BOT Says No To Tax Initiative

by Joseph Lekarczyk

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

In a meeting that was chock full of discussions that were confusing, convoluted, contentious, and sometimes just plain hard to follow, the Board of Trustees (BOT) did decide to honor the spirit of a letter sent to potential annexees, develop a project scope for the Commercial Eastern Corridor CEC) subcommittee, and agree not to put a sales tax increase initiative on the November ballot; sort of.

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Promoting businesses in Lyons?

Letter to Editor,
The Town of Lyons and its residents need sales tax revenue to survive. And yet, this 4th of July, the Visitor Center was closed.  Also, the daily hours are limited to 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Who is to blame for this? The two groups who, in other towns, need and promote local tourism.

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A grateful thank you

Dear Lyons Community,

On behalf of the Lyons Clarifier Project, Priscilla Cohan and I would like to thank Trustee Ed Bruder for arranging, and Parks and Rec. director, Dave Cosgrove, for the mowing and clearing around the Clarifier work area. It was too big a job for our hand held scythe to clear the space we need to work all summer. Really appreciated; we know how busy you

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Take part in “Pulling for Colorado” to Help Stop Invasive Weeds on July 9

Would you like to help stop the spread of invasive weeds?  “Pulling for Colorado” is a statewide effort to educate residents about the impacts noxious weeds have on our natural, agricultural and recreational lands.  Volunteers will learn

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What is Good Old Days?

Dear Editor:
A reporter from the Daily Camera was in town this past weekend and asked me what is Good Old Days? It made me think that with all of the emphasis on events and bringing visitors to Lyons, this event at its heart is about celebrating this small town. And what a celebration it was this year. I never thought that in a single day in Lyons there would

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International Flavor At River Run

International Flavor At River Run

Kenyan Japheth Ng’ojoy and Nuta Olaru of Romania took first place honors in the men’s and women’s (respectively) 2011 Lyons 5K River Run on Sunday. Ng’ojoy, who trains in

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We did it!

To the Lyons Community,
We did it!  We got sketchy.  We set a World Record for “Largest Mass of People Ever Etch-A-Sketching the Same Subject”.  It’ll be a few weeks before we get the official word

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