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Posted on: December 15, 2014

Well abandonment work to begin on December 16

Noble Energy will begin permanent plug and abandonment work on two oil and gas wells located on the Domenico farm property between the eastern property line of Indian Peaks and the western property line of Anna’s Farm... more...

Posted on: November 7, 2014

"Best of Lafayette" Holiday Basket Contest

basket contest

Win a prize basket overflowing with all things Lafayette by saving your receipts from local businesses!

All you have to do is.... SAVE FOUR RECEIPTS
•From FOUR DIFFERENT Lafayette businesses •Each dated 11/28/14... Read on...

HOLIDAY BASKET CONTEST details...
Posted on: December 18, 2014

Volunteers needed for the Oatmeal Festival 5k Race on January 10

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We are seeking volunteers for the Annual Oatmeal Fest 5k Race on Saturday, January 10, 2015,

Specifically duties are for Race Marshals on the course and help with day of Registration.

Please email Karen Snortland if... Read on...

More info about the Oatmeal Fest....
Posted on: December 7, 2014

Overdue Fine Forgiveness - To err is human, to forgive just makes sense!

Dollar Sign

Our holiday gift to you: pay half of your overdue fines and we’ll forgive the rest. After all, we want to see you in the Library!

To usher in the holiday season and celebrate the New Year, the Lafayette Public Library is... Read on...

Read all the details!
Posted on: December 9, 2014

Toilet rebate program ends December 19, 2014

EPA WaterSense

The City of Lafayette's Public Works Department is still offering a rebate credit of $80 for the first 100 toilets from residential and commercial water customers who replace a pre-1994 toilet (3 gallon per flush or more)... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 10, 2014

Christmas tree recycling runs Dec 29-Jan 31, 2015

Christmas Tree Off to the Recycle Pile

The City of Lafayette makes it easy to recycle those Christmas trees. The Christmas tree recycling program is an annual service available to Lafayette residents. The tree recycling facility is located at the City Service... Read on...

Posted on: December 5, 2014

Happy Trails! Lafayette's Coal Creek Trail is now 100% OPEN!

We're pleased to announce that the Coal Creek Trail in Lafayette is OPEN for full use. Severe damage to the trail corridor caused by the 2013 flood is now repaired and the trail is restored to its former glory. From the... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2014

Artist applications now being accepted for City Art Galleries

Cultural Resources

Call for Artists! The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division is looking for artists to show their work on city gallery walls for a 2-month long display through 2016.

Lafayette has strong arts community, and a dynamic... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 4, 2014

Public Art Committee Seeks Applicants

Public Art Committee

The Lafayette Public Art Committee (PAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is January 5, 2015.

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

More information
Posted on: November 10, 2014

Apply Now for Planning Commission Opening

There is an opening on the Planning Commission. Submit your letter of interest, application and resume to the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. by 3PM, Monday, January 5, 2015.

Additional Info...
Posted on: November 22, 2014

The Lafayette Connection newsletter is available online

Winter 2014 Lafayette Connection

The Lafayette Connection is published three times a year and mailed in water bills. If you're not a Lafayette water customer you can view the newsletter online or pick up a copy at the Library or Recreation Center.

... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 4, 2014

Board position opening on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee

Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee. Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation and Facility Management Department Director... Read on...

Learn more about LESAC and download an application
Posted on: November 19, 2014

The new City of Lafayette logo winner is announced

new city logo

After a six week long process involving City Council, staff, and Lafayette residents, a new logo design for the City of Lafayette has been approved and adopted.

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...
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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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

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Apply Now for Planning Commission Opening

There is an opening on the Planning Commission. Submit your letter of interest, application and resume to the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. by 3PM, Monday, January 5, 2015.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Cultural Resources

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Posted on: December 3, 2014

Public Art Committee Seeks Applicants

Public Art Committee

The Lafayette Public Art Committee (PAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is January 5, 2015.
PAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing,... Read on...

More information
Posted on: November 26, 2014

Lafayette looks for Artists for City Galleries

Cultural Resources

Lafayette has strong arts community, and a dynamic citywide arts program. Don’t miss the chance to be part of the art that Lafayette has to offer. Local artists, as well as artists from other regions are encouraged to... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

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Posted on: December 9, 2014

Christmas tree recycling runs Dec 29-Jan 31, 2015

Christmas Tree Off to the Recycle Pile

The City of Lafayette makes it easy to recycle those Christmas trees. The Christmas tree recycling program is an annual service available to Lafayette residents. The tree recycling facility is located at the City Service... Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2014

Toilet rebate program ends December 19, 2014

EPA WaterSense

The City of Lafayette's Public Works Department is still offering a rebate credit of $80 for the first 100 toilets from residential and commercial water customers who replace a pre-1994 toilet (3 gallon per flush or more)... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: December 4, 2014

Board position opening on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee

Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee. Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation and Facility Management Department Director... Read on...

Learn more about LESAC and download an application
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: 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

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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: December 15, 2014

S. Public Rd. Trailhead on Coal Creek - NOW OPEN

S. Public Road Trailhead on Coal Creek is now open for use as of Dec. 12th. The trailhead was decimated by the Sept. 2013 flood. After extensive engineering design and consequent construction the trailhead is ready for... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2014

Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Off to the Recycle Pile

The City of Lafayette makes it easy to recycle those Christmas trees. The Christmas tree recycling program is an annual service available to Lafayette residents. The tree recycling facility is located at the City Service... Read on...


Lafayette Police Department

4 Stories
Posted on: December 15, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 12/08/14.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 12/08/14 to 12/14/14.

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Posted on: December 15, 2014

Lafayette Police Santa Cop Program 2014

Santa Cop 2014

This year the Lafayette Police Department sponsored Santa Cop program helped nearly 95 families, with close to 280 children, have a happier holiday season! A party was held Saturday, 12/13/14, at the Lafayette Public... Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2014

Grow Your Relationships with Your Neighbors This Holiday Season

Cookies Make Great Gifts for Neighbors

If you're like many people, you may have met your neighbors when you first moved in, but haven't had much contact with them since. It's never too late to build the foundation for a friendship with the people who... Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 12/01/14.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 12/01/14 to 12/07/14.

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Lafayette Public Library

4 Stories
Posted on: December 18, 2014

LIBRARY AND BOOK DROPS CLOSED, ALL DAY WEDS. & THURS., DEC. 24 & 25

Ornaments

The Library is closed all day, Wednesday & Thursday, December 24 & 25 for the Christmas Holiday. The library reopens on Friday, December 26 at 10 am.

The book drops will be locked at 8 pm on Tuesday, December 23... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Overdue Fine Forgiveness - To err is human, to forgive just makes sense!

Dollar Sign

Our holiday gift to you: pay half of your overdue fines and we’ll forgive the rest. After all, we want to see you in the Library!

To usher in the holiday season and celebrate the New Year, the Lafayette Public Library is... Read on...

Read all the details!
Posted on: November 29, 2014

Solstice Story Time, Friday, Dec. 19, 10:30 - 11:30am

Snowflake

Help welcome the winter season with a story time and special craft!

Posted on: December 1, 2014

Minecraft Group Play Event for Teens, Monday, Dec. 29, 1-3pm

Teens (grades 6-12): Come while away a vacation afternoon playing Minecraft in a group setting at the library! Bring your own laptop and log-in. We will have a few extra laptops, but tech support will be limited... Read on...

Register

Lafayette Public Works Department

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Posted on: December 8, 2014

Toilet Rebate Program Ends 12/19/2014

EPA WaterSense

The City of Lafayette's Public Works Department is still offering a rebate credit of $80 for the first 100 toilets from residential and commercial water customers who replace a pre-1994 toilet (3 gallon per flush or more)... Read on...

Additional Info...
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.

Lafayette Recreation Department

5 Stories
Posted on: December 5, 2014

The 2nd floor addition is making progress!

The BBRC is underway with construction on a significant project to add a 1,500 square foot second floor and an ADA-accessible elevator. These expansions will offer an enhanced experience, additional fitness offerings, and... Read on...

View photos and construction updates...
Posted on: December 2, 2014

FREE Lifeguard training for Lafayette residents December 26-30!

lifeguard training

The American Red Cross Lifeguard class includes CPR/AED for the professional rescuer - ALL YOU NEED TO BECOME A CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD!

Training runs daily December 26-30, 2014 from 9:00am-4:00pm at the Bob Burger... Read on...

DOWNLOAD an informational flyer...
Posted on: December 2, 2014

Admission and Pass Rates for 2015

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center has seen so many great facility improvements over the past 10 years - all at no additional cost to our valued patrons!

• Spa-like upgrades in the locker rooms
• The addition of... Read on...

Admission and Pass Rates...
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...
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...

Volunteers

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

Volunteers Needed for the Oatmeal Festival 5K on January 10th

_oatmeal_weblogo.jpg

Seeking volunteers for the Annual Oatmeal Fest 5k Race on Saturday, January 10, 2015. Specifically looking for Race Marshals out on the course and help with day of Registration at Rocky Mountain Center Musical Arts.... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2014

Board position opening on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee

Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee. Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation and Facility Management Department Director... Read on...

Learn more about LESAC and download an application
Posted on: December 4, 2014

Public Art Committee Seeks Applicants

Public Art Committee

The Lafayette Public Art Committee (PAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is January 5, 2015.

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

More information
Posted on: November 14, 2014

Apply Now for Planning Commission Opening

There is an opening on the Planning Commission. Submit your letter of interest, application and resume to the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. by 3PM, Monday, January 5, 2015.

Additional Info...


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