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Lamar Council Begins Budget Work, Delays Airport Upgrades

Lamar Council Begins Budget Work, Delays Airport Upgrades

  Summertime means the Lamar City Council starts picking dates for budget deadlines.  A work session focusing on general guidance for the 2014 budget was held Monday, July 8.  Topics of discussion included: Revenue Projections, Taxation, Capital Investment, Performance based Salary Increases, Contingency Set-Aside and other Funding Priorities.  City Clerk, Linda Williams, recapped the May […]

Week Long Heat Wave for S.E. Colorado

Week Long Heat Wave for S.E. Colorado

An oppressive and persistent heat wave is hitting southeast Colorado and other parts of the nation.  The National Weather Service in Pueblo is predicting triple digit temperatures from Burlington, CO, to Amarillo, TX and from Pueblo to Garden City through this week. Residents are urged to take caution and find ways to keep as cool […]

Wastewater Lift Station Needs Repairs, City Getting New K9 for Police Department

Wastewater Lift Station Needs Repairs, City Getting New K9 for Police Department

Higher than expected levels of hydrogen sulfide has caused excessive deterioration of the concrete wetwall at the city’s new wastewater lift station. The concrete is being damaged by agitation of the water as it spills into the headworks screen which causes a release of the corrosive gas. Eric Larson of the Farnsworth Group provided some […]

Lamar Council Hosts Reception for Ron Stock, Urban Renewal Board Meets

Lamar Council Hosts Reception for Ron Stock, Urban Renewal Board Meets

.  The Lamar Redevelopment Authority Board will meet Monday, June 27, at 5:45pm, discussing approval of a resolution for an intergovernmental agreement between the board and Prowers Medical Center hospital district. The contract is for the distribution and sharing of Tax Incremental Funds generated by the hospital district levy. The council’s work session will discuss posting […]