Official Communications from the Town of Lyons

State Highway 66 Access Control Plan


Draft Presentation

Tuesday, September 17 | 4:00 p.m. | Lyons Regional Library

The Town of Lyons and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) are hosting an informational session for the Board of Trustees and the Planning and Community Development Commission to review the DRAFT State Highway (SH) 66 Access Control Plan (ACP). CDOT will give a brief overview of the plan, successes it has had with other ACPs, the SH 66 ACP Intergovernmental Agreement and the agreement amendment process.

Public Information Session

Tuesday, September 26 | 4:30 p.m. | Longs Peak Middle School

Tuesday’s presentation will primarily address the Board of Trustees and the Planning and Community Development Commission; however, CDoT is holding a public information session the following week Thursday, September 26, 2019 4:30 to 7:30 PM at Longs Peak Middle School (1500 14th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80501).

For more information on the process that helped create the ACP, please visit: www.codot.gov/library/studies/co-66-pel.

For more information on the Lyons meeting, please contact Town Planner, Paul Glasgow, at pglasgow@townoflyons.com, or 303-823-6622, ext. 25.


Families Can Create

Families Can Create

Saturday, September 14 | Lyons Library

Series 1 of 4: Photos

Families Can Create is a community event put on by Lyons Elementary and Lyons Middle Senior High School. The SVVSD Innovation Bus and Big Chix Wings Food Truck will be available as families create photo projects using iPads.

The event will take place from 12 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 14, at the Lyons Regional Library.

Crack Filling and Sealing Streets

Lyons Valley Park Crack Sealing

September 13 and 14


On Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 14, a pavement company will be crack-sealing roads in the Lyons Valley area. They will do all roads in the area (within the blue circle - street names listed below), with the exception of McConnell Dr., from US-36 to 2nd Ave., and 2nd Ave., from McConnell Dr. to 2nd Ave. bridge (highlighted on the map in orange), as these are slated for future improvements. 

Please avoid parking vehicles along the roads during this time.

Roads included:

  • Welch Dr. 
  • Welch Ct.
  • 2nd Ct.
  • Cobblestone Ct.
  • Estes Ct. 
  • Noland Ct. 
  • Bohn Ct.
  • Goranson Ct.
  • Raymond Ct.
  • Carter Dr.
  • McConnell Dr. (residential loop) 
Crack sealing will continue through Stone Canyon on September 21, and Steamboat Valley Rd., Vasquez Ct. & Rd., and Horizon Dr. on September 28 - more information to follow.
LVP Crack Sealing

St. Vrain Invitational

St. Vrain Invitational

Friday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 21


On Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21, Lyons will host the annual St. Vrain Cross Country Invitational. With 68 teams and over 2,300 participants, organizers anticipate this year's event will bigger than it has been the last few years. 

While participants and spectators are asked to carpool, residents in the vicinity of the school may experience a considerable amount of vehicles parked along neighborhood roads. We thank all residents for their patience and understanding during the event.

Good luck, Lions Cross Country!


Creative Outlets, Painted Utility Boxes

Due September 16!

Creative Outlets
The Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission (LAHC) The Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission (LAHC) is piloting the Creative Outlets program, to continue to enhance the community through art in public places. The project goal is to bring beauty to unexpected places, by adding color and interesting designs to utility boxes in Lyons.

The LAHC is seeking an artist/team to paint the Town's first utility box, located near the tennis courts in Bohn Park. Artists interested in being a part of this exciting program can visit www.townoflyons.com/CreativeOutlets for project description, sample contract, and the online application. The selected artist will be compensated $1,000.

Faded History - Photography Workshop

Faded History Photography Workshop

Thursday, September 19 | 7 to 8:30 p.m.


Faded History is a free photography workshop on the care and preservation of photographs, and how computer technology can be used to restore photographs faded by time. For a $10 donation, participants can have one photograph (up to 8"x10") scanned and cleaned up, and receive a jpeg image of the photograph.

All proceeds from the event go towards the purchase of archival materials for the museum.

Board of Trustees Meeting

September 16, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall


The September 16, 2019 Board of Trustees meeting includes the following items:
  • Tiny Homes In R2A Request - PCDC Recommendation
  • Discussion/Direction To Staff Regarding The FEMA PAAP Budget
  • Lyons Community Foundation Update
See full agenda and meeting packet here.

Emergency Preparedness Fair

Saturday, September 21 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Lyons Fire Station


On Saturday, September 21, at the Lyons Fire Station, Lyons Prepared will host the 2019 Emergency Preparedness Fair! The event will include fire safety demonstrations, hands-on demos for adults and kids, and door prizes. Plus, bring your out-of-date fire extinguishers for free recycling and pick up a new one at a reasonable price! So check all the fire extinguishers in your house, and join the Preparedness team for the annual fair!

Emergency Preparedness Fair

Lyons Valley River Park Ponds


Upon further review, the ecologists who assessed the aquatic vegetation and algae in the Lyons Valley River Park ponds confirmed with Town officials that this growth is common, even expected, of an establishing ecosystem in stagnant water. As time goes on, the ponds will experience greater diversity of inhabiting species, which will provide a growth balance. In the meantime, however, bottom-dwelling fish (carp) and minnows will be introduced to the ponds, which will help reduce the production of algae. 
Sorry anglers, no fishing in the ponds!

Please remember Lyons Valley River Park is still an active construction site, and remains closed to the public. At this time, project managers anticipate the area will remain closed through the end of the year.

We thank you for your continued patience during our last year of recovery.


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