Candidates List Is Growing

According to Town Clerk Deb Anthony, since last week two more people have pulled packets/petitions to run for office in the upcoming municipal election, which will be held Tuesday, April 1, 2014. All six Trustee seats, for a two-year term, are open, as well as the two-year term for Mayor.

Mayor Julie Van Domelen has announced last week in a letter to the editor in the Lyons Recorder that she will not be seeking a fourth term. Van Domelen came to office in 2009, in a

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Good Omens From GOGO & The Gov

By Joseph Lekarczyk
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.
The Board of Trustees (BOT) met on Tuesday night this week because of the Presidents’ Day observation, and it was a light agenda; only one first reading of an ordinance, and a couple of items under general business. It looked like it might be an early evening (out before nine o’clock), but that’s always a trap. Discussions and reports tend to ramble unabated because in

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It's Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Girl Scout Cookies go on sale across Colorado on Sunday, Jan. 26. Colorado’s Girl Scout Cookie Program runs through March 2, with

Booth Sales in front of major retail locations starting Feb.

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I am still hopeful

Dear All:
Recently the Town of Lyons presented its case to the State’s committee empowered to look at increasing the State cost sharing for Towns and other entities that did not have sufficient resources for their FEMA match of 12.5 percent.  Two weeks afterwards, I received a letter

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BOT MOB

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

If they had been wearing costumes and carrying a parasol, one might have thought the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) was getting “Cash Mobbed” Monday evening at Town Hall. Instead, what is was, was the Confluence Group, thirty or forty very respectful Lyons residents, whose homes were severely damaged during the September flood, who want to stand united and let the Trustees and Town Staff know they are, though still

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What The Heck Is An ADU?

By Michelle Allen, PCDC Chair

A Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) public hearing to consider allowing ADUs in single family zones will be held on Monday, February 24,  at 7 at Town Hall]
When I first moved to Colorado I lived in a number of small apartments including one in the basement of a house on the hill in Boulder and one in a garage in Erie. I was single and working as a carpenter doing small remodeling jobs and I didn’t make a whole lot of money. I

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A Vision Statement

Dear Lyons Recorder Editor,   
Below is a vision statement relating to Meadow Park. This is not an official statement (At least not yet!) of the Sustainable Futures Commission, but a personal statement from David and Karen Selden. We are

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