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Posted on: August 22, 2019

West Nile virus detected in Lafayette


Lafayette has received confirmation that a mosquito monitoring trap at Waneka Lake has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). 

The Vector Index (VI) of the positive zone was 0.27.  VI is a measure of transmission risk based on infecti...

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Additional Info from Boulder County Health... City News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Public Road Paving Project – September 16 through October 4

Public Road Paving Project graphic

No parking will be in effect weekdays from 7:00am to 4:00pm

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving Public Road from S. Boulder Road to Baseline Road September 16 through approximately October 4. Once complete, Public Road will hav...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

So. Boulder Road construction work on August 26 and 29

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...between Centaur Village Dr. and Angevine Way 

Starting on Monday August 26, a contractor will be working to install a sanitary sewer connection underneath So. Boulder Road. This work will affect east and westbound traffic on So. Boulder Road be...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Interested in running for City Council in November?

So You Want to be a Councilor video

Now is the time to decide if you want to run for Lafayette City Council. Five seats will be up for election on November 5. The candidate qualifying period ends on August 26 when nomination petitions are due.

To follow is a framework of important dates and ...

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Additional Info... 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: August 14, 2019

Oil and Gas Update - Public Participation Workshop on September 4


The office of the Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) is hosting a Public Participation Workshop on how to most effectively participate in AQCC rulemaking proceedings, especially those regarding oil and gas activities. This workshop will be particularly...

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LEARN MORE about the AQCC and this event.... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Share your ideas for Lafayette's future - Online Discussion Forum now available

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The City of Lafayette is hosting a series of Stakeholder Meetings in July and August covering topics related to the City’s new Comprehensive Plan – Legacy Lafayette. In advance of each Stakeholder Meeting, community members will have the opportunity to sh...

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Access the ONLINE DISCUSSION FORUM.... City News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

It’s easy to save water and keep your grass healthy this summer!

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Sign up for a free sprinkler consultation, brought to you by the City of Lafayette in partnership with Resource Central.The free consultation will provide you with a personalized watering schedule designed to maximize water efficiency and keep your lawn h...

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SIGN UP for your free sprinkler consultation.... 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 The City of Lafayette is seeking the c...

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WATCH the Comp Plan video... City News
Posted on: June 9, 2019

Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan - Community Survey now available online

Comp Plan survey

The City of Lafayette has launched an online Community Survey to gather initial input for the Comprehensive Plan effort. This survey will be available online through the end of the summer and we welcome everyone’s input. Feel free to share the link with y...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Lafayette Arts in Community Grants now available


This grant applications period runs through September 9, 2019, with funds distributed in January 2020.

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Arts in the Community Grant cycle.  For the 16th ...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Call for artists and poets to See & Respond

See and Respond Call for entry to respond to the Art on the Street sculpture

Call for Artists and Poets!  The Lafayette Cultural Resources announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the 2019 See & Respond Art Show.  Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond to the 2019 L...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Oil and Gas update - May 30, 2019

On April 16, 2019, Governor Polis signed Senate Bill 19-181 into law. This bill ensures that oil and gas development and operations in Colorado are regulated in a manner that protects public health, safety, welfare, the environment, and wildlife resources...

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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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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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