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Posted on: July 9, 2020

LafayetteREADS new selection is "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo

LafayetteREADS

The Lafayette Public Library is dedicating the next year of LafayetteREADS to reading the stories and histories that define systemic racism and racial inequity in America. Our first selection is "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Lafayette City Council reaffirms Resolution No. 2016-96 & signs My Brother’s Keeper Alliance pledge

proclomation

On Tuesday, July 7, the Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation reaffirming Resolution No. 2016-96 and Lafayette‘s commitment to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community ensuring equal protection and services for all residents. In add...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Boulder County Public Health urges parents to help their children wear a face covering

Boulder County Public Health reminds parents that children older than 2 years old should wear face coverings too. Children can carry and transmit the virus to others, including vulnerable adults.

“We did not make it a requirement in our face cove...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Street crack seal project to begin July 13

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

PLM Asphalt and Concrete will be performing crack sealing work on the streets in several areas of the City beginning Monday, July 13.  Streets will not be closed to through traffic during crack seal work. On-street parking is prohibited and no pa...

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2020 Crackseal map City News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market every Thursday with curbside pickup

2020 Farmers market

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County Farmers Market, is happy to announce the return of the Lafayette Farmers Market for summer 2020 on Thursdays 3-6pm. 

The Lafayette Farmers Market will utilize a preorder system that allows ...

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Boulder County Public Health extends facial covering order

The Boulder County Board of Health has approved extension of the Boulder County Public Health Order requiring face coverings for every person older than 12 years old whenever in public anywhere in Boulder County that social distancing of six feet...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Envision 119th and Baseline for the future

119th and Baseline eng.

Provide comment on the City’s Draft Comprehensive Plan. 

Help shape the future of Lafayette! Envision 119th and Baseline in Lafayette with new open space areas and trails along the eastern edge of Old Town and along Emma Street, plus per...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Envision 95th and Arapahoe for the future

95th and arapahoe Comprehensive Plan

Provide comment on the City’s Draft Comprehensive Plan.Help shape the future of Lafayette! Envision 95th and Arapahoe in Lafayette with restaurants, retail buildings, and more housing with parks and trails connecting neighborhoods to the Lafayet...

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City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Share input on the North Carr Public Space design

North Carr Public Space Design Input

Project history

In January, 2020 the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) purchased the former storage unit site at the southwest corner of Baseline and Carr as the site for Lafayette’s next great community space. This site falls within LURA&...

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Take the Survey City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City of Lafayette 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR) Consumer Confidence Rule

Picture of Waneka Lake

City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2020 water quality report. This report provides information about Lafayette’s water. The City’s goal is to provide safe and dependable drinking water.

For questio...

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Full Report City News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Spring Cleanup rescheduled for July 2020

Spring Cleanup Event

The originally scheduled dates for the annual Spring Cleanup events were cancelled due to COVID-19, however the Republic Services Spring Cleanup event and the City of Lafayette Spring Cleanup event have been  rescheduled for July 2020. Residents ...

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Spring Cleanup map and dates... City News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

The Collective Community Arts Center reopening

Reopening

Collective Community Arts Center is reopening Friday, June 26.

New operating hours:

  • Tuesday, 10am–5pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday, Closed 
  • Friday, 10am-7pm
  • Saturday, 10am-5pm
  • Sunday, noon–5pm
  • Monday, Closed

Safety guidelines:

  • Face coverings...
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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market returns with Thursday curbside pickup

2020 Farmers market

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County Farmers Market, is happy to announce the return of the Lafayette Farmers Market for summer 2020 on Thursdays 3-6pm. 

The Lafayette Farmers Market will utilize a preorder system that allows ...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

City of Lafayette Recreation facilities reopening

Recreation Center opens June 24

Recreation facilities in the City of Lafayette are reopening with restrictions and safety measures in place.Now open:

  • Great Bark Dog Park
  • Disc golf course at Waneka Lake Park
  • Lafayette Skate Park
  • All public playgrounds
  • All public picnic areas and public shelte...
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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Lafayette City Council declares June 19, Juneteenth Independence day in the City of Lafayette.

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On Tuesday, June 16, Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation declaring June 19 as Juneteenth Independence Day in the City of Lafayette. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the abolition of slavery in the United States and the ema...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Lafayette Police Department Serves with Honor and Integrity

On June 16, 2020, Chief Rick Bashor of the Lafayette Police Department presented to City Council an in-depth overview of police department policies surrounding use of force, the department’s efforts in recruiting, hiring and training and of the ...

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City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council affirming the need for racial equity

City Council Statement

As your elected City Council members, we have the honor, responsibility, and privilege of being seated in positions of power. This status allows, and requires us, to effect and influence positive change for the good of our community and all Lafayette resi...

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City News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

City street maintenance to begin June 15

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

Starting the week of June 15, 2020, the Lafayette Public Works Department will be starting the annual street maintenance project. Work is anticipated to continue for approximately two months, but may be adjusted due to weather or crew availability.

Once co...

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View the 2020 Street Rehabilitation Map City News
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

Join a Board or commission

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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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Park and trail amenities open

Park and trail amentities open

Boulder County is now in the Safer at Home phase in response to fighting the COVID-19 epidemic. Under the Safer at Home phase, Coloradans are no longer ordered to stay home, but are strongly advised to stay at home when possible. Lafayette Parks and Open ...

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City News
Posted on: May 30, 2020

Library launches curbside hold pickup service

Library Curbside Hold Pickup

Lafayette Public Library is now offering no-contact Curbside Hold Pickup (by appointment) for Lafayette cardholders with Lafayette items ready for pickup. It’s easy!

View full Curbside Hold Pickup details

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

City Council enacts Face Covering Order

Lafayette Face Covering Orderf

On May 9, Boulder County transitioned into the State of Colorado’s Safer-at-Home Phase in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and enacted a Public Health Order requiring residents to wear face coverings whenever they are out in public and unable ...

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City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Boulder County to require face coverings beginning May 9

boco public health logo

Wearing face coverings in public when social distancing isn’t possible can reduce the spread of coronavirus. 

After approval of a Public Health “Facial Covering” Order by the Boulder County Board of Health over the we...

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Boulder County Public Health.... City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

View open businesses and those offering pickup, delivery, and online options

Lafayette, CO Business Pickup, Delivery and Online

Some restaurants are now open for dine-in!

During these unprecedented times, businesses are offering various ways for our community to show support and patronage while in-person options are limited. Lafayette businesses are providing dine-in, pickup, deliv...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Boulder County moving to “Safer-at-Home” COVID Phase on May 9

boco public health logo

Boulder County Moving to “Safer at Home” COVID Phase on May 9

Most criteria for easing restrictions will be met and facial covering requirement will begin.Along with other counties in the Denver Metro region, Boulder C...

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Boulder County Public Health City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Access City of Lafayette services online or over the phone

Coronavirus COVID-19 (8)

As of noon on March 16, 2020 all City of Lafayette buildings are closed to public including city hall. All municipal business will continue as normal with services switching to all online or over the phone where applicable.

Below is a list of resources for...

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VIEW the City's COVID-19 webpage for resources. City News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Clinica Family Health offers COVID-19 testing for the general public

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clinica Family Health and Boulder County Public Health are partnering to offer testing for COVID-19 to the general public experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Testing is available at Clinica’s Lafayette drive-...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Lafayette announces summer cancellations due to Coronavirus

City of Lafayette Summer Cancellations

Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Lafayette has announced the cancellation of all monthly Art Night Out events, the 4th of July Celebration at Waneka Lake, and  Kids Public Safety Day.  Additionally, ...

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COVID-19 Resource Page City News
Posted on: April 25, 2020

The extended Stay-at-Home Order allows non-critical businesses to offer curbside delivery

CURBSIDE DELIVERY

On April 24, Boulder County Public Health issued an order ADOPTING AND EXTENDING the State’s current Stay-at-Home Order through May 8. All residents of Boulder County must continue to follow the guidance outlined in the Colorado Stay-At-Home Ord...

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Boulder County guidance for Curbside Delivery... City News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Watch the COVID-19 Q&A video featuring Mayor Jamie Harkins

Mayor Harkins Covid-19 Q&A video

Join Lafayette Mayor Jamie Harkins as she walks you through some of the best practices and frequently asked questions surrounding the COVID-19 virus.

WATCH the video here.

Unete a Jamie Harkins, Alcaldesa de Lafayette, mientras te explica las mejores pr&...

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WATCH Mayor Jamie Harkins' video..... City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

La información de COVID-19 está disponible en español

Coronavirus COVID-19 (8)

La Ciudad tiene información y varios recursos de COVID-19 disponibles en español en nuestra página web aquí:

Lea el mensaje del 27 de marzo a la comunidad del Administrador de la Ciudad Fritz Sprague aqu&iacu...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency regarding COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19

On March 17, 2020, the Lafayette City Council adopted and incorporated a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency. This action is in response to the imminent threat and widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is in line with recommendations from t...

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cityoflafayette.com/COVID-19 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: October 18, 2019

Check out Lafayette-Listens.com

Lafayette Listens video screenshot

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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Access the Lafayette-Listens.com site.... City News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

HOA Pay-as-You-Throw/Composting Program information

PAYT graphic

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 possible.

The Cit...

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VIEW the videos and SHARE your input online .... 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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