Town Of Lyons

BoCo Awards Funding For Zero Waste

The Board of County Commissioners awarded $50,000 to eight waste-reduction programs as part of the Resource Conservation Division’s zero waste funding programs for 2015. Zero Waste Funding initiatives provide an opportunity for businesses, organizations and individuals within the community to contribute to

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A Fond Farewell

The Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) says goodbye to board member and long-time volunteer Alison Jennings. Alison served on the LCF board for the past three years and was the foundation’s vice-chair for the past year. In her time serving the foundation, Alison has made many important contributions to the growth and development of the local non-profit, most notably as the chair of the LCF Annual Awards Gala over the last six years. 

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Year in Review - Part Two

Schools

After a summer of feverish work, a new Montessori school opened up in the old parsonage next to the Lyons Community Church. Mayor John O’Brien and Trustee LaVern Johnson helped the Lyons Valley Preschool staff and board proudly cut the ribbon to welcome a couple dozen eager toddlers to the world of education.

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New BoCo Sales/Use Tax Rate

With the addition of County Ballot Issue 1A, the Flood Recovery Tax, which was approved by voters in November, the county portion of sales and use taxes collected in unincorporated Boulder County will increase to 0.985% for 2015.

A complete breakdown of sales taxes in Boulder County is available online at: www.bouldercounty.

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Year in Review - Part One

Editor’s Note: In order that Lora and I, and all our wonderful volunteer contributors might enjoy some time off to be with our families and friends during the holidays the Lyons Recorder will continue our tradition of using the last week of the Old Year, and the first week of the New Year to bring our readers the Year in Review. On behalf of everyone connected to the Lyons Recorder, we hope you all enjoy the holidays, and we wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
Joseph Lekarczyk and Lora Gilson
Lyons Recorder 

Much in the same way of 2013 being remembered mostly for the devastating September flood, 2014 here in Lyons seemed to a large extent to resolve around “recovery.” Life did get somewhat back to “normal” for most residents. However, as a walk through the Confluence Neighborhood shows, we still have a long way to go. 

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