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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Cyberattack causes City computer outage

News Release

In the early morning hours of July 27, a ransomware cyberattack on the City’s computer system disabled network services resulting in disruptions to phone service, email, and online payment and reservation systems. 9-1-1 and emergency dispatch se...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City email and phone service is currently down

City internet and phones

City email and phone service is currently down. This includes City Hall, the Lafayette Police Department, the Recreation Center, and Library.

If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency dispatch number 303-441-4444.

Temporary department...

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Information for upcoming utility billing

Utility Bill

Due to the City of Lafayette’s recent cyberattack, residents who have upcoming utility bills due are unable to pay using electronic, auto draft, or credit card payments because the system that processes payments is down. Bills will be processed ...

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City News
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency

On Aug. 3, City Administrator Fritz Sprague enacted a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency in response to a Cyberattack that caused the outage of City computers. The Declaration allows for outside assistance from the State, neighboring jurisdi...

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City News
Posted on: August 1, 2020

August Lafayette Connection newsletter

August 2020 Connection. Eng.

The Lafayette Connection newsletter, included every month in water bills, encourages residents to Be a Part of It and engage in information about Community Life, Healthy Lifestyles, and Sustainable Living in Lafayette. Regular features will inform readers...

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City News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Slurry seal street project Aug. 17-18

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

The City has contracted with A-1 Chipseal to resurface a number of streets in Centaur Village and South Point neighborhoods with a process called slurry seal. Work is scheduled for     Aug. 17-Aug.18.  This work was originally s...

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Slurry seal video... City News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Lafayette Peach Festival and Brew Fest cancelled

Peach

Due to ongoing concerns and restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has announced the following special event cancellations and a new event introduction for 2020;

Cancellations

  • 2020 Lafayette Peach Festival ...
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Lafayette Chamber website... City News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette

Ride Free Lafayette

There’s a new way to get around the City of Lafayette, and it’s free to use!

Boulder County Transit is now offering Ride Free Lafayette, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafay...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Envision S. Public Road and S. Boulder for the future

S. Public and Boulder-

Provide comment on the City’s Draft Comprehensive Plan. 

Help shape the future of Lafayette! Envision S. Public Road and S. Boulder Road with an extension of the Main Street feel of Old Town that mixes retail, restaurants,  and ...

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City News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Colorado Statewide mask order

Governor Jared Polis announced a Statewide mask order on July 16, directing Coloradans to wear a face covering while indoors. This Executive Order goes into effect at midnight, July 17. 

“Wearing a mask is an easy and highly effective wa...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Envision Highway 287 and Dillon Road for the future

Legacy Lafayette

Provide comment on the City’s Draft Comprehensive Plan. 

Help shape the future of Lafayette! Envision Highway 287 and Dillon Road with additional housing, trail connections to Rock Creek Trail, a new park, restaurants and retail space.

We...

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City News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Water taste change for drinking water in Lafayette.

Water information faucet water

City of Lafayette water customers may notice a slight change in the taste of drinking water over the next several weeks as annual changes to water sources are implemented.  The City receives water from a variety of mountain snow melt sources and ...

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Submit a water quality concern. City News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

LafayetteREADS new selection is "White Fragility" by Robin DiAngelo

LafayetteREADS

The Lafayette Public Library is dedicating the next year of LafayetteREADS to reading the stories and histories that define systemic racism and racial inequity in America. Our first selection is "White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White ...

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City News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Lafayette City Council reaffirms Resolution No. 2016-96 & signs My Brother’s Keeper Alliance pledge

proclomation

On Tuesday, July 7, the Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation reaffirming Resolution No. 2016-96 and Lafayette‘s commitment to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community ensuring equal protection and services for all residents. In add...

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City News
Posted on: July 26, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market returns with Thursday curbside pickup

2020 Farmers market

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County Farmers Market, is happy to announce the return of the Lafayette Farmers Market for summer 2020 on Thursdays 3-6pm. 

The Lafayette Farmers Market will utilize a preorder system that allows ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

City of Lafayette Parks and Recreation - open amenities

Recreation Center opens June 24

Recreation facilities in the City of Lafayette are reopening with restrictions and safety measures in place.Now open:

  • Great Bark Dog Park
  • Disc golf course at Waneka Lake Park
  • Lafayette Skate Park
  • All public playgrounds
  • All public picnic areas and public shelte...
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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Boulder County Public Health urges parents to help their children wear a face covering

Boulder County Public Health reminds parents that children older than 2 years old should wear face coverings too. Children can carry and transmit the virus to others, including vulnerable adults.

“We did not make it a requirement in our face cove...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Street crack seal project to begin July 29

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

PLM Asphalt and Concrete will be performing crack sealing work on the streets in several areas of the City beginning Wednesday, July 29.  Streets will not be closed to through traffic during crack seal work. On-street parking is prohibited and no...

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2020 Crackseal map City News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market every Thursday with curbside pickup

2020 Farmers market

The City of Lafayette, in partnership with Boulder County Farmers Market, is happy to announce the return of the Lafayette Farmers Market for summer 2020 on Thursdays 3-6pm. 

The Lafayette Farmers Market will utilize a preorder system that allows ...

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City News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Park and trail amenities open

Park and trail amentities open

Boulder County is now in the Safer at Home phase in response to fighting the COVID-19 epidemic. Under the Safer at Home phase, Coloradans are no longer ordered to stay home, but are strongly advised to stay at home when possible. Lafayette Parks and Open ...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

Volunteer graphic with website

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.

Learn about the functi...

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View all listings at cityoflafayette.com/Volunteer City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Envision 119th and Baseline for the future

119th and Baseline eng.

Provide comment on the City’s Draft Comprehensive Plan. 

Help shape the future of Lafayette! Envision 119th and Baseline in Lafayette with new open space areas and trails along the eastern edge of Old Town and along Emma Street, plus per...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Envision 95th and Arapahoe for the future

95th and arapahoe Comprehensive Plan

Provide comment on the City’s Draft Comprehensive Plan.Help shape the future of Lafayette! Envision 95th and Arapahoe in Lafayette with restaurants, retail buildings, and more housing with parks and trails connecting neighborhoods to the Lafayet...

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City of Lafayette 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report (CCR) Consumer Confidence Rule

Picture of Waneka Lake

City of Lafayette Public Works Department presents our residents with the 2020 water quality report. This report provides information about Lafayette’s water. The City’s goal is to provide safe and dependable drinking water.

For questio...

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Full Report City News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council affirming the need for racial equity

City Council Statement

As your elected City Council members, we have the honor, responsibility, and privilege of being seated in positions of power. This status allows, and requires us, to effect and influence positive change for the good of our community and all Lafayette resi...

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City News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

City street maintenance to begin June 15

Street Maintenance Public Works Construction Road

Starting the week of June 15, 2020, the Lafayette Public Works Department will be starting the annual street maintenance project. Work is anticipated to continue for approximately two months, but may be adjusted due to weather or crew availability.

Once co...

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View the 2020 Street Rehabilitation Map City News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Access City of Lafayette services online or over the phone

Coronavirus COVID-19 (8)

As of noon on March 16, 2020 all City of Lafayette buildings are closed to public including city hall. All municipal business will continue as normal with services switching to all online or over the phone where applicable.

Below is a list of resources for...

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VIEW the City's COVID-19 webpage for resources. City News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Clinica Family Health offers COVID-19 testing for the general public

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clinica Family Health and Boulder County Public Health are partnering to offer testing for COVID-19 to the general public experiencing symptoms of COVID-19. Testing is available at Clinica’s Lafayette drive-...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Watch the COVID-19 Q&A video featuring Mayor Jamie Harkins

Mayor Harkins Covid-19 Q&A video

Join Lafayette Mayor Jamie Harkins as she walks you through some of the best practices and frequently asked questions surrounding the COVID-19 virus.

WATCH the video here.

Unete a Jamie Harkins, Alcaldesa de Lafayette, mientras te explica las mejores pr&...

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WATCH Mayor Jamie Harkins' video..... City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

La información de COVID-19 está disponible en español

Coronavirus COVID-19 (8)

La Ciudad tiene información y varios recursos de COVID-19 disponibles en español en nuestra página web aquí:

Lea el mensaje del 27 de marzo a la comunidad del Administrador de la Ciudad Fritz Sprague aqu&iacu...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency regarding COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19

On March 17, 2020, the Lafayette City Council adopted and incorporated a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency. This action is in response to the imminent threat and widespread effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and is in line with recommendations from t...

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cityoflafayette.com/COVID-19 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 www.legacylafayette.org The City of Lafayette is seeking the c...

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WATCH the Comp Plan video... City News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Check out Lafayette-Listens.com

Lafayette Listens video screenshot

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: 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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www.cityoflafayette.com/oilandgas City News
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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