Seasonal Bald Eagle Closures

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department has instituted seasonal closures beginning Sunday, November 1, to safeguard bald eagles as they begin to nest in sensitive wildlife habitats. OSMP will institute seasonal bald eagle closures for the following areas: The Kolb, Weiser and ERTL properties east of 75th Street and north of Valmont Road; and The Coal Creek area east of Highway 93 and south of Marshall Lake.

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Voters Say “Yes” To Higher Taxes

A little less than seven hundred and fifty voters returned their ballots in Tuesday’s election, and they voted overwhelmingly to impose higher taxes on themselves and the local commercial marijuana growers and infused product manufacturers. On question 2A (a sales

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Prescribed Burn At Heil Valley Ranch

Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, October 28, 29, and 30. Heil Valley Ranch will be closed completely during active ignition days. The exact closure dates will be dependent on weather conditions. Specific areas will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe to do so by fire personnel.

The Overlook prescribed burn will cover approximately twenty-two acres and is located west of the Ponderosa Loop Trail (map).

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Budget, Affordable Housing, And Ethics

At the pre-meeting workshop Monday night, the Board of Trustees (BOT) received an update on possible affordable housing on the triangular piece of Town owned property on Railroad Avenue across from the fire station (see Amy Reinholds column in this edition). And since it’s that time of the year, they also heard budget requests from various Town Boards and Commissions. Seems like

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Town of Lyons Oct 26 News

Beginning Tuesday, October 27, Evans Street, from 5th Avenue east to 4th Avenue, and 4th south to Park Street, will be closed daily from 7 a.m to 5 p.m. to through traffic, due to waterline construction for the "Capital Improvements - Confluence Area" project. Local residents will be allowed access to homes.

For more information on all projects happening in Town, including contact, timelines, and updated notices, visit “Recovery Projects” under the “Community” page on the Town’s website:

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BOT Agenda - Monday, Nov. 2


5:30 pm – 6:00 pm - Update Concerning Possible Housing on Railroad Ave

6:00 pm – 6:55 pm - Boards and Commissions Budgets

Ecology Advisory Board, Sustainable Futures Commission
Lyons Arts & Humanities Commission
Economic Development Commission
Human Services & Aging Commission
Lyons Watershed Board
Special Housing Committee

Town Of Lyons
Board Of Trustees Meeting
7 p.m., Monday, November 2, 2015

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Polling Centers Open Monday

Elections in Colorado are conducted by mail ballot with Voter Service and Polling Center locations available for those who need additional assistance with voting, or who would like to vote in person. Voters can also use Service Centers to register to vote or

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