Posted on: June 6, 2017

Apply to Join the Historic Preservation Board!

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents interested in serving on the Historic Preservation Board!

We encourage you t...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Arts in Education Grant Opportunity for Local Teachers

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Teachers of Lafayette schools may apply for a grant to support arts-related projects with local students. The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers for the 10th year in a row. Th...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

The One Lafayette Program is accepting grant applications

One Lafayette Grant

The City of Lafayette assists local nonprofit organizations through the One Lafayette Program. One Lafayette annually disburses funds collected from donations as well as funding from the Lafayette City budget. Organizations wishing to be considered for gr...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Celebrate Parks and Rec Month with Lafayette Recreation

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This July, celebrate Parks and Rec month with free demos, fun special events and giveaways!

Download a July is Parks and Rec Month calendar or follow us on Facebook (City of Lafayette Recreation) and Instagram (LafayetteCORec) and Twitter (LafayetteRec) to...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Input needed for zoning changes in east/west Old Town areas

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Input needed for zoning changes in east/west Old Town areasThe City of Lafayette is considering new regulations that will impact property shown within the green boundary on the map linked below. The proposed boundary includes property in the Old Town resi...

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Old Town Zoning Boundary Map...
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Protect yourself and your property from mosquitos

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Mosquitoes can be bothersome pests, but they can also carry diseases like West Nile virus. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family. The only treatment available for West Nile virus (WNV) is prevention! 

What You Can Do As a Homeo...

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www.cityoflafayette.com/mosquito
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Library information services for Spanish speakers

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The Lafayette Public Library is committed to offering access to information for everyone in our community. Here are a few of the ways the Library reaches out to our Spanish-speaking community - and to those folks who would like to speak it better.The Libr...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Donations and volunteers needed for Celebrate July 4th

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Everyone loves the July 4th celebration in Lafayette - can you imagine it without the fireworks?  The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is looking for donations to help keep this tradition alive every year.  Whether you‘ve watched ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Help guide the future of Lafayette

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Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission. The following positions are currently available.  Learn about the function of each board and apply online by clicking on the link.Public Art Committee - position op...

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer
Posted on: June 2, 2017

Art Night Out - every 2nd Friday through September

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Lafayette’s Art Night Out event is celebrating 10 years this summer with an updated logo, a new day, and the launch of a new Art Market.Art Night Out is a free, family-friendly community event that takes place from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on the second Friday, Ma...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

New Lafayette Farmers Market launching June 8

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An exciting collaboration with Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) will offer Lafayette residents a new, weekly, producer-only farmers market beginning June 8. BCFM’s three decades of experience supporting local agriculture and making fresh products ava...

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More info at cityoflafayette.com/FarmersMarket ...
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Many residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The link below will allow you to download a map that illustrates the location of existing well sites within Lafayette city limits.There have been no new wells drilled in La...

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DOWNLOAD the Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map....
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Res...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Fire Fighter Testing

Do you want to get on Firefighter eligibility hiring lists throughout the Front Range?  The Colorado F.I.R.E. Fighter Testing Consortium is holding testing processes in October.  Application period is now open with an application deadlin...

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Colorado F.I.R.E. Fighter Testing Consortium

Posted on: June 25, 2017

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Tuesday, July 4

The Library will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 4. The book drops will be LOCKED from Monday at 8 pm until Wednesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and book drops are closed.

Posted on: June 23, 2017

Colorado and the Great War: Historical Society Program July 8

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Lafayette Historical Society presents

Colorado and the Great War: Centennial Reflections for the Centennial State

A WWI Centennial Commemoration Program

Saturday, July 8, 10:30 am

Explore the many ways in which the war affected Colorado’s cities and...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Meet Lafayette Public Library at Affinity Senior Living Apartments

Join Lafayette Public Library at Affinity Senior Living Apartments, on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 2-3 pm.

We offer books, audio books, large print books, and magazines to check out. We can also sign you up for a library card, help with your book...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

FREE Audiobooks for Teens this summer

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SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Sync gives away two complete audiobook downloads a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. Sign up for email or text alerts and be first to know when new titles are available to down...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults available at the Library!

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Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Tumblebooks - Animated, talking story books for kids!

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Kids, parents, and teachers all love Tumblebooks! These story books are animated talking picture books that are accessible at any time, with any devicethat has an internet connection! Find it on our website. Easy - great stories, wonderful for kids (and p...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Colorado Backpacks with a seven day pass for Colorado State Parks available for checkout

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We have two Colorado Backpacks available for checkout - they include a 7 day pass for Colorado State Parks. Check them out, and take a hike in a Colorado State Park!

 Better put a hold on the backpack kits - they are VERY popular!

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

LPL en Español

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We are committed to offering access to information for ALL in our community! Here are a few of the ways we reach out to our Spanish-speaking community (and folks that would like to speak it better),  both inside and outside the library.

At the lib...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Meet Lafayette Public Library at Josephine Commons

Join Lafayette Public Library during the Senior Lunch Program at Josephine Commons, on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 11:15-12:30.

  • We offer books, audio books, large print books, and magazines to check out. We can also sign you up for a library card, h...
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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Volunteer with the Friends - Be a Friends Fundraiser!

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

Be a Friend! Join the Friends - it’s fast and easy to join; your membership provides much-needed re...

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Be a Friends Fundraiser!

Posted on: January 25, 2017

Teen Zone: Your space @ LPL

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Computers, games, puzzles, place to stretch out, chat, and work...the Library's Teen Zone is the space for grades 6-12 only...all day, every day. Check out book picks from the Teen Collection Connection as well as staff picks, do DIY crafts, read...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Booklovers unite! Join the TCC to have fun and earn service hours!

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Join the Teen Collection Connection now! 

Members of the TCC will have the opportunity to contribute short book reviews that will be featured on the library’s blog and on the shelves next to the book. TCC is open to teens grades 6-12 and takes pla...

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Posted on: June 11, 2017

Library Volunteer Opportunities Available!

The Lafayette Library is always looking for open-hearted adults and teens to help us make a difference in the lives of others in our community. Opportunities vary seasonally, but please fill out an application if you are interested in any of the ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2017

Volunteer with the Friends - Be a Friends Fundraiser!

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

Be a Friend! Join the Friends - it’s fast and easy to join; your membership provides much-needed re...

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Be a Friends Fundraiser!
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Teens - Join the Teen Collection Connection

Join the Teen Collection Connection now! 

Members of the TCC will have the opportunity to contribute short book reviews that will be featured on the library’s blog and on the shelves next to the book. TCC is open to teens grades 6-12 and takes pla...

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Apply Online

Posted on: June 19, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 06/12/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 06/12/17 to 06/18/17.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Don't Fall for Telephone Scams

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It seems we are constantly warned about a new way criminals are working to take our hard-earned cash.  They are creative and manipulative in trying to trick people into giving up information or money.  Scammers often target consumers via...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 06/05/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 06/05/17 to 06/11/17.

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Republic Services Spring Newsletter Arriving in Mailboxes This Week

2017 Republic Services Spring Newsletter

**FOR REPUBLIC SERVICES CUSTOMERS ONLY**  

Republic Services Spring 2017 Newsletter is arriving in mailboxes this week (April 3, 2017).  Please check your mailbox carefully so you don't miss out on all of the valuable dates and i...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

2016 Water Quality Report (CCR) available online

Printed versions can be picked up at City Hall at the Public Works counter

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sign up to be notified for fitness class cancellations by text, phone or email!

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Art and Ancestry Project

Artist and teacher, Lisa Michot, will explain the project.  Please bring your photos, stories and memoires to share.  The art piece is a collection of various family histories.  It is a combination of writing, drawing, sewing, c...

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Posted on: June 25, 2017

Volunteer for the July 4th Celebration

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The Lafayette Chamber is looking for individuals and groups that can fill the spots below. If you are a group that can fill these spots the Chamber will donate to your organization. Please contact Pat Vero @ 303-666-9555 or email events@lafayettecolorado...Read On...

Lafayette Chamber volunteer sign up...
Posted on: June 6, 2017

Apply to Join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents interested in serving on the Historic Preservation Board!

We encourage you t...

How to Apply...

Posted on: June 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.

  • Deadline: Ongoing. Applicantions will be reviewed at the end of each month, and selected applicants will be contacted for an interview if there are vacant positi...
How to Apply...

Posted on: May 24, 2017

Apply to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)! LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing, promoting, nurturing, and celebrating arts opportunities in Lafayette. 

  • Deadline: July 7, 2017; interviews...
How to Apply

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Apply to join the Public Art Committee!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Public Art Committee (PAC)! The PAC, a subcommittee of the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC), is an advisory group appointed by City Council to review proposals and make recommendations regarding the se...

How to Apply

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Announcing the Second Annual Volunteer Poster Contest

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The City’s Volunteer Committee announces the annual poster contest.  Any one can submit an iconic volunteer image that can be reproduced on a 11 x 17 poster. Entries are due in July.

In recognition of all volunteers in the City of Lafaye...

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Additional info / download an entry form...
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council-appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on related ma...

How to Apply...

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Apply to join the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC)

The City of Lafayette is seeking middle and high school applicants (between the ages of 11 and 18) to join the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC)!

We encourage you to apply online using the link...

How to Apply


Posted on: May 24, 2017

Apply to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)! LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing, promoting, nurturing, and celebrating arts opportunities in Lafayette. 

  • Deadline: July 7, 2017; interviews...
How to Apply


Posted on: June 5, 2017

LESAC: No current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC).  There are no openings on the Committee at this time. Future openings will be posted on the LESAC home page.

  • Look for other opportunities on the...
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Posted on: May 8, 2017

LOSAC: No current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC).  There are no openings on the Committee at this time. Future openings will be posted on the LOSAC home page.

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

LURA: no current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA).  There are no openings on LURA at this time. Future openings will be posted on the LURA home page.

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

LYAC: No current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC).  There are no openings on the committee at this time. Future openings will be posted on the LYAC home page.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Apply to join the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC)!

The City of Lafayette is seeking middle and high school applicants (between the ages of 11 and 18) to join the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC)!

We encourage you to apply online using the link...

How to Apply


Posted on: May 22, 2017

Apply to join the Public Art Committee!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Public Art Committee (PAC)! The PAC, a subcommittee of the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC), is an advisory group appointed by City Council to review proposals and make recommendations regarding the se...

How to Apply


Posted on: June 5, 2017

Planning Commission: no current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lafayette Planning Commission.  There are no openings on the Commission at this time. Future openings will be posted on the Planning Commission home page.

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.

  • Deadline: Ongoing. Applicantions will be reviewed at the end of each month, and selected applicants will be contacted for an interview if there are vacant positi...
How to Apply...


Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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GRAND OPENINGS

Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

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SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Lafayette Connection Newsletter - Spring 2017 Edition

Spring 2017 Lafayette Connection

The Spring edition of the Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online in a digital format.  Residential water customers will receive a copy of the newsletter in their March water bill.  The Lafayette Connection Newsletter encoura...

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READ the Lafayette Connection Newsletter...
Posted on: April 4, 2017

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winners

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What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winnersThank you to Lafayette residents who submitted creative and genuine photographs for this project. All the photos were a great tribute to "What Makes Lafayette Great"!Selected photographs may be v...

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View the SELECTED PHOTOS here....
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The link below will allow you to download a map that illustrates the location of existing well sites within Lafayette city limits.There have been no new wells drilled in Lafayet...

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DOWNLOAD the Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map....
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Only service animals are allowed at city-sponsored events

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Hot pavement, crowds, and other dogs can impact pet safety and well-being at public events. Effective with the passing of Resolution 2016-44 in June 2016, the City is requiring event attendees to leave pets at home to provide a safer and more positive ex...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/NoPetsPlease

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council-appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on ...

How to Apply...


Posted on: June 5, 2017

Zoning Board: no current vacancies

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lafayette Zoning Board of Adjustment.  There are no openings on the Board at this time. Future openings will be posted on the Zoning Board home page.

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