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Posted on: January 23, 2020

Removal of speed radar signs

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There are a number of pole mounted radar speed signs located throughout the City of Lafayette. Several of these signs are mounted on facilities (poles) owned by Xcel Energy. Due to load bearing safety concerns, Xcel has requested the removal of these rada...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Take the Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan survey by January 31

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Legacy Lafayette: Online Survey and content from the second Community Meeting is now available!

If you were unable to attend the second community meeting on November 18 for the Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan Project, you can review all of the informat...

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New Survey / nueva encuesta... City News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Boulder County trails map app now available

Boulder Area Trails App

Local agencies have released a mobile application available for iOS and Android devices. The Boulder Area Trails app provides access to all trail information in and around Boulder County. The app is designed to enable users to find trails by use or type, ...

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Boulder Area Trails App.... City News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Public Notice - Prairie Dog Relocation

Colorado Parks & Wildlife has approved a live prairie dog relocation permit for the City of Lafayette.  This work will be conducted in accordance with the City's Prairie Dog Management Policy beginning in the month of January.  The C...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Christmas tree recycling December 26 - January 31, 2020

Christmas Tree recycling

The City Service Center will accept Christmas trees for
recycling during these dates and times. 

Monday thru Friday ONLYDecember 26 through January 31, 20206:00am -2:30pmCity Service Center | 1700 Avalon StONE Saturday drop off will be availabl...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

We bought the Farm!

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Lafayette City Administrator Fritz Sprague is pleased to announce negotiations and agreements are officially finalized for the Waneka Centennial Farm and open space purchase. 

“The purchase of the Waneka property for open space not only gives us a...

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VIEW a SLIDESHOW of the Waneka Farm property.... City News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Meet your newly seated Lafayette City Council!

Congratulations to the newly elected City Councilors who were sworn in by Judge Buchholtz at the December 3 City Council meeting. At this meeting, Councilors elected Jamie Harkins to the position of mayor and Stephanie Walton to mayor pro tem.

"I'm hu...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

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Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission. The following positions are currently available.  These committees typically meet once per month and act as resident advisors to City Council. 

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Request for proposals now open for the development of the 700 block of S. Public Rd.

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The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) is excited to seek qualified developers who possess the ability, desire and financial resources to develop an approximate 1.03-acre site within the Lafayette Old Town Revitalization Area to the maximum extent p...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

HOA Pay-as-You-Throw/Composting Program information

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What is the PAYT (Pay-as-you-throw) program?

The City's PAYT program is a three-cart volume-based system that encourages recycling and composting of waste. The program rate structure incentivizes customers to recycle and compost as much as possible.

The Cit...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Check out Lafayette-Listens.com

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The City of Lafayette values residents’ opinions and believes effective community participation is an essential part of productive and successful municipal projects.  This is especially significant right now as we continue working on a ...

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Access the Lafayette-Listens.com site.... City News
Posted on: October 22, 2019

Historic Preservation Master Plan - Kick-Off on October 30

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Join us to attend the kick-off meeting for Lafayette's first Historic Preservation Master Plan, which will provide historic preservation goals for the next 20 years.  Wednesday, October 30, 20197-8:30pmCity Council Chambers | 1290 S. Public RdThe...

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LEARN MORE at www.Lafayette-Listens.com ... City News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Water bill issues - October 8 information update

October 8 UPDATE

The City has identified a one-time programming error with the communication devices used to transmit water usage data to our billing system.  This issue has affected up to 183 customers out of the 2,768 meters currently installed....

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VIEW the list of potentially affected addresses... City News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Oil and Gas update - October 18, 2019

Moratorium extensionOn October 15, Lafayette City Council passed on first reading Ordinance No. 30, Series 2019, a 6-month extension of the City’s current oil and gas moratorium.  Originally approved in November 2017, the order places a...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan

We need your input to honor our past and shape the future!

Necesitamos tu ayuda para crear una Visión para la Comunidad y un Plan Integral para los próximos 20 años de LafayetteVisitar www.legacylafayette.org The City of Lafayette is seeking the c...

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WATCH the Comp Plan video... City News
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 revealed informat...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

The Lafayette City Council is committed to exercising their limited municipal regulatory authority to minimize oil and gas impacts on the community. Oil and gas development is an activity regulated at the state level. Existing state law - solidified by Co...

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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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