ABOUT TOWN 7/8/21 #72 for the Lyons Recorder online
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.
REMEMBER- TOWN: NO PLASTIC BAGS IN RECYCLE BINS – Sort recyclable materials; curbside compost collection now offered; separate bin for clean cardboard.
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.
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 Lyons Walt Self Senior Center will be reopened August 3, with lunch and prizes. You must register. call 303-441-1415. Donations appreciated. Boulder County Aging is giving it a new name: Redstone Cafe.
The Senior Exercise Group is 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
Work on the 4th & Evans Pedestrian 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.
The LYONS TOWN BOARD was on Zoom July 6th, . with the following:
—– Neal Evers was appointed to the PCDC Commission;
A Resolution of the town of Lyons accepting public improvements at the 2nd & Park PUD;approving a construction agreement with DeFalco Construction Company for the Bohn Park Stormwater Improvement Project at Red Hill Gulch;
Volunteers of all ages will be needed to pull weeds around Lyons streets. Contact Dave Cosgrove this spring. 823 8250
Dedication of the Second Avenue bridge is scheduled for July 8th.at 10am, with Congressmen John Hickenlooper and Joe LeGuse will be present, . and will open soon with the dedication of the bridge in June. Folks are wanting 2 four-way stops, sidewalks, walking lane, etc. from the Parking lot into the park
. The town has joined the State for winter tourism, and accepted the a Go-Co grant $282,903 for the 2nd avenue parking, restrooms, work in Bohn Park, and more camping in the LaVern Park; Action to begin soon.
—- Chrystal White has been chosen Mrs. Good Old Days for all the various things she has continually done about town. for several years. Thanks Chrystal
– —- The Lyons Redstone Museum opened June 1st and be open daily thru Oct. 3rd, going by Social distancing and wearing a mask..Folks are invited to Stop by. Family gatherings are welcome,where visitors can go to another room..Due to COVID the museum was not allowed to open all last summer, new displays have been set up, projects have progressed.
——– $73,000 in “No interest” loans thru the town are still available for businesses.
==== PENDING: Negotiations by the Town and Ditch Companies for the trail down Hwy 36. The Town agreed to accept the grants available for the matching funds of 12% and 13% on the grants available for the St. Vrain Corridor Regional Trail, going east of McConnell Drive, on past the eastern corridor and meet the Longmont’s Greeway Trail. on Highway 36, which the board passed to accept. Mayor Angelo challenged the staff to find more funds instead of using the funds now budgeted for in-town road work.
PROJECTS: Redoing the NE corner of 4th and Main includes more businesses on the first floor and adding 7 rental units on the 2nd floor. Progress is being made as the Redstone is moving west to the Green Goo space. Check trail by Cemetery, ……………………………………………………………….. …………………………
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
*NEW* THANKS TO THE JAMES AND AMY CUTTS VANGUARD FOUNDATION for their generous donation to the Museum for ongoing expenses. Much appreciated. Amy Cutts is the daughter of Franciska Stein, and aunt of Dr. Karen Gregg, Lyons Band Director. (Franciska and George Stein operated the Black Bear in the 1980’s.)