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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Mosquito Control Application - Waneka Lake on June 20 and Heron Lake Trail on June 21

Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) will be conducting mosquito control applications in the following locations.  This will take place weather permitting. To report mosquito problems or concerns please call VDCI at 888-774-2161 or visit w...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Nicole Samson appointed to City Council

Nicole Samson headshot

At a special meeting on June 13, Mayor Lynch and City Councilors interviewed six candidates to fill an open seat on the Lafayette City Council.  The Council appointed Nicole Sampson to fill the vacancy prompted by the resignation of former City C...

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Nicole Samson application... City News
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan Kick-off on June 20!

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: 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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www.LafayetteCommunitySurvey.org/open City News
Posted on: June 9, 2019

Comprehensive Plan stakeholder meeting dates - Legacy Lafayette Launch Party

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July 18th & 25th, August 8th & 15th from 6:00-7:30pm 

A series of meetings with stakeholder groups from around the community will be held in July and August, following the Legacy Lafayette “Launch Party” on Jun...

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DETAILS available at legacylafayette.org City News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Kids eat FREE at LaMont Does Park in June and July!

BVSD Summer Feeding program

Boulder Valley School District is hosting a FREE lunch program for all children under the age of 18.  No registration or proof of identification is required.

BVSD's FREE Summer Lunch Program

June 10-27 & July 8-18, 2019Starting at 11:45amMeals ...

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LEARN MORE from Boulder Valley School District.... City News
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Celebrate the 4th of July at Waneka Lake!

4th of July LOGO

This year's old fashioned 4th of July Celebration event will include kid’s activities, face painting, music by Chris Daniels and the Kings, food booths and a beer/wine/cider garden, all leading to a spectacular firework display at dusk!

4:30 - 10...

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MORE event Information available at... City News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Permanently affordable home available in Lafayette

Available for Sale - a Permanently Affordable Home in Lafayette located at 584 Mills.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  A 30 day preference is given for those who live, work, or graduated in Lafayette.  Applica...

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Listing information for 584 Mills... City News
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Help guide the future of Lafayette as a Planning Commissioner

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Help guide the future of Lafayette by serving on this key City advisory commission. Applications will be accepted through June 28, 2019.

Planning Commission

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

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VIEW ALL volunteer positions with the City... City News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Repaving project - June 2019

mill and overlay patching

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving the following streets starting the week of June 17, 2019, weather permitting.  Parking will not be allowed on the affected streets during milling and paving activities, so please wa...

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VIEW the paving area map.... City News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Expanded use of personal watercraft not supported for Waneka Lake

Waneka Lake

A petition requesting the expansion of personal watercraft use on Waneka Lake was submitted to City Council and initiated a conversation regarding the vision for both the lake and surrounding park areas.

Waneka Lake is a valued community amenity. Its rich ...

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Waneka Lake Boathouse information.... City News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Lafayette and Erie embark on a new era of cooperation and collaboration

shovel w logos

In late 2018, the City of Lafayette, Town of Erie, and Erie Urban Renewal Authority began working on the concept of a global settlement agreement. Productive negotiations over the last few months resulted in a successful and mutually beneficial set of res...

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VIEW the June 4 City Council IGA presentation.... City News
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Call for artists - Old Town art project

utility cabinet and finished art examples

Artists - you’ve seen potential, funky “canvases” like these along Public Road and Simpson Street. The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority is looking for proposals from artists to transform similar canvasses into an eclectic ar...

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DOWNLOAD a flyer & info on additional examples.... City News
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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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas 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

600 E Simpson St  Boarding House_forweb

**Application period extended to July 19, 2019**

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 Lafa...

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DOWNLOAD a grant application... 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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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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