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Upgrades Continue on Light Plant Equipment

Upgrades Continue on Light Plant Equipment

  The Lamar Utility Board held a brief meeting on Tuesday, January 23rd, approving payment of bills totaling $826,007 and purchase orders of $59,363.11. The meeting agenda covered this year’s continued upgrading of the 69kv substation equipment including a 4-69 KV oil circuit breaker which will be replaced by a Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) gas circuit […]

High Plains Temporarily Closes the Adult Health Center-Press Release

High Plains Temporarily Closes the Adult Health Center-Press Release

  Recently, High Plains Community Health Center began to see structural concerns at its Adult Health Center located at 2221 Wellness Way in Lamar. These building concerns prompted High Plains Leadership Staff and Board of Directors to hire an independent contractor that specializes in structural engineering to survey the damage to the building. On Thursday, […]

2017 Was a Banner Year for Construction in Lamar

2017 Was a Banner Year for Construction in Lamar

  The Building Department in the City of Lamar provides a monthly record indicating the number of construction permits that have been issued, the fees assessed by the city based on the value of the overall project and a year to date project valuation on potential property value increases. The reports provide one look at […]

City Gets Briefed on ARPA Bond Reduction Plan

City Gets Briefed on ARPA Bond Reduction Plan

  Now that the litigation between the City of Lamar and ARPA, Arkansas River Power Authority, has been settled, ARPA is looking for a means to reduce the size of the $140M in outstanding construction bonds for the Lamar Repowering Project. ARPA General Manager, Rick Rigel, explained the process ARPA is considering to the Lamar […]

High Plains Adult Health Center Closed

    The Adult Health Center at 2221 Wellness Way in Lamar was closed Thursday, January 18th following an inspection of the facility by Lamar’s Chief Building Official, Craig Brooks. Felten Group of Denver, an engineering firm, was requested to do an assessment of the building which also took place on Thursday, January 18th. The […]

Main Street Construction Moving Northwards to Downtown Area

Main Street Construction Moving Northwards to Downtown Area

  “We’re going to switch gears a little bit and start on sections from Beech to Oak, so as soon as we get completed from Park to Oak which will begin around the start of February, we’re going to tackle the downtown Lamar sections,” explained Tony Gregorich of American Civil Constructors to the Lamar City […]

Secretary Williams Releases Final 2017 Business Report

Secretary Williams Releases Final 2017 Business Report

  DENVER, Jan. 23, 2018 — New business filings in Colorado grew almost 10 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the latest report analyzing Colorado Secretary of State data.  The report shows that over the last 12 months 117,648 new businesses filed with the Secretary of State’s office.  “Year-over-year increases in […]