COMMENTARY: What's the future for affordable housing in Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds
At the start of the new year, the Planning and Community Development Commission (PCDC) has a packed agenda. In January, PCDC meetings will cover several issues that might affect affordable housing in Lyons, including the Lyons Primary Planning Area Master Plan for future annexation to Town of Lyons and a policy for short-term vacation rentals in town limits.

 

COMMENTARY: What’s The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds
No news on new affordable housing this past week; no meetings were held. However, a few thoughts about media and music are on my mind.

Ever since the flood, my senses are heightened about media coverage about our town; what accurately captured our varied experiences in town, and what misrepresented our experiences

 

COMMENTARY: What’s The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds
I’ve got a short update this week about another postponement of the final plat and subdivision improvement agreement for Second Avenue and Park Street subdivision for six proposed Habitat for

COMMENTARY: What’s The Future For Affordable Housing In Lyons?

By Amy Reinholds

Funding sources could be delayed for potential new affordable housing in the planning area east of town, but Lyons did receive funds for land-use planning for areas including the eastern corridor, Town Staff reported at a Monday Board of Trustees (BOT) workshop.

A Colorado Heritage Grant was finalized that pays for a recovery planner to work for Lyons for eighteen months, leading that planning process, and Matt Manley was hired for the position. A land-use planning process that includes public engagement for the vision for the eastern corridor is expected to start in a few months. Three

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