Citizen Budget Advisory Committee


  • Charles Olson
  • Anne Obenchain
  • Jim Pogemiller
  • Open Seat
  • Open Seat
  • Mark Browning, BOT Liaison
Interesting in joining? Apply online.

Meetings, Agendas, & Minutes

The Citizen Budget Advisory Committee's schedule will be listed on the Town calendar.

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes


In order to ensure the Town Budget reflects community requirements and values, the Citizen Budget Advisory Committee (CBAC) serves to provide independent review and recommendations of the annual budgets, both operating and capital, to the Board of Trustees.

Primary Functions

  1. Become familiar with Town of Lyons operations and comment on revenue requirements, expenditures, staffing levels, alternative service delivery and how well the budget meets the needs of the community. 
  2. Give special review attention to specific areas, as directed by the Board of Trustees or by consensus of the committee. 
  3. Through an annual report, comment on the Town budget to the Board of Trustees.


In order to serve on the committee, the prospective member must by a Town of Lyons resident for more than one (1) year and have a background in budgeting, finance, and/or auditing, and/or have experience in government accounting practices, or be a Town of Lyons business owner or resident with experience running a private business.