BOT Endorses 4C

By Mark Browning

The Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) at Monday night’s meeting endorsed a “Yes” vote on Ballot issue 4C, which would fund the Lyons Regional Library District.

Mayor John O'Brien summarized a recent conversation with Nederland’s mayor about the effect Nederland’s new library has had on that community. The Nederland mayor said that its new facility, built by a library district, had “brought their community

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My View on 4C

Dear Editor,
First some history on this ballot issue.

In the “Lyons Recovery Action Plan-Implementation Table, March 2014,”  the Steering Committee gives the creation of a new library a “C” or “Desirable” priority. In this document, there is no reference in the column where a reference to a connection to

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Voting Is The Ultimate Public Engagement

Intentional Evolution – Recovery With Harmony

Dear Editor,
This letter responds to possible replacement housing site selection of Bohn Park and surrounding open spaces.
We partner with this incredible town that gifts us with majestic beauty and priceless resources. Lyons invites residents and visitors alike to enjoy locally owned businesses and residences tucked into splendid natural settings. Complementing its brilliant landscape

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My Mother Just Cannot Stay Out Of Trouble

Dear Editor:
My mother just cannot stay out of trouble.  It seems that the only time Mrs. LaVern isn’t being criticized in her home town of Lyons, Colorado is when she is stranded in the Philippines (hope you didn’t send money). Anne O’Brien and Peter Baumgartner

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Let’s Show Our Kids That We Love Learning Just As Much.

Dear Editor,
When we moved our family to Colorado four years ago, we chose Lyons because it seemed to be a fun loving, intelligent, thriving and caring community. The views and outdoor activities offered by the proximity of mountains and rivers were incredible, the

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False Statements To Mislead Voters Are Not Acceptable In A Democracy

Dear Editor:
In April 2014, the Lyons Board of Trustees (BOT) adopted a Recovery Action Plan (RAP), an extensive document based on a huge of amount of time and effort by area citizens in Recovery Working Groups. Each RAP project got a priority ranking of (A) Vital, (B)

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2014 Is A Year Of Recovery, Reemergence, Rediscovery, And Reaffirmation

Dear Editor,
For the townspeople of Lyons, 2014 is a year of recovery, reemergence, rediscovery, and reaffirmation. Now is the time, then, a most remarkable and unique time, for our area to say “Yes” to the creation of a new library/community center for the heart of Lyons.

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Why Vote “YES” On 4C?

By Kate Kerr
Why are we even talking about the library when our main concern is homes for families and individuals who lost everything in the flood? Creating a Library District would help Town of Lyons to focus even more on disaster relief because the new Library District would take over responsibility for the Depot Library. Currently the Town spends $100,000 a year, almost 10% of its budget, on

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About Town - October 9, 2014

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

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