Published on Thursday, June 04 2015 20:29
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
Published on Thursday, June 04 2015 19:18
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
Published on Thursday, May 07 2015 08:33
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
Published on Thursday, May 21 2015 13:38
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
Published on Thursday, April 02 2015 14:40
By Emily Gubler
This week I spoke with Marcelo Ferreira, the Emergency Management Coordinator with the Boulder Office of Emergency Management (OEM), who helped me understand how the OEM helps coordinate disaster response and recovery efforts.
Marcelo started by explaining that the definition of disaster management is much broader than only the actual event. It includes pre- and post-disaster activities.