Posted on: February 18, 2016

Unsure how to navigate the City's development process?

site plan

Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link below to learn more about the steps involved, what quasi-judicial proceedings are, and how to provide input. This web page will also reference current projects that h...Read on...
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Lafayette Trails – Did you know?

Waneka Lake Trail activity

One of the valuable assets Lafayette residents can take advantage of is the extensive inventory of parks, trails and open space in the community. Take a stroll along a Lafayette trail this weekend!

Did you know Lafayette residents enjoy
* Over 20 mile...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Artists wanted for booths at Art Night Out

Art Night Out vendors

We are looking for art and fine craft vendors for Lafayette's Art Night Out, 3rd Friday Art and Concert series in Old Town Lafayette.

Call for Artists and vendors! We are striving for a rich variety of arts, media, and crafts. Most of our booth spaces ...Read on...

Guidelines and application
Posted on: May 4, 2016

Prevent vehicle break-ins in Lafayette


Thefts from vehicles have increased with the warmer weather. Prevent vehicle break-ins in Lafayette!

It takes 2 seconds to lock a vehicle. It takes 5 seconds to hide valuables from sight. Hide it, lock it, or lose it! It takes less than 10 seconds...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Arts in Education Grant opportunity for Lafayette teachers


Teachers of Lafayette schools may apply for a grant to support arts-related projects with local students. The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers for the 9th year in a row. The...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Baseline Reservoir water levels

Last week during a routine annual inspection of Baseline Reservoir, state inspectors observed seepage along the toe of the west dam. While the inspector did not feel an imminent threat existed, Lafayette Public Works immediately began drawing down water ...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Position openings on Lafayette Commissions and Committees


Position openings on Lafayette Commissions and Committees

Help guide the Lafayette community's forward motion by serving on a city Board or Commission. Applications are currently being accepted for the Planning Commission, Energy Sustainability Advis...Read on...
Posted on: April 28, 2016

The April 30 Mulch Give-Away has been postponed to May 14

The free mulch give-away event scheduled for this Saturday, April 30th has been postponed until Saturday, May 14 due to the rain and possible snow in the forecast. The grounds behind the Service Center can get extremely muddy and hazardous for vehicles a...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Building Improvement Grant Deadline June 1, 2016

600 E Simpson

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is now accepting applications for two competitive grants of $1000 for a historic building improvement project that meets the following criteria:

Age of Building (House, Outbuilding, Barn, etc.):
• 50 yea...Read on...

Grant Application...
Posted on: April 14, 2016

The Spring edition of the Lafayette Connection newsletter is available online

Lafayette Connection - Spring 2016

The Lafayette Connection newsletter encourages residents to BE A PART OF IT - engaged and informed about COMMUNITY LIFE, HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, and SUSTAINABLE LIVING in Lafayette.

A printed copy of the Lafayette Connection will be included in your April ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

The 2016 Summer Activity Guide is now available

2016 Spring Activity Guide

The Recreation Activity Guide is published three times a year and mailed to Lafayette households.

A digital version can be viewed by clicking on the link below, or a printed version can be picked up at the Bob Burger Recreation Center and other city fa...Read on...

2016 Summer Activity Guide
Posted on: February 22, 2016

Lafayette is accepting applications for Summer Jobs


Annually, Lafayette hires people to help us take care, manage and operate some of our seasonal facilities and programs. We hire teens from age 14 to 17, and adults.

We have openings at Indian Peaks Golf Course, Summer Day Camp program at the Bob L B...Read on...
Posted on: February 19, 2016

Coca-Cola / Hi-Way Bar mural conservation project

Coca cola mural restoration

As the structure at 201 N. Public Road was being torn down in June 2015, crews uncovered an exciting mural along the south wall. Read more about the history and conservation efforts of this historic piece of public art.
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Thinking about purchasing rooftop solar or an electric vehicle?

Boulder County Solar Benefits

For a limited time, residents in Boulder County can access discounted pricing for roof-mounted solar systems and electric vehicles through the Solar Benefits Boulder County program.

The following deals will be available during these limited time period...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Attend the "Issues" Series with City Council

Issues Over Dessert

Lafayette residents are invited to join City Council members to discuss important issues while snacking on complimentary desserts or enjoying a warm cup of coffee.

These informal events will be held every third Wednesday evening in January, February, ...Read on...

Lafayette City Council
Posted on: November 6, 2015

Lafayette lands 3rd in Colorado, 48th in the nation

Best Small City

Out of 1,268 small cities ranked as best places to live, Lafayette earned the 3rd position in Colorado and 48th nationwide.

The 2015 WalletHub study assigned the small cities scores across 22 metrics including housing costs, cost-of-living, affordabili...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Lafayette Commons earns Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence

Lafayette Commons

Downtown Colorado, Inc. (DCI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to revitalizing Colorado's downtown districts, has recognized the Lafayette Commons project with its Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence in the category of Best Adaptive Reuse or Rehab...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Lafayette named a Top 100 Place to Live

top 100 ciities

Lafayette has earned a ranking of 44 out of the top 100 Best Places to Live in the U.S., according to Livability explores what makes small-to-medium sized cities great places to live and developed the list, in collaboration with renowned ...Read on...

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 (3,000-8,000) midsize (8,000-20,...Read on...

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