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Posted on: November 22, 2014

The Lafayette Connection newsletter is available online

Winter 2014 Lafayette Connection

The Lafayette Connection is published three times a year and mailed in water bills. If you're not a Lafayette water customer you can view the newsletter online or pick up a copy at the Library or Recreation Center.

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Posted on: November 19, 2014

The new City of Lafayette logo winner is announced

new city logo

After a six week long process involving City Council, staff, and Lafayette residents, a new logo design for the City of Lafayette has been approved and adopted.

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Shop local "Best of Lafayette" Basket Contest

basket contest

Win a prize basket overflowing with all things Lafayette by saving your receipts from local businesses!

All you have to do is.... SAVE FOUR RECEIPTS
•From FOUR DIFFERENT Lafayette businesses •Each dated 11/28/14... Read on...

HOLIDAY BASKET CONTEST details...
Posted on: November 6, 2014

Santa Cop Program

2014 Santa Cop Program

The Lafayette Police Department hosts the Santa Cop Program every year. This program coordinates gift donations for families in need in our community. If you know of or are a family in need, please find the attached... Read on...

Nomination form....
Posted on: November 10, 2014

Apply Now for Planning Commission Opening

There is an opening on the Planning Commission. Submit your letter of interest, application and resume to the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. by 3PM, Monday, January 5, 2015.

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Posted on: October 25, 2014

Lafayette ranked in the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado”

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Lafayette is one of the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado” according to a study that looked at the three factors that drive the decision of where to raise families; 1)Public school excellence 2)Home... Read on...

Read the full NerdWallet study...
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Lafayette announces the 2014 Green Business Award winners

LESAC

Eight Lafayette businesses were presented with awards at the October 21 City Council meeting to recognize their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. The City of Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee... Read on...

More info at cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen ...
Posted on: September 24, 2014

New trash hauler service for Lafayette's Trash and Recycling Program

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Residents who are under the City of Lafayette Trash & Recycling Program received notification of the change with trash haulers. Republic Services will begin Trash & Recycling pick up services the week of September 30th.

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Posted on: July 28, 2014

Lafayette ranked 7th safest city in Colorado

Lafayette ranked 7th safest city

Lafayette has been ranked as the 7th safest city in Colorado based on FBI crime data statistics for populations over 10,000 by real estate company Movoto. In 2012, Lafayette saw just 1,598 property crimes, while most places... Read on...

Additional safety ranking information....
Posted on: November 13, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer in Boulder County - emergency quarantine

Emerald ash borer beetle

An invasive insect responsible for the death or decline of tens of millions of ash trees in 21 states has been detected in Colorado for the first time and specifically in the Boulder County area.

The Colorado Department... Read on...

Additional Info at www.eabcolorado.com
Posted on: May 24, 2014

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

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Lafayette Community Development

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

Planning Commission Meeting

Planning Commission November meetings rescheduled to December 1, 2014. Meeting starts at 7 PM in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. Check out the agenda packet.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Apply Now for Planning Commission Opening

There is an opening on the Planning Commission. Submit your letter of interest, application and resume to the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. by 3PM, Monday, January 5, 2015.

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Lafayette Community Development- Downtown

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Posted on: November 20, 2014

Digital Mural - Call for Artists

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The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority is seeking digital mural images for use on the LED message board sign at U.S. Highway 287 and Baseline to enhance our “creative, diverse and eclectic” downtown. Selected images will be... Read on...

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Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

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Posted on: October 28, 2014

Lafayette announces the 2014 Green Business Award winners

LESAC

Eight Lafayette businesses were presented with awards at the October 21 City Council meeting to recognize their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. The City of Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee... Read on...

More info at cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen ...
Posted on: March 1, 2014

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations available in Lafayette

City Hall EV Station

The City of Lafayette has completed the installation of three electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at City Hall, the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, and the Lfayette Public Library. All three stations are provided to the... Read on...

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Posted on: January 29, 2014

Lafayette residents and businesses are eligible for $500 solar installation discounts

Solar Friendly Community

Lafayette has received Gold Level "Solar Friendly Community" certification and becomes the ninth Colorado community to earn this designation, and only the third -- along with Denver and Fort Collins-- to earn gold... Read on...

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Lafayette Fire Department

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Posted on: April 10, 2014

New Med Vial Kits available from the Lafayette Fire Department

Med Vial kit

Ensure that paramedics have access to crucial medical information when responding to an emergency at your home with the Lafayette Fire Department’s free Med Vial Kit.

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Lafayette Parks, Open Space and Golf

1 Story
Posted on: November 18, 2014

Family Nature Outing on Coal Creek

Join naturalist, Martin Ogle for a family nature outing event on Coal Creek Saturday, Dec. 13th at 1:00pm.

Take a break from the holiday rush with a family outing on Coal Creek Trail in Lafayette! Celebrate the... Read on...


Lafayette Police Department

3 Stories
Posted on: November 17, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 11/10/14.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 11/10/14 to 11/16/14.

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 11/03/14 to 11/09/14.

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Santa Cop Program

Santa Cop

The Lafayette Police Department is once again organizing the Santa Cop program! This program coordinates gift donations for families in need in our community. Lafayette is a unique community that includes a wide range of... Read on...

Nomination Forms

Lafayette Public Library

2 Stories
Posted on: November 5, 2014

Annual Holiday Tea

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Tickets: $9/adults, $6/seniors and kids; tickets on sale throughout November, at the library. Presented by Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation.

Friends of Lafayette Library
Posted on: November 18, 2014

LIBRARY AND BOOK DROPS CLOSED, WEDS., NOV. 26 AT 5PM AND ALL DAY THURS., NOV. 27

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The Library closes on Wednesday, November 26 at 5 pm, and reopens on Friday, November 28 at 10 am. Book drops close on Wednesday, November 26 at 5 pm; reopen Friday, November 28, at 8:30 am.


Lafayette Public Works Department

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Posted on: September 24, 2014

New Trash Hauler for City of Lafayette Trash and Recycling Program

republic logo

Residents who are under the City of Lafayette Trash & Recycling Program received notification of the change with trash haulers. Republic Services will begin Trash & Recycling pick up services the week of September 30th.

Additional Info...
Posted on: February 21, 2014

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee Openings

The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Directors and as alternates to the Board. These are Council appointed positions for four-year terms... Read on...

Application available here.
Posted on: April 14, 2014

South Boulder Road Corridor Master Plan Project

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County, is conducting a master planning effort for the 120th St & So Boulder Rd corridors.The project area includes 120th St between Emma St & Horizon Ave and So Boulder Rd between Malory St & 120th St.

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Lafayette Recreation Department

2 Stories
Posted on: October 17, 2014

We won the "Gold"!

Gold Medal

The City of Lafayette has earned the 2014 Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the National Recreation and Parks Association. This award positions Lafayette as the best of the best nationwide... Read on...

Read the full press release...
Posted on: October 27, 2014

Lafayette ranked in the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado”

biking at Waneka olake

Lafayette is one of the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado” according to a study that looked at the three factors that drive the decision of where to raise families; 1)Public school excellence 2)Home... Read on...

Read the full NerdWallet study...

Volunteers

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Apply Now for Planning Commission Opening

There is an opening on the Planning Commission. Submit your letter of interest, application and resume to the Community Development Dept. at City Hall, 1290 S. Public Rd. by 3PM, Monday, January 5, 2015.

Additional Info...


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