Posted on: August 18, 2016

Chelsea Behanna appointed to Lafayette City Council

Councilor Chelsea Behanna

Congratulations to newly appointed Lafayette City Councilor, Chelsea Behanna. Ms. Behanna was one of 17 residents who applied to fill a seat vacated by the resignation of Tom Dowling. Recorded candidate interviews and City Council’s discussion of the sel...Read on...
Posted on: August 18, 2016

Are you following the City of Lafayette on social media?

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Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, sign up for NextDoor. The City uses various social media platforms to connect and keep in touch with you.
Posted on: August 17, 2016

Consider these tips to help reduce water consumption

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Water conservation is good for the environment and your wallet. Consider implementing some of the following tips to reduce your water consumption.

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Lafayette named #9 in the top 15 Safest Colorado Cities

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Lafayette has been named #9 in the Top 15 Safest Cities in Colorado. Ranked cities include those with populations over 8,000 who reported crime statistics to the FBI.

A safe community is a desirable one. Communities in which residents feel protected ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Do you have questions about your summer water bill?


We are receiving calls from Lafayette residents concerned about water bill errors. While water bills are accurate, higher charges for water customers this summer can be attributed to dry summer months, and a water rate increase that went into effect in A...Read on...

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Posted on: August 3, 2016

Art Night Out season is in full swing - the next event is August 19

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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 is held every 3rd Friday May-September.

Lafayette’s focus on art, original music, local pr...Read on...
Posted on: August 7, 2016

See & Respond - Call for artists and poets!

Call for Artists and Poets! The Lafayette Cultural Resources announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the 2016 See & Respond Art Show.

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond to the 2016 Lafayette Colo...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Apply for an Arts in Community Grant

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Arts in Community Grant cycle. These grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 13th consecutive year.

The LCAC awards money, usuall...Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

New bike lanes and sharrows on W. Emma and Harrison

W. Emma bike lanes

As part of the City’s Walk and Wheel Program, the following street treatments were installed last week;

*Bike Lanes Installed on West Emma*
Parking along the south side of W. Emma (between Longmont and Caria) was removed to allow for the installation ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

A mosquito pool in the Lafayette/Louisville area has tested positive this week for West Nile Virus (WNV). While mosquito counts have been on the rise, this is the first detection of WNV in the Lafayette area this year.

Citizens are urged to protect...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

The Lafayette Connection is now available online

2016 Summer Connection

The Lafayette Connection newsletter encourages residents to “Be a Part of It” – engaged and informed about COMMUNITY LIFE, HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, and SUSTAINABLE LIVING in Lafayette.

The Connection is published three times a year and mailed in residenti...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

Comcast 2016 franchise renewal notice


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...

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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...
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...
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 28, 2016

2016 Lafayette water quality report now available online

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

View the water quality report....
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...

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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...

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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...

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 explores what makes small-to-medium sized cities great places to live and developed the list, in collaboration with renowned ...Read on...

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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