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More Controlled Burns on the Way

The Lamar Fire and Ambulance Service decided the quiet, cool weather conditions on Thursday morning, were sufficient for a controlled burn of an abandoned and derelict property.  Solid black smoke began to rise from the house, located between North 7th and 8th Streets, just a few yards away from the Lamar Canal.  It’s one of […]

City of Lamar Joins Citizen Lawsuit Against ARPA, Nieschburg Resigns from ARPA Board

The Lamar City Council last night, July 14, approved a resolution to join a citizens’ lawsuit regarding the electrical energy rates charged by the Lamar Electrical Department and Contractual Relationships between member cities and ARPA, Arkansas River Power Authority and the bond holders or insurers (Syncora Guarantee, Inc.) of the Lamar Repowering Project.  The resolution […]

Lamar Priortizes Road Repairs Project

  The City of Lamar has just over 60 municipal miles to take care of and a recently upgraded map outlining those streets and roadways that are in need of repair was distributed to the city council by Director of Public Works, Pat Mason.  There are 13 miles rated ‘poor’ which require an overlay or […]

Second 2013 mosquito pool positive test for West Nile Virus Confirmed for Prowers County

   Lamar, CO– Prowers County Public Health and Environment officials have received lab confirmation of West Nile in a sample pool of mosquitoes collected on the night of July 15th.  This positive result is from a number of surveillance locations in and around the city.  Seth Odette, Environmental Health Specialist for Prowers County Public Health […]

Lamar Redevelopment Authority Sets 2013 Budget

The Lamar City Council met as the Redevelopment Authority and passed a resolution approving an appropriation of revenue and expenditure funds for the 2013 budget.  A figure of $116,440, based on $115,940 for property taxes and $500 for interest income was set as the 2013 Lamar Redevelopment Authority budget.  Shawna Hodge, Lamar Main Street Coordinator, […]