Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 09:47
Dear Lyons Residents:
Mail in ballots go out next Monday and Lyons voters face what will be the most critical decision about investing in our recovery. You will have received a blue sheet in the mail notifying Lyons voter of a ballot issue (ballot question #1) to borrow up to $995,000 from the FEMA Community Disaster Loan program.
Our sales tax revenues were down 25 percent in 2013 with further decreases projected for 2014. Our property tax revenues are down about 10 percent as destroyed properties have been revalued. Without the
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 09:26
By Meg Waters
For individuals and families who are still displaced, for those who are struggling to pay bills, have pressing housing needs, or are grappling with other basic “human services” issues in the wake of the September flooding, a lot of resources are available. But
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 08:57
CenturyLink has completed its fiber-based broadband network upgrade in the town of Lyons after the devastating Colorado floods occurred in September 2013. “We’re proud to be part of the incredible recovery effort happening in Lyons,” said Scott Russell, CenturyLink vice president and general manager for Denver and Northern Colorado. “Like Lyons and
Published on Thursday, March 06 2014 08:56
By Amy Reinholds
The Housing Recovery Task Force (HRTF) will hold a “Replacement Housing Options” meeting is this Saturday, March 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at Rogers Hall.Community House (Second Avenue, next to the entrance to Bohn Park). The meeting is in an open-house format, and gives the public an opportunity to learn about parcels of land that are possible options for replacement housing in Lyons.
Published on Friday, February 28 2014 17:43
Saturday, March 1: Stops of 30 minutes
Sunday, March 2: No work scheduled at this time.
Monday, March 3 through Friday, March 7 from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.: Stops of 15 minutes
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 14:16
By Monique Sawyer-Lang
How do you honor a man whose working life was dedicated to educating children, specifically the children of Lyons? You create a college scholarship in his name, that’s how. The Lyons Community Foundation has created the Gerald Boland Memorial Scholarship to honor a man whose commitment to the Lyons community was
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 14:01
By Christy Crosser
New to the greater Lyons area? The Lyons Chamber of Commerce welcomes new residents offering a bag of goodies from the business chamber members. This is their way of welcoming new residents to the area and also introducing new resident to wonderful and plentiful services, retail shops and restaurants.
As Lyons continues to recover from the disaster, supporting local services and businesses is more
Published on Thursday, February 27 2014 13:40
A windy week, with more to come. The TV said we had eighty mile an hour wind gusts! Greg Berman, the Lyons weatherman, is keeping an “eye” on the wind and weather. He has started a network of weather watching, and is meeting with various State and County officials, as well