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Posted on: March 23, 2018

The Collective Community Arts Center earns Governor’s Award

Lafayette’s Collective Community Arts Center earns Governor’s Award for Best New Addition to Downtown 

Honorable Mention awarded to the City’s public/private parking program


Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI), a nonprofit organization dedicate...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Shape the future of Lafayette - serve on a City Board or Commission

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Help share the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission.  There are currently openings for; 

  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Urban Renewal Authority (deadline to apply is April 20 at 3:00pm)
  • Senior Advisory Board
  • Waste R...
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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #12 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list

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Lafayette has earned a #12 spot on the top 25 list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Div...
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Posted on: March 16, 2018

The Great Outdoors Waterpark to Open in May!

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Summertime in Lafayette is about to get a whole lot cooler! The new Great Outdoors Waterpark (GOWP), a voter-approved expansion of the LaMont Does Outdoor Pool, will be launching its inaugural season this May - which is only 10 weeks away!


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View the GOWP webpage.... City News
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Oil and Gas activity update - March 14, 2018

The Lafayette City Council is dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of residents from the potential impacts of oil and gas operations, and are exploring many fronts to address the pending 8 North LLC applications. Staff has recently rece...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

2017 Green Business Awardees announced

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The City of Lafayette’s Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) announces the successful conclusion of its sixth annual Green Business Program, which recognizes local businesses for efforts in energy efficiency, waste reduction, efficie...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

What’s developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of construction projects and an interactive map at the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Orange Zone water line construction project at Arapahoe & 95th Street

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Project to run March through July

Construction of the Orange Zone water line along Arapahoe Road will begin the week of March 12 and continue for approximately four months. All Arapahoe traffic lanes will remain open during construction, but lane widths wi...

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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 1, 2018

Do you qualify for a Senior Homestead Property Tax Exemption?

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If you are 65 years old or better and have been living in your Boulder County home for the last 10 consecutive years, you could qualify for a reduction in your property tax payment.The Colorado Constitution establishes a property tax exemption for qualify...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Monthly dementia caregiver support group at the Library

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The Dementia Caregiver Support Group is a safe place to receive support for the difficult journey of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, at any stage of the disease. The group is facilitated by trained volunteers on behalf...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Sign up for free tax help appointments

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Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments fill up very quickly.

  • Appointments are required, and are available from F...
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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

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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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