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Posted on: October 27, 2014

Help select a new City logo!

Logo selection

Help select a new logo for the City!

In 1982 Lafayette adopted the logo currently in use today. While this design has served the City well for over three decades, an updated identification that represents Lafayette’s... Read on...

View the designs and VOTE for your favorite logo..
Posted on: October 25, 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...
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 ...
Posted on: October 24, 2014

Meet the Mayor at the Marketplace - Nov 1 at 10am

Meet the Mayor

Confab with Christine! Ask questions, share ideas, air concerns, or just stop by and say hi to Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg and other City Council Members.

WHEN: every 1st Saturday from 10:00-11:00am
WHERE: the... Read on...

Lafayette City Council...
Posted on: October 10, 2014

One Lafayette grants $42,000 to Local Nonprofits

2014 One Lafayette recipients

Lafayette City Council has awarded $42,000 to 21 local nonprofit organizations who provide services and assistance for Lafayette residents. Funding is financed through the City’s general fund and distributed via the 19th... Read on...

Learn more....
Posted on: August 26, 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 14.

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

Application
Posted on: September 24, 2014

New trash hauler service for Lafayette's Trash and Recycling Program

republic logo

Residents who are under the City of Lafayette Trash & Recycling Program received notification of the change with trash haulers. Republic Services will begin Trash & Recycling pick up services the week of September 30th.

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 17, 2014

Art on the Street - call for artists

AOTS-75-logo.jpg

Art on the Street 2015 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2015 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to... Read on...

Additional Info...
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: 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: May 24, 2014

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

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Lafayette Community Development

1 Story
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Historic Preservation Board Opening

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. The Board is looking to fill a regular member position. The position is open until filled.
Don't wait though, apply now!

Additional Information

Lafayette Cultural Resources

2 Stories
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Art on the Street Call for Artists

AOTS-75-logo.jpg

Art on the Street 2015 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2015 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to... 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 14.

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

Application

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

4 Stories
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 ...
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 Police Department

4 Stories
Posted on: October 30, 2014

Citizens' Police Academy Class of 2014 Graduation

DUI Enforcement

Students of the 2014 Citizens' Police Academy graduated at the conclusion of the 11 week academy last night! The academy this year covered criminal law, crime scene investigation/evidence collection, traffic... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2014

Halloween Safety

Halloween may be a fun holiday for kids, but for parents, trick or treating can be a little scary. Concerns about children's safety can cast a spell on the evening's festivities. Following a few safety tips will... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 10/27/14.

This is a brief summary of the events that occurred from 10/20/14 to 10/26/14.

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 10/13/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 10/13/14 to 10/19/14.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

6 Stories
Posted on: October 2, 2014

Special Halloween Story Time!, Friday, October 31, 10:30 am

Halloween Scene

For all the little goblins in your life - music, stories, crafts and treats.

Wear your costumes and join in the trick or treating fun in the library after story time.

Posted on: October 20, 2014

The Library Meeting Room is a Voter Service and Polling Center on November 3 & 4 ONLY!

Vote

This means people can:
Drop off their ballot Cast a ballot in person
Request a replacement ballot Register to vote or update your registration information
Vote using equipment and facilities for persons with... Read on...

Election Information from the City Clerk
Posted on: October 30, 2014

Ukulele Social Club: Music to Make You Smile, Saturday, November 8, 1:30-2:30 pm

Ukelele

Community Music, provided by Center for Musical Arts and Friends of the Library. This is not a “sit down” concert per se, although you are welcome to take a seat and bask in the music; this is more like a “buffet” of music-... Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Loteria! Play Spanish Bingo - Sunday, November 9, 2:30-3:30 pm

Loteria

Join us to play Spanish Bingo, win prizes, and have fun! All ages welcome.

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Loving in Absence, Monday, November 10, 6:30-7:30 pm

Kathy Robertson

Loss and grief shatter our sense of identify. This starts the journey of learning or creating a new life. A life without the one that has been lost. In this program Kathy will review what can feel shattered and talk about... Read on...

Loving in Absence
Posted on: October 30, 2014

Birds of Prey Slideshow, Monday, November 17, 6-7:30 pm

Bald Eagle

Learn how to recognize birds of prey -- hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls -- in the skies above Boulder County.

During this slide presentation, you’ll observe and learn how to distinguish between different raptors by... Read on...


Lafayette Public Works Department

5 Stories
Posted on: September 24, 2014

New Trash Hauler for City of Lafayette Trash and Recycling Program

republic logo

Residents who are under the City of Lafayette Trash & Recycling Program received notification of the change with trash haulers. Republic Services will begin Trash & Recycling pick up services the week of September 30th.

Additional Info...
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

2 Stories
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...
Posted on: October 17, 2014

We won the "Gold"!

Gold Medal

The City of Lafayette has earned the 2014 Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the National Recreation and Parks Association. This award positions Lafayette as the best of the best nationwide... Read on...

Read the full press release...

Volunteers

4 Stories
Posted on: October 11, 2014

One Lafayette Grants $42,000 to Local Nonprofits

2014 One Lafayette recipients

Lafayette City Council has awarded $42,000 to 21 local nonprofit organizations who provide services and assistance for Lafayette residents. Funding is financed through the City’s general fund and distributed via the 19th... Read on...

Learn more....
Posted on: October 27, 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 14.

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

Application
Posted on: September 26, 2014

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position for an Alternate Member.

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


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