SEE ALSO “ABOUT TOWN” FOR BRIEF SUMMARIES OF LYONS TOWN BOARD AND COMMISSION MEETINGS
*This is being updated as we get new information*
===Includes a brief explanation of caucus delegates— caucus locations/ dates
–how to register
–deadlines to vote
===LYONS Ballot info
===tour Bo Co ballot processing center
Brief summary of activities by the Board of Trustees for month of January 2024
==Staff reports/ police
Controversial discussion over two hot topics in Lyons “Open Discussion” Facebook
(comments by local mayors and political watchdogs)
==Housing Needs Assessment Plan accepted but not adopted == conflicts on wording and location
=revenues collected on Marijuana Sales tax == is it being spent correctly?
Want to be in on the research and contribute to the decision making end of Town politics? Want to advise on rules and ordinances? Want to help enrich and beautify our town? Want to change /or perhaps preserve the good life in Lyons?
==10 vacancies, with approximately 5 more this spring.
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Can’t afford insurance, or do not have an employer-based insurance plan? === Individuals may shop for and purchase insurance from plans available in the individual’s geographic region.
==Plans can be purchased through Connect for Health Colorado – the state’s health exchange marketplace …or… through an insurance agent /broker or directly from an insurance company.
==easy steps to see if you qualify
Information on how to run for mayor or board of trustees
==deadlines to file
==other important dates
==links for more information for voters
Get the exact details on how you will benefit from the Bills passed in Colorado in the Special Session (after Prop HH failed in Elections)
==residential assessment rate
==property value exemption
==expansion of EBT for child hunger
==sate Earned Income Tax Credit increase
==TABOR refund increase
==newly created bipartisan Commission on Property Tax
==quotes from those who got the Bills passed
Huge honor to be designated by the US Administration as a national epi-center of quantum computing, similar to Silicon Valley.
==Producing American made products
==sales tax revenues / Budget outlined & up for approval (link)
==list of some ‘fun’ highlights in the budget
==BOT workshop — presentation on “Nature has Rights” too — relearning Robert’s Rules of Order
==3 Ordinances Approved
==Discussion of new lease for Spirit Hound, and finally getting rights for a “town trail” along the river
==update on Broadway road improvements, and Sustainability fees
==Main St demolition
==Revolving Loan for Lyons Biz
==EV Charging stations – 3 coming (read details)
==take survey on what types of signage is needed in Lyons, include what you want tourists to see
==organic turf fertilization
==sidewalk assessment – need feedback
striping bike lanes, and
Broadway Modal downtown
==bulk water payments
Lyons lost about 76 homes in the flood. The search for places to build affordable housing grew stronger.
==what the Town BOT did
==Habitat for Humanity