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L’Estrange Continues as Holly Administrator – Trustees Developing Utility Bill Payment Policy

Jerry L’Estrange and the Holly Trustees finalized a work agreement during their monthly meeting, August 5, which will set the parameters of his employment as Town Administrator through the end of 2017. L’Estrange began his duties as interim administrator this past January as a replacement for Marsha Willhite. The Trustees offered some ideas for a […]

Interim Administrator Appointed for Town of Holly

  Jerry L’Estrange attended his first trustee’s monthly meeting for the Town of Holly as interim administrator Wednesday, January 7.  L’Estrange has been hired by the town to fill the vacancy left by Marsha Willhite following her resignation in November.  He will serve in that capacity while the search for a permanent administrator continues. The […]

Holly Trustees Lease New Landfill Loader, Appoint ARPA Representative

Some slight modifications were made to the Holly administrative line-up during the Trustee’s monthly meeting in light of former Administrator, Marsha Willhite’s resignation.  Mary Rushton, Town Clerk and Treasurer assumed the administrator’s duties on an interim basis and Megan Jara was sworn in as the new Clerk and Treasurer for Holly.  Rushton told the Trustees […]

Willhite Resigns as Holly Town Administrator

  Editor’s Note: Holly Mayor Brad Simon said the Board of Trustees held an executive session earlier this week regarding the Administrator’s resignation.  “We discussed her absence and what direction we’d take to find a replacement,” he said, adding, “There had been a little talk with her about stepping down at some point, and I […]

Holly Trustees Approve 2015 Budget

The Holly Trustees approved the 2015 budget following a hearing that preceded the regular monthly meeting this past Wednesday, November 5. Total General Fund expenditures for 2015 are projected at $354,442, only slightly below the current year estimate of $355,216 Revenue for 2015 from other than property taxes is $283,653. The mill levy is expected […]

Holly Trustees Renew Sheriff Contract

  With a three to two vote, the Holly Trustees renewed the annual contract with the Prowers County Sheriff’s office for 2015. The town will pay $51,000 for law enforcement coverage of the community for the year for 40 hours per week.  During earlier discussions on the contract, several Trustees felt more attention should be […]

New Police Department for Holly??

 Trustees Discuss Options  What would be the cost to the community to establish a town police department for Holly?  For the past several years, the Prowers County Sheriff’s Office has been under contract to the Town of Holly for routine patrols for a forty hour week.  “I don’t think we’re getting the coverage we need,” […]

Holly Trustees Set 2014 Budget, Delay 4 Day Work Week Action

   The annual 2014 budget for the Town of Holly, as outlined by Administrator Marsha Willhite, included various town services such as administrative, fire, police, streets, library, recreation and utility departments.  The mill levy for 2014, which also was passed by a resolution vote, has not changed, at 28.866 mills and has stayed constant for […]

Financial Upswing Noted for Holly Community

    The town of Holly is experiencing a spurt in prosperity with increases in revenues from three areas.  Marsha Willhite, Town Administrator, informed the Trustees at their monthly meeting, Wednesday, November 6, that an increase in revenue from dirt deposits at the town landfill are higher than expected when the 2013 budget had been […]

Search Narrows for PCDI Economic Development Director

  The Prowers County Development Incorporated Board of Directors narrowed their list of candidates for a new economic development director from nine to five.  The directors held an executive session on Tuesday, July 9, to review the resumes from the initial nine applicants.  Board president, Marsha Willhite said the five are being notified they have […]

Chip Seal Work on Holly Streets to Begin this Month

   The Holly Town Trustees received word of a setback in their long range efforts to secure certification for FEMA approved flood plain zoning and insurance certification in their community, based on improvements to the town’s levee system.  City Administrator, Marsha Willhite, explained during their monthly meeting, Wednesday, June 5, that a study showed a […]

Holly Trustees Replace Old Bucket Truck, Nix Golf Carts on Streets

The Holly Board of Trustees approved replacing the aging city bucket truck with a used 2001 model from Lamar Light and Power for $4,500.  The current 1990 Ford F350 has a 1989 Versalift device which is aging and has a safety issue with the position of the controls relative to the operator.  The 2001 model […]

Willhite Named Lamar Community College 2013 Alumna of the Year

(Lamar, Colorado; May 1, 2013) Lamar Community College honored its 2013 Alumna of the Year at its 75th Anniversary Homecoming Lunch on April 27. President John Marrin introduced Marsha Willhite who then gave a heartfelt speech about her past, her family, and the influence the college has made on her life. Active in many organizations […]

PCDI Discusses Rental Option on Big R Property, Nolder Replacement

  The past two executive sessions held by board members of Prowers County Development, Inc. have dealt with negotiations regarding the Big R warehouse and office space on Washington Street in Lamar.  The most recent discussion held during the monthly board meeting Tuesday, April 30 covered that as well as personnel matters.  Executive Director, Lisa […]

Nolder Resigns as PCDI Executive Director

Prowers County Development, Inc’s Board of Directors announced today, April 30, that Lisa Nolder has tendered her resignation as Executive Director, effective May 31, 2013.  In her resignation missive, Lisa noted that she has accepted a position with another company.  The media release was issued by PCDI board president, Marsha Willhite, Holly Town Administrator.  “We […]

Granada Hosts Prowers County Commissioner Meeting

The Prowers County Commissioners continued their policy of community outreach this past Thursday, April 18, holding their regular meeting at the Granada Complex.  The commissioners periodically hold their meetings in Granada, Wiley and Holly to stay acquainted with representatives in those communities and afford the residents an opportunity to meet with the commissioners.   Students from […]

PCDI with New President, Directors and Back at the Track

  Larry Lusher of Farmer-Stockman Realty and Rick Robbins of Colorado Mills, attended the Prowers County Development Incorporated monthly meeting as the two newest board members, Tuesday, March 26.  They were elected to the PCDI board during last month’s annual banquet meeting.  Board member, Marsha Willhite, Holly Town Administrator was elected as PCDI President replacing […]

Robbins, Lusher, Brase Elected to PCDI Board

  New board of director members to Prowers County Development Incorporated were elected during the economic development group’s annual banquet and meeting, Wednesday, February 27, at the Rodeway Cow Palace Inn. Lawrence Brase was re-elected as a board member and Larry Lusher of Farmer-Stockman Realty & Auction LLP and Rick Robbins of Colorado Mills were […]

New Reyman’s Store Coming to Holly

As construction work continued at the new Holly School across Highway 50 on Tuesday afternoon, a group of residents and interested parties attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at 100 South Main Street at the site for a brand new Reyman’s Grocery Store. Excavation has already begun at the site, located at the intersection of South […]

Holly Trustees Approve Third Street Improvements

  The Holly Town Trustees approved a request from the school board for improvements to Third Street consisting of a center line concrete overlay of 40 feet including curbing.  Three additional pole lights for the school were also approved.  Two will be 15 feet tall at $2,430 each and one 25 foot tall pole costs […]