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Posted on: July 3, 2015

Monthly emergency outdoor warning sirens testing scheduled for July 6

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: June 30, 2015

Independence Day City Facility Hours - for July 3 and July 4


In observance of the Independence Day holiday, please be aware of the following City facility closures for Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4

LaMont Does Outdoor Pool: Open July 3 and 4
Indian Peaks Golf Course: Open... Read on...

4th of July event at Waneka Lake...
Posted on: June 26, 2015

Fireworks are not allowed in Lafayette

4th of july

The use of all fireworks, including items such as sparklers, snakes, and smoke bombs, is prohibited within Lafayette city limits. Those in possession or caught using them will be ticketed.

We encourage the community to... Read on...

4th of July Event at Waneka Lake...
Posted on: June 25, 2015

The Summer 2015 edition of the Lafayette Connection is now available online

Lafayette connection

The Lafayette Connection is published three times a year and mailed in resident water bills. "Be a Part of It" - engaged and informed about Community Life, Healthy Lifestyles, and Sustainable Living

Posted on: June 23, 2015

Starting July 1, New Lower Fines for Early Literacy Books and Kits

Early Lit

We want all the children of Lafayette to be ready for school and reading!

Beginning July 1, the late fee for Early Literacy Materials is 5¢ per item, per day.

Early Literacy Materials are intended for use by very... Read on...

Lafayette Public Library
Posted on: June 17, 2015

Update on traffic signal issues along Hwy 287

traffic light

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) discovered a faulty pedestrian crossing signal at the intersection of Hwy 287 and Empire Road (Hwy 42), and is investigating a similar problem at the intersection of Hwy 287... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Special energy incentives available for Lafayette residents


Special incentives for energy efficiency upgrades are now available to residents in Lafayette. A $100 limited-time bonus rebate, as well as efficient LED lighting or programmable thermostats, are being offered on a... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

Mosquito Season Has Begun - Stay Informed

The 2015 mosquito season on the Front Range has begun and the City of Lafayette would like to keep its residents informed.

With that, we have created a new section on the City's website dedicated to mosquitoes and... Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: May 27, 2015

Mayor Berg named 2015 “Outstanding Elected Official”

Mayor Berg recycling award

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has been named the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 2015 Outstanding Elected Official for her contributions and promotion of recycling and waste reduction.

“It is an honor on behalf of... Read on...

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: June 7, 2015

Sign up today for the Summer Reading Program

SRP 2015

Summer reading for all ages ! 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 seniors. All... Read on...

Registration and Details
Posted on: June 8, 2015

The LaMont Does Outdoor Pool is open daily

LaMont Does Pool

Bring the whole family to the LaMont Does Pool for an affordable dip this summer. Pool amenities include a kiddie pool with a covered sitting area, lap pool with diving board and basketball hoop, and a grassy picnic area. ... Read on...

LaMont Does Outdoor Pool schedule...
Posted on: June 3, 2015

City Volunteers of the Year recognized

Wanda Hodgson Volunteer of the Year 2015

In 2014 the City of Lafayette was honored to have benefited from the support of 523 volunteers. Many programs would not be possible without the contribution of these important people. City volunteers were recognized at the... Read on...

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: May 7, 2015

Lafayette ranked 6th safest Colorado city

City of Lafayette Colorado

When deciding where to live, safety is a top priority. ValuePenguin analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report to determine the safety of cities in Colorado and separated these cities into three population categories: small... Read on...

Additional Info...
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...

Suggested Front Range tree and shrub list....
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....

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