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Posted on: July 14, 2015

2015 City Council Candidate Campaign Packet

Informational Candidate Campaign packets are now available on line. Four council seats are available in the November 3, 2015 election. Petition packets will be available August 4, 2015 in the City Clerk's office.

Additional Info...

Lafayette City News

24 Stories
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Mosquito Control Application - Waneka Lake 7/29 after 10:00 pm

Colorado Mosquito Control (CMC) will be fogging the Waneka Lake area on Wednesday, July 29th after 10:00pm. This will take place weather permitting.

To report mosquito problems or concerns please call CMC at 877-276-4306... Read on...

Colorado Mosquito Control
Posted on: June 12, 2015

Mosquito Season is here - Stay Informed

fight the bite

The 2015 mosquito season on the Front Range is in full swing and the City of Lafayette would like to keep its residents informed.

With that, we have created a new section on the City's website dedicated to mosquitoes... Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: July 17, 2015

Make a difference in your community - apply for a City Board position

Make a difference in your community and have an impact on the future of Lafayette. The City currently has multiple board positions available;
* Planning Commission - deadline July 31* Energy Sustainability Advisory... Read on...

VIEW ALL OPEN Board Positions...
Posted on: July 16, 2015

2015 City Council candidate campaign packets

City Council

Interested in running for a seat on the Lafayette City Council? Candidate Campaign packets are now available online. Four council seats will be available in the November 3, 2015 election.

Petition packets will be... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Relay for Life of East Boulder County on Aug 1

Relay for Life

On Saturday August 1st Waneka Lake will be packed with festivities, music, food and activities for the whole family starting at 9 am and continuing until midnight. You are not required to be on a Relay Team to participate... Read on...

Giving Back to the Future to be Cancer Free
Posted on: July 7, 2015

The One Lafayette Program is accepting grant applications

One Lafayette

The City of Lafayette assists local nonprofit organizations through the One Lafayette Program. One Lafayette annually disburses funds collected from donations as well as funding from Lafayette City budget. Organizations... Read on...

Apply for a One Lafayette grant...
Posted on: July 24, 2015

BBRC Maintenance Closure Week - August 8-16, 2015

Maintenance Week

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance from August 8-16, 2015. We will reopen at 5:00am on August 17. The annual maintenance week is for the repair and restoration of recreation center... Read on...

MAINTENANCE WEEK DETAILS....
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Starting July 1, New Lower Fines for Early Literacy Books and Kits

Early Lit

We want all the children of Lafayette to be ready for school and reading!

Beginning July 1, the late fee for Early Literacy Materials is 5¢ per item, per day.

Early Literacy Materials are intended for use by very... Read on...

Lafayette Public Library
Posted on: July 10, 2015

East Cleveland Ave. repairs

Beginning Monday, July 13, the Colorado Division of Reclamation, Mining and Safety will begin work to stabilize the mine shaft on East Cleveland Avenue that caused the sinkhole earlier this year. During these operations,... Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2015

Lafayette Peer Empowerment Project

LPEP

On July 2, the Lafayette Peer Empowerment Project (LPEP) participants unveiled their work to date and presented recommendations on how to better support Lafayette youth. Additional outcomes and recommendations will be... Read on...

Additional LPEP information...
Posted on: July 8, 2015

Doo good! Dog doo is much more than a nuisance!

doo good scoop poop

1. It spreads disease like Giardia and accounts for up to 20% of the bacteria in our waterways.

2. It hurts fish by adding nutrients which act like a fertilizer in streams making algae grow, and reducing oxygen levels.... Read on...

More Doo Gooder Info...
Posted on: June 25, 2015

The Summer 2015 edition of the Lafayette Connection is now available online

Lafayette connection

The Lafayette Connection is published three times a year and mailed in resident water bills. "Be a Part of It" - engaged and informed about Community Life, Healthy Lifestyles, and Sustainable Living

cityoflafayette.com/CONNECT
Posted on: June 17, 2015

Update on traffic signal issues along Hwy 287

traffic light

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) discovered a faulty pedestrian crossing signal at the intersection of Hwy 287 and Empire Road (Hwy 42), and is investigating a similar problem at the intersection of Hwy 287... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Special energy incentives available for Lafayette residents

EnerguySmart

Special incentives for energy efficiency upgrades are now available to residents in Lafayette. A $100 limited-time bonus rebate, as well as efficient LED lighting or programmable thermostats, are being offered on a... Read on...

PROGRAM DETAILS...
Posted on: May 27, 2015

Mayor Berg named 2015 “Outstanding Elected Official”

Mayor Berg recycling award

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has been named the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 2015 Outstanding Elected Official for her contributions and promotion of recycling and waste reduction.

“It is an honor on behalf of... Read on...

Read More...
Posted on: April 30, 2015

Off-leash pet policy in Lafayette

Off Leash Wildlife Feeding Sign

Dogs that are taken for a walk or are off their own property must be on a leash. The City of Lafayette’s ordinance requires that animals be under physical control (on a leash or in a pet carrier) at all times when off of... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 22, 2015

A reminder regarding Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines

hand watering

Now that Spring is here with lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems being prepared for the growing season, the City would like to remind residents of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines that are in effect... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 7, 2015

Sign up today for the Summer Reading Program

SRP 2015

Summer reading for all ages ! This fantastic annual program is an easy and fun way to encourage and celebrate reading. This popular program includes engaging events and prizes for participants from babies to seniors. All... Read on...

Registration and Details
Posted on: June 8, 2015

The LaMont Does Outdoor Pool is open daily

LaMont Does Pool

Bring the whole family to the LaMont Does Pool for an affordable dip this summer. Pool amenities include a kiddie pool with a covered sitting area, lap pool with diving board and basketball hoop, and a grassy picnic area. ... Read on...

LaMont Does Outdoor Pool schedule...
Posted on: June 3, 2015

City Volunteers of the Year recognized

Wanda Hodgson Volunteer of the Year 2015

In 2014 the City of Lafayette was honored to have benefited from the support of 523 volunteers. Many programs would not be possible without the contribution of these important people. City volunteers were recognized at the... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/VOLUNTEER
Posted on: May 1, 2015

New residential development update – Simpson Old Town

Simpson Old Town

Construction is expected begin on the Simpson Old Town project, a redevelopment of the former Sister Carmen Community Center site on East Simpson Street, in May 2015. The plans for the mixed-use development, located at the... Read on...

View SIMPSON OLD TOWN site and building plans...
Posted on: May 7, 2015

Lafayette ranked 6th safest Colorado city

City of Lafayette Colorado

When deciding where to live, safety is a top priority. ValuePenguin analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report to determine the safety of cities in Colorado and separated these cities into three population categories: small... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 28, 2015

Lafayette named Tree City USA for 21st year

Tree City USA

The City of Lafayette was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 21st year Lafayette has earned the national designation... Read on...

Suggested Front Range tree and shrub list....
Posted on: April 23, 2015

New residential development update - Trails at Coal Creek

Trails at Coal Creek map

Construction has begun on the Trails at Coal Creek subdivision located west of Highway 287 and South Public Drive, on the north and south sides of Coal Creek. The plan was presented to the Lafayette Planning Commission in... Read on...

View a map of the Trails at Coal Creek....

Lafayette Community Development

2 Stories
Posted on: July 10, 2015

Openings on Zoning Board of Adjustment

Although two appointments were recently made to the BOA, there are still vacancies on the Board that need to be filled. The deadline for applications has been extended. If you are interested in serving on a City Board, don't hesitate-apply now!

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 10, 2015

Planning Commission Openings

The deadline for applying for the two Planning Commission openings has been extended to 3 PM on Friday, July 31, 2015.

Additional Info...

Lafayette Community Development - Economic Development

1 Story
Posted on: May 4, 2015

New residential development update – Simpson Old Town

Simpson Old Town

Construction is expected begin on the Simpson Old Town project, a redevelopment of the former Sister Carmen Community Center site on East Simpson Street, in May 2015. The plans for the mixed-use development, located at the... Read on...

View SIMPSON OLD TOWN site and building plans...

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

5 Stories
Posted on: July 16, 2015

Now accepting applications for Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee members

LESAClogo_200w_forweb.jpg

Applications are being accepted for a Committee Member and an Alternate Member on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC).

Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation... Read on...

Learn more about LESAC and download an application
Posted on: June 17, 2015

Special energy incentives available for Lafayette residents

EnerguySmart

Special incentives for energy efficiency upgrades are now available to residents in Lafayette. A $100 limited-time bonus rebate, as well as efficient LED lighting or programmable thermostats, are being offered on a... Read on...

PROGRAM DETAILS...
Posted on: May 28, 2015

Mayor Berg named 2015 “Outstanding Elected Official”

Mayor Berg recycling award

Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has been named the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 2015 Outstanding Elected Official for her contributions and promotion of recycling and waste reduction.

“It is an honor on behalf of... Read on...

Read More...
Posted on: April 30, 2015

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

WRAC Logo

The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Directors and as alternates to the Board. These are Council-appointed positions for four-year terms.... Read on...

Download an APPLICATION...
Posted on: October 28, 2014

Lafayette announces the 2014 Green Business Award winners

LESAC

Eight Lafayette businesses were presented with awards at the October 21 City Council meeting to recognize their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. The City of Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee... Read on...

More info at cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen ...

Lafayette Human Resources Department

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Posted on: July 3, 2015

Relay for Life of East Boulder County

Relay for Life

On Saturday August 1st Waneka Lake will be packed with festivities, music, food and activities for the whole family starting at 9 am and continuing until midnight. You are not required to be on a Relay Team to participate... Read on...

Giving Back to the Future to be Cancer Free

Lafayette Parks, Open Space and Golf

3 Stories
Posted on: July 27, 2015

Mosquito Control Application - Waneka Lake 7/29 after 10:00 pm

Colorado Mosquito Control (CMC) will be fogging the Waneka Lake area on Wednesday, July 29th after 10:00pm. This will take place weather permitting.

To report mosquito problems or concerns please call CMC at 877-276-4306... Read on...

Colorado Mosquito Control
Posted on: June 12, 2015

Mosquito Season Has Begun - Stay Informed

The 2015 mosquito season on the Front Range has begun and the City of Lafayette would like to keep its residents informed.

With that, we have created a new section on the City's website dedicated to mosquitoes and... Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: May 4, 2015

Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic insect responsible for the death or decline of tens of millions of ash trees worldwide and was detected inside the City of Boulder in 2013. A quarantine is currently in place... Read on...

EAB Colorado

Lafayette Police Department

2 Stories
Posted on: July 29, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 07/20/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 07/20/15 to 07/26/15.

View Summary.
Posted on: July 23, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 7/20/15

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 07/13/15 to 07/19/15.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

4 Stories
Posted on: July 25, 2015

Book Release Party with Author Ingrid Law, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 6-8 pm

Switch

The Lafayette Public Library invites you to the official book release party for Switch, the new children's fiction book by Lafayette author Ingrid Law.

Switch continues the journey of the extraordinary Beaumont family,... Read on...

More Details about the book and the party!
Posted on: July 19, 2015

Summer Reading - Friday, July 31: Last Day to Collect Prizes!

Summer Reading

The last day to log minutes/activities and collect prizes is Friday, July 31.
No prizes will be awarded after the library closes at 5pm.
Thanks for reading with us!

Posted on: July 9, 2015

Fines Lowered for Early Literacy Books

Early Lit

We want all the children of Lafayette to be ready for school and reading!

“When there are reading materials in the home, kids are more likely to be read to, to be familiar with books, and to use books—all things that... Read on...

Reduced Fines - FAQ
Posted on: July 6, 2015

Hackerspace: Drop-in Tech on Mondays, 4-6pm

Program Lafayette

Join us every week to create, collaborate, and learn, using a variety of high tech and low tech methods.

This summer there are 3D-printer demos, Sphero programs, hands-on projects like building giant puppets and lanterns,... Read on...

Summer Hackerspace Details

Lafayette Public Works Department

4 Stories
Posted on: July 14, 2015

2015 WRAC Call for Volunteers for the Lafayette Peach Festival- 08/15/2015

Just sign up to volunteer at the Lafayette Peach Festival on Saturday, August 15, 2015!

We’re excited that this year’s festival will continue to be a Zero Waste Event, but we need your help!

The following volunteer... Read on...

Posted on: July 7, 2015

Doo good! Pick up dog doo. Protect streams.

doo good scoop poop

1. It spreads disease like Giardia and accounts for up to 20% of the bacteria in our waterways.

2. It hurts fish by adding nutrients which act like a fertilizer in streams making algae grow, and reducing oxygen levels.... Read on...

More Doo Gooder Info...
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Waste water rate increase

Beginning April 2015, waste water rates will increase to begin funding necessary measures enabling Lafayette to comply with Colorado’s new Regulation 85. The average resident will see a 9-11% utility bill increase.

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 10, 2015

Lafayette's Permanent Water Conservation Guidelines

Now that Spring is here and everyone is getting their lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems ready, the City would like to remind everyone of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines.

Lafayette City Council... Read on...

Additional Info...

Lafayette Recreation Department

9 Stories
Posted on: July 24, 2015

BBRC Maintenance Closure Week - August 8-16

Maintenance Week

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center will be closed for annual maintenance from August 8-16, 2015. We will reopen at 5:00am on August 17. The annual maintenance week is for the repair and restoration of recreation center... Read on...

MAINTENANCE WEEK DETAILS....
Posted on: July 25, 2015

Boys/Girls soccer registration deadline is July 29

soccer

Register your child for Lafayette's quality soccer program where we stress participation, skill development and fun! Practice twice a week with Saturday games. Follow the link below for more information and to register... Read on...

Youth soccer...
Posted on: July 28, 2015

Register now for adult fall sports

flag football

Registration deadlines are approaching for adult leagues;

Co-Ed/Men's softball - Aug 7
Women's Soccer - Aug 20 (register as an individual, not a team)
Flag Football - Aug 14
Tennis - Aug 14

ADDITIONAL information...
Posted on: July 24, 2015

Men's and Co-Ed Softball Leagues - register by August 7

softball

Register your team for great league play at Lamont Does Park. Men's "D" and Co-Ed "D" leagues are forming. Register by August 7 - games begin August 16 and 17.

Learn more...
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Zumba classes added!

Zumba

Ditch the Workout, Join the Party! Zumba is a dance fitness class that is fun, energetic, and makes you feel amazing. Click on the link below to view the full fitness schedule.

Drop-In Fitness Schedule...
Posted on: June 20, 2015

Science camps begin 7/6 and 8/3 for ages 6-12

science camps

Inspire the inventor and scientist in your child!

Additional Info...
Posted on: June 17, 2015

Swim Lessons! Indoor or outdoor, from 6 months to adults

swim lessons

Learn to swim and be safe around water. Swim instructors at the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center are certified and will provide you and your family with a quality experience. Visit our website to determine the level and time... Read on...

SWIM LESSONS...
Posted on: June 3, 2015

The LaMont Does Outdoor Pool is now open daily

LaMont Does Pool

Bring the whole family to the LaMont Does Pool for an affordable dip this summer. Pool amenities include a kiddie pool with a covered sitting area, lap pool with diving board and basketball hoop, and a grassy picnic area. ... Read on...

LaMont Does Outdoor Pool schedule...
Posted on: May 15, 2015

Bob Burger Recreation Center recognized with the Lafayette Elementary Cougar Pride Award

The Bob L. Burger Recreation Center was selected to receive a 2015 Lafayette Elementary Cougar Pride Award for outstanding community efforts. This award was established to bring recognition to individuals and organizations... Read on...

Watch the AWARD VIDEO...

Lafayette Senior Services

1 Story
Posted on: July 14, 2015

Great Outdoor Adventure Campout CANCELLED!

The Lafayette Great Adventure Campout has been Cancelled for 2015.
For more information please call 303-661-1492.


Volunteers

8 Stories
Posted on: July 16, 2015

Planning Commission Openings

The deadline for applying for the two Planning Commission openings has been extended to 3 PM on Friday, July 31, 2015.

Apply for a Planning Commission position...
Posted on: July 16, 2015

Now accepting applications for Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee members

LESAClogo_200w_forweb.jpg

Applications are being accepted for a Committee Member and an Alternate Member on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC).

Submit your letter of interest, application, and resume to the Recreation... Read on...

Learn more about LESAC and download an application
Posted on: July 16, 2015

Openings on Zoning Board of Adjustment

There are still vacancies on the Zoning Board that need to be filled. The deadline for applications has been extended to 3pm on July 31, 2015. If you are interested in serving on a City Board, don't hesitate-apply now!

Apply for the Zoning Board of Adjustments
Posted on: July 14, 2015

Call for Volunteers at the Peach Festival

Peach Festival

Sign up to volunteer at the Lafayette Peach Festival on Saturday, August 15, 2015!

We’re excited that this year’s festival will continue to be a Zero Waste Event, but we need your help!

The following volunteer shifts... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

Volunteers needed for Relay for Life

rfl-logo[1].png

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to Celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, Remember loved ones lost, and Fight... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 9, 2015

The One Lafayette Program is accepting grant applications

One Lafayette

The City of Lafayette assists local nonprofit organizations through the One Lafayette Program. One Lafayette annually disburses funds collected from donations as well as funding from Lafayette City budget. Organizations... Read on...

Apply for a One Lafayette grant...
Posted on: June 4, 2015

City Volunteers of the Year recognized

Wanda Hodgson Volunteer of the Year 2015

In 2014 the City of Lafayette was honored to have benefited from the support of 523 volunteers. Many programs would not be possible without the contribution of these important people. City volunteers were recognized at the... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/VOLUNTEER
Posted on: April 29, 2015

Apply for a position on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

WRAC Logo

The City of Lafayette Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC) is looking for Lafayette residents to serve on the Board of Directors and as alternates to the Board. These are Council-appointed positions for four-year terms.... Read on...

Download an APPLICATION...


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