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Posted on: July 28, 2015

Mosquito Control Application - Waneka Lake 7/29 after 10:00 pm

Colorado Mosquito Control (CMC) will be fogging the Waneka Lake area on Wednesday, July 29th after 10:00pm. This will take place weather permitting.

To report mosquito problems or concerns please call CMC at 877-276-4306... Read on...

Colorado Mosquito Control
Posted on: June 12, 2015

Mosquito Season is here - Stay Informed

fight the bite

The 2015 mosquito season on the Front Range is in full swing 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... Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: July 17, 2015

Make a difference in your community - apply for a City Board position

Make a difference in your community and have an impact on the future of Lafayette. The City currently has multiple board positions available;
* Planning Commission - deadline July 31* Energy Sustainability Advisory... Read on...

VIEW ALL OPEN Board Positions...
Posted on: July 16, 2015

2015 City Council candidate campaign packets

City Council

Interested in running for a seat on the Lafayette City Council? Candidate Campaign packets are now available online. Four council seats will be available in the November 3, 2015 election.

Petition packets will be... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Relay for Life of East Boulder County on Aug 1

Relay for Life

On Saturday August 1st Waneka Lake will be packed with festivities, music, food and activities for the whole family starting at 9 am and continuing until midnight. You are not required to be on a Relay Team to participate... Read on...

Giving Back to the Future to be Cancer Free
Posted on: July 5, 2015

Lafayette Concert Series to run Wednesday evenings, July 8-29

waneka lake concert

Gather your family and friends, and enjoy an evening of entertainment! A wide variety of performers are on schedule and sure to please.

Concerts will be held Wednesday evenings July 8 through July 29, 2015 from 7:00pm... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/SummerConcerts
Posted on: July 7, 2015

The One Lafayette Program is accepting grant applications

One Lafayette

The City of Lafayette assists local nonprofit organizations through the One Lafayette Program. One Lafayette annually disburses funds collected from donations as well as funding from Lafayette City budget. Organizations... Read on...

Apply for a One Lafayette grant...
Posted on: July 24, 2015

BBRC Maintenance Closure Week - August 8-16, 2015

Maintenance Week

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance from August 8-16, 2015. We will reopen at 5:00am on August 17. The annual maintenance week is for the repair and restoration of recreation center... Read on...

MAINTENANCE WEEK DETAILS....
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: July 10, 2015

East Cleveland Ave. repairs

Beginning Monday, July 13, the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety will begin work to stabilize the mine shaft on East Cleveland Avenue that caused the sinkhole earlier this year. During these operations,... Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2015

Lafayette Peer Empowerment Project

LPEP

On July 2, the Lafayette Peer Empowerment Project (LPEP) participants unveiled their work to date and presented recommendations on how to better support Lafayette youth. Additional outcomes and recommendations will be... Read on...

Additional LPEP information...
Posted on: July 8, 2015

Doo good! Dog doo is much more than a nuisance!

doo good scoop poop

1. It spreads disease like Giardia and accounts for up to 20% of the bacteria in our waterways.

2. It hurts fish by adding nutrients which act like a fertilizer in streams making algae grow, and reducing oxygen levels.... Read on...

More Doo Gooder Info...
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

cityoflafayette.com/CONNECT
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

EnerguySmart

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...

PROGRAM DETAILS...
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...

Read More...
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...

cityoflafayette.com/VOLUNTEER
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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