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Posted on: March 24, 2015

Attend a public meeting for RTD's Bus Rapid Transit Plan

Changes are coming to transit service for those who live and work along US 36. RTD will introduce the Flatiron Flyer in 2016, its first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, and is hosting public input meetings to discuss the... Read on...

More info on the BRT Plan....
Posted on: March 23, 2015

Position available on the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) will have an opening on its board as of June 1, 2015. Applicants interested in being appointed to the open position on LURA are asked to submit a resume and letter of interest... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 18, 2015

Donations needed April 13-17 for the GO PACS Project

We need you

A joint effort to gather and provide supplies/resources for older adults in immediate crisis.
Needed Donations can be brought to Lafayette GO Services, 103 S. Iowa Ave.Donation Week is April 13-17, 2015!
For more... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 10, 2015

The Lafayette Connection - Spring 2015 edition

Spring 2015 Connection

A digital edition of the Spring 2015 Lafayette Connection is available online. This City newsletter is published three times a year and mailed in resident water bills. If you don't receive water bills from the City, you... Read on...

Read the LAFAYETTE CONNECTION....
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...
Posted on: February 19, 2015

Tax help appointments, forms, and resources

taxes

Free Tax Help & Filing: Volunteers from the AARP will assist people in filing their taxes for the 2014 tax year.

Wednesdays, 1-5 pm (by appointment), February 4 through April 8 (AARP will not be here on April... Read on...

How to Get Help, Forms, & Instructions
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Arts in Community grant opportunity in Lafayette

Six Arts in Community Grant Winners

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of Arts in the Community Mini-Grant cycle. Arts in Community Grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 11th year in... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Position available on the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3... Read on...

Additional Info...
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...

Lafayette Community Development

1 Story
Posted on: February 5, 2015

Apply for Historic Preservation Board Openings by March 30, 2015

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3 PM on Monday, March 30, 2015.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Community Development - Economic Development

1 Story
Posted on: February 28, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...

Lafayette Community Development- Downtown

2 Stories
Posted on: March 23, 2015

Position available on Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) will have an opening on its board as of June 1, 2015. Applicants interested in being appointed to the open position on LURA are asked to submit a resume and letter of interest... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 1, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...

Lafayette Cultural Resources

2 Stories
Posted on: March 24, 2015

Michael Adams Poetry Prize Reading and Reception

reception banner.jpg

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette have established this prize to honor Michael's memory and continue his commitment to bringing quality arts experiences to our community.
Michael Adams Poetry... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Arts in Community Grant Opportunity in Lafayette

Six Arts in Community Grant Winners

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of Arts in the Community Mini-Grant cycle. Arts in Community Grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 11th year in... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

1 Story
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 ...

Lafayette Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: March 23, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 03/16/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 03/16/15 to 03/22/15.

View Summary.
Posted on: March 16, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 03/09/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 03/09/15 to 03/15/15.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

4 Stories
Posted on: March 23, 2015

Spring Break Kids' Book Sale - Now through March 27!

Book Sale

Come shop at the Friends of the Library Kids' Books Sale, happening on the upper level of the Library during regular hours, March 21 - 27.

Cash and checks accepted (please go to the Lobby circulation desk to pay).

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Program Lafayette: Hackerspace! Drop-in Tech on Mondays!

Code

All ages are welcome to drop in to LPL's Program Lafayette Hackerspace on Mondays from 4-6 pm.

What’s a Hackerspace? A place to get help with your coding challenges, and maybe help others with theirs!

• Hackerspace... Read on...

More info about Program Lafayette
Posted on: March 23, 2015

Tax Help Appointments, Forms, & Resources

taxes

Free Tax Help & Filing: Volunteers from the AARP will assist people in filing their taxes for the 2014 tax year.

Wednesdays, 1-5 pm (by appointment), February 4 through April 8 (AARP will not be here on April... Read on...

How to Get Help, Forms, & Instructions
Posted on: March 27, 2015

LIBRARY AND BOOKDROP CLOSED, Sunday, April 5

Closed

Lafayette Library will be closed in observance of Easter on Sunday, April 5. The library will open again on Monday, April 6, at 10 am.

The book drops will be locked at 5 pm on Saturday, April 4, and will reopen Monday,... Read on...


Lafayette Public Works Department

5 Stories
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Waste water rate increase

Beginning April 2015, waste water rates will increase to begin funding necessary measures enabling Lafayette to comply with Colorado’s new Regulation 85. The average resident will see a 9-11% utility bill increase.

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 30, 2014

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

ice

Cold weather can mean frozen pipes, but frozen pipes can be prevented. There are several things you can do to make sure the flow of water to your home is not interrupted:

•First, make sure everyone in your family knows... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Pre-register for FREE xeriscape landscape seminars

xeriscape garden

Every Spring, Public Works in partnership with Center for ReSource Conservation offers FREE seminars on the how-to’s of xeriscaping and other water-wise landscape practices. Register now!

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Garden In A Box on sale!

garden in a box logo

Garden In A Box now on sale! Order yours today at ConservationCenter.org/Gardens or by calling 303-999-3820 ext. 222

Garden-In-A-Box Details and Ordering.

Lafayette Recreation Department

3 Stories
Posted on: March 9, 2015

The 2nd Floor is NOW OPEN!

2nd floor ribbon cutting

We were honored to have special guest Bob Burger attend the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new 2nd floor expansion on March 8.

Thank you for your patience during construction. We hope you agree it was worth the wait. ... Read on...

Photos from the March 8 Open House...
Posted on: March 3, 2015

It's not BINGO...it's the FITGO Group Fitness Bingo Challenge

FITGO Fitness Bingo

It's Not BINGO...it's the BBRC's FITGO Group Fitness Bingo Challenge
March 9 - April 17

Each time you attend a Drop-In Fitness class, bring your game card and your instructor will mark and initial the... Read on...

Download a drop-in fitness schedule...
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...

Lafayette Senior Services

1 Story
Posted on: March 16, 2015

The GO PACS Project

We need you

Personal Activity Care Supplies
Many older adults are struggling to make ends meet due to financial or other unanticipated circumstances; some find themselves in extreme circumstances that they are unable to navigate... Read on...

Additional Info...

Volunteers

3 Stories
Posted on: March 26, 2015

Position available on the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) will have an opening on its board as of June 1, 2015. Applicants interested in being appointed to the open position on LURA are asked to submit a resume and letter of interest... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 17, 2015

Donations needed April 13-17 for the GO PACS Project

We need you

A joint effort to gather and provide supplies/resources for older adults in immediate crisis.
Needed Donations can be brought to Lafayette GO Services, 103 S. Iowa Ave.Donation Week is April 13-17, 2015!
For more... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 9, 2015

Position available on the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. Submit your letter of interest, the HPB Application, and resume to the Communication Development Department at City Hall, 1290 S Public Rd. by 3... Read on...

Additional Info...


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