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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: November 7, 2017

City Council approves oil and gas moratorium on second reading

On November 6, the Lafayette City Council enacted a 6-month moratorium upon the submission, acceptance, processing, and approval of all land and special use applications regarding oil and gas exploration and extraction.This "time-out" will provi...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

The Lafayette City Council is committed to exercising their limited municipal regulatory authority to minimize oil and gas impacts on the community. Oil and gas development is an activity regulated at the state level. Existing state law - solidified by Co...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

City Council approves $500,000 budget for oil and gas legal counsel

At their regular October 17 meeting, City Council committed to spend up to $500,000 on legal counsel in order to protect the health and safety of residents, and to fight the permitting of oil and gas operations near our homes and schools. View the Oil and...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Lafayette files formal protest to deny 8 North LLC spacing application

On October 16, the City of Lafayette joined with Boulder County to submit a Formal Protest of this oil and gas spacing unit application, asking the COGCC to deny the application.The protest documents and other information and updates will be posted on the...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Kaiser Permanente Community Choice Video Awards

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The City of Lafayette was honored to be chosen to participate and submit a video for the Kaiser Permanente Community Choice Awards.  Now we need your vote!With the help of a local resident, we created a video that tells Lafayette's story of commu...

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WATCH the Lafayette "Be a Part of It" Video. City News
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Rescheduled City Council meetings in November

City Council meetings are typically held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.  Both meetings in November have been rescheduled to:

Monday, November 6

Monday, November 27

VIEW the City Council meeting calendar.... City News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Chat with Council / Charla con el Consejo - November 18

Each year the Lafayette City Council hosts a series of chat sessions that run September through May. The format is a casual group conversation that may be prompted by a specific topic, but always includes participant-led questions and discussions. These m...

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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 10, 2017

South Boulder Road / 120th Street Multimodal Improvement Project


The City of Lafayette is working with the Boulder County Transportation Department and the Colorado Department of Transportation on the South Boulder Road / 120th Street Multimodal Improvement project.

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

Help address Emerald Ash Borer in Lafayette by adding to County mapping efforts

Resilient Together is an effort aimed at promoting urban diversity in Boulder County and surrounding communities.  The City of Lafayette has teamed up with the City of Boulder to help citizens become involved in self-mapping the location of ash t...

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Resilient Together - Emerald Ash Borer 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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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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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Lafayette featured on 9News


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

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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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