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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Lafayette Holiday Lights Guide

Holiday Lights Guide

Have your holiday lights up on your home or business? Add your address to our Holiday Lights Guide! The guide will allow Lafayette residents to embark on a driving tour of holiday decorated homes and businesses!

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market

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The growing season is getting an extension. Lafayette Farmers Market's will continue their farm-fresh curbside pickup through Dec. 31 or until produce supplies last.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Receive the City of Lafayette's News Flash

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Signing up to receive the City of Lafayette's City News Flash is a great way to stay up-to-date with the City of Lafayette. Sign up today.

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Posted on: October 18, 2020

Fall leaf drop off

Raking Leaves

Lafayette residents are welcome to dispose of leaves and pumpkins during the Fall leaf drop off self-service program.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Trends report presentation

Trends report on Zoom Dec. 3

Trends in Lafayette

Do you know who we are in Lafayette? Learn surprising facts, concerns, and promising outlooks about Lafayette and Boulder County. 

Friday, Dec. 4, at noon on Zoom. 

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2020

The Collective Art Project To-Go and Studio Art Kits

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The Collective Art Project To-Go and Studio Art Kits  

Available Now! Art Table To Go kits and, more advanced, Studio Arts Kits are available from The Collective during open hours. Families can sign up for an art table project kit at lafayetteco.g...

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Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Watercolor Exhibit at The Collective

Honora Wolfe on exhibit at The Collective Community Art Center

One Wild and Precious Life: Watercolors of Endangered Species Around the World by Honora Lee Wolfe

Honora Wolfe is a watercolor artist and resident of Lafayette, Colorado. Her watercolors are on display at The Collective Nov. 10-Jan. 8.   ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Notify Me

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Sign up to receive email and/or text notifications about the news that's important to you. Register for Emergency Alerts, News Flashes, Calendar Items, Newsletters and more.

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

Report a Problem

Report a problem

Request Tracker allows residents to report a problem or concern to the appropriate department. Once the information is submitted, users have the ability to track the work in process and resolution of the issue.

Report a problem City Contact and Connect Page
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Connection Newsletter

Connection Newsletter

Included every month in water bills, the Lafayette Connection newsletter encourages residents to Be a Part of It. Regular features will inform readers about important and exciting things happening in your community.

Read this month or past issues City Contact and Connect Page
Posted on: October 26, 2020

Lafayette-Listens

Lafayette-Listens

A new online community engagement platform that provide residents with an innovative and convenient way for to share ideas, ask questions, provide input, and learn about ongoing projects.

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News

Posted on: November 19, 2020

What is City Council working on? Nov. 17 meeting recap

Nov. 17 Council meeting recap

Stay engaged and keep informed of the issues your Lafayette elected officials are working on by following the City Council Meeting Recap.

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Seeking input on the Medtronic office proposed plan

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On Nov. 24, the Lafayette Planning Commission approved the Sketch Plan for the Medtronic office campus. The public is encouraged to provide input on the next phase of plans.

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Boulder County moving to Level Red on Friday, Nov. 20

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Level Red indicates counties in Colorado where there is severe risk of COVID-19 spreading rapidly, while allowing some businesses to remain open at very limited capacity.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Celebrating the holidays during COVID-19

Celebrating holidays during COVID

This year, traditional holiday gatherings with family and friends can increase the chances of getting or spreading COVID-19. Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment asks all residents to only celebrate with the people you live with.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Guidance for businesses under the Level Red COVID dial

Red Level Status Dial

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment will move Boulder County to Level Red: Severe Risk on Friday, Nov. 20 at 5pm. Level Red: Severe Risk is a more restrictive level o...

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City News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Lafayette awards over $464,000 in second small business grant program

Lafayette awards over $464,000 in second small business grant program

In October, the City, in collaboration with the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA), launched a second round of COVID-19 small business sustainment grants. The Small Business Sustainment Grant Program is intended to provide short-term bridge funding ...

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City News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Virtual public hearing on proposed oil & gas regulations

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Registration is now open for the public to attend and/or speak at the Tuesday, Dec. 1 Board of County Commissioners virtual Public Hearing on the proposed Land Use Code amendments.

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Boulder County trends presentation

Boulder County Trends Presentation

Trends in Lafayette

Do you know who we are in Lafayette? Learn surprising facts, concerns, and promising outlooks about Lafayette and Boulder County. 

Friday, Dec. 4, at noon on Zoom. 

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Community Message from Fritz Sprague Lafayette City Administrator

Community Message

Dear Fellow Lafayette Residents, 

I hope this message finds you all safe, sound, and healthy.

It’s hard to believe November is already here. While 2020 seems to be a blur, there have been many times this year I have felt it will never end...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

What do you think of the 2020 refreshed website design?

Share your Input

The City would like to hear your input on the new website design refresh. Complete our survey to share your thoughts.

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Follow the progress of the Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan

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A new Comprehensive Plan for Lafayette has been developing since Spring of 2019. Residents have expressed an aspiration to remain a unique place to live and to have the ability to maintain their future lives here as they move through life...

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City News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Sigue el progreso del Plan Comprehensivo “Legacy Lafayette”

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Sigue el progreso del Plan Comprehensivo “Legacy Lafayette” Un Nuevo Plan Comprehensivo (Integral) para Lafayette se ha estado desarrollando desde la primavera de 2019. Los residentes han expresado la aspiraci...

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City News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Rise in new COVID-19 cases moves Boulder County to more restrictive level

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El aumento en Casos Nuevos de COVID-19 mueve a el Condado de Boulder a un nivel más restrictivo.

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

City Council adopts the 2021 Budget

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While the unprecedented local and national events of 2020 have caused many challenges and operational constraints throughout the year, Lafayette’s cautious spending, diversity of revenue, and blend of businesses within the City have provided a level of fi...

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City News
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Boulder County releases 2nd draft of updated oil and gas regulations for public review

Boulder County

Boulder County has released a second draft of its updated oil and gas regulations. View the summary and 2nd draft updated draft oil and gas regulations.

The draft oil and gas regulations are available for review on the Boulder County Oil & Gas webpage....

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City News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Lafayette Farmers Market extended

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The growing season is getting an extension.

Lafayette Farmers Market's will continue their curbside pickup through Dec. 31 or while produce supplies last. The Lafayette Farmers Market utilizes a preorder system that allows residents to preorder Boulder Cou...

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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 Lafayette. Ride Free Lafa...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Notice of security breach for City of Lafayette residents, employees, and customers

Notice of Security Breach

NOTICE OF SECURITY BREACH – August 24, 2020This public notice is intended to advise residents, employees, and customers of an incident involving a cyberattack on the City of Lafayette’s computer network system, and possible security breach of personal inf...

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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 services wer...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency

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

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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

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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 addition, Cit...

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City News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

Join a Board or commision

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 5, 2020

A statement from the Lafayette City Council

 No toleramos y no toleraremos actos de racismo, opresión, intimidación, acoso, prejuicio o discrimi

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: October 25, 2020

COVID-19 - Coronavirus Information

COVID-19

View COVID-19 city closures, up-to-date information, and connections to Boulder County Department of Health and State of Colorado resources.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

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

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

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.

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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

COVID-19

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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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency regarding COVID-19

Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency

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: August 17, 2020

Lafayette is matching EnergySmart rebates!

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Make your home more comfortable, healthier, and more efficient! 

The City of Lafayette is partnering with Boulder County’s EnergySmart program to help residents improve their home’s energy efficiency. For a limited time, the City is matching Energ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Check out Lafayette-Listens.com

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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 number of ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

Oil and Gas

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

Resolution 2016-96

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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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

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The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older population of Lafayette. ...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on ...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: https:cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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City Volunteers

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

Lafayette is matching EnergySmart rebates!

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Make your home more comfortable, healthier and more efficient! The City of Lafayette is partnering with Boulder County’s EnergySmart program to help residents improve their home’s energy efficiency. For a limited time, the City is matc...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

  • Join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)! To apply, read the position information on here, and submit your application, resume, and a letter of interest. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.
  • Deadline: none.
  • Apply online ...
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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: 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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Library

4 Stories
Posted on: September 7, 2020

Curbside holds pickup: appointments and drop-in

Curbside Pickup at the Lafayette Library

Place up to 25 items on hold using our online catalog, or call us at 303-665-5200.Once you have received notice by email, phone, or text that your requested items are available for pickup, make an appointment or drop by for Curbside pickup service.

  • Have a ...
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Library
Posted on: September 7, 2020

Grab bags for adults, kids, or teens!

Request a grab bag of librarian-selected books!

Need help finding what to read next? Love mystery and surprise bags? 

Use the form to request a grab bag of pre-selected items be checked out and picked up at curbside by appointment.

Gra...

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Library
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Your Library, Your Story: Director Melissa Hisel

Share your library story or memory

At the Lafayette Public Library, we believe that Libraries = Strong Communities and that the story of a library is the story of the people who use it. In this video, our Library Director, Melissa Hisel, describes the vital role of libraries.

We also invite...

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Library
Posted on: September 7, 2020

Library status and user guide

News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

Haga clic en el botón de Google en la parte inferior de la página para estar al día con las noticias y con los recursos de la Biblioteca que puedan usar mientras estamos cerrados.

Library Status

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News

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Homework help by phone

Get homework help by calling 303-661-1175

Need help? Call 303-661-1175 to connect with a Homework Center librarian for help with a variety of academic subjects, or use the form to set up a time for a call.

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

New York Times online

Enjoy the New York Times for free!

Enjoy free and unlimited access to The New York Times online through the Lafayette Public Library, remotely on any device or from a Library computer or WiFi.

The New York Times enables our Library members to have three-day sessions with unlimited access; e...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 1, 2020

COVID-19: links and resources

Find local, state, and national resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Información general para COVID-19. Para obtener información en español, haga clic en el botón en la parte inferior de la página. 

The Lafayette Public...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Try Libby for eBooks & eAudio

Use Libby for free Library eBooks and eAudiobooks

Did you know the Library has thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks? You can borrow them instantly - for free, using just the device in your hand, with Libby.Use Libby right from the website app, or get the app for your phone or tablet - it takes just a few ...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Consumer Reports Website - Free Access!

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The Lafayette Public Library now provides free access to the member content of the Consumer Reports website! Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit that provides trustworthy information and robust product testing in an age where online product revie...

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Free digital magazines & graphic novels for your device or PC!

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Love magazines ? The Library gives you access to free, popular emagazines and graphic novels, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). Make an account using our link...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: March 16, 2020

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a simple, fun approach to helping young kids gain early literacy skills, and the confidence necessary to become strong readers.

How does it work?

  • Read a book, any book, to your child - newborn, infant, or toddler. ...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Research Your Family History with MyHeritage

Access MyHeritage to research your family history

Enjoy MyHeritage from home to research your family history! MyHeritage has comprehensive genealogy resources, with billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centur...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Lafayette Historical Newspapers Online - More Years Added Regularly!

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Have you had a chance to check out the online archive of early editions of Lafayette newspapers? The earliest local newspapers that we have on microfilm are  available online through the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection, with more dates ad...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: April 6, 2019

ReferenceUSA - business leads and more!

ReferenceUSA - Access for free for info on businesses, residences, job opportunities and more!

You now have free access to ReferenceUSA with your Lafayette Library card! ReferenceUSA is a powerful research tool which provides access to several useful databases, including:

  • U.S. Businesses
  • U.S. Standard White Pages
  • U.S. Jobs / Internships
  • U.S. Healthcare...
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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Auto Repair Source - free access to premium car repair info

Use your Library card to access the premium Auto Repair Source database - Learn more

Your Lafayette Library card gives you free access to the premium auto repair website Auto Repair Source (formerly AutoMate). Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source has manufacturer and repair information on more than 38,000 vehicle...

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News

Posted on: July 21, 2020

The Friends are not accepting book donations, or selling books, at this time

The Friends of the Library book shop is closed until further notice during the COVID-19 health situation. The Friends are not able to accept book donations at this time. Thanks for supporting the Library and for your continued patience! To donate the Frie...

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News

Posted on: September 7, 2020

Library status and user guide

News and information about the Lafayette Public Library in Colorado

View Library status, get a card, learn about current services, and more!

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News

Posted on: July 10, 2018

Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Computer Coach

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to e...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Friends Fundraiser or Member

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Homebound Delivery Partner

Did You Know... 

Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or ne...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Makerspace - Mentor or Workshop Leader

Studio 775 is Lafayette Library's new mini-makerspace, opening in Summer 2018! We envision a collaborative, community-driven space where users can learn to use new tech tools in creative ways. We need volunteer mentors to assist, support, and encourage co...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

City email is currently down

City internet and phones

City phones are now operational. For a full list of phone numbers, see here:  If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1 or the non-emergency dispatch number 303-441-4444.

City email is down and temporary department emails have ...

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Parks and Open Space
Posted on: March 26, 2020

View a list of available park amenities...

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Using parks, playgrounds, and trails during the Stay at Home Order

On March 25, Gov. Polis issued a state-wide Stay at Home Order directing all Coloradans to stay at home and avoid contact with people outside their household in an effort to limit the sprea...

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City Response to Covid-19 Parks and Open Space

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

Join the Historic Preservation Board Planning and Building
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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2 Stories
Posted on: November 18, 2020

Holiday season crime prevention tips

Holilday Season Crime Prevention Tips

During the holiday season, crime can have a slight up-swing.  This is due, in part, to shoppers carrying more cash and credit cards with them while shopping, shopping later than usual, leaving valuables in vehicles, and being either too busy with...

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Police
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Lafayette Police Department's Santa Cop Program

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The Lafayette Police Department is once again hosting the Santa Cop program.  This program coordinates gift donations for families in need in our community.  Lafayette is a unique community that includes a wide range of incomes. &nbs...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Fall street sweeping

Street Sweeping

Public Works begins the annual fall street sweeping process.

Residents are reminded to observe temporary no parking signs to allow sweeping of parking and gutter areas.

As a reminder, please do not blow or rake leaves into the City's streets or gu...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Water tank maintenance work at Sandpiper Drive/Waneka Lake Trail

Water tank maintenance work at Sandpiper Drive/Waneka Lake Trail

The Public Works Department has contracted with Riley Industrial to rehabilitate the 5 million gallon red zone water storage tank, located near the corner of Sandpiper Drive and Waneka Lake Trail. The project scope of work, anticipated to be complete Apri...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Advice for business owners to flush water lines when re-opening buildings

City of Lafayette Public Works

City of Lafayette encourages building owners to flush internal water lines prior to re-opening after COVID-19 closures.

When buildings sit unoccupied and unused, water remains in pipes and becomes stagnant.  In order to clear the stagnant water fr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Ignore the Hype. Don't Flush a Wipe.

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Trash it-Don’t Flush it

Toilet paper supplies may be running low and the use of paper towels, or flushable wipes may seem like the next best option. While it is tempting to flush these items -don’t. It is important that these products g...

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Public Works
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Removal of speed radar signs

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There are a number of pole mounted radar speed signs located throughout the City of Lafayette. Several of these signs are mounted on facilities (poles) owned by Xcel Energy. Due to load bearing safety concerns, Xcel has requested the removal of these rada...

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Public Works
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Notice to water utility customers

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A notice is being sent to Lafayette water customers in water bills advising the public of the City's inability to produce two of four water storage tank inspection reports from the fourth quarter of 2016.Because this is a violation of the Colorad...

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READ the notice to water customers.... Public Works
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

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In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info... Public Works

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Bob Burger Recreation Center Level Red operations

NEW PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER ISSUED NOV 20, 2020

Bob Burger Recreation Center Level Red: Severe Risk Services

The Bob Burger Recreation Center (BBRC)  will continue to provide important services while in compliance with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment 's Level Red: Sever...

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Recreation
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Group Fitness at the Bob Burger Recreation Center

GROUP FITNESS CLASSES (1)

Group fitness at the Bob Burger Recreation Center is in full swing.

Whether in-person, hybrid, or virtual is your choice, we have what you are looking for. 

✓10ft apart ✓limited participants ✓mask required ✓equipment is cleaned and sanitized after ...

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Recreation
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Reserve family swim time

Family swim time, 1 hour reservations now available

The Bob Burger Recreation Center Rose Lueras Pool is excited to offer family swim times all week long. Enjoy playing in one of our pools. 

Reserve the Play Pool with two slides and a mushroom waterfall that offer lots of opportunities for fun suit...

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Recreation
Posted on: November 20, 2020

COVID Level Red guidelines - FAQ

Recreation FAQ's

Bob Burger Recreation Center – COVID Guidelines

 

You’ll find plenty of space to choose your exercise activity, while maintaining physical distance from others! A limited number of people will be permitted to enter the Bob Burge...

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Recreation
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Indoor and Beginner Pickleball

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Pickleball is moving inside and we are adding Beginner Pickleball on Thursdays!

Starting November 5 and running until December 17, you can play pickleball at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center (BBRC) in the gymnasium. Indoor Pickleball is availab...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Strength & Conditioning for Middle and High school ages.

Strength & Conditioning for Middle and High School

Calling middle and high school online class takers, athletes in the offseason, and anyone else who needs to MOVE!  Strength and Conditioning for Middle or High School, designed and taught by a certified personal trainer, will improve all fitness ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

Join the Senior Advisory Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. The Senior Advisory Board of Lafayette Senior Services advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older population of La...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Lafayette Holiday Lights Guide

Holiday Lights Guide

Have your holiday lights up on your home or business? Add your address to our Holiday Lights Guide! The guide will allow Lafayette residents to embark on a driving tour of holiday decorated homes and businesses!

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Martin Luther King Peace March

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Planned by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee, 

Lafayette's 15th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace and Celebration will be held on:

  • Monday, January 20, 2020.
  • The event will commence at 11:30 a.m. at Angevine Middle School (1150 W So...
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Posted on: March 21, 2019

CANCELED Lafayette's 16th Annual Cesar Chavez Convivio

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Celebrate the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and other civil rights heroes during:

Lafayette’s annual Cesar Chavez "Convivio" or community gathering! 

Date: April 4, 2020

Time: 12:00PM-2:30PM

Location: Alicia San...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

CANCELED Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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THIS YEARS EASTER EGG HUNT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Join the City of Lafayette Recreation Department as we host our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. 

This is a free event, please arrive early and get your spot before the start time. 

 

The Easter ...
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Posted on: January 1, 2018

CANCELED Screen Free Week - Apr. 27 - May 3

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Due to the current circumstances Screen Free Week has been canceled.

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Screen Free Week 2020

The average American devotes more than 10 hours a day to screen time between recreational. educational and professional use. Get...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Kids Fishing Derby

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Join us at this FREE Fishing Derby where kids can fish to their hearts content on fully stocked Waneka Lake - enjoy a fishing lesson from Colorado Parks and Wildlife, get a FREE pole from Jax, and have a great time enjoying picturesque Waneka Lake park.&a...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Park n' Flick Movie Nights

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2020 Park n’ Flick Movie Nights

Gather your family, pack up the car, and join us for a movie in the parking lot of the Bob Burger Recreation Center. Tune in your FM radio and relax in the comfort of your car.Sign-up for our mailing lists or like ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

"Try"athalon

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A "Try-Athlon" is designed for participants to experience what a real triathlon would look like in a modified format. 

Participate in a swimming, biking, and running course at shortened distances. 

Divisions will be split into ag...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

July is Parks and Recreation Month

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Celebrate Parks and Recreation with the entire nation during Parks and Recreation Month!

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

2020 Fall Festival!

Fall Festival

All events follow COVID-19 guidelines or are held digitally. Details included with each event description. 

Lions Club Pumpkin Decorating Contest (Free)

Enter your creatively carved or decorated pumpkins for a chance to win fun prizes!

For ages 0-18...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shop N Drop

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Make holiday shopping fun this year! Kids ages 4-12 can be dropped off at the Bob Burger Recreation Center for some play time while parents enjoy some stress free shopping in downtown Lafayette! 

This annual event takes place on Shop Small Saturda...

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Recreation - Special Events
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Santa's Calling!

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Sign up to get a call from Santa! For children ages 8 and younger. 

Click here to register: http://bit.ly/2NNNj8x

Registration cut offs change each year - please use the link above to view the cut off for this year, and the dates Santa wil...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Sign up for our eNews!

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Sign up to receive our monthly eNewsletter, The Buzz at Bobs and stay connected to your City of Lafayette Recreation.

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Reserve family swim time

Child Swimming

The Bob Burger Recreation Center Rose Lueras Pool offers family swim times all week long. A reservation is required and fill up quickly so book your spot now.

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Lafayette Holiday Lights Guide

Holiday Lights Guide

Have your holiday lights up on your home or business? Add your address to our Holiday Lights Guide! The guide will allow Lafayette residents to embark on a driving tour of holiday decorated homes and businesses!

Add your address Senior Services
Posted on: July 26, 2020

New Ride Free Lafayette bus service starts July 20

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Boulder County is pleased to announce the new Ride Free Lafayette program, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafayette, CO. Service begins on Monday, July 20, 2020.

Residents and visitors can use ...

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Senior Services
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Older Adult Resource Quick List to Refer to During Covid 19 Closure

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We are still here to support older adults in Lafayette.  If you are struggling to get the supplies you need, or need any other type of assistance, please reach out to the Senior Center for assistance in finding solutions.

Senior Center –...

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Senior Services
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Boulder County Area Agency on Aging Implements Service Changes During COVID-19

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Click on the link to learn about service changes to the Boulder County Area Agency on Aging.

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/COBOULDER/bulletins/2821f02

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Senior Services
Posted on: March 3, 2020

General information for COVID-19

Colorado help line 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911

Para obtener información en español, haga clic en este botón en la parte inferior de la página.

Below are the actions underway by the state and county health departments, as well as information residents should b...

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MORE information from the CDC.... Senior Services
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Want to make a difference? Join the Senior Advisory Board!

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The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board.  The Lafayette Senior Services Senior Advisory Board advises City Council and Senior Services staff in matters pertaining to the 55 and older populatio...

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Senior Services
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Adaptive equipment available through the Senior Center's Loan Closet

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Lafayette Senior Services has been helping individuals and care partners avoid the expense of buying adaptive equipment through our the Loan Closet. Lafayette residents age 55 and above and care partners can borrow equipment from the Senior Center Loan Cl...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Lafayette named first Colorado Bird City

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Celebrate by attending the 6th annual Bird Migration Day on September 22 Environment for the Americas has designated the City of Lafayette as the very first Bird City in Colorado. Lafayette has proven its appreciation for birds through its growin...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Watch the Lafayette 2019 Year in Review video

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2020 will be a year of analysis and implementing plans to secure a successful future for Lafayette. As we’ve begun our focus on the new year, here’s a look back at some of the primary activities from 2019 that helped us arrive at this ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Lafayette ranked #13 in the top 25 Denver suburbs list for 2019

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Lafayette has earned a #13 spot on the top list of "Best Suburbs to Live in the Denver Area".  According to the ranking published by Niche, the study is based on;

  • Housing.
  • Public schools.
  • Crime and safety.
  • Nightlife.
  • Good for families.
  • Divers...
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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Why all the cool shops are moving to Lafayette!

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5280 Neighborhood Guide: Lafayette

There has never been a more exciting time to visit this vibrant city in Boulder County

by Callie Sumlin - 5280 Magazine, August 2018

The 2014 opening of Big Red F’s Post Brewing Co. in Lafayette promised more than ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2018

Lafayette ranks #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable Cities

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Lafayette has been ranked #4 in AARP’s 2018 Most Livable City index for populations of 25,000 to 99,999.AARP's 2018 Most Livable Cities are national, vibrant communities where residents thrive, thanks to quality-of-life factors such as plentiful jobs and ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

How to pronounce Lafayette - as seen on 9News

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Mayor Berg had some fun last week enlightening Kyle Clark of 9News on how to pronounce Lafayette.  Here was her first stab at it via a phone interview:http://www.9news.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/next-with-kyle-clark/what-do-you-s...

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