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Posted on: September 24, 2014

New trash hauler service for Lafayette's 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: September 24, 2014

Register for Lafayette's 4th Annual Window Painting Contest by Oct 3

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Children in kindergarten to 10th grade are invited to register for the 4th Annual Window Painting Contest. Participants can paint a Halloween, Día de los Muertos, and/or fall picture on an assigned exterior window space in... Read on...

DETAILS and registration information....
Posted on: September 3, 2014

Historic Preservation Board $1,000 Home Improvement Grant

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $1,000 for a historic building improvement project that meets various criteria. Apply by October 1.

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 25, 2014

Celebrate Lafayette's 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary

Quasquicentennial 125 anniversary

Lafayette is celebrating it's 125th Quasquicentennial Anniversary in September! View a list of special activities happening throughout the month, download a special commemorative publication, watch a video to learn how to... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/125
Posted on: September 16, 2014

Gough Ave renamed to Couch Ave in honor of the City's 125th Anniversary

Gough to Couch

Gough Ave has been renamed to Couch Ave in honor of the City's 125th Anniversary

In honor of Lafayette’s 125 Quasquicentennial Celebration Gough Avenue is officially being renamed to Couch Avenue. It is believed that... Read on...

LEARN MORE about historic Lafayette...
Posted on: September 29, 2014

Meet the Mayor at the Marketplace - Oct 4 at 10am

Meet the Mayor

Confab with Christine! Ask questions, share ideas, air concerns, or just stop by and say hi to Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg and other City Council Members.

WHEN: every 1st Saturday from 10:00-11:00am
WHERE: the... Read on...

Lafayette City Council...
Posted on: September 15, 2014

Arts in Education Grant available to Lafayette teachers through Oct 20

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers for the 8th year in a row. The deadline for application is October 20, 2014

Teachers of Lafayette... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 17, 2014

Art on the Street - call for artists

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Art on the Street 2015 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2015 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 6, 2014

This date in Lafayette history...

Robinson Circus

This date in Lafayette history... 1867: The Circus Comes to Town

Many weary travelers, including Ulysses S. Grant, stopped at Mary and Lafayette Miller’s stage stop
and hotel along Rock Creek. One summer day in 1867 a... Learn MORE...

Learn MORE...
Posted on: August 26, 2014

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Member Applicants

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is November 1.

LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing,... Read on...

Application
Posted on: September 5, 2014

The Coal Creek Trail is NOW OPEN!

The Coal Creek Trail at Empire Road and the underpass at 120th Street are NOW OPEN.

The South Public Road underpass continues to be closed for repairs, but a trail detour directs users to a light-assisted crosswalk over... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/TRAILS
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: July 10, 2014

Permanent water conservation measures in place for Lafayette

Residential irrigation

Permanent Water Conservation Measures Enacted

Three emergency water conservation measures put into place during the 2013 drought have been enacted as permanent restrictions. City Council determined these practices to be... Read on...

Water Conservation Ordinance FAQ's
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

Sign up for NEWS YOU CHOOSE from the City of Lafayette

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By signing up to receive notifications through the City's "Notify Me" platform, you choose what information is sent you and how it's received.

Notices can be received as an email and/or text message.

BE... Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2014

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Visit www.cityoflafayette.com/CONNECT to view all your options!

CONNECT with the City of Lafayette...

Lafayette Community Development

2 Stories
Posted on: September 24, 2014

Historic Preservation Board Opening

The Historic Preservation Board invites you to become a member of their team. The Board is looking to fill a regular member position. The position is open until filled.
Don't wait though, apply now!

Additional Information
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Historic Preservation Board $1,000 Home Improvement Grant

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $1,000 for a historic building improvement project that meets various criteria. Apply by October 1.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Community Development- Downtown

2 Stories
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Register for Lafayette's 4th Annual Window Painting Contest!

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Children in kindergarten to 10th grade are invited to register for the 4th Annual Window Painting Contest. Participants can paint a Halloween, Día de los Muertos, and/or fall picture on an assigned exterior window space in... Read on...

Register Here
Posted on: August 18, 2014

Historic building improvement grant application deadline is Oct. 1

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $1,000 for a historic building improvement project that meets the following criteria:
Age of Building (House, Outbuilding, Barn, etc.)... Read on...

Additional Info and Application

Lafayette Cultural Resources

3 Stories
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Art on the Street Call for Artists

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Art on the Street 2015 Sculpture artists wanted! Lafayette Cultural Resources is calling for sculpture submissions for the 2015 Art on the Street Sculpture Walk. This program provides artists nationwide the opportunity to... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 12, 2014

Arts in Education Grant Opportunity for Local Teachers

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers for the 8th year in a row. The deadline for application is October 20, 2014

The LCAC awards money, not... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 15, 2014

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Member Applicants

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is November 1.

LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing,... Read on...

Application

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

3 Stories
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Power Check Meters available through the Lafayette Library

Power Check Meter

Learning more about individual home energy use can now be as easy as checking out a library book, thanks to a collaborative effort of Xcel Energy and the Lafayette Public Library.

Library patrons can check out a Power... Read on...

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...

View charging station locations...
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...

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...

Lafayette Fire Department

1 Story
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.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Parks, Open Space and Golf

3 Stories
Posted on: August 1, 2014

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position

Lafayette's Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC) is accepting applications for an Alternate Member.

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. ... Read on...

LOSAC
Posted on: September 22, 2014

"Stories of the Land" Outdoor Classroom

Come to the Outdoor Classroom at Rothman Open Space and listen to Stories of the Land on Sunday, October 5th at 1:30pm. This will be an outdoor storytelling celebration for families. Enjoy stirring tales of Earth, nature... Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

COAL CREEK TRAIL - NOW OPEN!

The Coal Creek Trail in Lafayette is now OPEN with the exception of S. Public Rd. underpass. At S. Public Rd. there remains a trail detour and light-assisted crosswalk over the street. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER S. PUBLIC RD.... Read on...


Lafayette Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: September 29, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 09/22/14.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 09/22/14 to 09/28/14.

View Summary.
Posted on: September 22, 2014

News Media Case Report Summary 09/15/14.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 09/15/14 to 09/21/14.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

6 Stories
Posted on: September 18, 2014

Teen Coding Club - Learn how to program! Tuesdays 4:30-5:45, 9/30 -10/21

Work with a mentor, and learn how to create animations by learning programming. You’ll learn lots of computer-related skills, using Python, a popular programming language.
Presented by Program Lafayette and Lafayette Public... Read on...

Register Now!
Posted on: September 23, 2014

Fun with Multiplication: Dr. Lamb is Back! Mon.- Fri., Sept. 29 - Oct. 3 & Oct. 6-10, 4-5 pm

Math Symbols

Dr. Lamb is back with his tips and tricks to help students achieve mastery of their basic multiplication facts. The class will be held in the Library Meeting Room.
Sponsored by the Homework Center.

Registration & Information
Posted on: September 11, 2014

Blending Beauty and Place in Lafayette: Art, Culture, Open Space, Saturday, October 4, 2-4 pm

open space

Come celebrate Lafayette through a blend of art, culture, and nature! This public program introduces the Lafayette Observation Journal, public art in Open Spaces, and other ways that Lafayette citizens can enjoy and... Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Loteria! Play Spanish Bingo - Sunday, October 5, 2:30 pm

Join us to play Spanish Bingo, win prizes, and have fun! All ages welcome.

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Gaea Shaw Homework Center Dedication, Saturday, October 11, 10:30 am

Gaea Shaw

Join us as we commemorate Gaea Shaw's life and impact on the community by renaming the Homework Center in her honor.

Posted on: September 23, 2014

Day of the Dead in Art and Symbol, Sunday, October 12, 2-3:30 pm

Artist and author Netanel Miles-Yépez presents "Day of the Dead in Art and Symbol", based on his show in the Library Gallery. Miles-Yépez is a Mexican-American artist, comparative religion scholar and teacher of... Read on...


Lafayette Public Works Department

4 Stories
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.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Recreation Department

4 Stories
Posted on: September 25, 2014

Register for Lafayette's 4th Annual Window Painting Contest by Oct 3

_Laf Florist 2a - small.jpg

Children in kindergarten to 10th grade are invited to register for the 4th Annual Window Painting Contest. Participants can paint a Halloween, Día de los Muertos, and/or fall picture on an assigned exterior window space in... Read on...

DETAILS and registration information....
Posted on: August 25, 2014

Sunday drop-in Yoga Classes to begin September 7th!

yoga

Family Yoga – 9:30am to 10:15am
Prenatal Yoga – 10:25am to 11:25am
Baby & Me Yoga – 11:35am to 12:35pm

These classes will be held in the Greenlee/Rothman multipurpose room during facility construction.

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 10, 2014

Construction project to start at the BBRC

Construction project

Modified Fitness Schedule goes into effect on Monday, July 14

The BBRC is beginning construction on a significant project to add a 1,500 square foot second floor and an ADA-accessible elevator. These expansions will... Read on...

Construction update...
Posted on: June 3, 2014

Lafayette honored as a top finalist for the NRPA Gold Medal Award

Gold Medal Award

The National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) announced the City of Lafayette has been chosen as one of 4 finalists in the annual Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management for populations less... Read on...

Read the full press release...

Volunteers

3 Stories
Posted on: September 26, 2014

Lafayette Open Space Advisory Committee - Open Position for an Alternate Member.

Lafayette's Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC) is accepting applications for an Alternate Member.

This group advises City Council and staff in matters relating to the acquisition and management of Open Space. ... Read on...

LOSAC
Posted on: August 27, 2014

Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission Seeks Member Applicants

Cultural Arts Logo copy.jpg

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is seeking enthusiastic applicants to serve as committee members and alternates. The deadline to apply is November 1.

LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing,... Read on...

Application


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