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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Ten applications received for City Council vacancy

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Due to the resignation of Mayor Pro Tem Gustavo Reyna, the Lafayette City Council will interview and appoint a replacement to fill this open seat.At the August 21 City Council meeting, Councilors will select the top finalists to be considered for this pos...

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VIEW the candidate applications.... City News
Posted on: August 9, 2018

City Council seeking input for City Administrator recruitment

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After 21 years of service to the Lafayette community, City Administrator Gary Klaphake has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2018. City Council has retained The Novak Consulting Group to perform an executive search for Mr. Klaphake’s replace...

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PROVIDE your input to City Council... City News
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Emma Affordable Workforce Housing Project

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Amid skyrocketing housing prices across our county and along the Front Range, Boulder County Housing Authority is planning to create a community of affordable workforce housing that will help the City of Lafayette and the broader region reach important go...

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MORE DETAILS and PROJECT TIMELINE... City News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Library Summer Reading Program - how did we do?

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The Library would love your feedback! Let us know what you thought about this year's summer reading program!

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Are you struggling to wrap your head around your sprinkler system?

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The City of Lafayette has partnered with Resource Central to help with free sprinkler consultations.

Resource Central Technicians will run a few tests to check your sprinklers’ efficiency and diagnose any problems your system might have. At the e...

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Additional Info from Resource Central... City News
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 ...

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Read the full 5280 article... City News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Waneka Lake mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus

A mosquito pool collected in the Waneka Lake area the week of July 30, has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This positive pool is in addition to three other locations identified last week in neighboring Boulder County communities.Human infection...

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MORE from Boulder County Public Health... City News
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Apply for the DRCOG Citizens' Academy through September 5

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The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Citizens' Academy (formerly a program of the Transit Alliance). This free program helps participants develop a better understanding of the relationshi...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Oil and Gas update - August 1, 2018

On July 31, a Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) hearing was held to consider 8 North LLC’s Density and Spacing application in Weld County and Erie.  This application was previously proposed for areas within Boulder Co...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Copper Stone income-restricted apartment complex now leasing

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You can do a lot of living at Copper Stone - and the affordable rents are just the beginning!Copper Stone Apartments, located in Lafayette near Exempla Hospital, will amaze you with their style, modern design features, and wonderful open room con...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Comcast construction project to run July - November, 2018

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Comcast is launching an Advanced Fiber Network project in the City of Lafayette in late July 2018, with work to end in early November 2018. This multi-month engineering and construction project will bring fiber optic infrastructure deeper into Lafayette n...

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Details and map: cityoflafayette.com/Comcast City News
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Lafayette Police Department steps up neighborhood patrols

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The Lafayette Police Department has been receiving inquiries about an increase in auto thefts, thefts from vehicles, and other thefts at and around residences. They have seen an increase in these types of crimes, as have communities throughout the area. G...

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cityoflafayette.com/Police City News
Posted on: July 16, 2018

Arts in Community Grants - apply by September 10

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Arts in the Community-Grant cycle. The grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 15th year in a row.  LCAC awards money, usua...

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LEARN MORE and submit an application... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

New E. Simpson location for the Lafayette Farmers Market

The Lafayette Farmers Market has moved!  

The 2018 market will operate along the 400 Block of E. Simpson St.  - between S. Iowa Ave. and Michigan Ave.  What better way to celebrate Lafayette's historic Main Street than with a far...

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Lafayette Farmers Market website... City News
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

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With a prolonged string of temperatures at or surpassing 90 degrees, reservoir water temperatures have elevated to the point where an algae bloom has occurred. As algae die off, these small plants release natural compounds that give the water an unpleasan...

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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 reveale...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Puzzle Project

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Older adults are an active, vibrant part of life in our community.  Help the Lafayette Senior Services Division demonstrate this by designing a puzzle piece that shows what "Aging in Lafayette" means to you.  Blank puzzle piece...

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View the Puzzle Project flyer... City News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

What is the City of Lafayette's water conservation ordinance?

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Now that Spring is here and residents are getting lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines. Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservation or...

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Additional Water Conservation info..... City News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Human Rights Commission is seeking your input

The Human Rights Commission is asking for your input through a community outreach program called Public Listening Tour 2018. The information you share in one of our listening sessions or through our online survey helps us understand how Lafayette can be m...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

On November 22, the Lafayette City Council received a letter from the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) expressing their concern regarding the City’s six-month moratorium on oil and gas activities.  Read this letter.The Lafayette City Counc...

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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 Resolution 20...

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