Prepare Yourself For Spring Run Off

With the recent rains and melting snow, and as we head into the Spring and Summer runoff and flash flood seasons, Boulder County and the Office of Emergency Management would like to share preparedness information as well as financial flood recovery resources available to residents of the county. There are a number of ways to become informed:

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“Off the Beaten Path”

In the iconic words of C+C Music Factory, “Everybody dance now!” Saturday, May 9, Mayama Movement Studio is proud to present their sixth annual dance recital. This year’s show is titled “Off the Beaten Path.” The recital will again take place in the auditorium at Niwot High, and the first number is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.

The show will feature one hundred and forty Mayama dancers of all ages, as well as an instructor number. Complete with lights, set, and

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“From the Ground Up”

Come celebrate summer with the opening of Rabbit Brush Gallery’s sculpture garden. “From the Ground Up” highlights new work by two local ceramicists: Boulder artist Cris Conklin and Lyons artist Marc Campbell. Cris uses the sgraffito technique to decorate her salt-fired pottery with images of beauty from the natural world. Marc is a utilitarian potter who creates soda-fired, functional, playful pieces.

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A True Testament to Strength in Numbers

Dear Lyons Community,

Each of us experience pivotal moments in life. We are so fortunate to have a community full of family, friends, coworkers, artists, musicians, entrepreneurs and kind-hearted strangers. We are a product of our environment. We are extremely blessed and overwhelmed with the generosities, well wishes and positive energy extended to us. This is a true testament to strength in numbers.

The visits, many meals, talks, and dog care allowed us to take one day at a time and focus on Rick and Iann. The prayers, cards, text messages, phone calls have been so supportive, given us laughs and have kept our spirits high. A friend shared the thought that so rarely do

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Resilience Network Launches Quarterly Meetings

On Friday, May 8, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., BoCo Strong will be hosting an energizing morning of Ignite style presentations and cross-sector network building. The topic for this first meeting is “Enhancing our Connections.” The meeting will take place in the Xilinx Retreat Center (3100 Logic Drive) in Longmont, and everyone is welcome to attend.

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Hospital Launches New Website

Longmont United Hospital recently launched a new, mobile-responsive website that enables users to find providers and practices, pay bills, request medical records, and stay connected with the Hospital from their desktop, tablet, or smartphone. The site ( is also accompanied by a new design and user interface to improve readability and highlight important information.

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BOT Agenda Monday, May 4

Sustainable Future Commission 5:30 – 6 pm
Telecommunications   6 – 6:45 pm

Town Of Lyons Board Of Trustees Meeting
7 p.m., Monday, May 4, 2015
Shirley F. Johnson Council Chamber
Lyons Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado

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Community Calendar - April 30

Front Range Film Festival
April 29 - May 2
Longmont & Lyons
Tickets are $10 for each day, $35 for the Festival Pass
Join us for four days of fabulous films spanning eight venues and featuring topics that make Colorado a great place to live: craft beer and

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About Town - April 30, 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees. 

Another week gone by, and a lot of good rain; We need it, but when it keeps coming in a downpour it is a worry! 

THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., there is a public meeting at the Lyons M/Sr  High School on spring run off. Residents from the Lyons area: North and South St. Vain, Lyons, Apple Valley, Longmont Dam Road, etc., are invited to attend. We should all be prepared, just in case. We have no control of the weather, scary!

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