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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Lafayette Police Department steps up neighborhood patrols

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The Lafayette Police Department has been receiving inquiries about an increase in auto thefts, thefts from vehicles, and other thefts at and around residences. They have seen an increase in these types of crimes, as have communities throughout the area. G...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

City Council approves new development review process

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In an effort to create a more thorough process and allow for additional public engagement opportunities, the City has established a new Development Review Process. This new method to manage the steps for sketch and preliminary plans will add upfront clari...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Arts in Community Grants - apply by September 10

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The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is pleased to announce the opening of the annual Arts in the Community-Grant cycle. The grants are available to local individuals and organizations for the 15th year in a row.  LCAC awards money, usua...

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LEARN MORE and submit an application... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

New E. Simpson location for the Lafayette Farmers Market

The Lafayette Farmers Market has moved!  

The 2018 market will operate along the 400 Block of E. Simpson St.  - between S. Iowa Ave. and Michigan Ave.  What better way to celebrate Lafayette's historic Main Street than with a far...

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Lafayette Farmers Market website... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999. AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentifu...

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MORE Lafayette awards and designations... City News
Posted on: July 11, 2018

Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan Open House to be held on July 30

Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan working group

Seventeen Lafayette residents and business owners (Friends of Public Road Working Group) have been working with an outside transportation consultant to prepare a corridor plan for Public Road. This diverse working group was selected based on an applicatio...

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VISIT cityoflafayette.com/PublicRoadPlan ... City News
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

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With a prolonged string of temperatures at or surpassing 90 degrees, reservoir water temperatures have elevated to the point where an algae bloom has occurred. As algae die off, these small plants release natural compounds that give the water an unpleasan...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Capturing Domenico Farm at The Collective

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Capturing Domenico Farm art show will exhibit a collection of pastel works by Clare Scott, Dawn Buckingham, Mark Brockman, Mike Ray, Norbert Nagel, and Sabrina Stiles with sculptures by Joellen Domenico at The Collective July 2 through August 11. The exhi...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Electric bike discounts available through July 31

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Boulder County is helping residents and commuters have a happier and healthier commute by organizing discounts on over 40 models of electric bikes.There’s no better time to try out an electric bike for your commute, errands, and fun around town!...

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Additional Info from Boulder County.... City News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report (CCR)

The Public Works Department presents Lafayette residents with the 2018 water quality report. These annual testing results, in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment guidelines, have shown t...

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VIEW the 2018 Water Quality Report... City News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette

June 25, 2018 update

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette In a pre-hearing statement submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on June 21, 8 North LLC voluntarily reveale...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Community Puzzle Project

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Older adults are an active, vibrant part of life in our community.  Help the Lafayette Senior Services Division demonstrate this by designing a puzzle piece that shows what "Aging in Lafayette" means to you.  Blank puzzle piece...

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View the Puzzle Project flyer... City News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

One Lafayette grant applications accepted through July 31, 2018

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The City of Lafayette finances a community fundraiser to help local nonprofit organizations provide essential services.Apply for funding today; either for an Essential Community Resource (E.C.R.) or for a Special Program Grant.Items that the programs help...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Temporary suspension in place for the Peddlers Ordinance

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In light of a recent federal district court decision invalidating a time restriction on door-to-door solicitation, the City has placed a temporary enforcement suspension on section 55-31 of our Code of Ordinances. This section currently allows on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

What is the City of Lafayette's water conservation ordinance?

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Now that Spring is here and residents are getting lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines. Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservation or...

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Additional Water Conservation info..... City News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

City of Lafayette Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy

The goals of the Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Golf Department’s (PROS) Integrated Pest Management and Herbicide Policy (IPM) are to help prevent unacceptable levels of pest damage on Lafayette public lands through the proper assessment of...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Human Rights Commission is seeking your input

The Human Rights Commission is asking for your input through a community outreach program called Public Listening Tour 2018. The information you share in one of our listening sessions or through our online survey helps us understand how Lafayette can be m...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

On November 22, the Lafayette City Council received a letter from the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) expressing their concern regarding the City’s six-month moratorium on oil and gas activities.  Read this letter.The Lafayette City Counc...

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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.... City News
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Resolution 20...

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