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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Lockout at Centaurus High School

On February 5, 2016 at approximately 0902 hours officers of the Lafayette Police Department were advised Centaurus High School, located at 10300 South Boulder Road, went on a lockout after receiving multiple threatening telephone calls by an unknown male....Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2016

Wildlife habitat improvements at Waneka Lake continue

Waneka Lake habitat project

On January 30 an Eagle Scout project continued the City’s efforts to improve wildlife habitat at Waneka Lake. Lafayette Boy Scout Troop 271 built 12 fish reef areas utilizing 120 cinder blocks, ¾ mile of pipe, and 1.5 cubic yards of concrete. These arti...Read on...

LEARN MORE about the outlet valve project...
Posted on: February 1, 2016

Wilson Community Garden plots now available

Wilson Community Garden

Community garden plots are now available on a first-come, first-serve basis at the Wilson
Community Garden. Growing season runs April through the 2nd week of November. Fees are $35 or $50 per plot depending on size, plus a $30 refundable clean up fee. ...Read on...

LEARN MORE about Wilson Community Garden...
Posted on: February 2, 2016

Get free help preparing and filing your taxes

tax help

Volunteers from the AARP Tax Aide Program will assist people in filing their taxes by appointment on Wednesday afternoons from 1 - 4pm from February 3 through April 13. Appointments are required.

To make an appointment: Call 303-661-1162 to schedule, ...Read on...

More Information, Forms, & Resources
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: January 13, 2016

Drainageway 7 improvement project and Coal Creek Trail detours.

Drainageway 7 project

The Cities of Lafayette and Louisville are preparing to begin work this month on a project to improve drainageways along Coal Creek in the area south of South Boulder Road and east of Highway 42. The primary purpose is for flood control. This project wil...Read on...

Coal Creek Trail Detour Map...
Posted on: January 1, 2016

Coyotes reported in Rothman Open Space


1/14/16 UPDATE: A male and female coyote were sighted again in Rothman Open Space the morning of 1/14/16. It is likely the coyotes have a den in the area. Rothman Open Space is just east of Lucerne and Glenwood Drives.

On 12/31/2015, Lafayette Police ...Read on...

Colorado Parks and Wildlife/Living with Wildlife
Posted on: January 20, 2016

Are your teen drivers Safe at the Wheel?

Teen Driving Rules

After spending years protecting your children from all sorts of dangers on and off the road, are you ready to hand over the keys to the family car? Are you prepared?

The Lafayette Police Department will be posting information weekly over the next se...Read on...

Alcohol and Drugs
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...

READ the full study...
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.com. Livability explores what makes small-to-medium sized cities great places to live and developed the list, in collaboration with renowned ...Read on...

READ MORE AT: livability.com/co/lafayette
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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