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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Zero Fare for Better Air

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What is Zero Fare for Better Air?

Zero Fare for Better Air is a collaborative, statewide initiative designed to reduce ground-level ozone by increasing use of public transit. The effort is made possible by Colorado Senate Bill 22-180, the ozone season tran...

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Zero Fare for Cleaner Air information from RTD... City News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Lafayette joins forces with Drive Clean Colorado

Electric vehicle charging station at the recreation center

Partnering with Drive Clean Colorado increases funding opportunities for alternative transportation and supports healthier air quality initiatives.

Read the full press release... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tips 3 days a week watering and allowable hours

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

Concerning residential water use trends in Lafayette

The City is experiencing concerning trends with residential water demands. Elevated out...

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MORE water conservation tips... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week_rain

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: When it rains, water accordingly. 

Watch the weather and adjust watering days and times accordingly. Watering your...

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MORE water conservation tips... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Water for our future | Agua para nuestro futuro

Water for our future message with sprinkler

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

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week_fix broken sprinkle heads

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: Don't water roads and sidewalks, fix broken sprinkler heads.  

Water lawns, plants and trees - not roads ...

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MORE water conservation tips... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week_rain

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: Water twice a week

Watering twice a week will make grass roots grow deeper and allow the grass to last longer wi...

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MORE water conservation tips... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Updated request - Delay and save

updated request to delay irrigation

April 28, 2022, update:

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use. 

As of April 20, the City is seeing our typical residential winter water usage (~two million gallons/day) double, and usage jumped to five million g...

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Water conservation tips and programs... Public Works
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Three Cart Program - proposals simplified | Programa de los tres carros: propuestas simplificadas

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In December 2021, Republic Services and Western Disposal submitted proposals to be considered for the City’s Three Cart waste hauling contract which exp...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Lafayette receives $42,838 grant to support sustainability initiatives

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The City of Lafayette has been awarded a $42,838 grant from the Boulder County Sustainability Matching Grant Program. This funding will support the following projects; 

  • augmenting Boulder County Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) business sus...
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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Apply to join the Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC). These Council appointed positions, with three-year terms, will advise City Council on matters related to energy sustainability.&...

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Learn more about LESAC... Environmental Sustainability
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