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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Your input is needed for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master Plan

Whitetail Park

Help shape the future of an active Lafayette by providing input for the 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails (PROST) Master Plan.

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department has contracted with GreenPlay, LLC to update the City's Parks, Recr...

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VIEW INFO AT cityoflafayette.com/PROST City News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Apply to join the newly formed Prairie Dog Advisory Working Group

Now seeking enthusiastic community volunteers to fill open seats on the new Prairie Dog Advisory Working Group (PDAWG). The Lafayette PDAWG is appointed by City Council to provide advice and information to assist the City in the protection and humane trea...

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LEARN MORE AND APPLY... City News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Seasonal jobs available with the City of Lafayette

Water parks

Do you want to meet new people… enjoy new experiences… play for free… and best of all
- earn money?The Golf Course, Parks, Open Space and Trails, Recreation Center, andDay Camp, are all hiring.

 

Visit our website www.cityoflafayette.com/jobs to...

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Apply online at the City's website... City News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Submit an application for the Comprehensive Plan Community Advisory Committee

Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan working group

The City of Lafayette is seeking the community’s involvement to assist with the development of a new Comprehensive Plan. One of the ways residents are able to contribute is by serving on the Comprehensive Plan Community Advisory Committee (CAC).Applicatio...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

The 2019 Active Minds adult lecture series begins February 20

Active Minds 2019 Adult Lecture Series

Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Senior Services are pleased to co-sponsor a 2019 adult lecture series in partnership with Active Minds, a Colorado organization dedicated to creating engaging programs for adults featuring discussions of contemporary...

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City News
Posted on: February 12, 2019

Boulder County Youth Corps is hiring teens for the Lafayette team

Corpsmember with Barbed Wire Roll

Summer jobs are available for local teens.  Boulder County Youth Corp is hiring for the Lafayette team.  Application deadline is April 3, 2019.  Visit the Boulder County website to apply or call 303-678-6104 for more details.

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Go to Boulder County Youth Corp website... City News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Alexandra Lynch selected as new Mayor of Lafayette

Mayor Alexandra Lynch

At their February 5 meeting, the Lafayette City Council selected Alexandra Lynch to the position of Mayor. Lynch has served as a City Councilor since 2011 and is replacing former Mayor Christine Berg who resigned in January."It is an honor to be sele...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Help guide the future of Lafayette

Volunteer graphic with website

Make a New Years resolution to participate and 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 ...

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Public Road traffic signal removal to begin the week of January 21

Public Road corridor plan street view

The first implementation phase of the Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan will begin the week of January 21. During this week, contractors and City staff will turn off traffic signals at Emma and Simpson Streets and install 4-way stops signs. The traffic ...

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MORE at: cityoflafayette.com/PublicRoadPlan City News
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg announces resignation

Christine Berg and daughter Sunny

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has announced her resignation, effective at the end of January, citing the desire to spend more time with family.  Ms. Berg was elected to City Council in November 2011 and re-elected for a second term in November 2...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Lafayette City Council hires Fritz Sprague as new Administrator

Fritz Sprague

After a thorough recruitment, interview, and public input process, Mayor Christine Berg and City Council are pleased to announce the selection of Fritz Sprague as the new Lafayette City Administrator.  Sprague will replace Gary Klaphake who earli...

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Fritz Sprague summary page City News
Posted on: January 21, 2019

Sign up for free tax help appointments

Tax Help, Forms, and Information

Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments are required and spaces fill quickly.

2019 ScheduleFebruary 6 - April 10W...

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LEARN MORE AT cityoflafayette.com/TaxInformation City News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

2018 Water Conservation Plan - Residential Review

2018 water conservation plan graphic

The Public Works Department has updated the 2010 Water Conservation Plan. This plan entails programs which benefit you, the consumer, as well as measures that call upon the City for better stewardship of our shared resources.Please take a moment to read t...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

So. Boulder Road/120th Street utility undergrounding project

Map of So Boulder Rd undergrounding project

Utility work to bury overhead electrical lines along South Boulder Road and 120th Street will begin the week of December 17 and is anticipated to run through April 2019. The construction area includes South Boulder Road east of Saratoga Drive to 120th Str...

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VIEW map... City News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Power line work on South Boulder Road from Centaur Village to Cimarron

COL traffic cone

Xcel Energy will be installing power lines along the north side of South Boulder Road from Centaur Village Drive west to Cimarron Drive beginning January 9.  Work is expected to continue through early April and will include intermittent west-boun...

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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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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas 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 Res...

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