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2019 Year in Review - July

2019 Year in Review – July

The following articles are a recap of various news events which have had an impact on residents of Prowers County this past year. City Administrator, Sutherland, Announces Retirement   Lamar City Administrator, John Sutherland, announced his retirement plans to the Lamar City Council earlier this week. As it stands, Sutherland’s, last official day as Administrator […]

Council Approves Ambulance Fee Rate Hikes

Council Approves Ambulance Fee Rate Hikes

In an attempt to shore up the city’s balance regarding unpaid bills for ambulance service, the Lamar City Council approved rate increases for seven different levels of service. Lamar Fire Chief Jeremy Burkhart listed the current fees, the suggested range of increases considered by the council and the final fee schedule. Current Fee Proposed Rates […]

Private Property Trespass and Vandalism Part of Police Update

Private Property Trespass and Vandalism Part of Police Update

The act of designating a thief as a trespasser has become an important tool of the Lamar Police Department. According to Chief Kyle Miller, the practice began two years ago as a means to combat degrees of intersecting crime, eventually relating to illegal drug sales in the community.  Miller briefed the Lamar City Council on […]

Lamar Celebrates Colorado Cities & Towns Week, Sept. 12-18, 2016

Lamar Celebrates Colorado Cities & Towns Week, Sept. 12-18, 2016

September 8, 2016, Lamar, CO — The City of Lamar will be participating in Colorado Cities & Towns Week, Sept. 12–18, 2016, which highlights and celebrates the value of municipal government and acknowledges the employees and volunteers who make our community a great place to live, work, and play. Municipal government is the level of […]

Lamar Council Okays Future Event Dates, Equipment Funding for LFD

Lamar Council Okays Future Event Dates, Equipment Funding for LFD

County Commissioner, Ron Cook, is organizing the 21st Annual Car Show and Rod Run at Willow Creek Park on May 21st and received permission from the Lamar City Council to hold the event in a section of the park including an overnight stay for vendors on the 20th.  “We had 39 vendors last year as […]