Posted on: June 27, 2016

Independence Day City Facility Hours - Monday, July 4, 2016

4th of July

In observance of the Independence Day holiday, please be aware of the following City facility hours and closures for Monday, July 4, 2016

LaMont Does Outdoor Pool: Open Swim 12-6pmIndian Peaks Golf Course: Open dawn to dusk weather p...Read on...

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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...

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Posted on: June 25, 2016

Hazel Miller to kick off Summer Concert Series on July 6


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...

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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 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: June 26, 2016

New Library Director Announced

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.

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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


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 16, 2016

What are Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines?

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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...

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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...

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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: 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 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...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

Volunteers Needed for Art Night Out


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...

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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...
Posted on: May 26, 2016

Environmentally-minded volunteers needed for zero waste stations


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...

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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.
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...

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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

top 100 ciities

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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