Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce social at Gwynne’s Greenhouse Wednesday (March 16) night, Chamber President Jane Rhode received a text message from Mayor Julie Van Domelen, announcing that the Town of Lyons had been awarded two grants from the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) totaling a little more than two million dollars.
Officials and Staff from the Town have been on pins and needles for the past few months waiting to hear whether or not Lyons’ projects would make the final cut for the federal transportation grant money.