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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MUNICIPAL
MAIL BALLOT ELECTION
TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
IN LYONS, COLORADO

Notice is hereby given that the Town of Lyons will be conducting the March 24, 2015 Election as a Mail Ballot Election, at which time the registered electors of Lyons will vote on two separate ballot questions.

Ballot Question No. 1.
THIS QUESTION HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN.

Ballot Question No. 2.
SHALL THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF LYONS, COLORADO LEASE TO THE BOULDER COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY FOR A PERIOD OF NINETY-NINE YEARS A 5- TO 7-ACRE PORTION OF THE 25.66 ACRE BOHN PARK PROPERTY AND CHANGE THE ZONING FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING A 50-70 UNIT FLOOD RECOVERY HOUSING PROJECT?
YES_______________                   No__________________

Ballots will be mailed to all registered electors between March 2 and March 6, 2015. If you do not receive your ballot by March 13, 2015 or if you need a replacement ballot, please contact Deb Anthony, Town Clerk, at 303-823-6622 x13 or at the Clerk’s Office, Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado.
Office hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday - Friday or on Election Day from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm.

All residents may check their voter registration at www.bouldercounty.org/elections

  • You can check your voter status, register to vote or update your address.
    • Or you may come to Town Hall and fill out the voter registration.
    • An elector shall be permitted to vote who is registered to vote no later than 22 days before an election, March 2, 2015.

For those residents who have been displaced by the flood:

  • If you are still getting your mail at your PO Box you will receive a Mail Ballot in the mail.
  • If you are having your mail forwarded at this time you will not receive a Mail Ballot – Election Ballots are not forwarded.
  • If you are having your mail forwarded because your home is uninhabitable and your intention is to come back to Lyons when your home is habitable then you must notify Boulder County of your change of address. However, a person cannot vote in municipal elections after moving to a permanent residence outside the municipality. You may do so either by filling out a change of address form at the Town Clerk’s Office, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, CO or by going to www.bouldercounty.org/elections and change your mailing address.
    If you have not received your Mail Ballot by March 13, 2015 please contact Town Clerk, Deb Anthony at (303) 823-6622 x13

Drop-off Location/Hours: Voted Mail Ballots may be dropped off during normal business hours at Town Hall, 432 5th Avenue, Lyons, Colorado, Those hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on March 24, 2015 Election Day. Registered electors may come to the Polling Place during those hours either to drop off a voted mail ballot, to get a replacement ballot, or to vote.


Lyons Community-Wide Update Presentation

On February 24, the Board of Trustees and Town Staff held a community-wide to report on the status and timelines of Recovery Groups' projects, and allow for a Q&A session from the public. Click here to view the PDF version of the presentation from the event.


Snow and Ice Removal Reminder

In consideration of your neighbors, students, and general public walking in the community, please try to remove snow and ice from sidewalks as soon as possible.  Official code reads:  
Sec. 11-1-50. Removal of snow and ice.
It shall be unlawful for any owner or occupant of any lot, block or parcel of ground within the Town, or for any agent in charge of such property, to allow any snow or ice to accumulate or remain upon any sidewalk alongside such property longer than twenty-four (24) hours from the time of the last accretion of such snow or ice.


Below is an awesome video put together by Honeywell. Honeywell has been an invaluable resource in rebuilding Lyons, and the Town is so grateful.
Have you seen the new Town Hall Plaza lately? If not, stop by and check it out!