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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Mayor Berg accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in honor of her father

ALS ice bucket challenge

Mayor Christine Berg (center) and 5 other area mayors accepted a challenge from the Boulder County Commissioners to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Mayor Berg's father was diagnosed last year with ALS, better known as... Read on...

View a video of the event....
Posted on: August 25, 2014

Celebrate Lafayette's 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary

Quasquicentennial 125 anniversary

Lafayette is celebrating it's 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary in September! View a list of special activities happening throughout the month, download a special commemorative publication, watch a video to learn how to... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/125
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 26, 2014

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Member Applicants

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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
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 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 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 31, 2014

Meet the Mayor at the Marketplace - Sept 6 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: 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: 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: 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: August 30, 2014

Art Show Opening and Poetry Reading

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The “Art on the Street: See & Respond!” Meet the Artists and Poets Reception will be held at the Lafayette Public Library September 5, 6:00 – 9 pm. Tickets cost $10 for adults; $5 for Teens, and free for children under 12.... Read on...

Tickets
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

2 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 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

1 Story
Posted on: August 25, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 08/18/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 08/18/14 to 08/24/14.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

6 Stories
Posted on: August 28, 2014

Library Book Drop Closed, Saturday, Aug. 30 at 5pm through Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 8am

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Due to the Labor Day holiday, the book drop will be locked at 5 pm on Saturday, August 30 and will be unlocked Tuesday, September 2 at 8 am. No items will be due Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday!

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Longmont Author Julene Bair Discusses Ogalla Road, Thursday, September 4, 6pm at the Library

Ogalla Road Cover

The Lafayette Public Library presents Julene Bair, author of Ogallala Road: A Memoir of Love and Reckoning. Julene Bair has inherited part of a farming empire and fallen in love with a rancher from Kansas's beautiful... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

Music Together® Demonstration, Tuesday, September 2, 10 - 11am at the Library

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Come try Music Together®, an internationally recognized early childhood music program for toddlers, pre-schoolers, and the adults who love them! Experience songs, rhythmic rhymes, movement, and instrument play. Meets in the... Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Our Food, Our Microbes, Ourselves with Dr. Rob Knight, Wednesday, September 10 at 6pm

Rob Knight

We are discovering more and more about the microbial side of ourselves: it turns out that our bacteria and other symbionts outnumber us dramatically even within our own bodies. They also have important effects on our health,... Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2014

Community Music: The Happy Harp, Sunday, September 15, 1 - 2pm, at the Library

Nancy Brace

Enjoy the ethereal sounds of the harp, featuring Nancy Brace. Community Music is a collaboration with Friends of the Lafayette Public Library Foundation and Center for Musical Arts.

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Annual FOLF Book Lovers' Sale, Saturday, September 20, 10 am - 4pm at the Library

Book Sale

Find your favorites at the Annual Book Lovers' Sale! Sponsored by the Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation.

This special one day sale includes thousands of items for only 50¢ - $2.00 each. Credit cards are... Read on...

Have Items to Donate?

Lafayette Public Works Department

3 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

5 Stories
Posted on: August 25, 2014

Sunday drop-in Yoga Classes to begin September 7th!

yoga

Family Yoga – 9:30am to 10:15am
Prenatal Yoga – 10:25am to 11:25am
Baby & Me Yoga – 11:35am to 12:35pm

These classes will be held in the Greenlee/Rothman multipurpose room during facility construction.

Additional Info...
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

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Posted on: August 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 1.

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

Application
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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