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Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, October 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, October 2021

      Groundbreaking for Cobblestone Motel The local owners/investors of the Lamar Colorado “Cobblestone Hotel & Suites” located at 1215 N. Main St., Lamar, Colorado held a ceremonial ground breaking for this much awaited addition to Lamar at the site on Wednesday, October 6th.  The event was attended by members of the Prowers County […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, September 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, September 2021

    City of Lamar Helps Fund Social Media APP In an effort to provide community awareness of events, businesses and services, the Lamar City Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding and contract for CityByApp.  The city is partnering with various organizations to provide funding for five years for the subscription agreement.  The city’s share […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year in Review, August 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year in Review, August 2021

    Interest in Commercial Development for Troy Manor The property occupied by the former Troy Manor Motel may be sold.  Lamar Mayor, Kirk Crespin stated during a council meeting, the Mini-Mart group, which showed an interest in the property last year, made a tentative offer on the land at 1101 South Main Street.  The […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, July 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, July 2021

    July 2021 Year in Review Council Okays MOU for Regional Housing Project The Lamar City Council, during its Monday, July 26th meeting, approved a Memorandum of Understanding to opt into the Southeastern Colorado Workforce Housing project by a split vote with one dissent.  The MOU is not binding on the city which can […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, June 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, June 2021

  June 2021 Year in Review Lamar November Ballot Questions Taking Shape Lamar City Clerk, Linda Williams, was directed to inform the Prowers County Clerk and Recorder of the city’s intention to participate in a coordinated election set for November 2, 2021.  The city will have five vacancies on the council with one in Ward […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, May 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, May 2021

    May 2021 Year in Review   City Administrator Leaving to Pursue New Career Path    Stephen Kil has announced his resignation from his position as Lamar’s City Administrator, effective as of the close of business on May 19, 2021. The Mayor, City Council and staff members have expressed their appreciation to Steve for his […]

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, November 2021

Prowers Journal Annual Year-in-Review, November 2021

    Council Approves North Main Street Land Purchase The Lamar City Council approved buying two, twenty-foot parcels of land adjacent to the property at 1002 North Main Street.  During a prior meeting on November 8th, the council expressed its willingness for the purchase, but tabled the matter pending receipt of the contracts from a […]