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New Downtown Beautification Programs Approved for Lamar

New Downtown Beautification Programs Approved for Lamar

The Lamar Redevelopment Authority approved $27,000 in Authority funds to purchase and install new concrete flowerboxes for the east and west sides of Main Street in Lamar, from Beech Street to Elm Street.  Shawna Hodge, Community Development and Urban Renewal Manager, told the Authority that the new boxes will blend with the existing architectural features […]

Grant Funds Downtown Lamar Economic Study

Grant Funds Downtown Lamar Economic Study

  Lamar, by virtue of being a Colorado Main Street Community, recently received a grant from the Department of Local Affairs to fund a market niche assessment for the city and downtown businesses.  Shawna Hodge, Lamar’s Main Street Coordinator, offered invitations to members of the community to attend the sessions, conducted during sessions held over […]

New Look for Downtown Lamar

New Look for Downtown Lamar

The Lamar Partnership will unveil a new brand for Historic Downtown Lamar at a special event that will be held on November 9, 2012 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Shore Arts Center, Downtown Lamar. “This project is all about creating new energy Downtown and attracting new investment by community members and business,” said Shawna Hodge, Main Street Director. […]

Motel Lodger's Tax Proposed to Lamar City Council for November Ballot

Motel Lodger’s Tax Proposed to Lamar City Council for November Ballot

Lamar voters should decide this November to approve a proposed lodgers or pillow tax on motel room rentals.   As outlined during the city council work session on Monday, July 9, by Shawna Hodge, Lamar Main Street Director, and Pat Palmer, President of the Prowers Lodging Tax Panel, the proposed tax will levy a simple $2 […]

Lamar Partnership Inc. Annual Board Meeting

Lamar Partnership Inc. Annual Board Meeting

Lamar Partnership Inc., a Colorado Main Street Community, will be holding its Annual Board meeting on February 29, 2012 at the Lamar Chamber board room starting at noon. The Board has one At-Large Board member position available. Anyone interested in serving must be employees or owners of retail and non-retail businesses, as well as, from […]