ABOUT TOWN 7/1/21 #71 for the Lyons Recorder online
A TRIBUTE TO THE LYONS REDSTONE MUSEUM == FROM THE COLORADO STATE SENATE ==
BEES: If there is a swarm of Bees on your property hanging on a tree or outside, contact 303 823 5984, leave a message, and ask for Nick. He will come get them, and Save The Bees!
Keep your eye out for VANDALISM IN THE PARKS – CALL 303 441 4444 -The sheriff’s dept,-Keep your eye out for VANDALISM IN THE PARKS: The Bohn Park restroom faucets were torn off the other night and the floor covered with soap!! Parents where are you? Where are your kids? What are they doing? Take the license plates of those vandals in the parks, etc. Very heart rendering!
REMEMBER- TOWN: NO PLASTIC BAGS IN RECYCLE BINS – Sort recyclable materials; curbside compost collection now offered; separate bin for clean cardboard.
=WANTED= SOMEONE TO WRITE LYONS BOARD NEWS FOR THE LYONSRECORDER.ORG..to go to town board meetings, or on Zoom, and write up same for the Lyons paper. Just the “highlights” of important topics are needed! == Contact firstname.lastname@example.org == Please help me, as I have a hard time hearing it.
We are happy Kathleen Spring is now the Editor of the lyonsrecorder.org, bringing Lyons news to all of Lyons..To send her your news, click on LyonsRecorder.email@example.com to send and to Facebook-Lyons-Recorder ..To read her News, as well as About Town by LaVern–on Thursdays send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
RECREATION TEACHERS & TENNIS TEACHERS NEEDED: If you have an idea and skills to teach an outdoor class, contact Lisa Ramsey at email@example.com for more information. Teachers are needed.
Summer jobs for Parks & Recreation; also Finance Director, and full time Maintenance Full-time and Seasonal
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The annual CrapFest and Art Fair will be held at Jacobson’s place at 2139 Apple Valley Road on July 31st. All invited to be a vendor, or to buy “stuff”, etc.
CALL 303 441 4444 -The Sheriff’s Dept, if you notice anything amiss around your home or cars..A few hints can find them..such as a receipt, etc. as “Someone” is still breaking into cars, as well as stealing them & motorcycles. LOCK YOUR CARS, GARAGES, HOUSES, ETC.: Do not get careless..many thieves make their living that way! The Sheriff’s office has asked everyone this happens to to call them. 303 441 4444.
See the JUNE MONTHLY SENIOR Article in Lyons Recorder. Very big and full of good information! A new one comes out the 3rd or 4th week of each month.
The Wednesday Walkers Exercise Group is cancelled. The group will go back to meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays, with walks and exercise in the park. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please go at your own pace!
Senior meals furnished by Boulder County Aging for $3.00 can be picked up at the Senior Center, Tuesdays and Thursdays; at 12:15 p.m. Call 303 441 1415 the day ahead. (ages 65 and up)
EVER YOUNG SENIOR FITNESS, with classes to Zoom and offering monthly membership pricing, with unlimited classes, drop-in classes also available; (702)787-5099 — Austin11Boone@gmail.com –Austin lived in Lyons for 30 years; a 3rd generation family)
COMMISSIONS: You are encouraged to serve on a Board or Commission, which meet once a month as advisory to the Town Board. There are several vacancies. Kathleen Spring keeps the list updated every quarter.
NEED HELP-FOOD, MEDICAL CARE, LOOK FOR HOUSING, ETC. Check with LEAF; by appointment, or food bank on Wednesdays 3-5pm.
LEAF: Go to Leaf’s website to apply for an Emergency Assistance Grant to help those who are suffering due to COVID-19.
Send your funds to LEAF, Box 234, Lyons 80540; LEAF hands out groceries for over 45 families; helps with rent and doctor bills, clothing, and utilities. Drop off the following items on Wednesday mornings, 9:30am to 2pm. ==LEAF Needs== —NON-FOOD=Paper Products: toilet paper, paper towel, tissues, Laundry Products, Personal hygiene: shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, disposable razors —FOOD =Snacks: crackers, cookies, popcorn, etc. Soup, Canned chili, stew,, Flavored rice: pilaf, Mexican, long grain & wild, Spanish, etc. Cereal, Juice boxes, Fruit & applesauce cups, Fruit snacks
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Z TRIP VOUCHER PROGRAM- To help those “in need” of transportation” == NEW DETAILS: z-Trip vouchers are good any day of the week from 5 am to 7 pm. It is a year round program. Each ride must start or end in Lyons. Vouchers are good for travel to/from Boulder and Longmont but not between the two. Check with the Town for details= Lisa at 303 823 6622 x30 Register at email@example.com
The Town is aware that some people are trying to cheat on the vouchers; don’t ruin it for everybody; be honest.
SHOP IN LYONS – DO YOUR SHOPPING AT HOME-HELPS LYONS’ BUSINESSES AND TOWN.
LYONS SALON & BARBER – now has a shop in downtown Lyons – 970 744 2111
LYONS MANE at the Shopette is open daily; call.
LYONS REGIONAL LIBRARY- now open; Mons & Thurs 10AM-4:00pm; Tues\Wed 12-6:00pm; Sat. 9:00-12:00, 303 823 5165.
YOGA – Saturdays – 9am – yoga online
WESTERN STARS open 10am-6pm, Mons -Thursday, 303 747 3828;
DOG GROOMING 10\20\-28 303 823 6260, Vet Clinic – Make appointment
LAMARIPOSA-Friday Lunch specials – 11am-3:00pm – $10.00-Stop by = They have a new menu – HELP Wanted.
A-LODGE-FORMERLY ASPEN LEAF MOTEL – Open for business. A discount is given to local residents who bring their family and friends
CHILD CARE & EDUCATION BY JACQUE SHANK-303 823 5020
LYONS PHYSICAL THERAPY will also come to your home thru Tele-Health Call 303 823 8813
ROCKY MOUNTAIN ACCUPUNCTURIST is now open for business 303 775 2940 – Julie Smith
KAREN’S HAIR SHOP is now open daily. – back of old hotel.
Willis Horn is operating a cupcake company.. Call him, 303 823 6770
Ian Taylor has the Red and White Food Truck.. he will be parked at the Stone Cup, 4-8pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, and once at Spirit Hounds. You cannot eat at the tables at the Stone Cup; do carry out.
==Please call each business to confirm their current hours and days open==
TOWN BOARD MEETINGS
The lawsuit between the Town of Lyons and Honeywell for discrepancies in upgrading their wastewater plant== The town contracted for $5.86 million in 2010; has not been settled and may take a couple more months. Lyons is seeking damages for the plant’s construction, operating and financing costs along with other damaged determined at the trial. The town is seeking a jury trial, and estimate the cost around $100,000..
REPORT FROM TRACEY SAUNDERS-Town Flood Recovery\Grants: The c2nd Ave Bridge still on schedule to complete mid to late June
Work on the 4th & Evans Ped Bridge, is at 30% design. The bridge will be 120 feet long and 8 foot wide, It is started this fall and finished in 2022..Grants are from FEMA and Safe Routes to Schools.
Stormwater improvements for Red Hill Gulch (Bohn Park area) at 50% design
Backup power for PW Building and 2 lift stations going through clearance
Next Meeting is July 6. It may be in person for the Board,but probably not for the audience.
For past meetings, see Monthly “TOWN BOARD MEETINGS” summary article
LYONS PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING
Monday June 14th at 6pm on zoom; Topics are:
Other topics were:a. They announce that Bohn Park Phase 2 is completed, and are having ballgames. (after 8 years, they made it..Lyons kids are finally playing on the Lyons ball fields..Thanks to all!
MUSEUM NEWS+THE LYONS REDSTONE MUSEUM
We will appreciate your support for the museum. Send a check to Lyons Historical Society, P O Box 9, Lyons, CO 80540
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