Posted on: March 18, 2017

Lafayette Open Space Volunteer Event on April 5

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Volunteering on open space is a special way to connect with nature while performing tasks that benefit our natural surroundings and the community as a whole. Opportunities include: Leading walks for groups; helping out with bird watching events; assisting...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position

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Consider helping shape the future of Lafayette by serving as an member of the Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC).This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. Members oversee implementati...

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Additional Info about LOSAC...
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Public Art Committee Openings

Public Art Committee

Lafayette residents may apply for one of three openings on the Public Art Committee – one regular position and two alternates.  There is no application deadline.The Public Art Committee is seeking three individuals to join us in developing Lafaye...

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Learn more about the Public Art Committee...
Posted on: March 8, 2017

Lafayette Senior Advisory Board seeking to fill open board positions

The City of Lafayette Senior Advisory Board (SAB) is seeking Lafayette residents to fill open board positions. The SAB is established to serve in an advisory capacity and make recommendations to City Council in regards to the quality of life, inclusion an...

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Apply for the Senior Advisory Board...
Posted on: March 10, 2017

Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Awards Recipient

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On April 4, the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC) will be honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Award recipient by the Boulder County Public Health Department (BCPH). The committee is being honored for their engagement in a variety of activities sup...

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Additional Info about LYAC...
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Apply for an opening on the Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB)  is seeking Lafayette residents to fill open board positions.  

The HPB reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservatio...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: January 10, 2017

Apply for an opening on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

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The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Advisors. These Council-appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee's values to the community and ...

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WRAC application available here...

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize

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Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2017 Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize. All entries are due April 7, 2017; at noon.  The Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize (LYPP) aims to cultivate and in...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame STEAMs into Lafayette

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The Arts and Cultural Resources Department is proud to partner with the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame (CWHF) for the April and May exhibit of Women in STEAM portrait exhibit. This exhibit will feature more than 50 portraits of Colorado Women who...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Apply to be an arts vendor

Art Market

Friday nights just got more fun! 

City of Lafayette and ARTS!Lafayette is proud to be partnering with Crafted Life to bring a dynamic Art Market to  Art Night Out, the popular Friday night music, arts, food and craft beer fair.

The Art Market at A...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Public Art Committee Openings

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Lafayette residents may apply for one of three openings on the Public Art Committee – one regular position and two alternates.  (no application deadline)  

The Public Art Committee is seeking three individuals to join us in developing Lafay...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. Members oversee implementation of the PROST Master Plan as it pertains to Open Space properties. Members plan and participate in Lafayette’s ann...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Nissan LEAF electric vehicle discounts for Xcel Energy customers

Xcel Energy customers are eligible to receive a huge discount when purchasing a 2017 Nissan LEAF.Up to $22,500 off MSRP after the discount and state and federal tax incentivesThis offer expires March 31st, 2017!

Visit Xcel Energy’s webpage to learn m...

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Additional info from EnergySmart...
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bella Frida to open Lafayette boutique in April

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Bella Frida, a local boutique specializing in curated collections of artisan-crafted ethnofashion since 2012, has announced they will be opening an Old Town Lafayette location in April.Formerly located in Louisville and Boulder, Bella Frida supports indig...

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Bella Frida website...
Posted on: March 21, 2017

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winners

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What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winnersThank you to Lafayette residents who submitted creative and genuine photographs for this project. All the photos were a great tribute to "What Makes Lafayette Great"!Selected photographs may be v...

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View the SELECTED PHOTOS here....
Posted on: March 9, 2017

The Spring Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online

Spring 2017 Lafayette Connection

The Spring edition of the Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online in a digital format.  Residential water customers will receive a copy of the newsletter in their March water bill.  The Lafayette Connection Newsletter encoura...

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READ the Lafayette Connection Newsletter...
Posted on: March 16, 2017

"Can You Hear Me" phone scam alert

There is a current phone scam whereby a robocall tries to get an affirmative answer from you when asked if you can hear them.  Don't say yes.  According to the Better  Business Bureau, the call may be trying to sign you up for g...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Lafayette Open Space Volunteer Event on April 5

open space volunteer

Volunteering on open space is a special way to connect with nature while performing tasks that benefit our natural surroundings and the community as a whole. Opportunities include: Leading walks for groups; helping out with bird watching events; assisting...

Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor Berg selected as a "40 Under 40" emerging leader

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Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has been recognized as one of the best and brightest of emerging leaders in Boulder and Broomfield counties.  Nominations were submitted by the business community, and honorees were selected by a committee comprised...

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READ MAYOR BERG'S award write up....
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Well plug and abandonment work to begin March 9 in Silver Creek

CDM Oil and Gas will begin permanent plug and abandonment work on two oil and gas wells located west of the Silver Creek Subdivision in the area of Cabrini Drive.Equipment will begin arriving on site Thursday, March 9 with work expected to take place duri...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Awards Recipient

LYAC

On April 4, the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC) will be honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Award recipient by the Boulder County Public Health Department (BCPH). The committee is being honored for their engagement in a variety of activities sup...

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Additional Info about LYAC...
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

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....
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

Recently a letter to the editor was submitted to the Daily Camera in which the Lafayette Police Department was accused of using a Move Over traffic safety campaign as a cover for immigration enforcement.  This was an opinion by a third party that...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Work here - play for free!

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The City of Lafayette offers summer positions, some starting as soon as May and lasting until October.  Seasonal employees receive a free pass to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center.The positions, qualifications, and ages vary.  Please f...

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cityoflafayette.com/JOBS
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Lafayette youth poetry prize

Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2017 Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize. All entries are due April 7, 2017 at noon.  The Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize (LYPP) aims to cultivate and...

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Additional Info...
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer jobs for teens

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The Youth Corps provides opportunities for Boulder County teens to develop a sense of community involvement through personal accomplishment, teamwork and service to the county. Since 1996, participants, aged 14-17, have been completing projects for Boulde...

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Boulder County Youth Corps
Posted on: October 21, 2016

2016 Lafayette Green Businesses

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The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) launched its sixth annual Green Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and provide a recognition opportunity. A record 52 Lafayette applican...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen

Posted on: January 24, 2017

Apply for Openings on Lafayette Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette Historic Preservation Board  is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservati...

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Additional Info...

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Nissan LEAF electric vehicle discounts for Xcel Energy customers

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Xcel Energy customers are eligible to receive a huge discount when purchasing a 2017 Nissan LEAF.Up to $22,500 off MSRP after the discount and state and federal tax incentivesThis offer expires March 31st, 2017!

Visit Xcel Energy’s webpage to learn m...

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Additional info from EnergySmart...
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Lafayette to receive SolSmart Program Advisor services

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The City of Lafayette is one of 11 communities nationwide that have been chosen to receive services from a SolSmart Advisor. The SolSmart Advisors are experienced professionals, hired and funded by The Solar Foundation, to assist the chosen communities in...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

2016 Lafayette Green Businesses announced

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The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) launched its sixth annual Green

Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and

provide a recognition opportunity. A record 52 Lafayette ...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GreenBusiness

Posted on: February 3, 2017

Work Here Play Free!

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The City of Lafayette offers positions for the Summer, sometimes starting as soon as May and lasting until October.  The positions, qualifications and ages vary, please refer to job announcements.  The Jobs page of the website has all of...

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Lafayette jobs page
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer jobs for Teens

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About The Program

The Youth Corps provides opportunities for Boulder County teens to develop a sense of community involvement through personal accomplishment, teamwork and service to the county. Since 1996, participants, aged 14-17, have been completing pr...

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Boulder County Youth Corps

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Tax forms are here!

Tax forms

Every year, the IRS sends a selection of forms (and some instructions) for distribution. We have the following forms available on a first-come, first-served basis. We will update this news item if we add more forms or run out of existing ones:

  • Colorado Dep...
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Tax Information
Posted on: January 30, 2017

LPL Joins the Prospector Catalog

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Last September Lafayette joined the Flatirons Library Consortium, giving our community access to materials in the collections of the Broomfield, Boulder, Louisville and Longmont Public Libraries. Later this month, Loveland will join the FLC, expanding our...

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More Prospector information
Posted on: December 29, 2016

Meet Lafayette Public Library at Josephine Commons

Join Lafayette Public Library during the Senior Lunch Program, on the 2nd Monday of each month, from 11:30-1:30.

We offer books, audio books, large print books, and magazines to check out. We can also sign you up for a library card, help with your book que...

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Check out the Library

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Kids and Teens Spring Break Book Sale

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It’s Spring Break!

Come shop our Kid’s & Teen Book Sale March 25 - April 1, during library hours. Shop early and often - these books go FAST!

Refresh your own library - and donate what you’ve outgrown. All profits go to sustaining the ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Teen Zone: Your space @ LPL

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Computers, games, puzzles, place to stretch out, chat, and work...the Library's Teen Zone is the space for grades 6-12 only...all day, every day. Check out book picks from the Teen Collection Connection as well as staff picks, do DIY crafts, read...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Anime Club meets monthly in 2017!

Anime Club

Hang out, watch Anime, talk about Anime, and read Manga! No registration; check the calendar and drop by!

Teen Calendar
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Join the Teen Collection Connection!

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Join the Teen Collection Connection now! 

Members of the TCC will have the opportunity to contribute short book reviews that will be featured on the library’s blog and on the shelves next to the book. TCC is open to teens grades 6-12 and takes place t...

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Apply Online

Posted on: December 9, 2016

Teens: Be Part of the Teen Collection Connection

Join the Teen Collection Connection now! 

Members of the TCC will have the opportunity to contribute short book reviews that will be featured on the library’s blog and on the shelves next to the book. TCC is open to teens grades 6-12 and tak...

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Apply Online

Posted on: March 3, 2017

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. Members oversee implementation of the PROST Master Plan as it pertains to Open Space properties. Members plan and participate in Lafayette’s ann...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Volunteering with Lafayette Open Space

Volunteering on open space is a special way to connect with nature while performing tasks that benefit our natural surroundings and our community as a whole.  Opportunities include: Leading walks for groups; helping out with bird watching events;...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Lafayette Detectives Investigate Man's Death in Kneebone Open Space

The
body of a 49-year old male was discovered early Friday morning (03/24/17) in the KneeboneOpen Space, located north of the 200 block of Acadia.  A person walking
the trail reported the body to police.  Upon arrival, police found t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 03/13/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 03/13/17 to 03/19/17.

View Summary.
Posted on: March 16, 2017

"Can You Hear Me" Phone Scam Alert

There is a current phone scam whereby a robocall tries to get an affirmative answer from you when asked if you can hear them.  Don't say yes.  According to the Better  Business Bureau, the call may be trying to sign you...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

News Media Case Report Summary 03/06/17.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 03/06/17 to 03/12/17.

View Summary.

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) Openings

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The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Directors. These are Council-appointed positions for four-year terms. The Council is looking for dedicated residents who have a pas...

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Application available here.
Posted on: December 7, 2016

Don't let your pipes freeze during the cold winter months with these simple tips:

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The City can assist by checking to see if a water meter is frozen outside of the home, but a plumber should be called if a suspected frozen pipe or other issue may be occurring within your home.  

Please call 303-665-5588 option 5 if you experience a ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

2016 Water Quality Report (CCR) available online

Printed versions can be picked up at City Hall at the Public Works counter

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info...

Posted on: March 15, 2017

Encourage a Loved One to Live A Healthy Lifestyle with Active Living Every Day

A new offering by the Lafayette Senior Center will help sedentary people of all ages incorporate active living into their everyday lifestyle through an approachable and personalized class. Resident Registration runs 3/29-4/3, with classes taking place Apr...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

The Online Summer 2017 Recreation Guide is Here!

Read the Online Summer 2017 Guide by Clicking Here. Hard copies of the Recreation Guide are mailed to Lafayette Residents and are available at local shops, City Hall, and the Lafayette Recreation Center. 

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Read the Guide Online!
Posted on: March 14, 2017

Congrats to our 2017 FITGO Winner, Linda Paul!

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“As an experienced exerciser (10 years at the BBRC), I love coming to the BBRC to work out. I love the classes and the instructors make fitness fun! FITGO made me want to try other classes and I’m glad that I did!”  says Linda Paul, who won the F...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Awards Recipient

LYAC

On April 4, the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC) will be honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Award recipient by the Boulder County Public Health Department (BCPH). The committee is being honored for their engagement in a variety of activities sup...

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Additional Info about LYAC...

Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sign up to be notified for fitness class cancellations by text, phone or email!

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Sign up now!

Posted on: March 16, 2017

"Can You Hear Me" phone scam alert

There is a current phone scam whereby a robocall tries to get an affirmative answer from you when asked if you can hear them.  Don't say yes.  According to the Better  Business Bureau, the call may be trying to sign you up for g...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Lafayette Senior Advisory Board Seeking to Fill Open Board Positions

The City of Lafayette Senior Advisory Board (SAB) is seeking Lafayette residents to fill open board positions. The SAB is established to serve in an advisory capacity and make recommendations to City Council in regards to the quality of life, inclusion an...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

The Basics Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging.  This program provides information on detection, possible causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more.  Sponsored by Alzheimer's Association...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Urban Container Gardening for Spring

Join Acres of Opportunity for this great spring class.  This course will teach you how to create a stunning spring container garden for your home.  You will learn proper planting techniques, soil selection, plant and container selection ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Active Living Everyday

This 12 week, evidence based behavior program will help sedentary people become and stay physically active by participants incorporating activity into everyday lifestyle.  Please call 303-661-1492 for more information.  Class dates are A...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Matter of Balance

Matter of Balance is an evidence based program.  It is designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase the activity levels of older adults who have concerns about falls.  Attend 8, 2-hour sessions where you will learn to view falls a...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Lafayette Public Library services offered at Josephine Commons

The Lafayette Public Library takes to the road - to Josephine Commons Senior HousingShare lunch, books, and more with the Library each month!

Join the Lafayette Public Library during the Senior Lunch Program, every 2nd Monday of the month, from 11:30am-1:3...

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Lafayette Public LIbrary

Posted on: June 23, 2016

Only service animals are allowed at city-sponsored events

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Hot pavement, crowds, and other dogs can impact pet safety and well-being at public events. Effective with the passing of Resolution 2016-44 in June 2016, the City is requiring event attendees to leave pets at home to provide a safer and more positive ex...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/NoPetsPlease
Posted on: June 28, 2016

2016 Lafayette water quality report now available online

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Printed versions can be picked up at City Hall at the Public Works counter.

View the water quality report....