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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...
Posted on: February 28, 2015

Michael Adams Poetry Prize - call for entries

Michael Adams

ARTS!Lafayette and the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2015 Michael Adams Poetry Prize. March 22 is the deadline for entry of youth and adult poems. Named in honor of the... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 20, 2015

2nd Floor Expansion Open House: March 8 at the Recreation Center

BodyPump

Join the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center to celebrate the official opening of the 2nd Floor Expansion Project

FREE admission
FREE class demosFREE information fair
FREE childcare for attendees

12:00 - 5:00pm -... Read on...

MORE INFO...
Posted on: February 19, 2015

Tax help appointments, forms, and resources

taxes

Free Tax Help & Filing: Volunteers from the AARP will assist people in filing their taxes for the 2014 tax year.

Wednesdays, 1-5 pm (by appointment), February 4 through April 8 (AARP will not be here on April... Read on...

How to Get Help, Forms, & Instructions
Posted on: February 18, 2015

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) publishes 2014 Annual Report

Old Town logo

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority publishes an Annual Report each February detailing its work to revitalize downtown Lafayette. This year's... Read on...

Annual Report 2014
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Arts in Community grant opportunity in Lafayette

Six Arts in Community Grant Winners

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of Arts in the Community Mini-Grant cycle. Arts in Community Grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 11th year in... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Position available on the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 25, 2014

Lafayette ranked in the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado”

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Lafayette is one of the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado” according to a study that looked at the three factors that drive the decision of where to raise families; 1)Public school excellence 2)Home... Read on...

Read the full NerdWallet study...
Posted on: November 19, 2014

The new City of Lafayette logo winner is announced

new city logo

After a six week long process involving City Council, staff, and Lafayette residents, a new logo design for the City of Lafayette has been approved and adopted.

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Posted on: January 12, 2015

Through traffic prohibited on East Cleveland Street due to sinkhole

On January 12, a sinkhole approximately thirty by fifteen feet wide and fifteen to twenty feet deep appeared along the 700 block of East Cleveland Street. The collapse was confined to the street and no injuries were... Read on...

Lafayette's coal mining heritage

Lafayette Community Development

1 Story
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Apply for Historic Preservation Board Openings by March 30, 2015

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3 PM on Monday, March 30, 2015.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Community Development - Economic Development

1 Story
Posted on: February 28, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...

Lafayette Community Development- Downtown

1 Story
Posted on: February 18, 2015

LURA publishes Annual Report for 2014

Old Town logo

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority publishes an Annual Report each February detailing its work to revitalize downtown Lafayette. This year's... Read on...

Annual Report 2014

Lafayette Cultural Resources

3 Stories
Posted on: February 25, 2015

Michael Adams Poetry Prize Call for Entries

Michael Adams

ARTS!Lafayette and the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2015 Michael Adams Poetry Prize. March 22 is the deadline for entry of youth and adult poems. Named in honor of the... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 20, 2015

Rocks Karma Arrows - Learn about Local History

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LEARN ABOUT LOCAL HISTORY
March 14, 2015Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission brings you the film of Motus Theatre's award winning drama, Rocks Karma Arrows (RKA). Hear our real history from the voices of Native Peoples,... Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2015

Arts in Community Grant Opportunity in Lafayette

Six Arts in Community Grant Winners

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of Arts in the Community Mini-Grant cycle. Arts in Community Grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 11th year in... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

1 Story
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Lafayette announces the 2014 Green Business Award winners

LESAC

Eight Lafayette businesses were presented with awards at the October 21 City Council meeting to recognize their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. The City of Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee... Read on...

More info at cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen ...

Lafayette Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: February 23, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 02/16/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 02/16/15 to 02/23/15.

View Summary.
Posted on: February 18, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 02/09/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 02/09/15 to 02/15/15.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

3 Stories
Posted on: February 26, 2015

Tax Help Appointments, Forms, & Resources

taxes

Free Tax Help & Filing: Volunteers from the AARP will assist people in filing their taxes for the 2014 tax year.

Wednesdays, 1-5 pm (by appointment), February 4 through April 8 (AARP will not be here on April... Read on...

How to Get Help, Forms, & Instructions
Posted on: February 1, 2015

Program Lafayette: Hackerspace! Mondays from 4-6 pm, starting Feb. 9.

Program Lafayette

All ages are welcome to drop in to LPL's Hackerspace on Mondays from 4-6 pm (starts Feb. 9).

What’s a Hackerspace? A place to get help with your coding challenges, and maybe help others with theirs!

•Hackerspace is... Read on...

Learn more about Program Lafayette
Posted on: February 26, 2015

Spring Break Book Sale - We Need Your Used Kids' Books!

Book Sale

Please donate your used children's books for the Friends of the Library's annual Kids Book Sale, March 21 - 27. All donations are tax-deductible!

...And, don't forget to shop!


Lafayette Public Works Department

2 Stories
Posted on: December 30, 2014

Don't let your pipes freeze during the cold winter months with these simple tips:

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Cold weather can mean frozen pipes, but frozen pipes can be prevented. There are several things you can do to make sure the flow of water to your home is not interrupted:

•First, make sure everyone in your family knows... Read on...


Lafayette Recreation Department

4 Stories
Posted on: February 22, 2015

Cardio Fitness Challenge - Feb 22-28

25th Anniversary

Cardio Fitness Challenge; Sunday February 22 - Saturday February 28

Attend a heart healthy fitness class this week at the Bob Burger Recreation Center and register for great prize giveaways! You may enter up to five... Read on...

View qualifying Fitness Challenge classes...
Posted on: February 14, 2015

2nd Floor Open House on March 8

BodyPump

Join the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center to celebrate the official opening of the 2nd Floor Expansion Project

FREE admission
FREE class demosFREE information fair
FREE childcare for attendees

12:00 - 5:00pm -... Read on...

MORE INFO...
Posted on: December 2, 2014

Admission and Pass Rates for 2015

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center has seen so many great facility improvements over the past 10 years - all at no additional cost to our valued patrons!

• Spa-like upgrades in the locker rooms
• The addition of... Read on...

Admission and Pass Rates...
Posted on: October 27, 2014

Lafayette ranked in the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado”

biking at Waneka olake

Lafayette is one of the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado” according to a study that looked at the three factors that drive the decision of where to raise families; 1)Public school excellence 2)Home... Read on...

Read the full NerdWallet study...

Volunteers

1 Story
Posted on: February 9, 2015

Position available on the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3... Read on...

Additional Info...


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