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Posted on: July 21, 2014

Help with Peach Fest Zero Waste activities

Zero waste volunteer

We are proud and excited that this popular festival is a zero waste event, but need your help to maintain that standing. The Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (LWRAC) is looking for volunteers during two shifts to... Read on...

Register online to volunteer...
Posted on: July 12, 2014

Summer Concert Series to run Wednesday evenings through July 30

2014 Summer Concert Series

Gather your family and friends, and enjoy an evening of entertainment! A wide variety of performers are on schedule and sure to please.

Wednesday Evenings July 9 through July 30
7:00pm – dusk

July 9 at Festival... Read on...

More info at cityoflafayette.com/SummerConcerts
Posted on: June 27, 2014

Join the Community Walk Audits in July

walk audits

The City of Lafayette is working to make biking and walking easier in Lafayette - and we need your help to collect data through neighborhood walk audits in July!

WHAT YOU WILL DO
*... Read on...

WALK and WHEEL dates and information....
Posted on: July 14, 2014

Lafayette's Art Night Out season continues on Friday, July 18

Art Night Out

Lafayette’s Art Night Out will be even bigger and better in 2014! We're closing down the streets, expanding the beer/wine garden, and adding more art. This summer arts series event runs every third Friday May through... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 23, 2014

One Lafayette Program accepting grant applications through July 22, 2014

One Lafayette

The One Lafayette Program is accepting grant applications through July 22, 2014

The City of Lafayette assists local nonprofit organizations through the One Lafayette Program. One Lafayette annually disburses funds... Read on...

One Lafayette grant info and application....
Posted on: July 15, 2014

The Waneka Lake Disc Golf Course is now open

Waneka Lake Disc Golf

The East Nine Holes of the Waneka Lake Disc Golf Course are now open. The West Nine Holes are planned for construction in 2015.

View the website link below to download a map of the course and review the course rules.

Additional Info...
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.

BE... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 7, 2014

Lafayette Presented with Xcel Energy’s Sustainability Commitment Award

Xcel Sustainability Award

Lafayette Presented with Xcel Energy’s Sustainability Commitment Award

At the May 6 council meeting, the City of Lafayette was presented with a recognition award for Lafayette’s outstanding leadership in sustainability... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen
Posted on: January 8, 2014

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CONNECT with the City of Lafayette...

Lafayette Community Development

2 Stories
Posted on: July 18, 2014

July Planning Commission Meetings

Planning Commission will not meet on Tuesday, July 22, instead the Commission will meet on Wednesday, July 23 and Thursday, July 24 starting at 7 pm in the Council Chambers at 1290 S Public Rd. The agenda packets have been posted to the website.

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

Historic Preservation Board Openings

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit a letter of interest, resume, and HPB Member Application to the Community Development Department at City Hall by 3:00 pm Monday, July 28,... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Cultural Resources

1 Story
Posted on: June 6, 2014

See & Respond Call for Artists

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...

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

6 Stories
Posted on: July 19, 2014

Help with Peach Fest Zero Waste activities

Zero waste volunteer

We are proud and excited that this popular festival is a zero waste event, but need your help to maintain that standing. The Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (LWRAC) is looking for volunteers during two shifts to... Read on...

Register online to volunteer...
Posted on: July 1, 2014

Join the Community Walk Audits in July

walk audits

The City of Lafayette is working to make biking and walking easier in Lafayette - and we need your help to collect data through neighborhood walk audits in July!

WHAT YOU WILL DO
*... Read on...

WALK and WHEEL dates and information....
Posted on: May 7, 2014

Lafayette Presented with Xcel Energy’s Sustainability Commitment Award

Xcel Sustainability Award

Lafayette Presented with Xcel Energy’s Sustainability Commitment Award

At the May 6 council meeting, the City of Lafayette was presented with a recognition award for Lafayette’s outstanding leadership in sustainability... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen
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

1 Story
Posted on: July 21, 2014

Mosquito Control Fogging

Please be advised that Colorado Mosquito Control (CMC) will be fogging Lake Waneka on Tuesday night, July 22nd after 10:00pm weather permitting.

To report mosquito problems or concerns please call CMC at 877-276-4306 or... Read on...

Colorado Mosquito Control

Lafayette Police Department

3 Stories
Posted on: July 16, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 07/07/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 07/07/14 to 07/13/14.

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Posted on: July 9, 2014

Don't Leave Pets in Vehicles

Pet Safety Chart

It is common to take your pet, usually dogs, out to run errands with you. But, did you know dogs cool themselves by panting and by releasing heat through their paws? The hot air and upholstery in vehicles prevents dogs... Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 06/30/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 06/30/14 to 07/06/14.

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Lafayette Public Library

8 Stories
Posted on: June 9, 2014

Story Time at Festival Plaza, Tuesdays in June and July, 10:30 - 11:00 am

Starting on Tuesday, June 18, please join us outside at Festival Plaza for stories, songs, rhymes, and games for the whole family. This active program supports children ages 2-6 years, but older and younger siblings are... Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2014

Paws to Read: Read to a Furry Friend, Thursdays in June and July, 6 - 7:30 pm (by appointment)

Paws to Read

Read aloud to trained therapy dogs and their owners. Sessions are 15 minutes per child; children may bring books they are reading at home. Registration is required; call or visit the children's desk to sign up. No... Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Microsoft Word Basics Course, Wednesday, July 23, 10:30-11:30 am

Keyboard

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word using the libraries' computers. Class will include an orientation to Word 2007 features, creating a new document, saving a document, locating the document, and printing a document... Read on...

Information and Registration
Posted on: June 26, 2014

Balance Shmalance: Leap into Science Workshop, ages 3-5, Wednesday, July 23, 10:30am

Leap into Science Workshops are sensory hands-on experiences to explore and investigate science concepts through play and children's books. Play with balancing objects and create a balance toy to take home.

This... Read on...

Registration and Information
Posted on: July 16, 2014

Program Lafayette STEM Wednesdays: Arduino for Everyone! July 23, 6-8 pm in the Library Meeting Room

Arduino

This is a parent - child workshop - each child must come with an adult. For everyone ages 8 through 80, this workshop teaches the basics of the Arduino - an open source electronics platform for creating interactive objects.... Read on...

Information and Registration
Posted on: July 16, 2014

Preschool/Toddler Library Dance Party, Friday, July 25, 10:30-11:30 am in the Library Meeting Room

Dance Party

Toddlers, Preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to get moving at the library! This is a music enrichment class that focuses on strengthening gross motor skills and coordination while having fun and moving to music.... Read on...

Register Now!
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Family Fun Concert: Peter & the Wolf, Saturday, July 26, 3 - 4:45pm, All Ages

Small ensembles perform informal, 45 minute musical programs. Meet the musicians and their instruments! Presented by the Center for Musical Arts.

Families and all ages!

Posted on: July 16, 2014

FIZZ, BOOM, READ! Summer Reading Finale, Wednesday, July 30, 6 pm in the Library Meeting Room

Finale cropped.jpg

Let's celebrate the end of another successful summer of reading!
Join us for refreshments and crafts all night.

Concert begins at 6:30 pm

Jeff and Paige bring science and nature to life through kid-delighting... Read on...


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

8 Stories
Posted on: July 14, 2014

The Waneka Lake Disc Golf Course is now open

Waneka Lake Disc Golf

The East Nine Holes of the Waneka Lake Disc Golf Course are now open. The West Nine Holes are planned for construction in 2015.

View the website link below to download a map of the course and review the course rules.

Additional Info...
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: July 1, 2014

Summer Concert Series - Wednesdays, July 9 through 30

2014 Summer Concert Series

Gather your family and friends, and enjoy an evening of entertainment! A wide variety of performers are on schedule and sure to please.

Wednesday Evenings July 9 through July 30
7:00pm – dusk

July 9 at Festival... Read on...

More info at cityoflafayette.com/SummerConcerts
Posted on: June 30, 2014

Join the Community Walk Audits in July

walk audits

The City of Lafayette is working to make biking and walking easier in Lafayette - and we need your help to collect data through neighborhood walk audits in July!

WHAT YOU WILL DO
*... Read on...

WALK and WHEEL dates and information....
Posted on: June 25, 2014

July is Parks and Recreation Month!

July 2014 Calendar

In July, the City of Lafayette Recreation Department calls upon community members to recognize the importance of our community’s parks and recreation facilities and utilize the places that bring Lafayette a higher quality of... Read on...

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

Register for the 2014-2015 BASE After School Enrichment program

BASE registration

Are you looking for a quality program to keep your child engaged during the after school hours while you are still at work? How about a program that provides transportation from your child’s Lafayette elementary school so... Read on...

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

Take your party outdoors!

White Tail park shelter

Any citizen desiring to reserve a park shelter for parties or gatherings may call, complete an online form, or come to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center. Fees for permits vary with the length of the event and can be... Read on...

Park shelter rental info...

Volunteers

2 Stories
Posted on: July 17, 2014

Help with Peach Fest Zero Waste activities

Zero waste volunteer

We are proud and excited that this popular festival is a zero waste event, but need your help to maintain that standing. The Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (LWRAC) is looking for volunteers during two shifts to... Read on...

Register online to volunteer...
Posted on: June 28, 2014

Join the Community Walk Audits in July

walk audits

The City of Lafayette is working to make biking and walking easier in Lafayette - and we need your help to collect data through neighborhood walk audits in July!

WHAT YOU WILL DO
*... Read on...

WALK and WHEEL dates and information....


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