Clarifier Dedication & Ribbon Cutting

By LaVern Johnson
Scores of people, some from as far away as Illinois, were on hand Saturday afternoon for the MOSAIC: Clarifier Project dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony. There was even one distinguished gentleman from Denver, Governor John Hickenlooper who braved the relentless sun to attend and be part of the festivities.

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Airing Grievances

As the two-year anniversary of the September 2013 flood quickly approaches, a group of Confluence Area residents had originally scheduled a neighborhood meeting at one of their residences, and invited a Town of Lyons Trustee or two to attend so that the residents’ complaints and issues concerning the permitting process for rebuilding their homes could be addressed and validated. Trustee Dan Greenberg, himself a former Confluence resident/landowner and unofficial contact

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Online Version of the Flood Video Released

Hi friends,
It’s a wrap! Here are the links to the online version of the flood video on Vimeo, in parts A and B.

Part A: Introduction, meteorology, weather forecast model performance. https://vimeo. com/127401499
Part B: Flood, finale, credits. https:// vimeo.com127428579

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BOT Fails To Disappoint

With a light agenda, and with two sevenths of the Board of Trustees (BOT) in absentia, Tuesday night’s (the normal Monday meeting was pushed back a day because of the Labor Day observance) meeting at Town Hall took on a pace that promised an early adjournment. The remaining Trustees who were present didn’t disappoint.

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Boulder County Housing Assistance Program Moving To Lottery System

On Tuesday and Wednesday, June 16 and 17, Boulder County will accept applications for distribution of available Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for the first time since 2008. These vouchers provide rental assistance to qualified low-income households to help them obtain safe, decent, and affordable housing. The program currently serves close to seven hundred and twenty low-income households in Boulder County. It is anticipated

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A Well Regulated Militia

The Occasional Curmudgeon, Gary L. Moore

There are 404 students in Lyons Middle/Senior High School. In 2015, up until August 1, there had been 204 people killed in mass gunfire shootings (three or more people killed in one shooting) here in the United States. If that average continues, we may expect that about 360 people will die from mass gunfire shootings by year’s end. Or, on a local scale, about 90% of the Lyons Middle/Senior High School population who would have died

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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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