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Posted on: March 22, 2023

What is City Council working on? March 21 meeting recap

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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: March 21, 2023

Chat with Council events are resuming

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Join us for the March 25 Chat with Council event to connect with your elected officials and discuss what’s on your mind.

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

New waste stations for garbage and recycling disposal on Public Rd.

Trash Bin Art

The City of Lafayette Sustainability Division, Arts and Cultural Resources, and Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority hosted an open call for artwork to be displayed on new waste and recycling receptacles in 2022. Six photographs were selected that feature br...

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Posted on: February 22, 2023

At-grade trail crossing construction at Horizon Ave. and Majestic Dr.

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Construction of an at-grade crossing at Horizon Ave. and Majestic Dr. begins February 27. The underpass at the intersection floods annually causing unsafe conditions, which has led to a permanent detour of the Rock Creek trail. The detour is being formali...

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Posted on: February 22, 2023

Coal Creek Improvement at Centaur Village

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The 2013 flood impacted the Centaur Village community, when flood flows overtopped the banks of Coal Creek and inundated neighborhood homes and roads. In 2014, the City, in conjunction with Mile High Flood District (MHFD) and other regional stakeholders, ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

Help improve the Highway 7 Corridor

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Lafayette is partnering with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Boulder County, and Erie to improve safety, efficiency, and access for all modes of transportation along the Colorado Highway 7 corridor. A study is underway to identify improv...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Water Conservation Programs 2023

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The City of Lafayette delivers no-cost and affordable outdoor water conservation programs for your home through our partnership with local non-profit Resource Central. In 2023, we will offer three programs to residents: Lawn Removal, Garden in a Box, and ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Work where you live

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Work where you live!

We’re hiring summer seasonal staff with some positions available for candidates as young as 15.Lifeguards  Great Outdoors Water Park Summer Camp Leaders Parks & Open Sp...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

City Council receives legal advice on the South Boulder Road construction project

South Boulder Road construction update

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City Council and staff share the community’s frustration with the South Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project's progress. On Jan. 17, City Council met in an executi...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Residential and commercial snow removal, branch disposal

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Did you know residents and businesses are required to remove snow and ice from individual sidewalks within 24 hours of the last measurable snow? Details of this policy and additional information can be found at

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sign up for utility eBilling

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Electronic billing, or eBilling, allows customers to receive utility bills from the City quickly and more securely, and avoids hassles and delays associated with paper bills and mail delivery. The City's online system also provides customers the ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2022

5280 Magazine names 14 of the best restaurants and bars in Lafayette

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The City of Lafayette has quickly become a foodie destination. View 14 of the best restaurants and bars selected by 5280 Magazine

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Lafayette named a “Best Place to Live” by

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Lafayette ranked 31 in’s 50 “Best Places to Live” in the U.S. For 2022's Best Places to Live list, towns and cities nationwide with a population of at least 20,000 were considered and selections were made based on quality of life, diversity, cos...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

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.

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

South Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

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This project will enhance safety and multimodal travel for all users along the corridor from the Saratoga/South Boulder Road intersection to 120th St.

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Water for our future | Agua para nuestro futuro

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Message from Lafayette City Administrator Fritz Sprague | Mensaje del administrador de la ciudad de Lafayette Fritz Sprague

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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 Lafay...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Website accessibility tool

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We're working to ensure all community members, including people with disabilities, are able to access City information and have a positive user experience.

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