Posted on: July 27, 2016

Drive with caution on W. Emma this week while bike lanes are being installed

Emma Carr

Please drive with caution this week as crews are out on W. Emma installing bike lanes as part of the City's Walk and Wheel program.

Parking on the north side of W. Emma will remain, while parking along the south side of the street (from Longmont west ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Festival Plaza closure on August 1

Please be advised that contractors will be working on a lighting project at Festival Plaza on Monday, August 1 which will require a full closure of the area. This closure will include the public splash pad. While not anticipated, it is possible work may...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Join the BBRC for a family-friendly bike ride on July 30

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Join the Bob Burger Recreation Center and Open Space Advisory Committee as they highlight a family-friendly bike ride to celebrate Parks and Recreation Month.

Riders should meet at the West parking lot of Waneka Lake (1600 Caria Dr) by 8:00 AM sharp t...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

A mosquito pool in the Lafayette/Louisville area has tested positive this week for West Nile Virus (WNV). While mosquito counts have been on the rise, this is the first detection of WNV in the Lafayette area this year.

Citizens are urged to protect...Read on...

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Apply for an opening on the Planning Commission

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission. There is one opening. Requirements include being a registered voter, a resident of Lafayette for one full year, a letter of interest, a resume, and a completed ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Comcast 2016 franchise renewal notice - attend a public input meeting on July 28


The City of Lafayette is preparing to negotiate the renewal of the franchise agreement with Comcast. City officials can negotiate specific issues in the agreement including programming categories; public access, education and government channels; customer...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

The Lafayette Connection is now available online

2016 Summer Connection

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.

The Connection is published three times a year and mailed in residenti...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Did you miss the Activate Lafayette community input session?

Activate Lafayette

In May 2016 the City of Lafayette was awarded an “Activating Places and Spaces Together” grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to develop a new community-wide mobile phone app. The Activate Lafayette Project is intended to connect and engage users to ...Read on...

Activate Lafayette Survey.....
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Only service animals are allowed at city-sponsored events

Hot pavement, crowds, and other dogs can impact pet safety and well-being at public events. Effective with the passing of Resolution 2016-44 in June 2016, the City is requiring event attendees to leave pets at home to provide a safer and more positive ex...Read on...
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Art Night Out season is in full swing - the next event is August 19

Art Night Out sign

Lafayette is proud to highlight award winning, Colorado musicians and Lafayette-based craft beer as part of the Art Night Out annual summer art series. The event is held every 3rd Friday May-September.

Lafayette’s focus on art, original music, local pr...Read on...
Posted on: February 18, 2016

Unsure how to navigate the City's development process?

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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: June 20, 2016

Mosquito season has begun - stay informed


The 2016 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 West Nile Virus (WNV). Learn more a...Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: June 28, 2016

2016 Lafayette water quality report now available online

Printed versions can be picked up at City Hall at the Public Works counter.

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Posted on: June 21, 2016

Plug and abandonment activity occurring at 10364 Arapahoe Rd through July

CDM Oil and Gas is undertaking permanent abandoning and plugging of an oil and gas well located at 10364 Arapahoe Rd in Lafayette. This property is located north of the Domenico farm, northeast of Indian Peaks subdivision, and northwest of Anna's Farm sub...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

What are Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines?

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Now that summer is here, the City would like to remind residents of Lafayette's permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines.

In 2013 Lafayette City Council enacted a permanent water conservation ordinance to protect the City's water resources. I...Read on...

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Posted on: June 14, 2016

Announcing the first annual Lafayette Volunteer Poster Contest

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In recognition of all volunteers in the City of Lafayette, the City's Volunteer Committee is sponsoring a poster contest which will award the winner a $150 prize during the September Art Night Out at Festival Plaza.

Traditionally, the City of Lafayette...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Lafayette Alley Art Amazin' - Did you know?

Peacock mural

Alley Art Amazin' is a talented group of professional artists, neighbors, families and friends who are combining enthusiasm and the love of art to make the alleys of Old Town Lafayette a showplace of imagination and whimsy. Today over 60 murals and pieces...Read on...

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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: 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

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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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