The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) is the public entity to affect revitalization and redevelopment in the downtown area. The authority works in partnership with property owners to improve existing structures, bring new commercial and mixed-use development to raw land within the blighted area, and prevent deterioration of properties within the area.


  • The seven members serve five-year terms.
  • Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm at City Hall.
  • Additional meeting may be held.

Desired Qualifications or Interests

Applicants are advised to review:

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Contact Staff Liaison

For more information, contact LURA Director Brigid Keating (phone: 303-661-1262).

  1. Requirements & Duties

    • Registered voter
    • Attend scheduled meetings
    • May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.
  1. About the Process

    The City of Lafayette posts candidate applications (with personal information redacted) online after the deadline for a position has passed. Full applications and supplemental documents (such as resumes) are available from the City Clerk according to the Colorado Open Records Act.

    View redacted applications for recently closed positions (as available)