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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Building Code Project Update

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The City has committed to relying on renewable energy sources to generate all electricity by 2030 and reducing community wide greenhouse gas emissions by 80% off the baseline year of 2005. Buildings account for 68% of greenhouse gas emissions. As a result...

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Additional project details... City News
Posted on: November 29, 2022

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

14 Best Restaurants

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: November 26, 2022

Homicide Investigation Update

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(Nov. 26 5:45pm updated)

Additional details on the homicide investigation are available. Read the full press release here

On November 26, 2022, at approximately 3:07 a.m. Lafayette Police Department officers were dispatched to a report of a shoot...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

One Lafayette Grant awardees

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The One Lafayette grant program recognized the work of these 16 community nonprofit organizations

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Update: Water main break at South Boulder Road and Minotaur Circle

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(Update: Nov. 23 4:45 pm)

Public Works successfully made the emergency repair to the water line of Minotaur Circle at the southern end of Milo Circle without water disruption to residents. Staff will continue to monitor the area over the next several days....

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

2021-2022 Green Business Award Winners

Green Business Program

Congratulations to the 23 businesses recognized as Green Businesses in Lafayette for 2021-2022.  Each business that applied was awarded points based on best practices, policies, and education implemented with employees and customers. Of the 23,&a...

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View the winners ... City News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Residential and commercial snow removal

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Sidewalks

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 lafayetteco.gov/Snow.

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Additional snow and ice control info... City News
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Finding Common Ground in an Uncommon World Exhibit

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Finding Common Ground in an Uncommon World  

Finding Common Ground in an Uncommon World is on display from Nov. 9, 2022 - Jan. 8, 2023. This show explores art as a vehicle for wisdom and insight in the search for common ground across identities, b...

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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Santa Cop Program Donation Drive

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Lafayette Police Department's Santa Cop Program coordinates gift donations for families in need in our community and relies largely on donations.  If you would like to help support this program, we appreciate new toys (appropriate for ages 2-15) ...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2022

What is City Council working on? Nov. 15 meeting recap

Nov 15 Council meeting recap. Lafayette Solar sign

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 16, 2022

Marshall Fire commemoration events open to the public

One Community-Marshall Fire

To honor the first anniversary of the Marshall Fire, residents, local municipalities, and nonprofits are hosting various community events

Additional Details... City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Catalytic converter labeling kits

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The Lafayette Police Department, in partnership with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA), is making catalytic converter labeling  kits available to the public for use to deter and aid in the prosecution of catalytic converter the...

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Learn more about catalytic converter theft... City News
Posted on: November 15, 2022

City offers new recycling guide for residents

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In honor of America Recycles Day, the City of Lafayette is excited to announce a partnership with Recycle By City to offer residents a localized, interactive, and comprehensive recycling guide . This easy-to-use guide will help you become an excellent rec...

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View the Recycling Guide... City News
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Police Press Release: Stolen vehicle and officer involved shooting

Police PRESS RELEASE_News Flash

On Nov. 8, 2022, at approximately 0125 hours officers of the Lafayette Police Department were involved in an officer involved shooting at the Circle K gas station located at 225 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette, Colorado. 

At approximately 0122 ho...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

How can we serve you? / ¿Cómo podemos servirle?

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Share your thoughts on arts, cultural, and library resources in Lafayette | Comparte sus pensamientos sobre los recursos artísticos, culturales y bibliotecarios en Lafayette

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Apply to join the new Sustainability and Resilience Advisory Committee (SRAC)

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The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) and the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) have joined together to form the new Sustainability and Resilience Advisory Committee (SRAC). The City recognized it had grown beyond prioriti...

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Learn more and apply... City News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Provide additional input on the next stage of the Lafayette Multimodal Transportation Plan

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Versión en español a continuación

Community members and stakeholders have an opportunity to provide additional input on the next stage of the Lafayette Multimodal Transportation Plan (MMTP). The project team has dr...

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Posted on: October 6, 2022

Lafayette named a “Best Place to Live” by Money.com

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Lafayette ranked 31 in Money.com’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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READ Money's 50 Best Places to Live list.... City News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

New Republic Services contract to begin Oct. 1

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As a result of the new contract with Republic Services, residents who are part of the City’s Three Cart Program will see enhanced benefits beginning Oct. 1.

New benefits

  • Weekly compost collection 
  • Multiple recycle cart size choices 
  • New embe...
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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: June 17, 2022

New three days per week irrigation limit enacted

3 days per week  watering limit

An amendment to the permanent water conservation ordinance has been enacted limiting outdoor irrigation to a maximum of three days a week per water customer. Residents may choose which three days to irrigate, and are allowed to continue hand-watering tree...

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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: April 21, 2022

Wildfire awareness and Open Space

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Learn about wildfires, the steps Lafayette is taking to protect the community and Open Space, and what residents can do to be prepared

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

South Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project

South Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project map showing a traffic shift westbound

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

Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Maintaining visibility at intersections

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To help protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles in our neighborhoods, an unobstructed line of sight at residential intersections is necessary to maintain safety. As we enter the growing season, it’s important for residents to be aware of their respo...

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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: 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

New 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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