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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Check out Lafayette-Listens.com

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The City of Lafayette values residents’ opinions and believes effective community participation is an essential part of productive and successful municipal projects.  This is especially significant right now as we continue working on a ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Pay-as-You-Throw/Composting Program meetings on Oct. 24 or 29 (NO Meeting on Oct. 16!)

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What is the PAYT (Pay-as-you-throw) program?

The City's PAYT program is a three-cart volume-based system that encourages recycling and composting of waste. The program rate structure incentivizes customers to recycle and compost as much as possibl...

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VIEW the video and SHARE your input online .... City News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Historic Preservation Master Plan - Kick-Off on October 30

Mary Miller theater

Join us to attend the kick-off meeting for Lafayette's first Historic Preservation Master Plan, which will provide historic preservation goals for the next 20 years.  Wednesday, October 30, 20197-8:30pmCity Council Chambers | 1290 S. Public RdThe...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Library and book drops CLOSED Friday, October 25 for staff training

Library Closed

The Lafayette Public Library will be CLOSED on Friday, October 25 for staff training. The book drops will be locked from Thursday at 8 pm until Saturday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and book drops are closed.

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Waneka Centennial Farm and Open Space purchase

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Purchasing proposal presentation to City Council on October 15

The Waneka family name is synonymous with Lafayette history. Henry Adolf Waenecke (later changed to Waneka) emigrated from Germany to the United States with his family in 1854. In 1861, they bu...

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VIEW a map of the Waneka Farm properties... City News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Water bill issues - October 8 information update

October 8 UPDATE

The City has identified a one-time programming error with the communication devices used to transmit water usage data to our billing system.  This issue has affected up to 183 customers out of the 2,768 meters currently installed....

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VIEW the list of potentially affected addresses... City News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Oil and Gas update - October 18, 2019

Moratorium extensionOn October 15, Lafayette City Council passed on first reading Ordinance No. 30, Series 2019, a 6-month extension of the City’s current oil and gas moratorium.  Originally approved in November 2017, the order places a...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

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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.  These committees typically meet once per month and act as resident advisors to City Council. 

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

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The City of Lafayette, like our neighboring communities, receives its water supply from surface water sources such as creeks and ditches.  With a wet spring and early summer followed by a prolonged string of temperatures at or surpassing 90 degre...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

City-wide concrete repair project to begin October 3

walking in Old Town

As part of the community-wide Annual Concrete Improvement Plan, Public Works will be working with a contractor to perform a variety of prioritized concrete maintenance projects throughout the City which include repairs to sidewalks, ramps, drainage gutter...

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VIEW the project map... City News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Find information you need on the "How Do I" webpage

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In addition to the website search bar, our “How Do I” webpage can assist you to easily locate information you’re looking for. 

Some categories are 

  • How Do I Apply For… 
  • How Do I Learn About&...
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How Do I ..... City News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Lafayette announces list of thirteen City Council candidates

CANDIDATE FORUMS Sept 19 and Oct 10 at the library at 6:30pm

The City Clerk has certified 14 petitions for candidates running for five open positions on the Lafayette City Council.  The following list of qualified candidates will appear on the November 5, 2019, ballot. One additional prospective candidate ...

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ELECTION information... City News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Phase two of the residential Smart Water Meter installation project

Outside Meter GIS Tech

In May, the Public Works Department began 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...

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Updates and more information... City News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan

We need your input to honor our past and shape the future!

Necesitamos tu ayuda para crear una Visión para la Comunidad y un Plan Integral para los próximos 20 años de LafayetteVisitar www.legacylafayette.org The City of Lafayette is seeking the c...

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WATCH the Comp Plan video... 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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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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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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