Eco Pass Study Results

After more than six months of work, Boulder County and the City of Boulder are excited to release the results of the Community-wide Eco Pass Feasibility Study (Lyons is one of the communities that enjoys such a pass). The study is available for review at www.BoulderCounty.org/Transportation and Study Result FAQs are available at www.BoulderTMP.net.

For decades the city and county have used Eco Pass programs to reduce vehicle trips and increase personal mobility in the community. Recently, several community-based Eco Pass programs have been successful at increasing the number of residents that have an Eco Pass.

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About Town - March 13, 2014

Another week gone by; a spring snow came last Thursday night and it is now rain and snow this week. It is getting very scary how much snow is in the high country; with hopes that it stays cool this spring and it comes down gradually. Everyone is very skittish and concerned.

VOTE IN THE LYONS TOWN ELECTION!
You can vote in the Town election if you still have your Lyons address or P.O. Box. You should get your ballot by mail in a couple of weeks.  If not, contact Debbie Anthony at the Town Hall.

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Next Steps For Lyons Replacement Housing

By Amy Reinholds
The Replacement Housing Options meeting last Saturday at Rogers Hall had a very good turnout, and public input is being compiled. If you missed the meeting, materials will be available at the Housing Recovery Task Force (HRTF) web page at http://www.lyonsrecovery.com/housing-task-force.html.

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“Why are we electing a Coroner?”

Dear Lyons Community,

Perhaps a common question to ask in the upcoming election for Boulder County Coroner, or Coroner in any county of Colorado is “Why are we electing a Coroner?” Should it be an appointed position; should we have a Medical Examiner system?

We have an election for Coroner because it is a time honored tradition mandated by the Colorado State Constitution, and

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Tie a Yellow Ribbon Lyons

Dear Lyons Community,
If you happen to notice yellow ribbons about the town of Lyons, they stand for remembrance of those who have yet to return to their homes here in town.  You might see them tied to the entrance to Riverbend and Foothills mobile home

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Tax Break for Flood Victims Garners Bipartisan Support

 A bill to reimburse homeowners for property taxes paid on property destroyed during the September floods passed the House Finance Committee this afternoon. The committee vote was 11-1.

HB14-1001, sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Singer (D-Longmont), was recommended by the bipartisan Flood Disaster

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Link to get Up-to-date Snowpack Info

With the upcoming concerns regarding spring runoff, people have been inquiring where to get up-to-date snowpack data.  This link will take you directly to the Natural Resources Conservation Service Natural Resources Conservation Services Snotel (automated snow survey sites) daily data.

When accessing the link scroll to the South Platte River Basin.

Boy Track Team Aims To “Four-peat”

By Renée Haip
In 2013, the Lyons Track and Field teams, boys and girls, aimed for their third consecutive state titles. The boys crushed their competition and claimed the state title by winning a full half of the eighteen events and scoring a whopping 142.5 points (more than double next place finisher

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Good News, Bad News, Good News

Officials from Boulder County and the Boulder County of Office of Emergency Management held a meeting at LifeBridge Church in Longmont Monday night (March 10) to update residents on the potential threat posed by the spring snowmelt, and to advise them how to prepare and mitigate for the threat of reflooding. Boulder County Flood Recovery Manager Gary Sanfacon and Mike Chard of the Boulder County Office of

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