During a pre-meeting workshop the Trustees interviewed two law firms (Widner & Juran, LLP; and Michow, Cox, & McAskin, LLP) about representing the Town in the future. Michow and Cox were formerly with the Widner group, and represented the Town before



By Ken Singer
Despite heavy rain falling the day before the annual community Clean Up Day, and some initial light rain on the day of, the decision to hold the event wasn’t officially confirmed until 7:30 a.m., just an hour and a half before the scheduled starting time. Planned and



By Kristen Bruckner
When Ken and Judy Brownsberger made the recent decision to buy a new car, they opted to donate their beloved 2009 Mini Cooper to the Lyons Community Foundation. What they reported was a quick, easy, and simple process through an organization called Vehicles for Charity (VFC). What people don’t realize is that the ease and convenience of a car donation along with tax benefits and


Shortly after the recent seating of the new Board of Trustees, Mayor Connie Sullivan appointed the liaison positions: Human Services and Aging Commission – Trustee Wendy Miller; Economic Development Commission and Historic Preservation Commission – Trustee Juli Waugh; Sustainable Futures Commission – Trustee Mark Browning; Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission - Trustee Jocelyn Farrell; Utilities and Engineering Board and Ecology Advisory Board - Trustee Michael Karavas;



Town Of Lyons
Special Board Of Trustees Meeting

5:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, May 2, 2016
Shirley F. Johnson Council Chamber
Lyons Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado


Roll Call and Pledge of Allegiance

A Reflective Moment of Silence

Approve Agenda

Executive Session pursuant to pursuant to C.R.S. Sections 24-6-402(4)(e) and 24-6-402(4)(b) for the purpose of determining negotiating positions and strategies regarding the Town’s Energy Cost-Savings Contract with Honeywell International, Inc. for the new wastewater treatment plant, and obtaining advice as needed from legal counsel on related legal issues.


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By Lyons Bluesologist, David McIntyre

I thought I would let you all know ahead of time who will be playing in the Town of Lyons Parks & Rec. free Sandstone Park Summer Concert Series this summer so you could mark your calendars. I have watched with admiration as these shows have grown over the years; with the last couple of years being a full park with lots of families, kids, dogs, and music lovers galore.

As the booker of bands, I have tried to keep the lineup as local as I can, and have chosen acts that play fun music that everyone will enjoy. There are only three bands on the schedule this summer that don't have at least one band member living in Lyons, and those, of course, have big followings and a long


Going for Green in Lyons

By Kathleen Thurmes

Every year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day. We should be treating our planet kindly every day of the year, but Earth Day presents an extra opportunity for us to pause and reflect on the impacts that we have on the earth and the opportunities we have for creating positive change.

This year’s Earth Day theme was “End Plastic Pollution,” according to the Earth Day Network. Over the past couple years there’s been an uptick in media coverage about

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