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Posted on: January 14, 2019

City facility hours and closures for the MLK holiday

MLK march for peace event

City facility hours and closures for Monday, January 21, 2019In observance of the Martin Luther King holiday, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures.

OPEN Facilities

  • Bob L. Burger Recreation Center
  • Indian Peaks Golf Course (wea...
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Annual MLK March for Peace and Celebration... City News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

Lafayette Solar Garden

Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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LEARN more about the SolSmart program.... City News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

January 7, 2019: Oil and Gas Update

Lafayette's oil and gas attorney selected to serve as Polis advisor

Jeffery Robbins, who has served as the City of Lafayette's legal counsel on oil and gas since 2017, has accepted a position as Senior Advisor to Governor Polis on Natural Resources. Mr. Ro...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

2018 Water Conservation Plan - Residential Review

2018 water conservation plan graphic

The Public Works Department has updated the 2010 Water Conservation Plan. This plan entails programs which benefit you, the consumer, as well as measures that call upon the City for better stewardship of our shared resources.Please take a moment to read t...

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Additional Info... City News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Public Road traffic signal removal to begin the week of January 21

Public Road corridor plan street view

The first implementation phase of the Public Road Strategic Corridor Plan will begin the week of January 21. During this week, contractors and City staff will turn off traffic signals at Emma and Simpson Streets and install 4-way stops signs. The traffic ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Power line work on South Boulder Road from Centaur Village to Cimarron

COL traffic cone

Xcel Energy will be installing power lines along the north side of South Boulder Road from Centaur Village Drive west to Cimarron Drive beginning January 9.  Work is expected to continue through early April and will include intermittent west-boun...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Lafayette City Council hires Fritz Sprague as new Administrator

Fritz Sprague

After a thorough recruitment, interview, and public input process, Mayor Christine Berg and City Council are pleased to announce the selection of Fritz Sprague as the new Lafayette City Administrator.  Sprague will replace Gary Klaphake who earli...

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Fritz Sprague summary page City News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Historic neon sign replica installed

Arts on Tap sign installation

In 2010 when Vhim and Kamala Rai purchased the old LaFamilia Restaurant building, little did they know their acquisition would bring about exciting historic preservations and restorations in Old Town Lafayette.  Friday marked the latest historic ...

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VIEW the Facebook photo album.... 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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VIEW map... City News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Christmas tree recycling program

Christmas Tree.jpg

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: 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 Res...

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