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Lafayette City News

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

Lafayette's Peak to Peak Charter named #1 high school in Colorado

Peak to Peak Charter School

Lafayette's Peak to Peak Charter School is the top Colorado high school in U.S. News and World Report's 2014 rankings, which are based mainly on the percentage of students who take and pass advanced placement exams and... Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2014

2014 Spring Clean Up Program to run April 28-May 9

Check the scheduled pick-up date for your neighborhood

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Posted on: April 15, 2014

This date in Lafayette history - April 15, 1869

1910 photo of Mayor Swan Edison on Public Rd

George Ira Miller, son of Mary and Lafayette Miller, was born on April 15, 1869. George was their only child that resided in Lafayette his entire life.

Follow the link below to learn more about George's contributions... Read on...

READ MORE George Miller's role in Lafayette....
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.

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Posted on: April 11, 2014

This date in Lafayette history - April 2, 1889

1907 view of Lafayette

On April 2, 1889 residents voted 31 for and 28 against the incorporation of the new town of Lafayette.

This 1907 view of Lafayette is from high above the town. Railroad tracks are in the foreground. This postcard was... Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2013

Emergency Quarantine Issued to Protect Colorado Ash Trees in Boulder County

Emerald ash borer beetle

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has established an emergency quarantine in and around Boulder County including parts of southern Larimer, western Weld and northern Jefferson Counties (see quarantine map) related to... Read on...

Additional Info about EAB...
Posted on: March 20, 2014

Mulch program not available in 2014

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Due to the federal Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) quarantine in Boulder County, the City's annual mulch program will not be offered in 2014. This quarantine prohibits moving any ash tree products or hardwood firewood outside of... Read on...

Additional Emerald Ash Borer information.....
Posted on: March 3, 2014

Lafayette receives $94,650 grant to enhance walking and biking

Biking on Public Roaf

The City of Lafayette now has an opportunity to design safer, healthier and more accessible ways for members of the community to travel around town by bike or on foot. Kaiser Permanente Colorado recently awarded the city a... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

The Lafayette Connection newsletter is out - Be a Part of It!

Spring 2014 Connection

It’s a great time to be part of the positive momentum in Lafayette! The Lafayette Connection encourages residents to be BE A PART OF IT -- engaged and informed about COMMUNITY LIFE, HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, and SUSTAINABLE... Read on...

Read the LAFAYETTE CONNECTION online...
Posted on: March 24, 2014

Lafayette’s municipal bonds upgraded to AA+ by S&P

Standard and Poor’s credit rating agency has upgraded the City of Lafayette’s General Obligation Bonds to a AA+ rating which speaks to the City’s stability and ability to meet financial obligations. In 2012 Lafayette also... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2014

2014-15 City Council Goals approved

In February the Lafayette City Council participated in a bi-annual goal setting session to discuss an extensive list of potential goals for 2014 and 2015. This exercise allows Council the opportunity to prioritize the... Read on...

Read the 2014/2015 CITY COUNCIL GOALS...
Posted on: January 8, 2014

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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...

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Lafayette Community Development

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Posted on: April 18, 2014

Planning Commission April Meeting

The Planning Commission has a meeting on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 1290 S. Public Road. Note that the Commission will not meet on Wednesday, April 23.

View the Agenda Packet

Lafayette Cultural Resources

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Posted on: April 15, 2014

Artist wanted for booths at Art Night Out

Art Night Out

Call for Artists and vendors! We are striving for a rich variety of arts, media, and crafts. Most of our booth spaces are reserved for arts and fine crafts. There will also be booths with arts activities for kids and teens,... Read on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2014

Band Line-Up, Expansion announced for Art Night Out

Art Night Out

Lafayette’s 2014 Art Night Out will prove to be bigger and better. The Nacho Men will kick of the 7th season of Art Night Out on May 16, which will feature a larger beer and wine garden and festival booths as part of their... Read on...

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Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

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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 18, 2014

Lafayette receives $94,650 grant to enhance walking and biking

Biking on Public Roaf

The City of Lafayette now has an opportunity to design safer, healthier and more accessible ways for members of the community to travel around town by bike or on foot. Kaiser Permanente Colorado recently awarded the city a... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2014

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee

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: 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 Human Resources Department

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Posted on: February 6, 2014

Publicity Staff Assistant Volunteer Needed for the Lafayette Public Library

Prepare and post signage in the library; create displays; replenish stocks of flyers and book marks for marketing purposes; and once a month post flyers in local business and city government locations for upcoming programs. ... Read on...


Lafayette Parks, Open Space and Golf

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Posted on: March 1, 2014

List A noxious weeds

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Did you know that the State of Colorado has a Noxious Weed Act? This change may have a direct impact on you. The state requires eradication of noxious weeds on List A.

Thankfully most of the weeds on List A are not... Read on...

Noxious Weed Info...

Lafayette Police Department

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Posted on: April 23, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 04/14/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 04/14/14 to 04/20/14.

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Posted on: April 14, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 04/07/14

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 04/07/14 to 04/13/14.

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Posted on: December 18, 2013

New Prescription Drug Take Back Service

Drug Take Back Service

The Lafayette Police Department is announcing a new prescription drug take back service offered to the citizens of Lafayette. During normal business hours, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, the police department will accept... Read on...


Lafayette Public Library

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Posted on: April 5, 2014

Microsoft Word Basics Course, Wednesday, April 23, 10:30-11:30 am

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Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word using the libraries' computers. Class will include an orientation to Word 2007 features, creating a new document, saving a document, locating the document, and printing a document... Read on...

Information and Registration
Posted on: March 21, 2014

Charla y Chats: Adult Bilingual Conversation Group, Thursdays at 7:30 pm in March and April

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Practice makes perfecto! Enjoy good conversation while brushing up on your other language! Intermediate to Advanced.
Presenter: Virginia Yanez

March 6, 13, 20 and 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Self-Published Authors Talk About Their Path To Print, Saturday, April 26, 2:30 - 4:30 pm

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This afternoon for readers and writers features a diverse panel of five area writers who have made the increasingly popular choice to publish their own books. Contributors include Marty Banks, Andrew Burt, Anne Eliot, Jamie... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Comic Strip Creation for Homeschoolers, Tuesday, April 29, 10:15-11:30 am, at the Library

Comics

Class runs for three weeks: April 1, 15, and 29, and is for children & teens ages 5-15.

Students will first create a set of characters, then each week storyboard their characters through a dilemma and a serious or silly... Read on...

Register for April 29 Session

Lafayette Public Works Department

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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.

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Posted on: February 24, 2014

Saving Water, Beautifying Landscapes

garden in a box a nonprofit program

The Center for ReSource Conservation (CRC), a nonprofit organization serving the Front Range, is offering Garden-In-A-Box (GIAB) kits again this spring. For many years, the CRC has partnered with professional landscape... Read on...

Order gardens at GardeninaBoxCO.org
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

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Posted on: April 15, 2014

STEMgirls Take Stuff Apart Camp - June 23-27

STEM girls

Camp runs June 23-27 1:00-5:00pm each day.

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Posted on: April 18, 2014

Take your party outdoors!

White Tail park shelter

Any citizen desiring to reserve a park shelter for parties or gatherings may call, complete an online form, or come to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center. Fees for permits vary with the length of the event and can be... Read on...

Park shelter rental info...
Posted on: October 25, 2013

Lafayette earns National Parks and Recreation Accreditation

CAPRA accreditation

The Lafayette Recreation and Facilities Management, and Parks, Open Space, and Golf Departments join the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies and departments across the country by earning accreditation through the... More info...

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Volunteers

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Posted on: April 2, 2014

Volunteer Dishwasher Needed

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The shift is 2-5 days a week from 12-1:30pm Monday-Friday and includes a free lunch . Please contact Lorna Beard Resources Coordinator at lornab@cityoflafayette.com or 303-665-9052 ext 2. for more information.

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Posted on: February 12, 2014

Would you like to be a part of Outdoor Adventures?

If you’re an adult 21 years or older and interested in volunteering in the NEW Great Outdoor Adventure Program for the City of Lafayette, contact the Recreation Coordinator at reneef@cityoflafayette.com Opportunities are... Read on...

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