Posted on: November 16, 2017

Call for Artists - Women's Art

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Women’s Art, A Persistent Path to Identity 

The mission of this show is to promote local and emerging women artists, encouraging them to share their original work with the community. In doing so we celebrate with them the persistence of ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

East Boulder County Artists at The Collective

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The East Boulder County Artists Winter Exhibit will be at The Collective from November 2 through January 3 . East Boulder County Artists (EBCA) is excited and pleased to announce this partnership, which will feature a showing of the work of our c...

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City News

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

On November 22, the Lafayette City Council received a letter from the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) expressing their concern regarding the City’s six-month moratorium on oil and gas activities.  Read this letter.The Lafayette ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Oil and gas hearing updates

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The Lafayette City Council is dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of residents from the potential impacts of oil and gas operations. They are exploring many fronts to address the pending 8 North LLC applications.  Staff has re...

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Additional Info - Oil and Gas Info Page.... City News
Posted on: December 12, 2017

2017 Holiday Hours at City Facilities

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The City of Lafayette City Council and Staff wish you and yours a joyful holiday season and a healthy New Year!In observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures;City HallCLOSING at ...

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City News
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Meet your newly seated City Council

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On November 27, 2017, three newly re-elected City Council incumbents; Merrily Mazza, Gustavo Reyna, and Chelsea Behanna; were sworn into service. Newly elected Councilor Jamie Harkins was sworn in at the December 5, 2017, meeting.The Council re-elected Ch...

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VIEW City Council swearing in photos on Facebook.. City News
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Help guide the future of Lafayette

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Positions are available on the following Boards/Committees:

  • Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC)
  • Public Art Committee (PAC)
  • Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)
  • Senior Advisory Board (SAB)
  • Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment&nbs...
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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

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The Lafayette City Service Center will accept Christmas trees for drop-off recycling during the following dates and times;Monday thru Friday ONLY12/26/17 through 2/2/186:00am-2:30pm(The Service Center will be closed 1/1/18 for New Years Day and 1/15/18 fo...

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City News
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Check out these December newsletters

Be A Part of It

Keep up to date with news and events from the Library, Recreation Center, Senior Services, and Cultural Arts.  

Check In at the Lafayette Public Library The Buzz at Bob's (Bob L. Burger Recreation Center)The Arts SourceSenior Spotlight (S...

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City News
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Lafayette Connection Newsletter - Winter 2017 Edition

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The Winter edition of the Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online in a digital format or as a downloadable pdf.  Residential water customers will receive a copy of the newsletter in the November water bill.  The Lafayette Con...

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READ the Lafayette Connection Newsletter... City News
Posted on: October 9, 2017

Do you have a photo of the historic Lafayette Cottage Camp?

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Do you have a photo of the Lafayette Cottage Camp?It could be worth $100!

Pull out your scrapbooks and boxes of old photos. The City of Lafayette is looking for images of the Lafayette Cottage Camp, and will pay $100 to the first person who can supply an i...

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cityoflafayette.com/CottageCamp ... City News
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Stormwater rate increase to go into effective October 1, 2017

What is stormwater?

Stormwater is generated when rain or snow melt flows over streets and land to the storm drainage system. The City of Lafayette is committed to administering a proactive stormwater management program to improve the flow of runoff enterin...

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9/5 Stormwater Fund presentation to City Council.. City News
Posted on: September 5, 2017

111th Street drainage and widening project - Sept through late Spring 2018

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In partnership with the Urban Drainage and Flood control District (UDFCD), the City of Lafayette will begin work on the construction of a drainage culvert north of the Police Department on 111th Street. This project will also include widening of 111th Str...

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City News
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Lafayette featured on 9News

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Follow the link below to read the 9News story which features some of the characteristics that make Lafayette such a wonderful community. 

Why This Town Outside Boulder is so Much More Than a Suburb

Though it could be easily dismissed as just anothe...

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LAFAYETTE featured on 9News..... City News
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Emerald ash borer detected in Lafayette

This week, the Colorado State Forest Service confirmed evidence of the invasive tree pest emerald ash borer (EAB) within Lafayette city limits. This detection is located in an existing Boulder County quarantine area established by the Colorado Department ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Many residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The link below will allow you to download a map that illustrates the location of existing well sites within Lafayette city limits.There have been no new wells drilled in La...

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DOWNLOAD the Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map.... City News
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Res...

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City News

Posted on: December 1, 2017

Apply to join the Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC)!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Open Space Advisory Committee. Learn more about the position and how to apply at http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinLOSAC.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: September 17, 2017

Apply to join the Public Art Committee (PAC)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Public Art Committee (PAC)! The PAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing, promoting, nurturing, and celebrating arts opportunities in Lafayette. View full position information, deadlines, an...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: September 17, 2017

Apply to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)! LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing, promoting, nurturing, and celebrating arts opportunities in Lafayette. View full position information, deadlines, ...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board (SAB)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. Learn more about the position and how to apply at http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinSAB.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

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

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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City Volunteers

Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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cityoflafayette.com/DEVELOPMENT Community Development

Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

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SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

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In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Environmental Sustainability

Library

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Friends of the Library Holiday Giftie Sale December 10-17

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Gearing up for gifting?

Visit the Friends of the Library Holiday Giftie Sale, December 10-17 in the Library lobby. We offer a fine selection of affordable holiday books, CDs, recent fiction and non-fiction, coffee table books and holiday non-book gifts. Fi...

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Library
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25

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The Library will be CLOSED on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25. The book drops will be LOCKED from Saturday at 5 pm until Tuesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and book drops are closed.

Library
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults available at the Library!

Launchpad tablets for all ages available to check out!

Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Library

Posted on: December 29, 2016

Meet Lafayette Public Library at Josephine Commons

Join Lafayette Public Library during the Senior Lunch Program at Josephine Commons, on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 11:15-12:30.

  • We offer books, audio books, large print books, and magazines to check out. We can also sign you up for a library card, h...
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Check out the Library Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Lafayette Book Group To Go Kits - New Titles Available!

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We have added several new titles to our Book Group To Go Kits. Titles include Sing for your Lifeour current Lafayette Reads! selection; The Water Knife; and All the Light We Cannot See. Enjoy sharing these best sellers with your book g...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Tumblebooks - Animated, talking story books for kids!

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Kids, parents, and teachers all love Tumblebooks! These story books are animated talking picture books that are accessible at any time, with any devicethat has an internet connection! Find it on our website. Easy - great stories, wonderful for kids (and p...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Strategic Planning is Underway! Data Lovers Needed

The Library board and staff are in the beginning stages of developing a new Strategic Plan. This will be a multi-month undertaking and we will need help from the community along the way.

Most immediately, we are looking for 2 or 3 people who can volunteer ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: May 31, 2017

Meet Lafayette Public Library at Affinity Senior Living Apartments

Join Lafayette Public Library at Affinity Senior Living Apartments, on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 2-3 pm.

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...

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Check out the Library Library - Featured Resources

Posted on: November 30, 2017

Friends of the Library Holiday Giftie Sale December 10-17

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Gearing up for gifting?Visit the Friends of the Library Holiday Giftie Sale, December 10-17 in the Library lobby.We offer a fine selection of affordable holiday books, CDs, recent fiction and non-fiction, coffee table books and holiday non-book gifts. Fin...

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Library - Friends
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Volunteer with the Friends - Be a Friends Fundraiser!

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

Be a Friend! Join the Friends - it’s fast and easy to join; your membership provides much-needed re...

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Be a Friends Fundraiser! Library - Friends

Posted on: September 26, 2017

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to explore and learn as they help people with c...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 27, 2017

Bring the Library to others as a Homebound Delivery Partner

Did You Know...

Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or neighbor? A...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Lend your organizational skills as a Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: September 2, 2017

Join the Teen Team

Interested in being with other teens, helping Library staff, recommending books, mentoring younger kids, earning community service hours AND having fun? Join the Library's Teen Team! 

  • Learn more about the positions on the Teen Team web page, then ...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Support students as a Homework Center Tutor

As a volunteer Homework Center Tutor, you will help students, individually or in small groups, work on homework assignments in a variety of subjects, including frequent elementary and middle school math. Tutors have the satisfaction of motivating and supp...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Raise funds for or join the Friends of the Library

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: December 4, 2017

Christmas Tree Recycling

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The City Service Center will accept Christmas trees for recycling during these dates and times. Monday thru Friday ONLY from 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM beginning on 12/26/17 thru 2/2/18.  ONE Saturday drop off will be available on 1/27/18 from 9:00 AM - 1...

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Parks, Recreation & Open Space

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 12/04/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 12/04/17 to 12/10/17.

View Summary. Police
Posted on: December 4, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 11/27/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 11/27/17 to 12/03/17.

View Summary. Police
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Holiday Season Crime Prevention Tips

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During the holiday season, crime can have a slight up-swing.  Be aware of holiday season risks so you can better protect yourself.  Tip sheet is in both English & Spanish. 

Holiday Season Crime Prevention Tips Police

Posted on: June 30, 2017

2017 Water Quality Report (CCR) available online

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

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

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info... Public Works

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Sign up for fitness class changes or cancellations.

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! Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Active Living Every Day

Looking for a realistic way to fit physical activity into your life? Try Active Living Every Day! This 12-week program teaches you skills such as overcoming barriers, goal setting, utilizing social support and managing time to help you fit physical activi...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Senior Center Holiday Tea

Come celebrate the holidays with us over a special Winter Holiday Tea Time.  Come celebrate the Holidays with us and enjoy appetizers and desserts as well as seasonal teas while listening and signing along to holiday music.

Location:  Laf...

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Additional Info... Senior Services
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Arm Chair Traveler (Travel Bug Club)

Join us at the Lafayette Senior Center, 103 S. Iowa Ave. as we travel to new and exciting places from the comfort of our chairs. Lafayette Library staff will facilitate discussion of a different travel DVD or book each month.  Join us in the conf...

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Senior Services
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Fun Fridays at the Lafayette Senior Center

Like to play Mexican Train?  Love to play Mah Jongg?  Like to cook for a group and meet new people?  Then we have the activity for you!  Join us every Friday for games and potluck.  Bring something to share and...

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Senior Services

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Lafayette featured on 9News

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Follow the link below to read the 9News story that features some of the characteristics that make Lafayette such a wonderful community. 

Why This Town Outside Boulder is so Much More Than a Suburb

Though it could be easily dismissed as just another...

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LAFAYETTE featured on 9News..... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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cityoflafayette.com/DEVELOPMENT Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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GRAND OPENINGS

Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

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SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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VIEW this email in your browser.... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map illustrates the location of existing well sites within city limits.  There have been no new wells drilled in Lafayette since 1993.Add...

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Lafayette Oil & Gas Information and Resources... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 4, 2017

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winners

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What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winnersThank you to Lafayette residents who submitted creative and genuine photographs for this project. All the photos were a great tribute to "What Makes Lafayette Great"!Selected photographs may be v...

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View the SELECTED PHOTOS here.... Spotlight - Home Page features

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Additional Info... Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features
Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

Earth Day Shop Local

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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VIEW this email in your browser.... Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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View this message in your browser

GRAND OPENINGS

Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features