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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Lafayette featured on 9News

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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 16, 2017

Mayor Pro Tem Gustavo Reyna to be honored at the 2017 Multicultural Awards Banquet

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Lafayette's Mayor Pro Tem Gustavo Reyna will be recognized at the 2017 Multicultural Award Banquet on September 7 for his efforts to make a difference in the community.  This awards celebrates people of color who have made significant contributio...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

18th Annual Peach Fest on August 19

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18th Annual Lafayette Peach FestivalSaturday - August 19, 20179:00am - 4:00pm

The Annual Lafayette Peach Festival centers around world famous, all-natural Palisade, Colorado peaches. 30,000 pounds of peaches, 500 peach pies, 100 pans of peach cobbler, and ...

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ADDITIONAL info about the Peach Fest... 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: August 9, 2017

Sign up for the Boulder County Severe Weather Alert Notification System

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The Lafayette Police Department would like to remind you of Boulder County's free emergency alert system through Everbridge.  This system is for residents of Boulder County to be notified of emergency situations in a variety of ways.  Th...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Interested in running for Lafayette City Council in November?

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Four seats on the Lafayette City Council will be up for election in November 2017.

Eligibility for Elective Office

  • Must be a current Lafayette resident who has resided within city limits for at least one year
  • Must be a registered elector
  • Must be at least 18 y...
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Running for City Council.... City News
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Mosquito Pool in Lafayette Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

Boulder County Public Health has confirmed that mosquitoes in Lafayette have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The positive mosquito pool came from a trap in the northern portion of the Waneka Reservoir near Waneka Lake Park.WNV is transmitted to...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

With a prolonged string of temperatures at or surpassing 90 degrees this summer, the water temperature in the reservoirs has raised to the point where an algae bloom has occurred. As algae die off, these small plants release natural compounds that give th...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Art Night Out - every 2nd Friday through September

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Lafayette’s Art Night Out event is celebrating 10 years this summer with an updated logo, a new day, and the launch of a new Art Market.Art Night Out is a free, family-friendly community event that takes place from 5:00 to 9:00 pm on the second Friday, Ma...

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LEARN MORE about Art Night Out... City News
Posted on: July 22, 2017

Call for See & Respond artists and poets

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Call for Artists and Poets!  The Lafayette Cultural Resources announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the 2017 See & Respond Art Show.  The poetry entry deadline is September 15, 2017; all artwork is due September 28.

Poets and 2-D...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 28, 2017

Lafayette businesses encouraged to apply for the 2017 Green Business Recognition Program

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The City of Lafayette’s Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) is announcing the launch of its sixth annual Green Business Recognition Program. Local businesses have the opportunity to receive free recognition and support for steps taken to beco...

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Lafayette Green Business Recognition Program.... City News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

Neighborhood volunteers needed for the Lafayette Farmers Market

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Support the Lafayette Farmers Market and help spread the word to your friends and neighborsWe're looking for 20 volunteers to manage one or two promotional yard signs. Each volunteer will be responsible to place their sign in a designated location on Wedn...

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Posted on: July 7, 2017

Old Town Building Permit Moratorium in effect as of July 5

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Old Town Building Permit Moratorium in Effect as of July 5, 2017

In response to concerns raised by residents living in Lafayette’s Old Town district regarding residential redevelopment and a desire to maintain the unique character of the Old Town...

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VIEW the Old Town area map.... City News
Posted on: June 29, 2017

Lafayette Connection Newsletter - Summer 2017 Edition

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The Summer 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 their June/July water bill.  The Lafayette ...

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READ the Lafayette Connection Newsletter... City News
Posted on: March 30, 2017

The new Lafayette Farmers Market runs every Thursday

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An exciting collaboration with Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) will offer Lafayette residents a new, weekly, producer-only farmers market beginning June 8. BCFM’s three decades of experience supporting local agriculture and making fresh pr...

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More info at cityoflafayette.com/FarmersMarket ... City News
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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