20 10, 2014

Pumpkin Decorating or Carving Contest

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October 29th from 10 AM – 6 PM and October 30th from 10 AM – 4 PM

19 06, 2014

Job Opportunity Parks and Grounds Maintenance

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Parks and Grounds Maintenance
 

The City of Lyons, located at 161 N.E. Broad Street, Lyons GA 30436 seeks a full-time, Parks and Grounds Maintenance Employee.

This is an entry-level position with on the job training available. The right candidate will have good organizational skills and the ability to work outside. Applications for this position will be taken through July 9th, 2014. Work hours vary.

The City of Lyons is an equal-opportunity employer.

If you wish to apply, please send a resume and completed employment application to The City of Lyons 161 N.E. Broad Street, Lyons GA 30436. No phone calls please.  See below for a job description.  For a downloadable description, CLICK HERE!

 
City of Lyons
 
Title: Park and Grounds Maintenance
DEFINITION:

This position is responsible for the care and upkeep of all facilities where leisure activities may take place which are owned or governed by the City of Lyons. Reports directly to the Assistant Recreation Director

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preparation and maintenance of fields and grounds
Inspects Fields, Equipment and grounds for safety issues
Officiate or coach when necessary
Keeps adequate records and information on file
Maintains and inventory of equipment
Performs other related duties as assigned.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, building codes, and safety regulations pertaining to recreation and park facilities.
Knowledge of recreation maintenance and repair techniques.
Skill in supervision.
Skill in interpersonal relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee must occasionally lift light or heavy objects, use equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity,

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work is performed in an outdoor environment.

9 06, 2014

Get Hooked on Fun 2014

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Join the City of Lyons on July 12, 2014 from 8 AM to 12 PM for “Get Hooked on Fun 2014!”  This event is sponsored by the Lyons Police Department and is for ages 16 and under.  Fish bait will be provided and poles will be provided to those that do not have their own.  Prizes will be awarded for the biggest catch of the day and the heaviest catch (10 fish limit).

Please contact the Lyons Police Department or Lyons Main Street for more information.

For an information packet, click here!

For a downloadable flyer, click the image below!

4 06, 2014

Sidewalk Saturday Set for June 28 2014

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Come join the fun and shop local in downtown Lyons on Saturday, June 28th.  This will be an event that will provide fun for the whole family featuring a farmers market, kids bounce houses, snow cones and art.  For more information contact Lyons Main Street.

For a copy of the flyer, click the image below.

1 03, 2014

Better Hometown Gets a Name Change

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Lyons, Georgia is the seat of Toombs County, situated in the heart of Southeast Georgia, and is within 100 miles of Augusta, Macon and Savannah.

The award-winning community was chosen in 1998 as one of only 10 cities in the state of Georgia to be selected for the Better Hometown program, a Georgia Main Street program for cities with a population under 5000. Main Street™ is a community-based development initiative utilizing the nationally recognized 4-Point Approach™ for downtown revitalization.  In 2014, Lyons Better Hometown changed their name to Lyons Main Street to better reflect the National Main Street program brand.

6 02, 2014

New Ordinances Put into Action

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Two new city ordinances were put into place at the last City Hall meeting.  You can download a pdf of the Tobacco Free Facility Ordinance and the Lyons Derelict and Blighted Property Ordinances by clicking below.

Tobacco Free Facility Ordinance 

Derelict and Blighted Property Ordinance

6 02, 2014

February 2014 City Meeting Agenda and Minutes

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February 2014 Minutes PDF

AGENDA
LYONS CITY COUNCIL
TUES FEBRUARY 4, 2014

CALL TO ORDER THE FEBRUARY 4TH REGULAR MEETING OF LYONS CITY COUNCIL.
PRAYER
APPROVE JANUARY MINUTES
ALEXA BRITTON – BHT
BILL MITCHELL – CHAMBER
REPUBLIC SERVICES – RANDY DIXON
CITY MANAGER REPORT
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA SOAP BOX DERBY RESOLUTION
CITY OF LYONS RECREATION BOARD APPOINTMENTS
MEDIA EQUIPMENT FOR CONFERENCE ROOM
TOBACCO FREE FACILITIES
BLIGHTED PROPERTIES ORDINANCE 1ST READING
PUBLIC COMMENT
ADJOURN

REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL
MINUTES TO DUE AND NOTICE THEREOF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL WAS DULY HELD AT THE LYONS, GEORGIA CITY HALL ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2014 AT SEVEN O’CLOCK PM.

MEMBERS PRESENT: THE HONORABLE MAYOR WILLIS D. NESMITH, JR.

COUNCIL MEMBERS: WAYNE HARTLEY, IVY TOOLE, BEN MITCHELL, BILL MIXON AND CHARLES NOBLES.

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: SEE ATTACHED.

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00 PM BY MAYOR NESMITH.

MAYOR NESMITH OPENED THE MEETING WITH PRAYER.

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR JANUARY MEETING WAS APPROVED WITH A MOTION BY COUNCILMAN MIXON, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MITCHELL. MOTION PASSED UNANIMOUSLY.

ALEXA BRITTON GAVE A REPORT ON THE LYONS BETTER HOMETOWN ACTIVITIES.

RANDY DIXON WITH REPUBLIC SERVICES GAVE A REPORT ON THE CHANGES TAKEN EFFECT WITH THE CITY OF LYONS GARBAGE PICK UP SERVICE OVER THE LAST YEAR. HE ALSO ASKED MAYOR AND COUNCIL IF THEY HAD ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS. THEY ASKED FOR A QUOTE ON PICKING UP COMMERCIAL DUMPSTERS.

CITY MANAGER JASON HALL STATED WORK SESSION WOULD BE FEBRUARY 27TH AT 6 PM. MR. HALL STATED THE REGULAR MARCH MEETING WOULD BE ON THE 4TH AT 7 PM.

MR. HALL ALSO REMINDED MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE JUNE GMA CONVENTION IN SAVANNAH AND ASKED THEM TO BE THINKING ABOUT IF THEY WANTED TO ATTEND.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN TOOLE, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MITCHELL TO PASS A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY OF LYONS […]

8 01, 2014

January 7 2014 City Meeting Agenda and Minutes

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January 2014 Minutes PDF

A G E N D A
 LYONS CITY COUNCIL
 TUES JANUARY 7, 2014

CALL TO ORDER THE JANUARY 7TH REGULAR MEETING OF LYONS CITY COUNCIL.
PRAYER
SWEAR IN CHARLES NOBLES, BEN MITCHELL, WAYNE HARTLEY
APPROVE DECEMBER MINUTES
ALEXA BRITTON – BHT
BILL MITCHELL – CHAMBER
CITY MANAGER REPORT
COMMITTEE APPROVALS FOR 2014
RESOLUTION TO APPOINT MEMBERS TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR RECREATION SERVICES
CITY OF LYONS RECREATION BOARD APPOINTMENTS
LYONS BONA FIDE COIN OPERATED AMUSEMENT MACHINE ORDINANCE
TANK MAINTIANCE CONTRACT
2014 CDBG RESOLUTION
SPLOST RESOLUTION AND AGREEMENT
PUBLIC COMMENT
ADJOURN

REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL

MINUTES TO DUE AND NOTICE THEREOF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE LYONS CITY COUNCIL WAS DULY HELD AT THE LYONS, GEORGIA CITY HALL ON TUESDAY JANUARY 7, 2014 AT SEVEN O’CLOCK PM.

MEMBERS PRESENT: THE HONORABLE MAYOR WILLIS D. NESMITH, JR.

COUNCIL MEMBERS: WAYNE HARTLEY, BEN MITCHELL, BILL MIXON AND CHARLES NOBLES. IVY TOOLE WAS ABSENT.

OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE: SEE ATTACHED.

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER AT 7:00PM BY MAYOR NESMITH.

MAYOR NESMITH OPENED THE MEETING WITH PRAYER.

CITY ATTORNEY BRUCE DURDEN SWORE IN RE-ELECTED COUNCILMAN WAYNE HARTLEY AND BEN MITCHELL. MR. DURDEN ALSO SWORE IN NEWLY ELECTED COUNCILMAN CHARLES NOBLES.

MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR DECEMBER MEETING WAS APPROVED WITH A MOTION BY COUNCILMAN MITCHELL, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN MIXON. MOTION PASSED WITH THE MAJORITY.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY COUNCILMAN MIXON, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NOBLES TO AMEND THE AGENDA TO INCLUDE THE LYONS SOAP BOX DERBY. MOTION PASSED WITH THE MAJORITY.

ALEXA BRITTON GAVE A REPORT ON THE LYONS BETTER HOMETOWN ACTIVITIES.

BILL MITCHELL GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE CHAMBER AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES.

CITY MANAGER JASON HALL REMINDED MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF MAYOR’S DAY COMING UP AT THE END OF JANUARY IN ATLANTA.

MR. HALL STATED THE FEBURARY REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING WILL BE ON THE 4TH AND WORK SESSION WILL […]

14 09, 2012

E-VERIFY

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THE CITY OF LYONS E-VERIFY # 147645

11 05, 2010

Lyons offers downloadable forms

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The City of Lyons has placed Business License and Alcoholic Beverage Licenses online for download.

Businesses wishing to secure licenses can download the forms, print and complete them, then mail them back to Lyons City Hall for review.