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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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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Lafayette City Council honors Pride Month and raises Pride Flags at all City facilities

Pride Month June

On Tuesday, June 2, Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation in honor and support of Pride Month in June 2020 to encourage Lafayette residents to join together to celebrate and honor the history, diversity, and the resilience of LGBTQ communities.The ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Mosquito control application at Waneka Lake & Heron Lake Trail

Mosquito Control

Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) will be conducting mosquito control applications at 

Waneka LakeThursday, June 4after 10pm

Heron Lake TrailFriday, June 5between 10am-2pm

These will take place weather permitting. To report mosquito proble...

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Vector Disease Control International... City News
Posted on: May 30, 2020

Review and comment on the Historic Preservation Master Plan

Historic Preservation Master Plan

Want to help guide historic preservation activities in Lafayette for the next 20 years? We are in the last stages of the Historic Preservation Master Plan and are looking to the Lafayette community to provide public comment on the plan. Now is your time t...

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VIEW the Draft Historic Preservation Master Plan.. City News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

May 29 message to the community from City Administrator Fritz Sprague

Community Message

Leer en español aquí:

Dear Lafayette Community –I hope this message finds you all safe, sound, and healthy.If there’s one thing that remains constant in this stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Posted on: May 30, 2020

Library launches Curbside Hold Pickup service

Library Curbside Hold Pickup

Lafayette Public Library is now offering no-contact Curbside Hold Pickup (by appointment) for Lafayette cardholders with Lafayette items ready for pickup. It’s easy!

View full Curbside Hold Pickup details

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City News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Lynnette Beck begins new role as Lafayette City Clerk

City Clerks

Lynnette Beck, the newly hired City Clerk, began her first day of employment with the City of Lafayette on June 1.  Beck brings with her over 25 years of public service experience to the City of Lafayette. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Int...

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City News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

LURA COVID-19 Small Business Microgrant Program for Businesses

LURA small business grant program

At the May 12 Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (“LURA”) meeting, LURA approved a microgrant program to provide direct business recovery assistance to small businesses within the Old Town Urban Renewal Area that have zero (0) to fifty ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City Council enacts Face Covering Order

Lafayette Face Covering Orderf

On May 9, Boulder County transitioned into the State of Colorado’s Safer-at-Home Phase in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and enacted a Public Health Order requiring residents to wear face coverings whenever they are out in public and unable ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Boulder County to require face coverings beginning May 9

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Wearing face coverings in public when social distancing isn’t possible can reduce the spread of coronavirus. 

After approval of a Public Health “Facial Covering” Order by the Boulder County Board of Health over the we...

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Boulder County Public Health.... City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

View open businesses and those offering pickup, delivery, and online options

Lafayette, CO Business Pickup, Delivery and Online

Some restaurants are now open for dine-in!

During these unprecedented times, businesses are offering various ways for our community to show support and patronage while in-person options are limited. Lafayette businesses are providing dine-in, pickup, deliv...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Boulder County moving to “Safer-at-Home” COVID Phase on May 9

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Boulder County Moving to “Safer at Home” COVID Phase on May 9

Most criteria for easing restrictions will be met and facial covering requirement will begin.Along with other counties in the Denver Metro region, Boulder C...

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Boulder County Public Health 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: May 7, 2020

Select park amenities opening May 9

Park Amenities Open May 9

On May 9, Boulder County will move to 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 Par...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Lafayette announces summer cancellations due to Coronavirus

City of Lafayette Summer Cancellations

Due to ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Lafayette has announced the cancellation of all monthly Art Night Out events, the 4th of July Celebration at Waneka Lake, and  Kids Public Safety Day.  Additionally, ...

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COVID-19 Resource Page City News
Posted on: April 25, 2020

The extended Stay-at-Home Order allows non-critical businesses to offer curbside delivery


On April 24, Boulder County Public Health issued an order ADOPTING AND EXTENDING the State’s current Stay-at-Home Order through May 8. All residents of Boulder County must continue to follow the guidance outlined in the Colorado Stay-At-Home Ord...

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Boulder County guidance for Curbside Delivery... 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: April 9, 2020

RTD implements temporary service cuts in response to COVID-19


Please refer to RTD’s website for the most up-to-date information regarding service changes:  

RTD is implementing temporary rear door boarding, service cuts, and will not ...

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Information about RTD andCOVID-19.... City News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Lafayette City Hall and other municipal facilities closed due to COVID-19

Coronavirus COVID-19 square

Visit the City’s COVID-19 webpage for resources and information: Council approves a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency on March 17March 16, 2020: In response to health department requests to continu...

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Additional info from Centers for Disease Control.. City News
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.

Learn about the functi...

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View all listings at 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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Posted on: February 29, 2020

(POSTPONED) 700 Block of S. Public Road – redevelopment presentation on March 16

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** ATTENTION -- Due to COVID-19 conditions this meeting has been postponed. Watch for a reschedule date. ****

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) will host a meeting on March 16 to view presentations from developers and hear public input ...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Check out

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 site.... City News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

(POSTPONED) The final Comp Plan community input meeting moved to March 31!

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***All public meetings and programs are postponed or canceled at this time***

CHANGE OF DATE: The final Community Input Meeting, originally scheduled for Feb. 27, will be held on Mar. 31 (details below).  ...

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VISIT the website... 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: October 10, 2019

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

PAYT graphic

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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VIEW the videos and SHARE your input online .... 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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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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