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Posted on: October 20, 2021

What is City Council working on? Oct. 19 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: September 28, 2021

Get to know your City Council Candidates

City Council Candidate Forums_News Flash

The Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC) and the League of Women Voters (LWV) held City Council Candidate Forums to discuss local issues with candidates before the upcoming November election. These forums included questions posed to candidates in a p...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fall lawn care tips and Leaf Drop-Off details

Gloved hands with a rake placing leaves into a brown paper bag

Not only will the leaves be changing this fall - so will our lawn care practices. You might be surprised to know that fall can be a critical time for yard care. Lawns that are healthy and well-tended will look better and are less likely to require extra f...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Snow removal volunteers needed

Snow Removal Volunteers

Looking to make a difference in your community?

Lafayette Senior Services is looking for volunteers to assist with snow removal for disabled or older adults in need of help. 

Lafayette Senior Center staff will pair volunteers with a resident for th...

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City News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Free COVID test kits available at the Lafayette Library

COVID test locker newsflash

Update: (Sept. 28, 2021): Due to high demand, Bumblebasket supplies vary weekly according to State shipments of the tests. For the most updated information on supplies or restocking schedule, visit


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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Help for residents following the end of eviction protections

boulder county newsflash

Boulder County residents are encouraged to reach out for assistance as COVID-19 emergency help expires

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Proposed oil and gas regulations

oil and gas news_News flash

New Oil and Gas regulations have been drafted to replace the City’s current regulations. While state law precludes the City from an outright ban on future oil and gas development, if passed by City Council, the updated regulations utilize new au...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Local and regional vaccination resources | Recursos locales y regionales de vacunación

Vaccine newsflash

Vaccination locations

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City News
Posted on: February 19, 2021

S. Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

Construction Update newsflash

S. Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

Roadway improvements for drivers, pedestrians, and bikers along S. Boulder Road began in March. 

On Sept. 8, traffic on 120th Street, south of the intersection at S. Boulder Road, has been reduced to a...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Masks required in all indoor public spaces

BCPH news flash

Masks Required in all Indoor Public Spaces for Age 2+ regardless of vaccination status in Boulder County starting on Sept. 3

Se requieren máscaras en todos los espacios p&ua...

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City News
Posted on: August 19, 2021

City Hall has reopened for public access

city hall reopening news flash

City Hall reopened for public access on August 23 with limited operational hours. While staff is available via phone and email during regular business hours, the building will be open to in-person visitors Monday through Thursday from 9am to 2pm.


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City News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Lafayette welcomes Medtronic

Medtronic groundbreaking

The City of Lafayette is proud to welcome Medtronic to our community. The 42-acre campus is situated on the east side of Hwy 287; north of Dillon Road and south of the Exempla Hospital complex. Phase One will house 1,100 employees and is anticipated to be...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

apply today city advisory board

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: 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: 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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City News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Xcel Energy natural gas project on Public Road

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Xcel Energy will replace approximately 0.5 miles of natural gas line along S. Public Road from just north of S. Boulder Road to the alley between Emma and Chester streets fo...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

North Metro water suppliers urge residents to implement water reduction actions

water metro newsflash

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North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand W...

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City News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Shop local Lafayette

Shop local

Support Lafayette businesses and City services by shopping locally! 

Lafayette businesses are vibrant pillars in our community. They provide us with goods and services and allow the community to flourish. Many local businesses have been hit hard b...

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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 Lafay...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Designated curbside pickup zones

Designated Curbside Pickup Zones

Support Lafayette local businesses by ordering curbside pickup. We now offer designated curbside pickup parking spots in Old Town Lafayette with 10-minute public parking spots.

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Planning Commission to review final Comprehensive Plan on Oct. 27

Comprehensive Plan

After a two-year public process and guidance from the community, the Community Advisory Committee (CAC), and Planning Commission, the Legacy Lafayette Comprehensive Plan is being presented to the Planning Commission for review and recommendation to City C...

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Planning and Building
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Lafayette City Council reaffirms Resolution No. 2016-96 & signs My Brother’s Keeper Alliance pledge


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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