ABOUT TOWN 9/2/21 #79 for the Lyons Recorder online
Keep your eye out for VANDALISM IN THE PARKS – CALL 303 441 4444 -The sheriff’s dept,
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.firstname.lastname@example.org to send your news; or see links on Facebook-Lyons-Recorder ..To read her News, as well as About Town by LaVern–on Thursdays send to email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Town is aware that some people are trying to cheat on the vouchers; don’t ruin it for everybody; be honest.
See the AUGUST MONTHLY SENIOR Article in Lyons Recorder is now out 8/26/21. Very big and full of good information! A new one comes out the 4th week of each month.
The Lyons Walt Self Senior Center opened August 3, with lunch and prizes.
The Senior Exercise Group is meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays, with walks and exercise in the park. They are now going to LaVern Park. Contact: email@example.com. Please go at your own pace!
Senior meals furnished by Boulder County Aging for $3.00 can be picked up at the Senior Center or you can eat inside, and socialize, Tuesdays and Thursdays; at 12:15 p.m. Call 303 441 1415 the day ahead by 1pm. to order. (ages 60 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)
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
SHOP IN LYONS – DO YOUR SHOPPING AT HOME-HELPS LYONS’ BUSINESSES AND TOWN.
STOP BEAUTIFUL BOUQUETS ON SATURDAYS, AT LYONS FARMETT,E
HIRING AT MARIPOSA, STOP BY 303 502 6039
MOJOS OPEN FOR LUNCH SATS.& SUNDAYS
STOP BY- BEAUTIFUL BOUQUETS ON SATURDAYS, AT LYONS FARMETT,E-MAY 8th thru June 8th.
Beautiful bouquets on Saturdays at BEAUTIFUL LYONS FARMETT,E-MAY 8th thru June 8th.
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.= closed.
Linda England is back to driving. “Linda Rides” .Give her a call 823 5461
Stillwater has Duck eggs for sale at $8.00 per dozen..Sara says the yolks have more protein in them than chicken eggs; also for sale at 14509 83rd, North of Hygiene.(by the flat of 30 eggs)
==Please call each business to confirm their current hours and days open==
Businesses should contact LaVern at 303 823 5925 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make corrections or updates.
FOOTBALL: – 9\3\21-Gilpin County-Home-BBQ-5-7:00pm; Game 7pm
TOWN BOARD MEETINGS
LYONS TOWN BOARD will meet on Zoom on Tuesday evening, September 7th; Pending topics are:
LYONS PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING
Other topics were:a.They announce that Bohn Park Phase 2 is completed, and are having ballgames.
Ray, at the concession stand at LaVern Johnson Park asked that the month of August be deleted from his lease payment, due to high water and river closures.affecting his business.
Discussion was held on creating a park for small dogs, who will have their pond, water, shelter, and be fenced off, so dogs and owners will be safe from the big dogs.
The 10 acres south of the Dog Park may be used for bike trails, with a practice loop for skills, with a proposal for the area, with a side trail at the south 10 acres for a 6 foot wide trail half way to Ledge Ditch;
The installation of the Water Rescue units is pending.
Walsh Construction has finished the storage area for softball and baseball..
The Ponds water quality proposals for Aeration or nanobubble technology are being reviewed, with an estimated cost of $42,000;
DUE TO COVID THE 2021 Lyons GOOD OLD DAYS was not budgeted for;
LaVern asked that the Lyons Good Old Day be set for Saturday, June 25,2022, and asked for money in the budget. The High School Classes of the 0’s; 1’s; and 2’s, Mr. and Mrs. Good Old Day, and the 2022 graduates of pioneer families will be honored.
And declare it the 4th Saturday-June 25th, 2022. so they can contact the Lyons alumni. as there are three classes, 1970, 1971, and 1972 who need to celebrate their 50th year
TRASH IN PARKS: Everyone is asked to take a trash bag with you when you go into the Parks and pickup over the busy weekends.
Compliments went to Dave Cosgrove who has been Parks & Rec Director for twenty Years. and to Crystal White, who have been chosen Mr\Mrsl Good Old Days for 2021. Our Thanks and Compliments, Dave & Crystal.
There is still vandalism in the parks; if you see cars driving in the parks in the evening take their licenses; Security cameras are recommended.The last is tearing the handles off the towel, faucets,etc., as well as smearing soap all over.
Pending Topics are: l.Open Space Trail Requests;2 What to do about the Apple Valley plots that now belong to the County-Does Lyons want them?
Lyons-Hall Ranch Connection with improvements on the Highway
Park Operations; Crona Heights\Hall Ranch Trail.
The next meeting Monday, will be Monday, September 13th at 6:00pm
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
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.)