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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Matthew Hoffman Exhibition & Residency at The Collective

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Matthew Hoffman Exhibition & Residency at The Collective

 

The Collective Community Art Center is proud to present wanderingthroughwords – Works of Matthew Hoffman from December 18, 2018 – February 17, 2019. Matthew Hoffman ...

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Cultural Arts and Public Art Committee Openings

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Lafayette residents may apply for one of three openings on the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission– one regular position and two alternates.  There are also two alternate positions on the Lafayette Public Art Committee.The Lafayette Cult...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Call for Artists for City Gallery Walls

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The City of Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources invites Colorado artists and arts groups to submit work to be displayed in one of three city facilities.  Artwork will be juried by a panel of city staff. 

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Lafayette City Administrator finalists announced

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The Lafayette City Council is pleased to announce two finalists for the City Administrator position;Terry “Fritz” Sprague  Current position: Deputy Town Manager | Town of Castle Rock, CO  View experience summary

Elisha Thomas &am...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Street sweeping to continue in Old Town the week of December 10

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Street sweeping will continue in Old Town the week of December 10.  The schedule is listed below.  

**Please note:  cars will be towed that are left on the street.** 

Friday, December 7 NO PARKING signs placed on East Cle...

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City News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

So. Boulder Road/120th Street utility undergrounding project

Map of So Boulder Rd undergrounding project

Utility work to bury overhead electrical lines along South Boulder Road and 120th Street will begin the week of December 17 and is anticipated to run through April 2019. The construction area includes South Boulder Road east of Saratoga Drive to 120th Str...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Holiday hours and closures for City facilities

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In observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures.Warm wishes for a joyful holiday season and a happy New Year from the Lafayette City Council and staff!

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Christmas tree recycling program

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The City Service Center will accept Christmas trees from Lafayette residents for recycling during these dates and times;  December 26 - February 2Monday through Friday ONLY 6:00am - 2:30pm  (Holiday closure dates: January 1 and 21)

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

(UPDATED 11/28) City Administrator recruitment process invites community engagement

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**INFORMATION UPDATED NOVEMBER 28, 2018 **

After 20 years of service to the Lafayette community, City Administrator Gary Klaphake will be retiring in December.  In their search for his replacement, City Council will include several opportunities f...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Oil and Gas Update - COGCC School Setback Rulemaking on December 17-18

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On December 17-18, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) will consider amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure to clarify setback requirements for oil and gas facilities from school and childcare...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette

June 25, 2018 update

8 North’s pending oil and gas applications will not be located in Lafayette In a pre-hearing statement submitted to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) on June 21, 8 North LLC voluntarily reveale...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

On November 22, the Lafayette City Council received a letter from the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) expressing their concern regarding the City’s six-month moratorium on oil and gas activities.  Read this letter.The Lafayette City Counc...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

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Many residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The link below will allow you to download a map that illustrates the location of existing well sites within Lafayette city limits.There have been no new wells drilled in La...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Resolution 20...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

City of Lafayette Blood Drive on December 27

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The need for blood doesn’t end while we’re all celebrating. Donating blood only takes about an hour and will transform the lives of patients in need. Make your appointment now with Vitalant (formerly Bonfils) by following the link belo...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Snow removal program for seniors - volunteers needed

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If you are aged 55 or older and unable to hire a professional snow shoveling service, Lafayette Senior Services can assist to pair you with a volunteer to clear your sidewalk, walkway to front door, stoop and/or driveway within 24 hours of measurable snow...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Apply to join the Human Rights Commission

Would you like to engage with the City and community members on ways to improve inclusivity and diversity? The City of Lafayette is seeking candidates interested in filling regular and alternate positions on the Human Rights Commission. Learn more about t...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Apply to join the Public Art Committee (PAC)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Public Art Committee (PAC). The PAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing, promoting, nurturing, and celebrating arts opportunities in Lafayette. View full position information, deadlines, an...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Apply to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)! LCAC is a citizen committee dedicated to developing, promoting, nurturing, and celebrating arts opportunities in Lafayette. View full position information, deadlines, ...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply for an open position on the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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Posted on: July 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board (SAB)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. Learn more about the position and how to apply at https://cityoflafayette.com/joinSAB

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: https:cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Looking for Activate Lafayette mobile app assistance

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The Activate Lafayette mobile app puts placemaking and interactive experiences at your fingertips! This fun and informative tool allows users to engage with community amenities, learn about local history, check-in at points of interest, get active on trai...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

City Council approves new development review process

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In an effort to create a more thorough process and allow for additional public engagement opportunities, the City has established a new Development Review Process. This new method to manage the steps for sketch and preliminary plans will add upfront clari...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

WRAC Film Series to run monthly through April 2019

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The Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC), the Arts HUB, Lafayette Energy Sustainability Committee (LESAC), and Walking Mountain Science Center present the Lafayette Sustainable Film Series.

Monthly films held October through April at the Arts HUB in L...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Lafayette Announces 2018 Green Business Recognition Program

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Lafayette Announces 2018 Green Business Recognition ProgramApplications accepted through December 31, 2018

 

The City of Lafayette’s Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) and Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) announce the launch ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Watch and learn – recycling, compost or trash?

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Approximately 90% of what we throw away can be recycled or composted.If you’ve ever been unsure if your waste should be placed into a recycling, compost, or trash bin - we’re here to help with a collection of easy to follow videos!  Learn more….&...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

WRAC champions pilot program to recycle batteries and art supplies

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The Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC), in cooperation with three local businesses located along East Simpson Street, is providing a free, drop-off recycling program for alkaline batteries and used art supplies.

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Lafayette endorses the EPA Food Recovery Challenge

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The Lafayette City Council has pledged to improve sustainable food management practices through a Resolution passed to endorse the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Food Recovery Challenge (FRC). The FRC seeks to reduce environmental impac...

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Lafayette awarded an Environmental Sustainability Grant

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The City of Lafayette has been awarded a $15,000 Environmental Sustainability Matching Grant from Boulder County. This grant program is intended to help leverage community resources for a coordinated, countywide approach to environmental sustainability.Fu...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Lafayette receives SolSmart Solar Excellence Award

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In addition to a SolSmart GOLD designation, the City of Lafayette has been presented with a 2017 SolSmart Special Recognition Award. This award celebrates and shines a light on communities that have gone above and beyond – earning at least 60% of the tota...

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Posted on: January 2, 2018

Learn about Lafayette's Climate Goals for 2018 and beyond

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In October 2017, the Lafayette City Council passed a resolution establishing community-wide goals to achieve 80% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and 100% renewable energy for electricity by 2030.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

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SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

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In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

City of Lafayette Blood Drive

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City of Lafayette Blood Drive at Lafayette City Hall 1290 S Public Road Thursday December 27, 2018 from 10 am to 2:30 pm

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Winter Break Reading Challenge, Dec. 21 - Jan. 7

Winter Break Reading Challenge, Dec. 21 - Jan. 7

Our Winter Break Reading Challenge is December 21, 2018 - January 7, 2019.  All you have to do log into the Beanstack account you made for Summer Reading, or create a new one for your family! To participate, complete 3 of the 5 Winter Break Readi...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Library and Bookdrops CLOSED Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25

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The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. The bookdrops will be LOCKED from Sunday at 5 pm until Wednesday at 8:30 am. No items are due while the Library and bookdrops are closed.

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

New York Times online - Enjoy unlimited free access

New York Times online access

Enjoy free and unlimited access to The New York Times online through the Lafayette Public Library, remotely on any device or from a Library computer or WiFi.

How it Works

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Use the Library Access link (NYTimes.com/register) to create an account ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Museum Pass Program

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We now have free Museum Passes for our Lafayette resident cardholders!Enjoy visits to many area participating Denver and Boulder area cultural institutions through the Library's Museum Pass program.

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Colorado Grants Guide®

Colorado Grants Guide

The Colorado Grants Guide® is Colorado’s leading online tool for grant funding research. The searchable database allows grant-seekers to research grants funders, and provides critical information such as grant areas of interest, application criteria, guid...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Be anything! Learn with Lynda.com

Learn with Lynda

Learn a new skill online, on your time. Use your library card to access 6,213 courses in business, technology and creative skills, taught by industry experts! Lynda.com is a premium online learning site. Users can even earn certificates that can be upload...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Lafayette historical newspapers online

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Good news! The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are now available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection. Access them from our Lafayette History & Photos page.

We have digitized several titles dating from 1901 to ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: September 25, 2018

It could be your Lucky Day!

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Do you love reading the newest books, but get tired of waiting for your turn on the "hold" list? Don't give up - it could be your Lucky Day! 

Here's how it works: The next time you're in the Library, stop by the large display in the main...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Studio 775 - Library Makerspace

Studio 775 Library Makerspace

Studio 775 Makerspace is open for business, Starting September 10!

Hours: Mondays 10am-noon, Wednesdays 2:30-4:30pm, and Thursdays 5:30-7:30pm.

Drop by for a visit, learn about our equipment, and see how to get involved with using it. Find out more. . .

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2018

AutoMate - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium AutoMate repair database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website AutoMate. Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, AutoMate has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicles, including step-by-step repair procedu...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Meet Libby the Library App!

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Did you know the library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use the Libby app on your phone or tablet - it takes just a few taps to find and borrow a title! And ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Check out Colorado State Parks

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Always wanted to check out Colorado’s state parks? Our Colorado State Parks Pass have been renewed for another year so you cancheck out a 7-day Colorado State Parks Pass along with an adventure backpack and visit one of our great state parks.Passes are un...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Use iPads at the Library

iPads for use in the Library

Now you can browse the web, use popular apps or games, print wirelessly, or check your email in any quiet or comfy area of the Library! Untether yourself from the Computer Lab - check out an iPad!

  • The are 10 iPads available for use within the Library.
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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Free digital magazines & graphic novels for your device or PC!

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Love magazines ? The Library has added free, popular emagazines to our collection, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). New - RBDigital now includes graphic nove...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults

Launchpad tablets for all ages available to check out!

Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Book Group To Go kits - new titles added regularly

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Each Lafayette Book Group To Go kit contain 10 copies of a title, discussion questions, author information, and more great ideas for your group. Groups do not need to meet at the Library to check out the kits! Check-out time for the kits is typically 6 we...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Computer Coach

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to e...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homebound Delivery Partner

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Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or ne...
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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Makerspace - Mentor or Workshop Leader

Studio 775 is Lafayette Library's new mini-makerspace, opening in Summer 2018! We envision a collaborative, community-driven space where users can learn to use new tech tools in creative ways. We need volunteer mentors to assist, support, and encourage co...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Teen Team

Interested in being with other teens, helping Library staff, recommending books, mentoring younger kids, earning community service hours AND having fun? Join the Library's Teen Team! There are lots of opportunities for teens to help out during throughout ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Therapy Dog Reading Partner

Promote children's literacy with your registered therapy dog! The Lafayette Public Library offers therapy dogs and their owners an opportunity to work with young readers twice a month on a Sunday afternoon.  Children read to a dog and her owner f...

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Posted on: July 10, 2018

Friends Fundraiser or Member

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Christmas Tree Recycling

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The City Service Center will accept Christmas trees for recycling during these dates and times.  Monday through Friday ONLY from 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM beginning on 12/26/18 thru 2/2/19.  ONE Saturday drop off will be available on 2/2/19 from...

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Parks, Recreation & Open Space
Posted on: September 6, 2018

New private banquet/meeting room available at Indian Peaks Golf Course

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Indian Peaks Golf Course (IPGC) will impress your guests with expansive views of the northern Front Range while enjoying the courteous staff and appetizing catering service.  Able to fully cater your event, IPGC offers a variety of options to sui...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

News Media Case Report Summary 12/03/18.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 12/03/18 to 12/09/18.

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Holiday Season Crime Prevention Tips

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During the holiday season, crime can have a slight up-swing.  This is due, in part, to shoppers carrying more cash and credit cards while shopping, shopping later than usual, leaving valuables in vehicles and being slightly more distracted than u...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

News Media Case Report Summary 11/26/18

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 11/26/18 to 12/02/18.

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Street sweeping to continue in Old Town on Monday, December 10

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Street sweeping will continue in Old Town on Monday, December 10.  The schedule is listed below.  

**Please note:  cars will be towed that are left on the street.**

Friday, December 7 NO PARKING signs placed on:  East Cl...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 3, 2018

So. Boulder Road/120th Street utility undergrounding project

Map of So Boulder Rd undergrounding project

Utility work to bury overhead electrical lines along South Boulder Road and 120th Street will begin the week of December 17 and is anticipated to run through April 2019. The construction area includes South Boulder Road east of Saratoga Drive to 120th Str...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

2018 Water Quality Report (CCR)

City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2018 water quality report. This report will give you information about Lafayette's water.

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Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Pop-Up Class! Try Cardio KickBoxing - Only 4 Chances!

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For a limited time only this December, try Cardio Kickboxing at the BBRC! These 4 classes are exclusive to the end of 2018 so try cardio kickboxing today!

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

FitMat CoreX

FitMat CoreX Class Advertisement

Do you have what it takes for FitMat CoreX? This NEW Class starts in January 2019.  View the link for the class description and watch our website for class dates! 

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Zumbini - Zumba for kids

Classes Start January 6th at the Bob Burger Recreation Center! (1)

Do you have a little one four or under that loves to learn and laugh? Bond with baby through the power of music and movement at Zumbini - a NEW class at the BBRC. 

Register: http://bit.ly/2zvodqx

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Karate is Back!

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Bennetts Karate teaches a traditional style of karate known as Uechi Ryu from Okinawa, Japan. The birthplace of Karate. It is one of the 3 base styles of karate from Okinawa, and originated as a Kung-Fu system from Southern China. Uechi Ryu consists of 3 ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Join the Resolution Solution and Achieve Your Goals!

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Join the team at the BBRC in a six-week program designed to help you achieve your resolutions and get on track to a fit and healthy lifestyle! Click the link below to learn more about this awesome new program that will help you make and maintain your goal...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Sign up for fitness class changes or cancellations.

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

The Resolution Solution!

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Make this year the best year ever! Learn how to set and meet goals with the help of our fitness staff and personal trainers. 

Learn more about the program at www.cityoflafayette.com/resolutionsolution

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Martin Luther King Peace March

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Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with this March for Peace organized by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee on Monday, Jan 21, 2019.  

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: January 1, 2018

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Join the City of Lafayette Recreation Department as we host our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. This is a free event, please arrive early and get your spot before the start time. The Easter Bunny will make his annual visit for all the boys and girls, so bring you...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Screen Free Week

Screen Free Week Logo For April 29th-May 5th, 2019

The average American devotes more than 10 hours a day to screen time between recreational, educational and professional use. Get back those hours and reap the benefits by participating in Screen Free Week! Open to all ages, Screen Free Week is a dedicated...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

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Join us at this FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content on fully stocked Waneka Lake - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, get a FREE pole from Jax, and have a great time enjoying picturesque Waneka Lake park.&a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

The Sizzler Fun Run For Kids!

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A fun run for the pint-sized members of the family! All ages will receive a participation ribbon and refreshments as well as the sense of accomplishment of completing their first race!

Participants are divided into age groups and run the following distance...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Rockies Skill Challenge!

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Test your skills in base running, batting and throwing! This FREE event, for boys and girls ages 6-13 is held every June. There will be separate divisions for boys and girls and awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners at each level of competition. All e...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Concert in the Park

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This FREE summer concert is the time to kick back and enjoy the tunes at Waneka Lake. 

The 2019 Summer Concert will be on July 17th, 2019. Check back for announcements of who will be preforming! 

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

"Try"athalon

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This basic triathlon includes running around the park, swimming in the outdoor pool and riding a bike! The entry fee includes ribbons and refreshments. Come give this classic competition a try! 

The 2019 dates for the "Try"athalon will b...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Movies in the Park!

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Every summer join Lafayette Recreation and grab a picnic blanket for a twilight movie in the park. 

Hosted at local parks within Lafayette, CO, this FREE and family friendly movie series is a way to spend a summer night under the stars and the big...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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Celebrate Parks and Recreation with the entire nation during Parks and Recreation Month!

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Fall Festival!

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Fall Festival is a spooky good time! We celebrate fall all month long with three great events that culminate at our Fall Festival at the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Learn the winners of the city-wide window painting contest, race a pumpkin through the L...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop N Drop

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Make holiday shopping fun this year! Kids ages 4-12 can be dropped off at the Bob Burger Recreation Center for some play time while parents enjoy some stress free shopping in downtown Lafayette! 

This annual event takes place on Shop Small Saturda...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Santa's Calling!

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Sign up to get a call from Santa! For children ages 8 and younger. 

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2NNNj8x

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Disenchanted! - Boulder Dinner Theater

Forget the princesses you think you know, and say hello to Disenchanted!   The original fairy tale princesses are none too happy with the exploitation they've suffered in today's films and books.

Date:  3/24/19

Day:  Sund...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Agnes of Glass Demonstration

Immerse yourself in the fascinating and exciting art form of blowing glass.  Discover how to manipulate and work with hot glass in a demonstration where the artisan will create tow pieces; one blow form and one solid form.  Please bring ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Let's take a day trip to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and spend time visiting all their various exhibits, check out the planetarium or watch Imax.  Fee includes transportation and admission.  Lunch and any special exhibits are...

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Senior Services
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Breckenridge Snow Sculptures

Sixteen teams from around the world hand-carve 25-ton blocks of snow, turning them into intricate snow sculptures.  There is time to view the sculptures, eat dinner and attend the awards ceremony followed by a professional acrobatic Cirque Show. ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Longmont Museum

While we visit the Longmont Museum, learn about the earliest settlement in the St. Vrain Valley and Burlington.  Explore the immigrant experience and see how many steps it takes to grow sugar beets and turn them into sugar.

Date:  1/18/19...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

Snow Removal Volunteer Program

If you are 55+ and unable to hire a professional snow shoveling service, Lafayette Senior Services can pair you with a volunteer to shovel your sidewalk, walkway to front door, stoop and/or driveway within 24 hours of measurable snowfall. To sign up for t...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Why all the cool shops are moving to Lafayette!

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5280 Neighborhood Guide: Lafayette

There has never been a more exciting time to visit this vibrant city in Boulder County

by Callie Sumlin - 5280 Magazine, August 2018

The 2014 opening of Big Red F’s Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette promised more than ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

AARP most livable city chart

Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

How to pronounce Lafayette - as seen on 9News

Mayor Berg on 9News

Mayor Berg had some fun last week enlightening Kyle Clark of 9News on how to pronounce Lafayette.  Here was her first stab at it via a phone interview:http://www.9news.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/next-with-kyle-clark/what-do-you-s...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #12 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list

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Lafayette has earned a #12 spot on the top 25 list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Div...
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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Stem Ciders / Acreage Restaurant opening in Lafayette on February 24

StemCiders / Acreage Restaurant to open February 24

Acreage, the new cider house and eatery on top of the hill in Lafayette (1380 Horizon Ave., Unit A), will open on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The collaboration between Stem Ciders, Kelly Whitaker’s Id Est. Hospitality Group an...

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Tangerine to open new Lafayette location on February 26

Tangerine now open February 26

Tangerine, a healthy brunch/lunch restaurant with a Mediterranean twist based in Boulder, will be opening a new location in Lafayette at 300 So. Public Road on February 26, 2018.At Tangerine, Chef/Proprietor Alec Schuler creates innovative takes on tradit...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

Earth Day Shop Local

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map illustrates the location of existing well sites within city limits.  Additional questions may be answered by visiting the Lafayette O...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winners

Craig Kitzman

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winnersThank you to Lafayette residents who submitted creative and genuine photographs for this project. All the photos were a great tribute to "What Makes Lafayette Great"!Selected photographs may be v...

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Stem Ciders / Acreage Restaurant opening in Lafayette on February 24

StemCiders / Acreage Restaurant to open February 24

Acreage, the new cider house and eatery on top of the hill in Lafayette (1380 Horizon Ave., Unit A), will open on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The collaboration between Stem Ciders, Kelly Whitaker’s Id Est. Hospitality Group and Chef Dan...

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

Tangerine to open new Lafayette location on February 26

Tangerine now open February 26

Tangerine, a healthy brunch/lunch restaurant with a Mediterranean twist based in Boulder, will be opening a new location in Lafayette at 300 So. Public Road on February 26, 2018.At Tangerine, Chef/Proprietor Alec Schuler creates innovative takes on tradit...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

Earth Day Shop Local

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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