Town of Lyons - September 21, 2015

On September 21, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to award Defalco Construction, Co. as the contractor for the “Capital Improvements Project: Confluence Area.” The project is generally located in the Confluence Area, from 5th Avenue east to the North and South St. Vrain Creeks, and includes Evans Street west of 5th Avenue, and 3rd Avenue from Evans Street

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Two years later - Statement from flood-rebuilding River Confluence Neighborhood in Lyons, Colorado

A formal statement from the river confluence neighborhood of Lyons, Colorado was released today, in response to the Town's recent (9/14/15) meeting addressing their inability to approve building permits:

“Recently we gathered as a formal group of Lyons residents rebuilding in the “confluence” Neighborhood, to support one another in our respective attempts to obtain rebuilding permits from the destruction to our homes and properties in the September 2013 flood. Today- over

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That is not a failure!

Dear Editor,
It is now six months since the Town of Lyons made a major decision. The issues pro and con regarding a housing authority project in Bohn Park were completely aired before the March election. There was a record voter turnout, and Lyons voters rejected the plan. They turned out again for a second election and voted “yes” on an ordinance that requires a vote if

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Sheriff Orders Fire Ban

On Tuesday, September 22, Sheriff Joe Pelle enacted a fire ban for the mountain area of Boulder County. The mountain area includes all unincorporated areas west of
Highway 93, Broadway Avenue, and Highway 36 (North and South Foothills Highways and Broadway Avenue in the City of Boulder) including Rabbit Mountain Open Space and west of

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Off The Wall

Off The Wall is a collaborative art show by local artists Amanda Anderson and Kahlie Sue Pinello. This “not to be missed” show runs through the month of October at The Stone Cup with an opening reception (also not to be missed) to meet and chat with the artists will be held on Friday, October 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. Musical entertainment for the evening will be provided by Eric the Viking.

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CEMEX Recognized

The CEMEX Lyons Plant and their employees have recently been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council. Their work since October 2014  towards increasing awareness and knowledge about wildlife conservation, and enhancing wildlife habitat is getting recognition from the Wildlife Habitat Council. CEMEX Lyons Plant is a finalist  for the CLL Rookie of the Year Award, and Kellie Courtney is finalist for the Partner of the Year Award. Please

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Show Me The Money!

The Board of Trustees (BOT) held a pre-meeting workshop with Finance Director Tony Cavalier who updated them on the status (timelines for: public input, design, construction, completion, cost, and funding sources) of twenty-one ongoing flood recovery projects at a cost of over $25 million. He also wanted the public to be aware that many of these projects are “reimbursed,” which means the Town gets the money (held by the state) after the

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Moving Forward

Nearly fifty or sixty Confluence Area residents, their friends and family, and a network television news crew crowded into council chambers, the adjoining conference room, the aisles, and the outdoor plaza at Town Hall Monday evening to attend and participate in the Board of Trustees’ (BOT) workshop concerning the issues with

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Long NIght For the Lions

After the annual community BBQ picnic last Friday night the Lyons Lions football team hosted the Highland Huskies (from Ault, CO) in a non-conference match up. The evening was a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the opening of John “Jet” Johnson Field, and the members of the 1975 State Championship football team were honored at halftime.

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