Where we are now, two weeks after the vote?

What’s The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?
By Amy Reinholds

Editor’s Note: Ms. Reinholds served on the Lyons Housing Recovery Task Force from December 2013 through its end in February 2015. She is currently a member of the Lyons Human Services and Aging Commission. She has lived in Lyons for eleven years and in the surrounding Lyons area since 1995.

Let’s look at what’s happened in the past week related to affordable housing. For background on who I am and what a new group of citizens is doing, read my past columns: pre-election and post-election.

The request to the Board of Trustees from Justin Spencer, Nate Mohatt, Tom Delker, and Craig Ferguson asking the board to create an affordable housing commission didn’t make the April 6 agenda, so Justin is sending a request for the April 20 meeting. They asked me to speak during the April 6 public comments to express to the board that there are people who want to keep working on affordable

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Land Through The Lens - Call For Photographers

Boulder County Parks & Open Space announces the second juried photography exhibit featuring county open space. Eligible photographs must feature county-owned open space properties, but may have been taken at any period in time. Please see the website for a map and more details about submissions.

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About Town - April 9, 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. 

Oh no! Five pages written and I lost all my news! I had a couple of ladies come to help me, but all was lost. I did hit save, but it was gone with a touch of a key! If you have Doc 2007 and know what to do, call me (303) 823-5925 so this never happens again!

EASTER
We had beautiful weather for Easter; to church, dinner, for a ride, etc. A time to renew our faith, enjoy the spring flowers, and give thanks for that late snow, which will make things green. Spring has sprung!

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Lyons Elementary Has Talent!

By Kari Basey
Skits, singing, playing the piano, guitar, ukulele, and violin, stand-up comedy, gymnastics, dance, martial arts, magic and even a robot demonstration; this year’s LES Talent Show had it all!  Participation was high with over one hundred participants and more than fifty acts separated into two shows by grade level. 

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Lyons Competes At Mountain Range Mustang Invitational

By Renée Haip
On April 5, Lyons’ athletes participated in yet another highly competitive meet, the Mountain Range Mustang Track and Field Invitational at Mountain Range High School in Westminster. Due to spring break absences, the Lions boasted a small, yet powerful contingent of competitors producing thirteen personal records. After the weekend results were registered into Colorado Milesplit statistics, the 2A virtual meet shows the Lyons’ boys pulling slightly ahead of Cedaredge in the numbers game, while the Lady Lions continue to hold a solid second to Paonia.

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Larimer County Road 43 Closed to Cyclists During Construction

 The stretch of County Road 43 between Glen Haven and Drake will be closed to people on bicycles when construction crews are working on the roadway. This restriction, which will be in place until the project is complete in late 2015, is necessary to maintain public safety during active construction activities that include increased hazards and pilot car operations.
 
Crews are currently working on County Road 43 Mondays through Saturdays (except for Saturday April 4) from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and during these times, cyclists should use US 34 to get to Estes Park. At

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Debris Removal Assistance

Applications available for Phase 2 of the Private Property Flood Debris Clean-Up Program
All unincorporated Boulder County residential properties with debris remaining from the 2013 Flood are eligible to apply for the Flood Debris Cleanup (FDC) program. Commercial properties are also eligible, though residential properties will be given a higher prioritization in the selection process. Property owners who received direct financial assistance from

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Letter for the Editor

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to all who helped put on a successful production of “Ho Ho Ho It’s Not Santa!” at Lyons Community Church this last Sunday, March 29, which was Palm Sunday. This original play was built around two simple delightful songs, “Ho Ho Ho Hosanna” and “Rejoice in the Lord Always.” The kids had a wonderful time, if I am safe in assuming that from

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Thank You To All

Dear Lyons Community,
Thank you to all who helped put on a successful production of “Ho Ho Ho It’s Not Santa!” at Lyons Community Church this last Sunday, March 29, which was Palm Sunday. This original play was built around two simple delightful songs, “Ho Ho Ho Hosanna” and “Rejoice in the Lord Always.” The kids had a wonderful time, if I am safe in assuming that from

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