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City Moving Forward on Economic Development Areas

It appears as though the city will soon hire a replacement for Shawna Hodge, the former Main Street Coordinator who resigned earlier this spring. That position has undergone some changes in responsibilities and City Administrator John Sutherland told the council this past Monday, December 14th, that a verbal agreement is being reached with the new […]

Lamar Partnership Kicks-Off Plastic and E-Waste Recycling Program

(Lamar, Colorado; October 30, 2013) Lamar Partnership, Inc. will be launching a new plastic and e-waste recycling program in Lamar in an effort to contribute to Keep Lamar Beautiful. Starting November 9, 2013, simply purchase a recycling bag, fill it with your clean recyclables and drop it off. Electronic recycling will also be available on-site […]

City Holiday Closures, Refuse Collection & Landfill Information

NEWS RELEASE All City offices will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, December 24-25, 2012 in observance of the Christmas holiday. The Lamar Public Library will also be closed Monday, December 24th and Tuesday, December 25th and will reopen Wednesday, December 26th at 9:00 a.m. The Community Building will be closed on Monday, December 24th […]

Granada Trustees Approve New Fire Truck, Discuss Truck Parking Ordinance

Granada is getting a new fire truck.  The town board voted to purchase a 1987 model from Washington State to replace the 1964 model currently in use.  Ricky Silva informed trustee members he had found a model priced at $8,000 that had around 54,000 miles of use.  It will cost an additional $2,500 to get […]

Holly Trustees Discuss Sales Tax Increase, Zoning Study

The Holly Town Board of Trustees outlined a scope of study regarding zoning regulation updates for Holly as well as a review for possibly raising the city sales tax. Clerk Mary Rushton said that sales tax revenue for eleven months in 2011 amounted too $48,000. Town Administrator Marsha Willhite said a one cent increase would […]

Granada Board Reviews Landfill Upgrades/Policy Changes

The Granada Town Board reviewed several changes for operations at the town landfill during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, September 14.  In light of several vehicle accidents at the landfill, some specific signs will be set up for the general public.  The reminders will pertain to the limitations of the town’s responsibility for use of the […]

Holly Experiencing Steady Economic Growth

Holly residents have had a busy four years since the spring tornado swept through their town.  Many of the destroyed homes were completely rebuilt or upgraded, along with several businesses and churches.  Most recently, new curbs, gutters and sidewalks along Main Street gave downtown Holly a newer, more prosperous appearance. Marsha Willhite, Holly Town Administrator, […]

State Recommends Improvements at Holly Landfill

The Holly landfill has been hit with 10 deficiencies, and has been given from 90 to 180 days to respond with specific suggestions for improvements or to make the corrections. Town administrator, Marsha Willhite, briefed the town board on the findings which resulted from an October inspection last year.  Willhite stated, “The survey was done in […]

Holly Board Updates Pool and Park Fees

The fees for the Holly municipal swimming pool have been increased for the first time in nine years by the board of trustees. A resolution was also passed during the April 4 meeting, establishing rental rates for recreational vehicle and tent spaces. The board voted not to pursue a fence for the toddler playground at […]

Update on Free Weekend at the Landfill

DUE TO THE FREE WEEKEND FALLING ON EASTER SUNDAY AND THE LANDFILL AND TRANSFER STATION BEING CLOSED, THERE WILL BE AN ADDITIONAL FREE WEEKEND ON APRIL 30, AND MAY 1, 2011. 04-23-11 LANDFILL OPEN 8:30 – 3:30 04-23-11 TRANSFER STATION OPEN – 8:30 – 3:30 04-24-11 BOTH CLOSED DUE TO EASTER SUNDAY 04-30-11 LANDFILL OPEN […]

Free Weekend – Easter Sunday

The landfill and transfer station will be open on Saturday, April 23 from 8:30 – 3:30 for the “Free Weekend”. But, due to April 24th being Easter Sunday, the Landfill and Transfer Station will NOT be open for the free weekend. If you have any questions, please call 719-336-2002. Toni McPherson City of Lamar Water […]

Asbestos for Holly Landfill & Prairie Dogs Concern Town Board

Marsha Willhite, Holly town Administrator, informed the town trustees that the landfill will be able to accept asbestos under the regulations set up by the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. She said the inspection looks good for friable asbestos to be deposited after several steps have been met including: amending the landfill operations plan, […]

County Road 14 Closure

For March 23, County Road 14 that goes to the landfill will be closed. This is a project Prowers County is doing, and should have the road open by the end of the day, The alternate route to the landfill is as follows: East on Highway 50 to County Road 12 (Shady Camp) South to […]