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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Street crack seal project to begin July 13

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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 Public Works
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Spring Cleanup July 2020

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Residents should review the program guidelines prior to setting yard waste items out for pickup. These guidelines outline acceptable practices and items for residents participating in Spring Cleanup.

Determination of which of the two events pertain to your...

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Spring Cleanup map and dates... Public Works
Posted on: June 10, 2020

City street maintenance to begin June 15

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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.

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View the 2020 Street Rehabilitation Map Public Works
Posted on: June 24, 2020

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

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This report provides information about Lafayette’s water. The City’s goal is to provide safe and dependable drinking water. For questions or to learn about public participation opportunities that may affect water quality, call the Publ...

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Read the full report here Public Works
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Advice for business owners to flush water lines when re-opening buildings

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City of Lafayette encourages building owners to flush internal water lines prior to re-opening after COVID-19 closures.

When buildings sit unoccupied and unused, water remains in pipes and becomes stagnant.  In order to clear the stagnant water fr...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Repaving Project - May 2020

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving the following streets starting the week of May 4, 2020, weather permitting. Parking will not be allowed on the affected streets during milling and paving activities, so please watch for sign...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Public Works postpones Spring Clean-up, mulch and compost events

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The City is postponing the Spring Clean-Up service provided to residents not served by Republic Services (previously scheduled for April 28-May 5) until State Health Orders are lifted.  Once the service is rescheduled, the City will provide resid...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Ignore the Hype. Don't Flush a Wipe.

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Trash it-Don’t Flush it

Toilet paper supplies may be running low and the use of paper towels, or flushable wipes may seem like the next best option. While it is tempting to flush these items -don’t. It is important that these products g...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Finally get your yard in shape this spring!

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Visit ResourceCentral to order your water-wise Garden In A Box today, and see if you qualify for a $25 discount for City of Lafayette customers. 

Contact Resource Central at 303-999-3820 x222 with any questions.

Gardens go on sale March 2, 2020!

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Public Works
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Removal of speed radar signs

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There are a number of pole mounted radar speed signs located throughout the City of Lafayette. Several of these signs are mounted on facilities (poles) owned by Xcel Energy. Due to load bearing safety concerns, Xcel has requested the removal of these rada...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Notice to water utility customers

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A notice is being sent to Lafayette water customers in water bills advising the public of the City's inability to produce two of four water storage tank inspection reports from the fourth quarter of 2016.Because this is a violation of the Colorad...

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READ the notice to water customers.... Public Works
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Exciting new changes to the Turf Replacement program..

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The City of Lafayette & Resource Central are offering a turf replacement program to Lafayette residents this year! It's a great opportunity to transform your water-thirsty lawn into a beautiful, eco-friendly, perennial garden with a FREE 200 sq. ft. G...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

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In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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