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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Oil and Gas activity update - January 12

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: January 16, 2018

CELDF Public Interview Meeting scheduled for March 5


The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELFD) has verbally offered to provide free legal service to the City of Lafayette in the event City Council would decide to cite the Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights to justify implementing a ban on oil and...

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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: January 17, 2018

January is Radon Action Month

radon month

Radon comes from the natural radioactive breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. It is an invisible, odorless, tasteless, cancer-causing gas that enters buildings through the numerous cracks, holes, and pipes in the foundation. It can also...

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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: January 9, 2018

Be a part of it - check out January newsletters

Be A Part of It

Keep up to date with news and events from the Library, Recreation Center, Cultural Arts, and Senior Services.

Check In at the Lafayette Public Library The Buzz at Bob'sThe Arts SourceThe Senior SpotlightSign up to have a these newsletters delivere...

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City News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Coyote activity on the Front Range


There have been several reports of coyote sightings along Front Range cities, including Lafayette.  Coyotes are a naturally occurring species in our area, and have adapted well to to live among human populations in urban environments.  J...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Help guide the future of Lafayette


Positions are available on the following Boards/Committees:

  • Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC)
  • Historic Preservation Board (HPB)
  • Library Board (LAB)
  • Lafayette Energy Sustainability Committee (LESAC)
  • Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)
  • Senior Advisory Board (SAB)...
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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

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The Lafayette City Service Center will accept Christmas trees for drop-off recycling during the following dates and times;Monday thru Friday ONLY12/26/17 through 2/2/186:00am-2:30pm(The Service Center will be closed 1/1/18 for New Years Day and 1/15/18 fo...

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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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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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