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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Lafayette Green Businesses encouraged to apply by March 15th

This Could Be You! 2019

The City of Lafayette’s Green Business program enters its seventh year and applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Businesses applying by March 15th will be recognized at a spring City Council meeting.

The program offers an opportunity for...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Lafayette hires new Sustainability Coordinator

Tony Raeker pictured in front of the City Hall EV charging station

The City of Lafayette has hired Tony Raeker to fill the new position of Sustainability Coordinator. In this position, Mr. Raeker will be performing innovative and analytical work to advance the City’s plans for a sustainable future.  In 2018, the...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Provide input on the future of bus service along US 287

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For the past three years, Boulder County has used a federal grant to purchase extra RTD bus service along US 287 for the LD route, which provided more trips on weekdays (midday and evening) and on Saturdays; however, this county grant expires in 2019 and,...

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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.... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 9, 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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Posted on: December 4, 2018

WRAC Film Series to run monthly through April 2019

2018 Sustainable Film Series-NEW

The Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC), the Arts HUB, Lafayette Energy Sustainability Committee (LESAC), and Walking Mountain Science Center present the Lafayette Sustainable Film Series.

Monthly films held October through April at the Arts HUB in L...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Low-cost financing available for home energy improvement projects

On-Bill Flyer

The City of Lafayette is piloting a program to help homeowners easily identify and finance home improvements to lower energy use and save money.  This innovative new program provides a low 1.5% APR interest rate to fund improvements such as insul...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

LESAC logo

SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

EV Charging Station

In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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