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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Volunteer for Art Night Out

Volunteers help at Art Night Out

Art Night Out is a City sponsored street fair combining an amazing Art Market and live music, food trucks, beer & wine.  Join us June 14, July 12, August 9 and September 13, 5 - 9pm.  The fair is in Old Town Lafayette on Public Road,...

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Additional Info... Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: May 1, 2019

New exhibit at The Collective

Identidad Exhibit features Jerry Rael, Arturo Garcia and Joaquin Gonzales runs May 2 - June 22

The exhibit, Identidad/Identity, which opens for viewing on Wednesday, May 1, explores Latino roots in art.  This exhibit features Jerry Rael, Arturo Garcia and Joaquin Gonzales.The vibrant paintings explore themes of cultural heritage, Aztec and...

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Arts Outside offers interactive arts this summer

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Arts Outside offered by the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and the Lafayette Open Space and Parks Divisions.  There will be three workshops offered summer 2019.  Space is limited and RSVP is required for all of these programs. &n...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Alexandra Lynch selected as new Mayor of Lafayette

Mayor Alexandra Lynch

At their February 5 meeting, the Lafayette City Council selected Alexandra Lynch to the position of Mayor. Lynch has served as a City Councilor since 2011 and is replacing former Mayor Christine Berg who resigned in January."It is an honor to be sele...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Carolyn Cutler appointed to City Council

Carolyn Cutler

At a special meeting on February 25, Councilors interviewed seven candidates to fill an open seat on the Lafayette City Council and appointed Carolyn Cutler to fill the vacancy prompted by the resignation of former Mayor Christine Berg.  "We...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

City facility hours and closures for Memorial Day - May 27, 2019

Memorial Day flags at the Lafayette Cemetery

In observance of the 2019 Memorial Day holiday, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures for May 27;

 

OPEN Facilities

Great Outdoors Waterpark (weather permitting)Open Sat., Sun., Mon.10:00am – 6:00pm...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Council vacancy applications accepted through May 30

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Due to the resignation of Councilor Merrily Mazza, the Lafayette City Council will interview and appoint a replacement to fill this open seat. Lafayette residents are encouraged to apply for consideration by May 30, 2019, at midnight. The successful candi...

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Apply for the City Council vacancy.... City News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Northbound traffic queuing at Spaulding and Public Road

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The City’s traffic engineers have been monitoring northbound traffic queues at the intersection of Public Road and Spaulding Street during the late afternoon rush hour. To minimize this impact, a timing adjustment to the northbound traffic signa...

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Share your input on the Public Road project... City News
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Residential Smart Water Meter installation project to begin in May

UMS smart water meter project personnel

Beginning in May, the Public Works Department will be managing a City-wide project to replace existing residential water meters with new “smart water meters.” This new equipment will have the capability to provide real-time water usage...

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Updates, FAQs, and more... City News
Posted on: May 10, 2019

$2,000 historic building improvement grants available

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The Historic Preservation Board is offering two competitive grants of up to $2,000 for a historic building improvement project. To be eligible, buildings must be at least 50 years old and located within Lafayette city limits. The project must meet one or ...

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DOWNLOAD a grant application... City News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Apply for an open position on the Planning Commission or Urban Renewal Authority

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Help guide the future of Lafayette by serving on one of these key City advisory committees. Applications will be accepted through June 5, 2019

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues such as r...

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VIEW ALL volunteer positions with the City... City News
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Public Road Corridor Project - construction update

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April 18, 2019Thanks to everyone for your ongoing patience during this phase of the Public Road Strategic Corridor Project. Construction crews have made swift and significant progress over the past two weeks. Please continue to be mindful of the work crew...

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Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan info.... City News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Seasonal jobs available with the City of Lafayette

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Do you want to meet new people… enjoy new experiences… play for free… and best of all
- earn money?The Golf Course, Parks, Open Space and Trails, Recreation Center, andDay Camp, are all hiring.

 

Visit our website www.cityoflafayette.com/jobs to...

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Apply online at the City's website... City News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Help us celebrate Older Americans Month!

May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month - celebrate by joining us for these special events.  Click on each link to learn more, and RSVP or register as required.

May 10 - Mother's Day Tea & Pastries

May 10 - Multicultural Potluck

May 15 - Senior Services Op...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Help guide the future of Lafayette

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Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission.The following positions are currently available.  Learn about the function of each board and apply online by clicking on the link.

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette

June 25, 2018 update

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette In a pre-hearing statement submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on June 21, 8 North LLC voluntarily revealed informat...

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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas City News
Posted on: November 29, 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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www.cityoflafayette.com/oilandgas 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 Resolution 20...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Apply to join the Library Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking candidates to fill two alternate positions on the Library Board. We need people who believe in the importance of literacy, are thoughtful about the future of libraries, and are willing to be active advocates for the work t...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Apply to join the Planning Commission

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues such as rezoning, subdivisions, planned unit developments, and site and architectural plan reviews. The Commission also makes decisions on special use ...

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MORE information and APPLY online... City Volunteers
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Apply to join the Urban Renewal Authority

Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA)

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) is the public entity to affect revitalization and redevelopment in the downtown area.  The authority works in partnership with property owners to improve existin...

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MORE information and APPLY online... City Volunteers
Posted on: January 1, 2019

Apply to join the Human Rights Commission

Would you like to engage with the City and community members on ways to improve inclusivity and diversity? The City of Lafayette is seeking candidates interested in filling regular and alternate positions on the Human Rights Commission. Learn more about t...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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LEARN MORE... City Volunteers
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Volunteers needed to assemble mailing envelopes

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We need help stuffing envelopes with brochures meant to inform new Lafayette residents of the City's resources.  Every month we mail envelopes to each of the new residents who moved in to the City.  If you are interested here is a short ...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board (SAB)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. Learn more about the position and how to apply at https://cityoflafayette.com/joinSAB

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LEARN MORE City Volunteers
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: https:cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Looking for Activate Lafayette mobile app assistance

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The Activate Lafayette mobile app puts placemaking and interactive experiences at your fingertips! This fun and informative tool allows users to engage with community amenities, learn about local history, check-in at points of interest, get active on trai...

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News

Posted on: April 30, 2019

Lafayette Home Efficiency Program

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The City of Lafayette has partnered with Energy Outreach Colorado, Boulder County Energy Smart, and Funding Partners to help you make your home more comfortable, healthier, and more efficient! This unique program provides income qualified Lafayette homeow...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Lafayette Sustainability News – April 2019

Water Conservation Master Plan

On April 2, 2019, Council adopted the 2018 Water Conservation Master Plan for the City of Lafayette. To receive state funding for water resources, this plan must meet the Colorado Water Conservation Board’s guidelin...

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Additional Info... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: April 26, 2019

May is Go Solar Month in Boulder County

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GO SOLAR NOW, DON’T LOSE OUT!  With the Federal tax credit for solar energy slated to be lowered in 2020, now is the time to invest in clean, renewable energy.  Currently you can receive a 30% renewable energy tax credit on the...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Electrify Your Ride Soon Before the Deals Drive Away!

For a limited time, deals are being offered on electric vehicles. Now is the best time to get an electric vehicle because in addition to these manufacturer and dealership discounts, up to $12,500 in state and federal tax credits are also available. Learn ...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: April 2, 2019

2019 Lafayette Green Businesses to be Recognized by City Council on April 16

On April 16th, 32 Lafayette businesses will be recognized by City Council for certified achievements in energy efficiency, waste diversion, water conservation, and alternative transportation.

Congratulations to all 2019 Green Businesses! Learn more about t...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: April 8, 2019

New compost program at the Great Bark Dog Park

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The Lafayette Parks, Recreation & Open Space Department, in collaboration with the Lafayette Waste Reduction Committee, is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot dog waste composting program at the Great Bark Dog Park.  Dog waste can be ch...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

New! RTD discounts and 3-hour bus passes now available

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On Jan 1, RTD increased their fare rates, but made a few important changes at the same time. Riders can now purchase a 3-Hour Pass, which replaced the 3-hour one-way transfer. This means that if you can complete your trip within 3 hours, you only need to ...

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LEARN MORE from Boulder County Transportation... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Lafayette hires new Sustainability Coordinator

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The City of Lafayette has hired Tony Raeker to fill the new position of Sustainability Coordinator. In this position, Mr. Raeker will be performing innovative and analytical work to advance the City’s plans for a sustainable future.  In 2018, the...

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VISIT cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

Lafayette Solar Garden

Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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LEARN more about the SolSmart program.... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

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SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

EV Charging Station

In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Environmental Sustainability

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Seeking a Collaborative & Empowering Public Works Director

The Public Works Director position is an integral part of our City's leadership team, and serves as a strong leader for the entire department.  The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of Public Works operations and infrastructure across the Dep...

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Additional Info... Human Resources
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Seasonal Jobs Available

Water parks

Do you want to Meet New
People…Enjoy New Experiences…

Play for Free…And Best of All- Earn Money?! Golf Course, Parks, Open Space and Trails, Recreation Center, and
Day Camp, are all hiring.

 

Visit our website ww...

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Apply online at the City's website Human Resources

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Library

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Writing Buddies this summer for grades 3-5

Writing Buddies Summer Session register now

Kids in grades 3-5, do you like to write? We have just the opportunity for you; write stories, scripts, comics, and more this summer. Have fun brainstorming, writing, and editing with our teen volunteers, every Monday, 6-7 pm at the Library.

You need to re...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

New - Free Access to Consumer Reports Website!

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The Lafayette Public Library now provides free access to the member content of the Consumer Reports website! Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit that provides trustworthy information and robust product testing in an age where online product revie...

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Posted on: May 12, 2019

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Sunday, May 26; REOPEN Tuesday, May 29

Library Closed

The Library will be CLOSED for the holiday weekend on Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28. The bookdrops will be LOCKED from Saturday at 5 pm until Tuesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and bookdrops are closed.

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Buried Treasure: Reclaimed Mosaics by Jane Glotzer

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Buried Treasure: Reclaimed Mosaics  by Jane Glotzer

On exhibit in the Upper North Gallery, May 9 - July 1

Jane Glotzer; artist, designer, visual stylist creates a contemporary approach to the ancient art of mosaics.

Jane is dedicated to reducing was...

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Find more of Jane's fine art on her website Library - Art on Display
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Lobby Galleries feature works by Irmelin Shively

Detail of a painting by Irmelin Shively, on display at Lafayette Library

On display in the North and South lobby galleries from May 1 - July 1.

Works by Irmelin Shively

Find more of Irmelin's works on her website Library - Art on Display

News

Posted on: April 6, 2019

ReferenceUSA - business leads and more!

ReferenceUSA - Access for free for info on businesses, residences, job opportunities and more!

You now have free access to ReferenceUSA with your Lafayette Library card! ReferenceUSA is a powerful research tool which provides access to several useful databases, including:

  • U.S. Businesses
  • U.S. Standard White Pages
  • U.S. Jobs / Internships
  • U.S. Healthcare...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Consumer Reports Website - Free Access!

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The Lafayette Public Library now provides free access to the member content of the Consumer Reports website! Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit that provides trustworthy information and robust product testing in an age where online product revie...

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Additional Info... Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 28, 2018

New York Times online - Enjoy unlimited free access

New York Times online access

Enjoy free and unlimited access to The New York Times online through the Lafayette Public Library, remotely on any device or from a Library computer or WiFi.

How it Works

At the Library

Use the Library Access link (NYTimes.com/register) to create an account ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Be anything! Learn with Lynda.com

Learn with Lynda

Learn a new skill online, on your time. Use your library card to access 6,213 courses in business, technology and creative skills, taught by industry experts! Lynda.com is a premium online learning site. Users can even earn certificates that can be upload...

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Log in to Lafayette Library portal to Lynda.com Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Museum Pass Program

Museum Passes

We now have free Museum Passes for our Lafayette resident cardholders!Enjoy visits to many area participating Denver and Boulder area cultural institutions through the Library's Museum Pass program.

  • Available to Lafayette cardholders who live in Lafayette....
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Free digital magazines & graphic novels for your device or PC!

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Love magazines ? The Library has added free, popular emagazines to our collection, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). New - RBDigital now includes graphic nove...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 26, 2018

Colorado Grants Guide®

Colorado Grants Guide

The Colorado Grants Guide® is Colorado’s leading online tool for grant funding research. The searchable database allows grant-seekers to research grants funders, and provides critical information such as grant areas of interest, application criteria, guid...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Lafayette historical newspapers online

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Good news! The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are now available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. Access them from our Lafayette History & Photos page.

We have digitized several titles dating from 1901 to ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 25, 2018

It could be your Lucky Day!

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Do you love reading the newest books, but get tired of waiting for your turn on the "hold" list? Don't give up - it could be your Lucky Day! 

Here's how it works: The next time you're in the Library, stop by the large display in the main...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Studio 775 - Library Makerspace

Studio 775 Library Makerspace

Studio 775 Makerspace is open for business, Starting September 10!

Hours: Mondays 10am-noon, Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm, and Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm.

Drop by for a visit, learn about our equipment, and see how to get involved with using it. Find out more. . .

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2018

AutoMate - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium AutoMate repair database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website AutoMate. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicles, including step-by-step repair procedu...

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Start your Search Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Meet Libby the Library App!

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Did you know the library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use the Libby app on your phone or tablet - it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title! And ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Check out Colorado State Parks

Check out Colorado state park passes

Always wanted to check out Colorado’s state parks? Our Colorado State Parks Pass have been renewed for another year so you cancheck out a 7-day Colorado State Parks Pass along with an adventure backpack and visit one of our great state parks.Passes are un...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Use iPads at the Library

iPads for use in the Library

Now you can browse the web, use popular apps or games, print wirelessly, or check your email in any quiet or comfy area of the Library! Untether yourself from the Computer Lab - check out an iPad!

  • The are 10 iPads available for use within the Library.
  • Custo...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults

Launchpad tablets for all ages available to check out!

Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Book Group To Go kits - new titles added regularly

Book Group To Go

Each Lafayette Book Group To Go kit contain 10 copies of a title, discussion questions, author information, and more great ideas for your group. Groups do not need to meet at the Library to check out the kits! Check-out time for the kits is typically 6 we...

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Library - Featured Resources

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Sunday, May 26; REOPEN Tuesday, May 29

The Library will be CLOSED for the holiday weekend on Sunday, May 27, and Monday, May 28. The bookdrops will be LOCKED from Saturday at 5 pm until Tuesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and bookdrops are closed.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Teen Volunteers - Summer 2019

Interested in being with other teens, helping Library staff, recommending books, mentoring younger kids, earning community service hours AND having fun? Join the Library's Teen Team! There are lots of opportunities for teens to help out during throughout ...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Computer Coach

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to e...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homebound Delivery Partner

Did You Know... 

Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or ne...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Makerspace - Mentor or Workshop Leader

Studio 775 is Lafayette Library's new mini-makerspace, opening in Summer 2018! We envision a collaborative, community-driven space where users can learn to use new tech tools in creative ways. We need volunteer mentors to assist, support, and encourage co...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Friends Fundraiser or Member

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Dogs off Leash

This is a friendly reminder to all citizens and visitors in Lafayette that dogs off leash on public lands is unlawful and could be punishable with citations and fines.  Public lands include all open space properties, trails, parks, recreational f...

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Parks and Open Space
Posted on: May 17, 2019

City of Lafayette Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy

/DocumentCenter/View/24436/Integrated-Pest-Management-Program_2019The goal of the Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Golf Department’s (PROS) Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy (IPM) are to help prevent unacceptable levels of pest ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2019

Provide input on the future of Lafayette's Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails

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Community input is a vital part of the City’s Parks, Recreation, Open Space, and Trails (PROST) Master Plan process, and will assist the City to effectively assess the community’s desires and needs. Two online opportunities are now available for residents...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

New compost program at the Great Bark Dog Park

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The Lafayette Parks, Recreation & Open Space Department, in collaboration with the Lafayette Waste Reduction Committee, is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot dog waste composting program at the Great Bark Dog Park.  Dog waste can be ch...

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Additional Info... Parks and Open Space
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City of Lafayette Parks - Hiring For Summer Positions

The City of Lafayette Parks Division is looking to fill seasonal grounds worker positions for the spring, summer and fall of 2019. Ideal candidates will have a good work ethic and a willingness to learn. To join our team and have the opportunity to be a p...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Your input is needed for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

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Help shape the future of an active Lafayette by providing input for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails (PROST) Master Plan.

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department has contracted with GreenPlay, LLC to update the City's Parks, Recr...

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VIEW INFO AT cityoflafayette.com/PROST Parks and Open Space

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Historic building improvement grants available through June 21, 2019

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The Historic Preservation Board is offering two competitive grants of up to $2,000 for a historic building improvement project. To be eligible, buildings must be at least 50 years old and located within Lafayette city limits. The project must meet one or ...

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DOWNLOAD a grant application... Planning and Building
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Apply to join the Urban Renewal Authority

The City of Lafayette is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA). To learn more about this citizen board, visit https://www.cityoflafayette.com/1593/Join-LURA

 

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Planning and Building
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Apply to join the Planning Commission

The City of Lafayette is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Planning Commission.  To learn more about this citizen board visit https://cityoflafayette.com/joinPlanningCommission

For details about this position, including deadlines and...

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Additional Info... Planning and Building
Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

Join the Historic Preservation Board Planning and Building
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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cityoflafayette.com/DEVELOPMENT Planning and Building

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

News Media Case Report Summary 05/13/19.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 05/13/19 to 05/19/19.

View Summary. Police
Posted on: May 13, 2019

News Media Case Report Summary 05/06/19

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 05/06/19 to 05/12/19.

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Residential Smart Water Meter installation project to begin May 13

Outside Meter GIS Tech

Beginning in May, the Public Works Department will be managing a City-wide project to replace existing residential water meters with new “smart water meters.” This new equipment will have the capability to provide real-time water usage data, allow residen...

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Updates and more information... Public Works
Posted on: May 21, 2019

2019 Mulch Give-away- May 25

Free mulch is available to Lafayette residents at the City of Lafayette Service Center.  Staff will be available on-site to assist with loading loose mulch. Mulch will be available until all material is gone. 

*THIS EVENT IS WEATHER-PERMI...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Exciting new changes to the Turf Replacement program..

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The City of Lafayette & Resource Central are offering a turf replacement program to Lafayette residents this year! It's a great opportunity to transform your water-thirsty lawn into a beautiful, eco-friendly, perennial garden with a FREE 200 sq. ft. G...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

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In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 29, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report (CCR)

City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2018 water quality report. This report will give you information about Lafayette's water.

Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info... Public Works

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Try these fun themed Mini Summer Camps!

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Click on any of these images for more information or to register!

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

SUP Yoga at Waneka Lake

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SUP yoga is a traditional yoga class taught on the water, on stand up paddleboards. Come try this fun, challenging, calming, empowering, yoga experience!

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Waneka Lake Opens May 25th for the 2019 Season

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Visit the Waneka Lake page for more information.

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Congrats to Jeff Wilkins-Crowder - Bob's Mega Miles Club top mile earner!

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Jeff completed a whopping 4010 miles, that's the equivalent of traveling from Lafayette to Boston and back! Rock on Jeff! You too can be a top mile earner, it's free to join and you can earn cool prizes for milestones achieved!

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Posted on: April 19, 2019

Take care of you, with gentle exercises, breathing & meditation!

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With Qigong (pronounced chee-gong) you will be able to release stress, reduce pain and improve your self-awareness.

Qigong is for anyone regardless of age or health condition.  

  • 6 wk sessions
  • at Waneka Lake
  • Sessions run May through September

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Volleyball Clinic with the Women of CU Volleyball!

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Learn to love the game while playing with the passionate and talented CU Women's Volleyball Team! This youth clinic is for 3rd-8th graders with an experience level. 

Registration closes on May 26th. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to build fu...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Sign up for fitness class changes or cancellations.

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

The Resolution Solution!

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Make this year the best year ever! Learn how to set and meet goals with the help of our fitness staff and personal trainers. 

Learn more about the program at www.cityoflafayette.com/resolutionsolution

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Martin Luther King Peace March

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Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with this March for Peace organized by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee on Monday, Jan 21, 2019.  

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

Lafayette's 15th Annual Cesar Chavez Convivio

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Celebrate the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and other civil rights heroes on Saturday, April 6 during Lafayette's annual Cesar Chavez "Convivio" or community gathering! Free and family friendly, the event will be held from 12:...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Join the City of Lafayette Recreation Department as we host our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 

This is a free event, please arrive early and get your spot before the start time. 

 

The Easter Bunny will make his annual visit for all the ...
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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Screen Free Week

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The average American devotes more than 10 hours a day to screen time between recreational, educational and professional use. Get back those hours and reap the benefits by participating in Screen Free Week! Open to all ages, Screen Free Week is a dedicated...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

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Join us at this FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content on fully stocked Waneka Lake - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, get a FREE pole from Jax, and have a great time enjoying picturesque Waneka Lake park.&a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

The Sizzler Fun Run For Kids!

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A fun run for the pint-sized members of the family! All ages will receive a participation ribbon and refreshments as well as the sense of accomplishment of completing their first race!

Participants are divided into age groups and run the following distance...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Rockies Skill Challenge!

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Test your skills in base running, batting and throwing! This FREE event, for boys and girls ages 6-13 is held every June. There will be separate divisions for boys and girls and awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners at each level of competition. All e...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Concert in the Park

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This FREE summer concert is the time to kick back and enjoy the tunes at Waneka Lake. 



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Posted on: November 27, 2018

"Try"athalon

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A "Try-Athlon" is designed for participants to experience what a real triathlon would look like in a modified format. 

Participate in a swimming, biking, and running course at shortened distances. 

Divisions will be split into ag...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Movies in the Park!

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Every summer join Lafayette Recreation and grab a picnic blanket for a twilight movie in the park. 

Hosted at local parks within Lafayette, CO, this FREE and family friendly movie series is a way to spend a summer night under the stars and the big...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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Celebrate Parks and Recreation with the entire nation during Parks and Recreation Month!

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Fall Festival!

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Fall Festival is a spooky good time! We celebrate fall all month long with three great events that culminate at our Fall Festival at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Learn the winners of the city-wide window painting contest, race a pumpkin through the L...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop N Drop

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Make holiday shopping fun this year! Kids ages 4-12 can be dropped off at the Bob Burger Recreation Center for some play time while parents enjoy some stress free shopping in downtown Lafayette! 

This annual event takes place on Shop Small Saturda...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Santa's Calling!

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Sign up to get a call from Santa! For children ages 8 and younger. 

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2NNNj8x

Registration cut offs change each year - please use the link above to view the cut off for this year, and the dates Santa wil...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Senior Health & Fitness Day 2019!

Senior Health and Fitness Day May 29, register by May 23

  • Enjoy croquet, seated baseball, paddleboats, or a walk around the lake with other local seniors.
  • Delicious lunch Included as part of registration fee.
  • Speak with health and fitness professionals on site about your unique health concerns.

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Adaptive equipment available through the Senior Center's Loan Closet

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Lafayette Senior Services has been helping individuals and care partners avoid the expense of buying adaptive equipment through our the Loan Closet. Lafayette residents age 55 and above and care partners can borrow equipment from the Senior Center Loan Cl...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Active Minds Adult Lecture Series

Active Minds 2019 Adult Lecture Series

Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Senior Services are pleased to co-sponsor a 2019 adult lecture series in partnership with Active Minds, a Colorado organization dedicated to creating engaging programs for adults featuring discussions of contemporary...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Senior Crafters Requesting Yarn Donations

The Lafayette Senior Center hosts several crafter groups and they are running low on yarn. These groups, which include the Whatever's, Lap Robe group and Crafters for Charity, create a variety of items that they donate to a variety of local entities. Lap ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #13 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list for 2019

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Lafayette has earned a #13 spot on the top list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Divers...
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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Why all the cool shops are moving to Lafayette!

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5280 Neighborhood Guide: Lafayette

There has never been a more exciting time to visit this vibrant city in Boulder County

by Callie Sumlin - 5280 Magazine, August 2018

The 2014 opening of Big Red F’s Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette promised more than ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

How to pronounce Lafayette - as seen on 9News

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Mayor Berg had some fun last week enlightening Kyle Clark of 9News on how to pronounce Lafayette.  Here was her first stab at it via a phone interview:http://www.9news.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/next-with-kyle-clark/what-do-you-s...

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