Posted on: June 25, 2016

Hazel Miller to kick off Summer Concert Series on July 6

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At 7:00pm on July 6 at Festival Plaza, come listen to the hardest working band in Colorado that's been making music for all occasions for more than 25 years. Hazel Miller Band's music is designed to make the audience dance and sing-along with an eclectic ...Read on...

MORE at... cityoflafayette.com/SummerConcerts
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Fireworks are not allowed in Lafayette

4th of july

The use of all fireworks, including items such as sparklers, snakes, and smoke bombs, is prohibited within Lafayette city limits. Those in possession or caught using them will be ticketed.

We encourage the community to safely enjoy fireworks at the Wa...Read on...

Learn more about the 4th of July Celebration...
Posted on: February 18, 2016

Unsure how to navigate the City's development process?

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Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link below to learn more about the steps involved, what quasi-judicial proceedings are, and how to provide input. This web page will also reference current projects that h...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/DEVELOPMENT
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Plug and abandonment activity occurring at 10364 Arapahoe Rd through July

CDM Oil and Gas is undertaking permanent abandoning and plugging of an oil and gas well located at 10364 Arapahoe Rd in Lafayette. This property is located north of the Domenico farm, northeast of Indian Peaks subdivision, and northwest of Anna's Farm sub...Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2016

Mosquito season has begun - stay informed

mosquito

The 2016 mosquito season on the Front Range has begun and the City of Lafayette would like to keep its residents informed.

With that, we have created a new section on the City's website dedicated to mosquitoes and West Nile Virus (WNV). Learn more a...Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Only service animals are allowed at city-sponsored events

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 16, 2016

What are Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines?

water conservation

Now that summer is here, the City would like to remind residents of Lafayette's permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines.

In 2013 Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservation ordinance to protect the City's water resources. I...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 20, 2016

Voter Service Centers now open for the June 28 Primary Election

BoCo elections

Beginning Monday, June 20, three Voter Service and Polling Centers will be available for Boulder County voters who would like to vote in person. A fourth location, on the CU Boulder campus, will open Monday, June 27.

Boulder County voters can visit a V...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 14, 2016

Announcing the first annual Lafayette Volunteer Poster Contest

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In recognition of all volunteers in the City of Lafayette, the City's Volunteer Committee is sponsoring a poster contest which will award the winner a $150 prize during the September Art Night Out at Festival Plaza.

Traditionally, the City of Lafayette...Read on...

Additional info / download an entry form...
Posted on: June 13, 2016

Comcast 2016 franchise renewal notice

Comcast

The City of Lafayette is preparing to negotiate the renewal of the franchise agreement with Comcast. City officials can negotiate specific issues in the agreement including programming categories; public access, education and government channels; customer...Read on...

ADDITIONAL Information...
Posted on: June 13, 2016

Apply for openings on the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to join their team. There are 3 openings. The Board does reviews and recommendations as well as promote historic preservation through a variety of programs. Apply by noon on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Volunteers Needed for Art Night Out

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Volunteers needed for Art Night Out!
Art Night Out is staffed with volunteers from the community. Most volunteers will be posted at the entry gates to the beer and wine garden, a great job to be able to visit with people and be part of the action! Othe...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Art Night Out season is in full swing!

Art Night Out sign

Lafayette is proud to highlight award winning, Colorado musicians and Lafayette-based craft beer as part of the Art Night Out annual summer art series. The event’s 9th season will kick off on Friday, May 20, 2016.

Lafayette’s focus on art, original mus...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/ANO
Posted on: May 26, 2016

Environmentally-minded volunteers needed for zero waste stations

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We’re excited that this year’s Peach Festival will continue to be a Zero Waste Event, but we need your help!

Are you passionate about making community-wide change? Do you like engaging with the community, being outside and going to fun local events? I...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Lafayette Alley Art Amazin' - Did you know?

Peacock mural

Alley Art Amazin' is a talented group of professional artists, neighbors, families and friends who are combining enthusiasm and the love of art to make the alleys of Old Town Lafayette a showplace of imagination and whimsy. Today over 60 murals and pieces...Read on...

Learn more about Alley Art Amazin'
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Lafayette Trails – Did you know?

Waneka Lake Trail activity

One of the valuable assets Lafayette residents can take advantage of is the extensive inventory of parks, trails and open space in the community. Take a stroll along a Lafayette trail this weekend!

Did you know Lafayette residents enjoy
* Over 20 mile...Read on...

Additional Info about Lafayette Trails...
Posted on: May 4, 2016

Baseline Reservoir water levels

Last week during a routine annual inspection of Baseline Reservoir, state inspectors observed seepage along the toe of the west dam. While the inspector did not feel an imminent threat existed, Lafayette Public Works immediately began drawing down water ...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Coca-Cola / Hi-Way Bar mural conservation project

Coca cola mural restoration

As the structure at 201 N. Public Road was being torn down in June 2015, crews uncovered an exciting mural along the south wall. Read more about the history and conservation efforts of this historic piece of public art.

cityoflafayette.com/mural
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Thinking about purchasing rooftop solar or an electric vehicle?

Boulder County Solar Benefits

For a limited time, residents in Boulder County can access discounted pricing for roof-mounted solar systems and electric vehicles through the Solar Benefits Boulder County program.

The following deals will be available during these limited time period...Read on...

ADDITIONAL information...
Posted on: November 6, 2015

Lafayette lands 3rd in Colorado, 48th in the nation

Best Small City

Out of 1,268 small cities ranked as best places to live, Lafayette earned the 3rd position in Colorado and 48th nationwide.

The 2015 WalletHub study assigned the small cities scores across 22 metrics including housing costs, cost-of-living, affordabili...Read on...

READ the full study...
Posted on: September 23, 2015

Lafayette Commons earns Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence

Lafayette Commons

Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing Colorado's downtown districts, has recognized the Lafayette Commons project with its Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence in the category of Best Adaptive Reuse or Rehab...Read on...

Read more...
Posted on: September 15, 2015

Lafayette named a Top 100 Place to Live

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Lafayette has earned a ranking of 44 out of the top 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S., according to Livability.com. Livability explores what makes small-to-medium sized cities great places to live and developed the list, in collaboration with renowned ...Read on...

READ MORE AT: livability.com/co/lafayette
Posted on: May 7, 2015

Lafayette ranked 6th safest Colorado city

City of Lafayette Colorado

When deciding where to live, safety is a top priority. ValuePenguin analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report to determine the safety of cities in Colorado and separated these cities into three population categories: small (3,000-8,000) midsize (8,000-20,...Read on...

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Posted on: June 9, 2016

Apply for Openings on Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to join their team. There are 3 openings. The Board does reviews and recommendations as well as promote historic preservation through a variety of programs. Apply by noon on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

Additional Info...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Graficomovil Art Van Comes to Town!

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Art in Action! Explore Social and Eco-Justice in the Graficomovil Art Van parked in the Library parking lot June 22 - June 28. Explore the art truck, and join us for free Mexican printmaking art workshops for children and adults on June 28! Free art work...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Volunteers Needed for Art Night Out

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Volunteers needed for Art Night Out!
Art Night Out is staffed with volunteers from the community. Most volunteers will be posted at the entry gates to the beer and wine garden, a great job to be able to visit with people and be part of the action! Othe...Read on...

Additional Info...

Posted on: March 10, 2016

LESAC Board Applications Open

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Applications are being accepted for two openings on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC).

Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation, Senior Services, Facility and Energy Management Director.
...Read on...

Learn More About LESAC
Posted on: February 23, 2016

Thinking about purchasing rooftop solar or an electric vehicle?

Boulder County Solar Benefits

For a limited time, residents in Boulder County can access discounted pricing for roof-mounted solar systems and electric vehicles through the Solar Benefits Boulder County program.

The following deals will be available during these limited time period...Read on...

ADDITIONAL information...
Posted on: November 18, 2015

Lafayette Green Business program recognizes 41 local business owners

LESAC

The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) launched its fifth annual Green Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and provide a recognition opportunity. A record 41 Lafayette applica...Read on...

MORE...cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen

Posted on: June 20, 2016

Mosquito Season Has Begun - Stay Informed

The 2016 mosquito season on the Front Range has begun and the City of Lafayette would like to keep its residents informed.

With that, we have created a new section on the City's website dedicated to mosquitoes and West Nile Virus (WNV). Learn more a...Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus

Posted on: June 20, 2016

News Media Case Report Summary 06/13/16.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 06/13/16 to 06/19/16.

View Summary.
Posted on: June 13, 2016

News Media Case Report Summary 06/06/16.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 06/06/16 to 06/12/16.

View Summary.
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Walk Your Dog in Lafayette!

Dual Leash

Taking your dog for a walk around Waneka Lake? Did you know dogs must be on leash at all times in the city of Lafayette unless the dog is on the premises of the owner? This means leashes are required everywhere else; even community areas in subdivisions,...Read on...


Posted on: June 24, 2016

New Library Director

Melissa Hisel, Library Director

We are happy to announce that Melissa Hisel is the City of Lafayette’s new Library Director! Melissa has been an energetic and valuable part of Lafayette Public Library since 2012, as outreach manager, and as acting director for the past seven months.
Me...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Summer Reading is here! Register now through July 24

Our hugely popular summer program will run from June 1 through July 31. Register starting June 1 and stop by the Library for your free registration award. Sign up through July 24, and track your time up until July 31. Visit our summer reading page for mor...Read on...

Sign up and Log Time (starting June 1)
Posted on: June 20, 2016

Colorado State Park Passes Now Available!

Colorado State Pass Backpack.

Lafayette Public Library now has 2 Colorado State Parks day passes that may be checked out with a Lafayette library card! Passes check out for 7 days. They can not be renewed. You can place them on hold. The late fee is $5/per day.

For more information...Read on...

Reserve a Pass in the Catalog
Posted on: June 8, 2016

Graficomovil Art Van Comes to Town!

Graficomovile

Free art workshops for children and adults on June 28 from 10:30-12:30. Visit and explore the art exhibit of Artemio Rodriguez inside the Graficiomovil, and learn about the history of printmaking.
Learn about the significance of Mexican printmaking as a...Read on...


Posted on: June 7, 2016

What are the Permanent Water Conservation Guidelines?

Now that Spring is here and everyone is getting their lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines.

Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conser...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 24, 2016

Volunteers Needed for Zero Waste Stations for 2016 Peach Festival

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Sign up now to volunteer at the Lafayette Peach Festival on Saturday, August 20, 2016!

We’re excited that this year’s festival will continue to be a Zero Waste Event, but we need your help!

The following volunteer shifts are available until filled...Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee 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 pa...Read on...

Application available here.
Posted on: March 7, 2016

Ultra High-Efficiency Toilets: Save Water & Money

Save water and money with every flush – get a high-efficiency toilet upgrade!

Additional Info...

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Hazel Miller to kick off Summer Concert Series on July 6

Hazel-Miller_web.jpg

At 7:00pm on July 6 at Festival Plaza, come listen to the hardest working band in Colorado that's been making music for all occasions for more than 25 years. Hazel Miller Band's music is designed to make the audience dance and sing-along with an eclectic ...Read on...

MORE at... cityoflafayette.com/SummerConcerts
Posted on: June 8, 2016

Family Swim Nights at LaMont Does

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Come to Lamont Does Outdoor Pool from 6-8PM for a special Family Swim Night. $10 admission for 2 adults and 2 children. BBRC pass holders can use their passes for admission. Free prizes for the first 25 paid admissions.

Events to be held on
June 11 ...Read on...

LaMont Does Outdoor Pool Information...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Senior Advisory Board Applications Open

Applications are being accepted for an opening on the Lafayette Senior Advisory Board (SAB).

Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation, Senior Services, Facility and Energy Management Director.

The positions will be o...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 18, 2016

Volunteer Front Desk Help Needed at the Senior Center

Do you have telephone answering skills, computer skills and people skills? The Senior Center needs your help. Please contact Heide Barrowman at heideb@cityoflafayette.com to find out details.

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Looking for a Volunteer to Lead Walks with Seniors

Are you interested in getting in a walk every week, making new friends and giving back to the community? Lafayette Senior Services is interested in setting up a weekly program on Fridays at 9:30am. A volunteer will lead a walk from the Senior Center on ...Read on...


Posted on: June 14, 2016

Apply for openings on the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to join their team. There are 3 openings. The Board does reviews and recommendations as well as promote historic preservation through a variety of programs. Apply by noon on Thursday, June 30, 2016. Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Announcing the first annual Volunteer Poster Contest

Volunteer Logo 2010.png

In recognition of all volunteers in the City of Lafayette, the City's Volunteer Committee is sponsoring a poster contest which will award the winner a $150 prize during the September Art Night Out at Festival Plaza.

Traditionally, the City of Lafayette...Read on...

Additional info / download an entry form...
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Environmentally-minded volunteers needed for zero waste stations

__WRAC_logo_RGB.jpg

We’re excited that this year’s Peach Festival will continue to be a Zero Waste Event, but we need your help!

Are you passionate about making community-wide change? Do you like engaging with the community, being outside and going to fun local events? I...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Apply for a position on the Senior Advisory Board

Applications are now being accepted for an opening on the Lafayette Senior Advisory Board (SAB). You are not required to be a senior to apply. The position will remain open until filled.

To learn more about SAB and download an application, please vi...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Volunteers Needed for Art Night Out

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Volunteers needed for Art Night Out!

Art Night Out is staffed with volunteers from the community. Most volunteers will be posted at the entry gates to the beer and wine garden, a great job to be able to visit with people and be part of the action! Ot...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee Openings

WRAC Logo

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 pa...Read on...

Application available here.
Posted on: April 18, 2016

Looking for a Volunteer to Lead Walks with Seniors

Are you interested in getting in a walk every week, making new friends and giving back to the community? Lafayette Senior Services is interested in setting up a weekly program on Fridays at 9:30am. A volunteer will lead a walk from the Senior Center on ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Volunteer Front Desk Help Needed at the Senior Center

Do you have telephone answering skills, computer skills and people skills? The Senior Center needs your help. Please contact Heide Barrowman at heideb@cityoflafayette.com to find out details.