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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Public Road Paving Project – September 16 through October 4

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No parking will be in effect weekdays from 7:00am to 4:00pm

The Lafayette Public Works Department will be milling and paving Public Road from S. Boulder Road to Baseline Road September 16 through approximately October 4. Once complete, Public Road will hav...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

2019 PROST Master Plan - view the Draft Version

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The Parks, Recreation & Open Space Department has been working closely with GreenPlay, LLC in developing an update to the department's Master Plan which was last published in 2013.  

The 2019 Parks, Recreation, Open Space & Trails Master P...

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VIEW the 2019 PROST Master Plan Draft... City News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Lafayette named first Colorado Bird City

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Celebrate by attending the 6th annual Bird Migration Day on September 22 Environment for the Americas has designated the City of Lafayette as the very first Bird City in Colorado. Lafayette has proven its appreciation for birds through its growin...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Lafayette announces list of fourteen City Council candidates

CANDIDATE FORUMS Sept 19 and Oct 10 at the library at 6:30pm

The City Clerk has certified 14 petitions for candidates running for five open positions on the Lafayette City Council.  The following list of qualified candidates will appear on the November 5, 2019, ballot. One additional prospective candidate ...

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ELECTION information... City News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Learn to ride RTD in Lafayette on September 19

2019 Ride the RTD on Sept 19

Interested in learning more about your public transportation commuting options? Join RTD and Commuting Solutions for an overview of RTD services. Learn how to ride the bus and plan your route!RTD and Commuting Solutions staff members will be available to ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Join the Sustainability Plan Working Group

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The City is getting ready to begin work to develop a Sustainability Plan. Help guide this process by applying to serve as a member of the Sustainability Plan Working Group. Members of this group will assist to identify topics and issues for the new plan. ...

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APPLY today for the Working Group... City News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

9th annual window painting contest

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Kids in grades K-10, are you looking to show off your painting skills? Register by September 30 for the Recreation Division's 9th Annual Window Painting Contest.Some of your favorite local business owners have generously offered up their windows for young...

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REGISTER by September 30... City News
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Traffic signals on Highways 287 and 7

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The City has received numerous calls recently about traffic signal malfunctions on State Highway 287 and State Highway 7. These roadways and traffic signals are owned and maintained by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).Public Works has been...

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Contact CDOT... City News
Posted on: August 26, 2019

What do you think about Short Term Rental Properties and Accessory Dwelling Units?

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We want to hear from you - tell us what you think about short term rentals (STRs) and accessory dwelling units (ADUs) in Lafayette. The City is considering allowing these structures in residential zones.

  • STRs are homes that have all or a portion r...
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Posted on: August 22, 2019

West Nile virus detected in Lafayette


Lafayette has received confirmation that a mosquito monitoring trap at Waneka Lake has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). 

The Vector Index (VI) of the positive zone was 0.27.  VI is a measure of transmission risk based on infecti...

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Additional Info from Boulder County Health... City News
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Phase two of the residential Smart Water Meter installation project

Outside Meter GIS Tech

In May, the Public Works Department began managing a City-wide project to replace existing residential water meters with new “smart water meters.” This new equipment will have the capability to provide real-time water usage data, allow...

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Updates and more information... City News
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 The City of Lafayette is seeking the c...

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WATCH the Comp Plan video... City News
Posted on: June 9, 2019

Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan - Community Survey now available online

Comp Plan survey

The City of Lafayette has launched an online Community Survey to gather initial input for the Comprehensive Plan effort. This survey will be available online through the end of the summer and we welcome everyone’s input. Feel free to share the link with y...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Oil and Gas update - May 30, 2019

On April 16, 2019, Governor Polis signed Senate Bill 19-181 into law. This bill ensures that oil and gas development and operations in Colorado are regulated in a manner that protects public health, safety, welfare, the environment, and wildlife resources...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Help guide the future of Lafayette

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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.  Learn about the function of each board and apply online by clicking on the link.

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View all listings at 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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