Posted on: January 27, 2017

Art Night Out training on March 26 for beer & wine garden volunteers

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The Lafayette Police Department is offering a free training for all ARTS!Lafayette volunteers who wish to help with alcohol service, id checking and sales at the 2017 Art Night Out Beer & Wine Garden.  Volunteers will learn how to check ids a...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Apply for an opening on the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB)  is seeking Lafayette residents to fill open board positions.  

The HPB reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservatio...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Apply for an opening on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

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

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WRAC application available here...

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Art Night Out Volunteer Training

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Lafayette Police Department is offering a free training for all ARTS!Lafayette volunteers who wish to help with alcohol service, id checking and sales at the 2017 Art Night Out Beer & Wine Garden. Volunteers will learn how to check ids and other requi...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

A letter to the Lafayette community regarding the Erie condemnation lawsuit

Dear friends and residents of Lafayette,On July 14, 2016, the City of Lafayette filed a condemnation/eminent domain petition with the Boulder District Court to acquire a 22 acre parcel of land from the Erie Urban Renewal Authority to serve as an open spac...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Open fire ban issued for Lafayette

The Lafayette Fire Department has declared an open fire ban within Lafayette city limits to broaden the existing Red Flag Fire Warning issued by the National Weather Service in Boulder. Due to the current high danger of grass fires, fireworks, open burnin...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Seeking input from Old Town residents

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How should we maintain the character of Old Town residential neighborhoods?The unique character of Lafayette's Old Town residential neighborhoods is a vital part of our community.  As Lafayette has grown in recent years, so has interest ...

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DOWNLOAD a map of the areas to be reviewed...
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Help guide your community by serving on a City Board or Committee

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The following openings are available  to registered voters who have lived in Lafayette for at least one year;

  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee
  • Waste Reduction Advisory Committee

Historic Preservation Board (HPB)

The HPB...

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VIEW all volunteer opportunities with the City....
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer jobs for teens

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The Youth Corps provides opportunities for Boulder County teens to develop a sense of community involvement through personal accomplishment, teamwork and service to the county. Since 1996, participants, aged 14-17, have been completing projects for Boulde...

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Boulder County Youth Corps
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Reserve your garden plot at the Wilson Community Garden

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Grow your green thumb this year and join the Wilson Community Gardens, located at 500 S. Miller Ave.  A variety of plots are available to suit all gardening needs. 

Large plots (10x40 or 20x20) - $50.00Medium plots (10x20) - $35.00*New in 2017*: ...

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View Garden Maps, Rules and Applications here....
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Sign up for free tax prep help at the Library

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Every year volunteers from the AARP, coordinated by the Lafayette Public Library, assist people (by appointment, no charge) in preparing and filing their taxes. 

2017 Schedule: Wednesdays, 1-4 pm, February 1-April 12 (except for March 3: 1-3pm)

  • Appoint...
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Tax Forms & Online Resources
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Prime Rib Fridays at the Peaks Bar and Grill

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The Peaks Prime Rib Fridays – Sister Carmen fundraiser

Join us every Friday in January and February at the Peak Bar and Grill (at Indian Peaks Golf Course) from 5:30-7:30pm for a prime rib dinner and dessert.20% of proceeds will go to the Sister Carm...

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The Peaks Bar and Grill...
Posted on: October 21, 2016

2016 Lafayette Green Businesses

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The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) launched its sixth annual Green Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and provide a recognition opportunity. A record 52 Lafayette applican...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen

Posted on: January 24, 2017

Apply for Openings on Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette Historic Preservation Board  is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservati...

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Additional Info...

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Lafayette to receive SolSmart Program Advisor services

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The City of Lafayette is one of 11 communities nationwide that have been chosen to receive services from a SolSmart Advisor. The SolSmart Advisors are experienced professionals, hired and funded by The Solar Foundation, to assist the chosen communities in...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

2016 Lafayette Green Businesses announced

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The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) launched its sixth annual Green

Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and

provide a recognition opportunity. A record 52 Lafayette ...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GreenBusiness

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Colorado FIREfighter Testing Consortium

The Colorado FIREfighter Testing Consortium's purpose is for local Fire Departments to join together and test applicants in a group, in order to consolidate testing costs, and to reduce redundancies.  The schedule and locations are as follows:

Date: W...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Work Here Play Free!

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The City of Lafayette offers positions for the Summer, sometimes starting as soon as May and lasting until October.  The positions, qualifications and ages vary, please refer to job announcements.  The Jobs page of the website has all of...

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Lafayette jobs page
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer jobs for Teens

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About The Program

The Youth Corps provides opportunities for Boulder County teens to develop a sense of community involvement through personal accomplishment, teamwork and service to the county. Since 1996, participants, aged 14-17, have been completing pr...

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Boulder County Youth Corps

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Tax forms are here!

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Every year, the IRS sends a selection of forms (and some instructions) for distribution. We have the following forms available on a first-come, first-served basis. We will update this news item if we add more forms or run out of existing ones:

  • Colorado Dep...
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Tax Information
Posted on: December 26, 2016

Tax prep: Sign up now to have volunteers prep your tax forms for free!

Every year volunteers from the AARP assist people (by appointment, no charge) in preparing and filing their taxes. 

2017 Schedule: Wednesdays, 1-4 pm, February 1-April 12 (except for March 3: 1-3pm)

  • Appointments required.
    • Call for an appointment: 303-66...
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Tax Forms & Online Resources
Posted on: January 30, 2017

LPL Joins the Prospector Catalog

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Last September Lafayette joined the Flatirons Library Consortium, giving our community access to materials in the collections of the Broomfield, Boulder, Louisville and Longmont Public Libraries. Later this month, Loveland will join the FLC, expanding our...

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More Prospector information
Posted on: December 29, 2016

Meet Lafayette Public Library at Josephine Commons

Join Lafayette Public Library during the Senior Lunch Program, on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 11:30-1:30.

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 que...

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Check out the Library

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 22, 2016

Anime Club meets monthly in 2017!

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Hang out, watch Anime, talk about Anime, and read Manga! No registration; check the calendar and drop by!

Teen Calendar
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Join the Teen Collection Connection!

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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 place t...

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Apply Online

Posted on: December 9, 2016

Teens: Be Part of 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 tak...

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Apply Online

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Be a part of the Wilson Community Garden

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Grow your green thumb this year and join the Wilson Community Gardens, located at 500 S. Miller Ave. 

A variety of plots are available to suit all gardening needs. Large plots measuring either 10x40 or 20x20 are available for $50.00 and medium plots a...

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Garden Maps, Rules and Applications

Posted on: February 22, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 02/13/17

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 02/13/17 to 02/19/17.

View Summary.
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Structure Fire

On February 15, 2017 at approximately 1610 hours the Lafayette Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to 1095 Modred Street, Lafayette, Colorado on a report of structure fire and possible explosion.  Upon emergency crew's arrival, t...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 02/06/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 02/06/17 to 02/12/17.

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

Transforming Your Turf into a Xeriscape Garden

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Come learn about this program and how you can save water and money! Attendance of this seminar is required for participation.  Call 303-999-3820 x222 to register.  Seating is limited.

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) Openings

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The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Directors. These are Council-appointed positions for four-year terms. The Council is looking for dedicated residents who have a pas...

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Application available here.
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Don't let your pipes freeze during the cold winter months with these simple tips:

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The City can assist by checking to see if a water meter is frozen outside of the home, but a plumber should be called if a suspected frozen pipe or other issue may be occurring within your home.  

Please call 303-665-5588 option 5 if you experience a ...

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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

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info...

Posted on: January 27, 2017

FITGO Starts 2/7! Play for your chance to win an Annual Pass to the Recreation Center!

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FITGO is a group fitness bingo challenge where attending group fitness classes can result in prizes and entries into a Grand Prize Drawing. The FITGO challenge runs from February 7-February 28th. Stop by the Front Desk to pick up your FITGO card. The...

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See The Drop In Fitness Schedule
Posted on: February 9, 2017

Start Your Weekend Off Right With a HIIT Class, Friday from 12:15-12:45pm

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High Intensity Interval Training may sound intimidating, but this 30 minute class can be scaled to any fitness level. Short bursts of intense efforts are alternated with moderate to low, active recovery. Want to quickly burn calories, reduce body fat, imp...

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See the Drop in Fitness Schedule

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sign up to be notified 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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Sign up now!

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Lafayette Public Library services offered at Josephine Commons

The Lafayette Public Library takes to the road - to Josephine Commons Senior HousingShare lunch, books, and more with the Library each month!

Join the Lafayette Public Library during the Senior Lunch Program, every 2nd Monday of the month, from 11:30am-1:3...

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Lafayette Public LIbrary

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: June 28, 2016

2016 Lafayette water quality report now available online

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

View the water quality report....