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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Apply for a Lafayette Green Business Award

2014 green business application

Lafayette businesses have the opportunity once again this year to be recognized for their “green” efforts. The City of Lafayette’s Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) has launched its third annual Green Business... Read on...

DOWNLOAD an application
Posted on: August 8, 2014

COAL CREEK TRAIL CLOSURE between Empire Rd and W. Centaur Circle

NOTICE: The Coal Creek Trail between Empire Rd and W. Centaur Circle is CLOSED until further notice.

We are asking that trail users DO NOT ENTER this section of trail until re-construction is complete. For your safety... Read on...

Trails Update
Posted on: August 21, 2014

See & Respond Call for Artists ~ Deadline extended August 25

Call for Artists and Poets! The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the See & Respond Art Show. Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds are invited to See & Respond to the 2014... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 18, 2014

The Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt is coming on Sept 27!

quest scavenger hunt

Teams of 2-4 strategize through a traditional scavenger hunt in Old Town by following clues, participating in healthy challenges, and utilizing smart phone technology. Teams perform silly activities at checkpoints, follow... Read on...

MORE DETAILS - Register today...!
Posted on: August 9, 2014

Opening on Historic Preservation Board - Apply by Sept 2, 2014

The Historic Preservation Board would like to invite you to become a member of their team. Apply by 3 pm on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Applicants should have a genuine interest in Lafayette, be a registered voter, have... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 3, 2014

This date in Lafayette history - August 3, 1843

Mary Miller

This date in Lafayette history - August 3, 1843
Lafayette founder Mary Miller was born

Mary Miller was a remarkable woman and was the force behind many significant developments in Lafayette. Follow the link below to... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 1, 2014

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee has an Open Position

Lafayette's Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC) is accepting applications for an Alternate Member.

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. ... Read on...

Additional information about LOSAC...
Posted on: July 28, 2014

Lafayette ranked 7th safest city in Colorado

Lafayette ranked 7th safest city

Lafayette has been ranked as the 7th safest city in Colorado based on FBI crime data statistics for populations over 10,000 by real estate company Movoto. In 2012, Lafayette saw just 1,598 property crimes, while most places... Read on...

Additional safety ranking information....
Posted on: June 19, 2014

Mosquito season has begun

West Nile Virus

The only treatment available for West Nile virus (WNV) is prevention. Remember the 4 Ds:
when mosquitoes are most active (June through September) to help reduce the risk of being infected with WNV.

DEET: use insect... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Permanent water conservation measures in place for Lafayette

Residential irrigation

Permanent Water Conservation Measures Enacted

Three emergency water conservation measures put into place during the 2013 drought have been enacted as permanent restrictions. City Council determined these practices to be... Read on...

Water Conservation Ordinance FAQ's
Posted on: November 13, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer in Boulder County - emergency quarantine

Emerald ash borer beetle

An invasive insect responsible for the death or decline of tens of millions of ash trees in 21 states has been detected in Colorado for the first time and specifically in the Boulder County area.

The Colorado Department... Read on...

Additional Info at www.eabcolorado.com
Posted on: June 24, 2014

Off-leash dog policy in Lafayette

The summer is upon us, which means residents will be out walking their dogs and enjoying the great outdoors in Lafayette. As a friendly reminder, the City of Lafayette’s running at large prohibited ordinance (section 25-61)... Read on...

Lafayette Animal Control...
Posted on: May 24, 2014

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By signing up to receive notifications through the City's "Notify Me" platform, you choose what information is sent you and how it's received.

Notices can be received as an email and/or text message.

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

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Lafayette Community Development

2 Stories
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Historic Preservation Board $1,000 Home Improvement Grant

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $1,000 for a historic building improvement project that meets various criteria. Apply by October 1.

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 8, 2014

Opening on Historic Preservation Board

Applicants should have a genuine interest in Lafayette, be a registered voter, have lived in Lafayette for one year. Complete the Historic Preservation Board Member Application, attach your resume and a letter of interest... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Community Development- Downtown

1 Story
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Historic building improvement grant application deadline is Oct. 1

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $1,000 for a historic building improvement project that meets the following criteria:
Age of Building (House, Outbuilding, Barn, etc.)... Read on...

Additional Info and Application

Lafayette Cultural Resources

2 Stories
Posted on: June 6, 2014

See & Respond Call for Artists ~ Deadline extended August 25

Call for Artists and Poets! The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the See & Respond Art Show. Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds are invited to See & Respond to the 2014... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 15, 2014

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Member Applicants

Cultural Arts Logo copy.jpg

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is November 1.

LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing,... Read on...

Application

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

4 Stories
Posted on: August 21, 2014

Apply for a Lafayette Green Business Award

2014 green business application

Lafayette businesses have the opportunity once again this year to be recognized for their “green” efforts. The City of Lafayette’s Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) has launched its third annual Green Business... Read on...

DOWNLOAD an application
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Power Check Meters available through the Lafayette Library

Power Check Meter

Learning more about individual home energy use can now be as easy as checking out a library book, thanks to a collaborative effort of Xcel Energy and the Lafayette Public Library.

Library patrons can check out a Power... Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2014

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations available in Lafayette

City Hall EV Station

The City of Lafayette has completed the installation of three electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at City Hall, the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, and the Lfayette Public Library. All three stations are provided to the... Read on...

View charging station locations...
Posted on: January 29, 2014

Lafayette residents and businesses are eligible for $500 solar installation discounts

Solar Friendly Community

Lafayette has received Gold Level "Solar Friendly Community" certification and becomes the ninth Colorado community to earn this designation, and only the third -- along with Denver and Fort Collins-- to earn gold... Read on...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

Lafayette Fire Department

1 Story
Posted on: April 10, 2014

New Med Vial Kits available from the Lafayette Fire Department

Med Vial kit

Ensure that paramedics have access to crucial medical information when responding to an emergency at your home with the Lafayette Fire Department’s free Med Vial Kit.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Parks, Open Space and Golf

3 Stories
Posted on: August 8, 2014

COAL CREEK TRAIL CLOSURE

NOTICE: The Coal Creek Trail between Empire Rd and W. Centaur Circle is CLOSED until further notice.

We are asking that trail users DO NOT ENTER this section of trail until re-construction is complete. For your safety... Read on...

Trails Update
Posted on: August 8, 2014

Sept. 7th - Nature Program: Plant & Bird Walk

Sunday, Sept. 7th at 8:30am, all are invited on a 2-hour walk with botanist, Lynn Riedel and naturalist, Martin Ogle on the Coal Creek Trail.

This walk will consist of identifying and learning about different plant... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position

Lafayette's Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC) is accepting applications for an Alternate Member.

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. ... Read on...

LOSAC

Lafayette Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: August 18, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 08/11/2014

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 08/11/2014 to 08/17/2014.

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Posted on: August 12, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 08/04/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 08/04/14 to 08/10/14.

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Lafayette Public Library

1 Story
Posted on: July 28, 2014

Library Closed, Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1

Closed sign

Due to the Labor Day holiday, the Library will be closed on Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 2 at 10am.


Lafayette Public Works Department

4 Stories
Posted on: February 21, 2014

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee Openings

The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Directors and as alternates to the Board. These are Council appointed positions for four-year terms... Read on...

Application available here.
Posted on: April 14, 2014

South Boulder Road Corridor Master Plan Project

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County, is conducting a master planning effort for the 120th St & So Boulder Rd corridors.The project area includes 120th St between Emma St & Horizon Ave and So Boulder Rd between Malory St & 120th St.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Recreation Department

4 Stories
Posted on: August 17, 2014

The Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt is coming on Sept 27!

quest scavenger hunt

Teams of 2-4 strategize through a traditional scavenger hunt in Old Town by following clues, participating in healthy challenges, and utilizing smart phone technology. Teams perform silly activities at checkpoints, follow... Read on...

MORE DETAILS - Register today...!
Posted on: August 2, 2014

Help combat childhood obesity by volunteering for the Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt

Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt

The Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt challenges teams to strategize through an exciting scavenger hunt by following clues, participating in healthy challenges, and utilizing smart phone technology. Event proceeds are placed... Read on...

More details about the LAFAYETTE QUEST
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Construction project to start at the BBRC

Construction project

Modified Fitness Schedule goes into effect on Monday, July 14

The BBRC is beginning construction on a significant project to add a 1,500 square foot second floor and an ADA-accessible elevator. These expansions will... Read on...

Construction update...
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Lafayette honored as a top finalist for the NRPA Gold Medal Award

Gold Medal Award

The National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) announced the City of Lafayette has been chosen as one of 4 finalists in the annual Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for populations less... Read on...

Read the full press release...

Volunteers

4 Stories
Posted on: August 21, 2014

The Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt is coming on Sept 27!

quest scavenger hunt

Teams of 2-4 strategize through a traditional scavenger hunt in Old Town by following clues, participating in healthy challenges, and utilizing smart phone technology. Teams perform silly activities at checkpoints, follow... Read on...

MORE DETAILS - Register today...!
Posted on: August 8, 2014

Opening on Historic Preservation Board - Apply by Sept 2, 2014

The Historic Preservation Board would like to invite you to become a member of their team. Apply by 3 pm on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

Applicants should have a genuine interest in Lafayette, be a registered voter, have... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 2, 2014

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee has an Open Position

Lafayette's Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC) is accepting applications for an Alternate Member.

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. ... Read on...

Additional information about LOSAC...
Posted on: July 31, 2014

Help combat childhood obesity by volunteering for the Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt

Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt

The Lafayette Quest Scavenger Hunt challenges teams to strategize through an exciting scavenger hunt by following clues, participating in healthy challenges, and utilizing smart phone technology. Event proceeds are placed... Read on...

More details about the LAFAYETTE QUEST


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