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Posted on: May 21, 2015

Important schedule update for Republic Services customers

Republic Services will not be collecting residential curbside trash on Monday May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. Therefore there will be a one day delay the remainder of the week. Friday pick up will take place on... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Memorial Day City Facility Hours – Monday, May 25

memorial day closures

In observance of Memorial Day, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures.

OPEN FacilitiesLaMont Does Outdoor Pool Lap swim: 11am-12pm
Open Swim: 12-6pmIndian Peaks Golf... Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

National Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week

EAB awareness week

Residents may notice trees in Lafayette parks encircled with wide bands of green or yellow ribbon. These trees are part of National Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Awareness Week. The wrap is intended to help people recognize what... Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2015

South Boulder Road paving project to run May 18-June 2015

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be heading up a project to repave the entire stretch of South Boulder Road from 120th Street on the east to Cimarron Drive on the west. Construction activities will occur weekdays... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Colorado trees showing damage from fall freeze, winter scorch

winter scorch CSU photo

Many eastern Colorado trees were unprepared this past year for the record-breaking cold in early November and, as a result, are suffering needle and bud damage that will impact tree health. Homeowners may suspect mountain... Read on...

READ MORE from the Colorado State Forest Service
Posted on: April 30, 2015

Off-leash pet policy in Lafayette

Off Leash Wildlife Feeding Sign

Dogs that are taken for a walk or are off their own property must be on a leash. The City of Lafayette’s ordinance requires that animals be under physical control (on a leash or in a pet carrier) at all times when off of... Read on...

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

Portraits of Great Colorado Women on Exhibit through May 29

Women Hall of Fame

The portraits of 48 outstanding Colorado women will be on display throughout the months of April and May in Lafayette at the Public Library, City Hall, and the GO! Center.

Lafayette is proud to present the Colorado... Read on...

Colorado Women's Hall of Fame
Posted on: May 15, 2015

Centaurus High School awarded a “Gold” Schools of Opportunity award

Centaurus High School was one of 17 schools to receive the School of Opportunity designation by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado Boulder.

The Schools of Opportunity project, funded by... Read on...

MORE information about the award...
Posted on: April 22, 2015

A reminder regarding Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines

hand watering

Now that Spring is here with lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems being prepared for the growing season, the City would like to remind residents of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines that are in effect... Read on...

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

New residential development update – Simpson Old Town

Simpson Old Town

Construction is expected begin on the Simpson Old Town project, a redevelopment of the former Sister Carmen Community Center site on East Simpson Street, in May 2015. The plans for the mixed-use development, located at the... Read on...

View SIMPSON OLD TOWN site and building plans...
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... Read on...

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

Republic Services Customer Appreciation Free Compost Event rescheduled for 5/30 & 6/6

** Compost pick-up dates rescheduled for May 30 and June 6 **

Customer Appreciation Free Compost Event for Republic Services' 3-Cart Customers

Due to wet and rainy conditions, the Public Works Service Center grounds... Read on...

City of Lafayette Compost Details.
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Looking for a part time or seasonal job?

The City of Lafayette has numerous part time and seasonal job openings available at the Recreation Center, Golf Course, Library and with the Parks Department. View all of the opportunities and apply today.

Posted on: April 28, 2015

Lafayette named Tree City USA for 21st year

Tree City USA

The City of Lafayette was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 21st year Lafayette has earned the national designation... Read on...

Suggested Front Range tree and shrub list....
Posted on: April 27, 2015

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)


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...

Download an APPLICATION...
Posted on: April 23, 2015

New residential development update - Trails at Coal Creek

Trails at Coal Creek map

Construction has begun on the Trails at Coal Creek subdivision located west of Highway 287 and South Public Drive, on the north and south sides of Coal Creek. The plan was presented to the Lafayette Planning Commission in... Read on...

View a map of the Trails at Coal Creek....
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Lafayette businesses earn "Best of the West"

Invest in Lafayette

Forty Lafayette businesses received a "Best of the West" designation from the Yellow Scene Magazine's readers poll. Click on the link below to view the list of winners.

Support these and other great Lafayette... Read on...

Lafayette Best of the West list of winners...
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...

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