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COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?
By Amy Reinhold
Ever since the 2013 flood, and even earlier, Town of Lyons leaders, homeowners, and the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) have been talking about accessory dwelling units (ADUs) as a possible solution to provide more options for affordable rentals in town. As of Monday night, the first homeowners to participate in the Town of Lyons ADU process got the first step of approval from the PCDC. Next it will go to the Board of Trustees (BOT) on May 1.
The Town of Lyons’ recently-completed East Main Street Streetscape Project was named Project of the Year, by Nebraska Municipal Power Pool (NMPP), Lyons’ electric energy provider. A plaque and $200 check was presented at NMPP’s annual conference in South Sioux City, Nebraska, on March 29.
In keeping with Eco-Cycle’s tradition of adding new materials when viable markets or other end-use options are discovered, the nonprofit recycler started accepting plate glass windows, doors, and other plate glass materials earlier this month at the Eco-Cycle/City of Boulder Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM). Plate glass recycling opportunities are rare, even in states such as California, which have aggressive recycling policies.
Lyons Community Foundation (LCF) celebrated its ten year anniversary Tuesday evening at Oskar Blues with a Donor Appreciation Night. LCF President Deb Simms kicked off the evening with an overview of the accomplishments the foundation has contributed to during the last decade, introduced the current board (Sandy Banta, Laura Levy, Dave Lock, Rebecca Louzan, Andrea Oetting,