Published on Friday, March 14 2014 10:44
If Ballot Amendment #1 is passed by the voters, Lyons will receive an incredible benefit from the FEMA Community Disaster Loan Program.
The legalese of the amendment is pretty confusing. But Mayor VanDomelen explained that this program works like a line of
Published on Friday, March 14 2014 10:38
Let’s get ready to do something OUTRAGEOUS together! We need your help to make Healthy, the New Happy for Kids! Join us on Sunday, April 13, 2014, for the 5th Annual Frank Shorter RACE4Kids’ Health 5K and 2014 Health Odyssey
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 13:20
After more than six months of work, Boulder County and the City of Boulder are excited to release the results of the Community-wide Eco Pass Feasibility Study (Lyons is one of the communities that enjoys such a pass). The study is available for review at www.BoulderCounty.org/Transportation and Study Result FAQs are available at www.BoulderTMP.net.
For decades the city and county have used Eco Pass programs to reduce vehicle trips and increase personal mobility in the community. Recently, several community-based Eco Pass programs have been successful at increasing the number of residents that have an Eco Pass.
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 13:13
Another week gone by; a spring snow came last Thursday night and it is now rain and snow this week. It is getting very scary how much snow is in the high country; with hopes that it stays cool this spring and it comes down gradually. Everyone is very skittish and concerned.
VOTE IN THE LYONS TOWN ELECTION!
You can vote in the Town election if you still have your Lyons address or P.O. Box. You should get your ballot by mail in a couple of weeks. If not, contact Debbie Anthony at the Town Hall.
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 09:28
By Amy Reinholds
The Replacement Housing Options meeting last Saturday at Rogers Hall had a very good turnout, and public input is being compiled. If you missed the meeting, materials will be available at the Housing Recovery Task Force (HRTF) web page at http://www.lyonsrecovery.com/housing-task-force.html.
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 09:13
Dear Lyons Community,
Perhaps a common question to ask in the upcoming election for Boulder County Coroner, or Coroner in any county of Colorado is “Why are we electing a Coroner?” Should it be an appointed position; should we have a Medical Examiner system?
We have an election for Coroner because it is a time honored tradition mandated by the Colorado State Constitution, and
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 08:55
Dear Lyons Community,
If you happen to notice yellow ribbons about the town of Lyons, they stand for remembrance of those who have yet to return to their homes here in town. You might see them tied to the entrance to Riverbend and Foothills mobile home
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 08:31
A bill to reimburse homeowners for property taxes paid on property destroyed during the September floods passed the House Finance Committee this afternoon. The committee vote was 11-1.
HB14-1001, sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont), was recommended by the bipartisan Flood Disaster
Published on Thursday, March 13 2014 07:32
With the upcoming concerns regarding spring runoff, people have been inquiring where to get up-to-date snowpack data. This link will take you directly to the Natural Resources Conservation Service Natural Resources Conservation Services Snotel (automated snow survey sites) daily data.
When accessing the link scroll to the South Platte River Basin.