Tolls Waived on US 36 Express Lanes During Testing

The High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) and CDOT announced the opening of traffic on two US 36 Express Lanes for a brief testing period, enabling travelers to try the road as a commuting option while toll collections are waived. The east and westbound US 36 Express Lanes from Louisville to approximately Pecos Street in Westminster are now both open for testing and motorists are encouraged to use the lanes during the testing period, which will last until mid-July. Tolls on the

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Top 10 Tips for Deducting Losses from a Disaster

To mark National Hurricane Preparedness Week, the IRS wants you to know it stands ready to help. If you suffer damage to your home or personal property, you may be able to deduct the losses you incur on your federal income tax return. Here are 10 tips you should know about deducting casualty losses:

1. Casualty loss.  You may be able to deduct losses based on the damage done to your property during a disaster. A casualty is a sudden, unexpected or unusual event. This may include natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes. It can also include losses from fires, accidents, thefts or vandalism.

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Art On The Green And In The Home

By Druscilla Dowding
June will be an exciting month for the Lyons Area Chamber of Commerce. On the weekend of June 20 and 21, Lyons will welcome back “Art on the Green.” Taking place in Sandstone Park, Rick and Nancy Hammans are expecting a significantly larger crowd this year. There will be more than eighty contributing artists as well as four food trucks, a wine festival, and a public art activity.

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Waiting For Godot

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In Samuel Beckett’s absurdist play “Waiting for Godot,” nothing ever happens. The two main characters, Vladimir and Estragon, find themselves in a loop where situations and dialogue repeat themselves as they wait endlessly, and in vain, for someone named Godot. Tuesday night, the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) put on a pretty good facsimile of the production.

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Boulder Communities Eye EVs As Important Climate Strategy

Achieving deep emissions reductions (eighty percent or more by 2050) as now called for by climate scientists will require a comprehensive transportation plan that significantly reduces single occupancy vehicle trips and aggressive strategies to replace the remaining cars with clean energy vehicles, according to a report released today by the Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP).

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BOT Agenda - Mon. June 1, 2015

WORKSHOP
BOUNDARIES OF URBAN RENEWAL AREA(S)
5:30 – 6:45 PM

Town Of Lyons Board Of Trustees Meeting
7 p.m., Monday, June 1, 2015
Shirley F. Johnson Council Chamber
Lyons Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado

DRAFT AGENDA

  1. Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance - 5 minutes
  2. A Reflective Moment of Silence
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BoCo Healthy Kids and Adults Gets Grant

The Boulder County Healthy Kids and Adults (BCHKA) program has been awarded nearly $310,000 to help enroll remaining uninsured residents in health coverage. The eighteen-month Colorado Health Foundation grant, announced earlier this year, will build on many of the successful health coverage efforts already underway in Boulder County.

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