Town Of Lyons

Packed House For BOT Workshop

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

They dragged chairs in from the adjoining room, they leaned against the wall, they sat on the floor in the aisle, they even sat in unused Trustee chairs hidden behind the screen used for the Power Point presentation, and still there was barely enough room in the Council Chambers at Town Hall for all the interested parties who came to hear the Housing Recovery Task Force’s

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FEMA Aid To Lyons Tops $20 Million

According to data released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration, since the September 2013 flood, they have provided more than $20 million to the Town and residents of Lyons.

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Tax Break for Flood Victims Garners Bipartisan Support

 A bill to reimburse homeowners for property taxes paid on property destroyed during the September floods passed the House Finance Committee this afternoon. The committee vote was 11-1.

HB14-1001, sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont), was recommended by the bipartisan Flood Disaster

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“Why are we electing a Coroner?”

Dear Lyons Community,

Perhaps a common question to ask in the upcoming election for Boulder County Coroner, or Coroner in any county of Colorado is “Why are we electing a Coroner?” Should it be an appointed position; should we have a Medical Examiner system?

We have an election for Coroner because it is a time honored tradition mandated by the Colorado State Constitution, and

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The Candidates Are Set

 The Candidates Are Set

When the deadline for turning in packets/petitions of intent to run for office (Mayor and Trustee) in April’s municipal election passed last Friday, February 28, a total of ten people had signed up to run for the position of Trustee, and one person had opted to run for Mayor. So, unless someone mounts a spirited write-in effort (the deadline for filing the necessary paperwork to do so is Friday, March 7), it looks like John O’Brien will be taking

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