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New Lamar City Treasurer Assumes Duties, Budget & Annexation Hearings Postponed

New Lamar City Treasurer Assumes Duties, Budget & Annexation Hearings Postponed

Kristin Rau has been hired by the City of Lamar as the new treasurer, replacing Linda Rohlman who resigned her position several months ago.  Rau was hired following the final round of candidate interviews by the council on Tuesday, September 24 and the council ratified a phone poll on the 25th during the council meeting, […]

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 […]

Down and Dirty on Main Street

Down and Dirty on Main Street

Several hundred pounds of potting soil replaced some of the old dirt in 88 planters along Main Street in Lamar, Tuesday, May 1.  Members of the Lamar Chamber of Commerce and the Main Street program combined their efforts and pulled weeds and got a little dirt on their hands while replacing some old soil with new […]