Tag Archives: Mayor Lyle Achziger

Rise in food stamp rolls causing problems for local revenues

by Matt Lacy –   The increase in food stamp recipients under President Obama’s economy is causing an unintended consequence as local municipalities find themselves dealing with the loss of tax revenue resulting from the purchases.   The number of … Continue reading

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Evans goes green, approves solar panels at Campus Crest

Evans approved solar panels like these to be installed at Campus Crest apartments by Jack Minor – The Evans city council approved a solar power project that will provide enough power for 44 homes at the Campus Crest apartments. Derek … Continue reading

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UNC hopes to break attendance record at homecoming event

    by Jack Minor – A University of Northern Colorado faculty member told the Evans city council that they hope to break last year’s record for community attendance during this year’s homecoming week. Mayor Lyle Achziger issued a proclamation … Continue reading

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City proclaims Saturday to be “play day”

  by Jack Minor – The city of Evans has declared Sept. 10, the same day as EvansFest, to be a designated “play day.” In issuing the proclamation, Mayor Lyle Achziger said, “Play is a valuable part of a child’s … Continue reading

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Evans going green, city to get power from solar energy

  story and photo by Jack Minor         Evans has agreed to let a local alternative energy company install solar panels to provide electricity to the city. Greg Bohan, Chief Investment Officer for Renewable Social Benefit Funds, … Continue reading

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“This is one of the last things I want to do”-Mayor Lyle Achziger of Evans

By Vanessa Dominguez The city of Evans has 20,000 residents and only one fire station. That one station houses three fire trucks, two of which are aging and in need of replacement. The suggested expiration date for a fire truck … Continue reading

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Greeley, Evans Mayors Come Together Against Ballot Proposals

Story and Photo By Jack Minor Warning of possible reduction in service, the mayors of Greeley and Evans came together to express opposition to a series of tax-cutting ballot proposals. Evans Mayor Lyle Achziger and the city manager Aden Hogan, … Continue reading

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Evans honors local hero

By Jack Minor The city of Evans honored a couple of local heroes at the city Council meeting this past Tuesday. Benjamin Llamas and his son Cruz responded when a fire at a neighbor’s house trapped a two-year-old, Mia Sanchez … Continue reading

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Electric vehicles, Evans week, Meyers v. Evans discussed at council meeting

By Jack Minor, For the Greeley Gazette A Lawsuit against the city, Evans week and a proposal that would regulate low powered vehicles such as segways on city streets were among the topics discussed at this week’s city Council meeting. … Continue reading

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Changing of the guard as city announces budget reduction

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette The first meeting of a new Evans city Council had a full agenda this week as they discussed several items ranging from oil and gas leasing to contracts with the Chamber of Commerce. … Continue reading

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Time to tear down the walls — Greeley Mayor Tom Norton

By Jim Frazier On Thursday April 14,th in a quarterly breakfast meeting, local government leaders focused on regionalization and cooperation to reduce impacts from lower incomes. “In the past, there was a wall between various agencies,” said Greeley Mayor Tom … Continue reading

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Evans celebrates Arbor Day April 16

by Jack Minor, for The Greeley Gazette Mayor Lyle Achziger issued a proclamation declaring April 16 as Arbor Day in the city of Evans. Arbor Day first began in 1872 when J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of … Continue reading

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