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Lafayette City News

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

Monthly emergency outdoor warning sirens testing scheduled for May 4

Be Prepared

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management, in partnership with Boulder County, will begin audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015. The test is the first of the 2015 monthly... Read on...

Boulder Office of Emergency Management...
Posted on: May 2, 2015

Republic Services Customer Appreciation Free Compost Give-Away Event

Event will take place:
May 9th & May 16th only 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
City Service Center: 1700 Avalon Avenue. 80026

Residents must bring CITY OF LAFAYETTE WATER UTILITY BILL showing trash service cost and... Read on...

City of Lafayette Compost Details.
Posted on: April 23, 2015

2015 Spring Clean Up - April 27 through May 6

Spring Clean Up

2015 Spring Clean Up - April 27 through May 6

Please refer to the 2015 Spring Clean Up schedule for curbside pick up of bundled tree limbs and bagged leaves in your neighborhood.

The drop off and pick up services... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/SpringCleanUp
Posted on: May 1, 2015

New residential development update – Simpson Old Town

Simpson Old Town

Construction is expected begin on the Simpson Old Town project, a redevelopment of the former Sister Carmen Community Center site on East Simpson Street, in May 2015. The plans for the mixed-use development, located at the... Read on...

View SIMPSON OLD TOWN site and building plans...
Posted on: April 30, 2015

Off-leash pet policy in Lafayette

Off Leash Wildlife Feeding Sign

Dogs that are taken for a walk or are off their own property must be on a leash. The City of Lafayette’s ordinance requires that animals be under physical control (on a leash or in a pet carrier) at all times when off of... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 22, 2015

A reminder regarding Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines

hand watering

Now that Spring is here with lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems being prepared for the growing season, the City would like to remind residents of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines that are in effect... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Looking for a part time or seasonal job?

The City of Lafayette has numerous part time and seasonal job openings available at the Recreation Center, Golf Course, Library and with the Parks Department. View all of the opportunities and apply today.

cityoflafayette.com/JOBS
Posted on: April 27, 2015

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

WRAC Logo

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...

Download an APPLICATION...
Posted on: April 28, 2015

Lafayette named Tree City USA for 21st year

Tree City USA

The City of Lafayette was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 21st year Lafayette has earned the national designation... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Proposals for an Energy Sustainability Consultant

The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) is soliciting proposals from interested parties to provide consulting services to said committee.

Energy Consultant RFP...
Posted on: April 23, 2015

New residential development update - Trails at Coal Creek

Trails at Coal Creek map

Construction has begun on the Trails at Coal Creek subdivision located west of Highway 287 and South Public Drive, on the north and south sides of Coal Creek. The plan was presented to the Lafayette Planning Commission in... Read on...

View a map of the Trails at Coal Creek....
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Lafayette businesses earn "Best of the West"

Invest in Lafayette

Forty Lafayette businesses received a "Best of the West" designation from the Yellow Scene Magazine's readers poll. Click on the link below to view the list of winners.

Support these and other great Lafayette... Read on...

Lafayette Best of the West list of winners...
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Portraits of Great Colorado Women on Exhibit

Women Hall of Fame

The portraits of 48 outstanding Colorado women will be on display throughout the months of April and May in Lafayette at the Public Library, City Hall, and the GO! Center.

Lafayette is proud to present the Colorado... Read on...

Colorado Women's Hall of Fame
Posted on: October 25, 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...

Lafayette Community Development - Economic Development

1 Story
Posted on: May 4, 2015

New residential development update – Simpson Old Town

Simpson Old Town

Construction is expected begin on the Simpson Old Town project, a redevelopment of the former Sister Carmen Community Center site on East Simpson Street, in May 2015. The plans for the mixed-use development, located at the... Read on...

View SIMPSON OLD TOWN site and building plans...

Lafayette Cultural Resources

1 Story
Posted on: April 20, 2015

See & Respond Call for Artists and Poets!

See and Respond

Call for Artists and Poets! The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the See & Respond Art Show.

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

4 Stories
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Proposals for an Energy Sustainability Consultant

The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) is soliciting proposals from interested parties to provide consulting services to said committee.

Energy Consultant RFP...
Posted on: April 30, 2015

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

WRAC Logo

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...

Download an APPLICATION...
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Lafayette named Tree City USA for 21st year

Tree City USA

The City of Lafayette was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 21st year Lafayette has earned the national designation... Read on...

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 ...

Lafayette Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: April 27, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 04/20/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 04/20/15 to 04/26/15.

View Summary.
Posted on: April 20, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 04/13/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 04/13/15 to 04/19/15.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

3 Stories
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Teen Volunteers for Summer Reading - GUARDIANS of the LIBRARY

Girl Guardian

Summer Reading Teens Teamsuperheroes
Teens 14+Be a Guardian of the Library this summer - work with kids, teens and adults, helping everyone have fun reading. Make a difference in the lives of people - register them for... Read on...

Apply Now!
Posted on: April 27, 2015

Stay Tuned for Summer Reading!

SRP 2015

Summer Reading for all ages starts June 1st! This fantastic annual program is an easy and fun way to encourage and celebrate reading. This popular program includes engaging events and prizes for participants from babies to... Read on...

Registration and Details
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Hackerspace! Program Lafayette's Drop-in Tech on Mondays!

Program Lafayette

All ages are welcome to drop in to LPL's Program Lafayette Hackerspace, open Mondays from 4-6 pm.

What’s a Hackerspace? A place to get help with your coding challenges, and maybe help others with theirs!

•... Read on...

More info about Program Lafayette

Lafayette Public Works Department

6 Stories
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Republic Services Customer Appreciation Free Compost Give-Away Event

Event will take place:
May 9th & May 16th only 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
City Service Center: 1700 Avalon Avenue. 80026

Residents must bring CITY OF LAFAYETTE WATER UTILITY BILL showing trash service cost and... Read on...

City of Lafayette Compost Details.
Posted on: April 27, 2015

Waste Reduction Advisory Committee Openings

WRAC Logo

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 23, 2015

2015 Spring Clean up

Please refer to schedule for curbside pick up in your neighborhood. Bins will be available 04/27/15 - 05/08/15 for drop off at City Service Center. Compostable bags only. If using plastic bags, please empty and take home... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Waste water rate increase

Beginning April 2015, waste water rates will increase to begin funding necessary measures enabling Lafayette to comply with Colorado’s new Regulation 85. The average resident will see a 9-11% utility bill increase.

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 10, 2015

Lafayette's Permanent Water Conservation Guidelines

Now that Spring is here and everyone is getting their lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines.

Lafayette City Council... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Garden In A Box on sale!

garden in a box logo

Garden In A Box now on sale! Order yours today at ConservationCenter.org/Gardens or by calling 303-999-3820 ext. 222

Garden-In-A-Box Details and Ordering.

Lafayette Recreation Department

4 Stories
Posted on: April 28, 2015

Eddie Owada to retire after 23 years at the Bob Burger Recreation Center

Eddie Owada

After 23 years of service at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center assisting patrons to get active and stay healthy, Eddie Owada has decided it’s time to retire. When asked why he’s chosen to retire, Owada explained, “I will... Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Looking for a part time or seasonal job?

The City of Lafayette has numerous part time and seasonal job openings available at the Recreation Center, Golf Course, Library and with the Parks Department. View all of the opportunities and apply today.

cityoflafayette.com/JOBS
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Waneka Lake Boathouse seasonal opening on May 2

Waneka paddleboats

The Waneka Lake Boathouse will open for the season on Saturday, May 2. Visitors can cruise the lake in a dragon, pirate ship, pink flamingo, pelican, blue heron, duck or new black swan! Choose from these fun-filled... Read on...

Additional Boathouse Info...
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

1 Story
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

WRAC Logo

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...

Download an APPLICATION...


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