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Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Council Announces Award of GoCO Grant

Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland, recapped the recent GoCO Inspire grant award of $1.3 M to the City at a presentation ceremony last week in the Front Range.  “Rick and I and Angie accompanied the mayor to GoCO’s presentation where the board presented Mayor Stagner with a $1.3 million giant check,” he explained, while holding […]

Holly Commercial Club Holds Last Meeting of 2016

Holly Commercial Club Holds Last Meeting of 2016

The Holly Commercial Club board reviewed several community activities for the Christmas season which included the Holly Jolly Country Christmas Concert. It was reportedly sold out with 178 tickets purchased and the committee received $2,200 in donations.  Rod Swisher reported that the Bluegrass Committee had received $2,500, the full request from the Prowers Lodging Panel, […]

City Sales Tax Shows Slight Monthly Drop

City Sales Tax Shows Slight Monthly Drop

Sales tax for the City of Lamar dropped slightly for the October 2016 sales which were collected in November. City Sales Tax was off 3.08% for a decline of $7,941.41 putting 2016 collections for the month at $249,570.96 compared to 2015 figures of $257,512.37.  Total Sales and Use Tax collections came in for the month, […]