Successful Zero Waste At Outdoor Games

The Sustainable Futures Commission (SFC) and Lyons Outdoor Games organizers thank everyone who contributed to the success of the Games’ Zero Waste efforts, with special acknowledgement to the Zero Waste volunteers. The volunteers alone, devoted over one hundred and fifty combined hours toward monitoring waste diversion. Through the collective support, the event diverted

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BOT Wrestles With URA

Urban Renewal Authority (URA) was the "topic of the day” Monday evening for the Board of Trustees (BOT). Not only were there five items about URAs on the agenda, but the pre-meeting workshop covered the subject, as did a hastily called executive session, post-meeting, to strategize with council about a bill signed last Friday by

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Mayor Enjoys Junket

Mayor John O’Brien was in our nation’s capital Monday evening trying to straighten out the mess that is our federal government. Actually, he was giving a presentation on resiliency, so Mayor Pro-Tem Connie Sullivan wielded the gavel at the Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting in his stead. In a pre-meeting workshop the Trustees received a presentation from CU-Denver students on municipal campus design concepts (ideas for public works/town hall facilities), and they also had a

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Lyons A Haven For Women-Run Businesses

By Kathleen Spring
During the May History Month event honoring Lyons’ long-time businesses, two women were honored for their service, Marguerite Peoples and Annalies Wyppler. Residents of Lyons could also point out five other strong

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New & Improved BOT Speeds Through Meeting

By Joseph Lekarczyk
The Board of Trustees (BOT) held a retreat last weekend, and one of the main topics was, “how can we get through these agendas in a more timely manner?” Put all resolutions and first readings of ordinances on the consent agenda (items can still be pulled if questions discussions are warranted), was one suggestion, and putting a 10:30 p.m., cap on all meetings (at 10:25

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