Official Communication from the Town of Lyons
125th Anniversary Celebration

125th Year of Incorporation

Commemorative Event

On April 19, 1880, E. S. Lyon founded the Town of Lyons, and on April 6, 1891, the Town became incorporated.

This April marks the Town's 125th year, or quasquicentennial, of incorporation. To celebrate, Town Officials are hosting a commemorative event on April 4, beginning at 4:00 p.m., at Lyons Town Hall. The events will include opening live music, tours of the Lyons Depot, speeches from Mayor O’Brien and Mayor Pro Tem Sullivan, history and poem readings, presentations of commemorative gifts, and more. 
A Board of Trustees meeting will follow the event, beginning at its regular time, 7:00 p.m.

Please join us in celebrating Lyons' 125th year of incorporation on April 4, and be on the lookout for special quasquicentennial memorabilia! 


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Branches and Yard Waste

Since 2013, the Town has discontinued curbside chipping. The Town invites you to drop off branches and limbs to Bohn Park on the old Vasquez softball field, adjacent to the tennis courts. Any material other than yard waste will not be accepted. 
 
Please remember that it is illegal to place branches and unwanted limbs/yard waste on Town & CDOT right-of-way property, which includes alleyways, as well as any property in the buyout program. 
 
Lyons Municipal Code Sec. 11-2-30 
“Except by a permit issued as set forth in Subsection 11-2-10(b), no person shall in any manner obstruct any street, alley or sidewalk within the Town in any manner whatsoever, but shall at all times keep such streets, alleys and sidewalks free for the passage of vehicular and foot travel.” 
The Town will issue warnings to violations of right-of-ways obstructions, as stated in the Lyons Municipal Code; a summons will be issued if not mitigated after 30 days. 


Lyons Volunteers

If you are unable to haul yard waste to the park, you may submit a request to the Lyons Volunteers, at lyonsvolunters.org. The Volunteers will coordinate with residents for help with pick-up.


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Town Hall Art Show - "Birds of Spring," by Betsy Hubner

Town Hall Art Show Opening Reception

Saturday, April 2
6 to 8 p.m.


Join the Lyons Arts and Humanities Commission (LAHC) this Saturday for the Town Hall Art Show opening reception of "Birds of the Spring" - a show of paintings by Betsy Hubner.
The reception will include live music by Janice Young and Friends, and a community TAPAS potluck - bring a finger-food dish to share!
Wine sales will benefit LAHC.


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Meadow Park Progress

The bridge in Meadow Park has been set - check out the progress!
Meadow Park Bridge Set
The bridge in Meadow Park

Lyons Primary Planning Area Master Plan Process

Submit Feedback Online

public forum is available on the Town's website to allow feedback and ideas for the Lyons Primary Planning Area Master Plan process. The project coordinators will continuously monitor the forum. All properly submitted feedback will be given equal consideration to that of public input collected from planning workshops.

In addition, the March 17 Eastern Corridor planning workshop presentation is now available on the Town website.


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Discounted Solar and Electric Car & Bike Program 

Boulder County and its municipalities are providing an incentive for residents to live more eco-friendly, by offering discounted rates on roof-mounted solar systems and electric vehicles and bikes.

In 2015, the program facilitated the purchase of more than 750kWh of residential rooftop solar and more than 248 electric cars across the Front Range, equating to 5% of all LEAFs sold in the nation between September and December in 2015.


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