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PCDC VISITS TOWN SITES
TOWN OF LYONS SPECIAL WORKSHOP AGENDA Planning and Community Development Commission Wednesday, February 24, 2021 – 3:30 PM
This is a special workshop meeting of the PCDC. The commission will be doing a series of site visits to help them prepare for the comprehensive plan update.
Notice: Starting at 3:30 PM, the PCDC will visit the properties below in order. 4651 And 4652 Ute Highway Please park on the north side; enter the gate as if going to the Town of Lyons Public Works building and park along that road. 4858 Highland Dr. Street parking Site Of The Future St. Vrain Corridor Trail Area (Area Behind 4196 Ute Hwy, 4100 Ute Hwy, Etc.) Please park in the empty lot west of Spirit Hound Distillery to avoid taking parking spaces in front of businesses. Summit Affordable Housing Property (McConnell Dr. And Carter Dr.) Street parking Please view the property from the street. “Tank Hill” (East Of 4th Ave. And Reese St.)
(Provided by LaVern Johnson)
Board of Trustees, Town of Lyons
TOWN OF LYONS BOARD met on Monday, February 15, 2021, 7 p.m. on Zoom
Parks & Recreation Commission Meetings
LYONS PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION meeting – met Monday, February 8th, at 6:00pm; with Jeff Moline-Boulder County Planner speaking on Open Space Trail Requests; 2. How to use the Martin property without great impact to County Road 69E; 3. What to do about the Apple Valley plots that now belong to the County-Does Lyons want them? 4. Lyons-Hall Ranch Connection with improvements on the Highway 5. Park Operations; 6-Park Projects; Community Events; Noxious week Plan- three plots will be sprayed (where the soil is hard and weeds plentiful); Reports were given on: a. The completion of Bohn Park Phase 2 will be ready for ballgames b. Lyons Valley River Park plant replacement in the spring, a fence and wetland work is needed with railing and stream bank stabilization.; c. The 2nd Avenue Bridge is being replaced with the 140′ stringers coming this week; (2nd Avenue closed until May; with the use of the trail along the river .. The 4th Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Design is upcoming .The bridge will be paid for thru FEMA and Safe Schools grant with work on the design) e. Ice skating has been good with cold nights.. Volunteers to care for the ice are needed. Special times are set for Ice skating and hockey.The Town has applied for a grant for the St. Vrain Trail east of town. The town leases the land at the back to: of Blue Mountain Stone, 2. Spirit Hounds, and 3. Clark’s Hardware the trail has to go thru, as well as over 3 or 4 ditches-they have to get approval from the Ditch companies as well as the Northern Colorado Water District.
Pending projects: The area South of the St. Vrain River; A trail connection along the South Ledge Ditch and up to the “L”, Secondary Sports Court; Night Sky Compliance; Pedestrian Connectivity, Budget & long-term maintenance review, Water Rescue Stations (in 2021 budget to be along the river in case of emergency); PRC volunteering-to clean up after Holidays, summer and during summer. The next meeting March 8th at 6:00pm.
2021 Budget Adopted
The Board of Trustees adopted the 2021 fiscal year budget upon the second reading at the November 16, 2020 BOT meeting. The Board approved the 2021 Town of Lyons Annual Budget after two public meetings and multiple review sessions.
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