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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Public Works will begin citywide street sweeping May 17

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Street sweeping will begin in the Blue Heron subdivision and move south to Baseline Road on Monday, May 17. Street sweeping will continue weekly until completion of all streets within City of Lafayette limits. Crews will be working around the schedule of ...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Mulch Giveaway, May 29 and June 5

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Ever wonder what happens to all those Christmas trees you recycle with the City? They’re turned into mulch! Lafayette residents grab some FREE mulch. 

Bring a pick-up truck or an open trailer and you can load it full of mulch for FREE! B...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Important information for Republic Services 3-Cart customers

Republic update

Republic Services has notified the City of inaccurate information included in their recent Spring 2021 Residential Informer customer mailer. A delayed arrival of this mailer also resulted in many Lafayette residents missing the Spring Cleanup event.

Please...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 7, 2021

North Metro water suppliers urge residents to implement water reduction actions

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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 Water District, Ci...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Xcel Energy Lafayette natural gas project

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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 for the Lafayette Natural Gas Project. 

See a map of the area by viewing&...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Gardens in a Box now on sale

Honey Bee Heaven

How can you get the gorgeous, colorful garden you’ve always wanted without paying the professional price tag and doubling your water bill? 

Easy. With just a click, you can order a xeric (low-water) garden kit in March that’s r...

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Order your garden now... Public Works
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Sundar Development public improvement project

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The City of Lafayette will begin a public improvement project along State Highway 287 and Dillon Road  January 2021 through fall 2021. The improvements include:  

  • water line, sewer line, and drainage installation
  • trail construction
  • construc...
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Public Works
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: 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: 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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