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Posted on: April 23, 2015

2015 Spring Clean Up - April 27 through May 6

Spring Clean Up

2015 Spring Clean Up - April 27 through May 6

Please refer to the 2015 Spring Clean Up schedule for curbside pick up of bundled tree limbs and bagged leaves in your neighborhood.

The drop off and pick up services... Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/SpringCleanUp
Posted on: April 22, 2015

24,000 Pounds Shredded at the Lafayette Shred Event on April 18

Thanks to Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers and Elevations Credit Union, 24,000 pounds of documents were shredded at the shred event on 4/18/15. Thank you to the Lafayette Police Department for hosting, and for Lafayette... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2015

Proposals for an Energy Sustainability Consultant

The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) is soliciting proposals from interested parties to provide consulting services to said committee.

Energy Consultant RFP...
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Happy Earth Day

Lafayette solar garden

Check out sustainability resources on the City's website

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen
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....
Posted on: April 21, 2015

Volunteers needed for 2015 Art Night Out events

Volunteers

Beer & Wine Garden ~ Join the team! Enjoy the music, visit with friends, and help make Art Night Out huge success! Volunteers who give 1 ½ hours at an Art Night Out get a FREE DRINK!

ARTS! Lafayette and the Lafayette... 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: April 20, 2015

Lafayette businesses earn "Best of the West"

Invest in Lafayette

Forty Lafayette businesses received a "Best of the West" designation from the Yellow Scene Magazine's readers poll. Click on the link below to view the list of winners.

Support these and other great Lafayette... Read on...

Lafayette Best of the West list of winners...
Posted on: April 3, 2015

Artist wanted for booths at Art Night Out

Art Night Out

Call for Artists and vendors! We are striving for a rich variety of arts, media, and crafts. Most of our booth spaces are reserved for arts and fine crafts. There will also be booths with arts activities for kids and teens,... Read on...

More information...
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Portraits of Great Colorado Women on Exhibit

Women Hall of Fame

The portraits of 48 outstanding Colorado women will be on display throughout the months of April and May in Lafayette at the Public Library, City Hall, and the GO! Center.

Lafayette is proud to present the Colorado... Read on...

Colorado Women's Hall of Fame
Posted on: March 30, 2015

Well abandonment work to continue at 10315 W. Baseline Rd.

Well abandonment work to continue at 10315 W. Baseline Road

Noble Energy is continuing the permanent plug and abandonment work started in December 2014 on two oil and gas wells located on the Domenico farm property... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2015

Attend a public meeting for RTD's Bus Rapid Transit Plan

Changes are coming to transit service for those who live and work along US 36. RTD will introduce the Flatiron Flyer in 2016, its first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, and is hosting public input meetings to discuss the... Read on...

More info on the BRT Plan....
Posted on: February 27, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...
Posted on: October 25, 2014

Lafayette ranked in the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado”

biking at Waneka olake

Lafayette is one of the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado” according to a study that looked at the three factors that drive the decision of where to raise families; 1)Public school excellence 2)Home... Read on...

Read the full NerdWallet study...

Lafayette Community Development - Economic Development

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Posted on: February 28, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...

Lafayette Community Development- Downtown

1 Story
Posted on: March 1, 2015

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

City of Lafayette

Lafayette’s Retail Growth Jumps 11.5% in 2014

The City of Lafayette ended the year with double-digit sales tax gains. 2014 sales tax collections came in at $11,425,967 – up 11.5% from 2013 – signifying a continued rise in... Read on...

Read the FULL PRESS RELEASE...

Lafayette Cultural Resources

3 Stories
Posted on: April 20, 2015

See & Respond Call for Artists and Poets!

See and Respond

Call for Artists and Poets! The Lafayette Cultural Resources Division announces a Call for Artists and Poets for the See & Respond Art Show.

Poets and 2-D artists of all kinds and all ages are invited to See & Respond... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 16, 2015

Lafayette seeks volunteers for Art Night Out 2015

Volunteers

Beer & Wine Garden ~ Join the team! Enjoy the music, visit with friends, and help make Art Night Out huge success! Volunteers who give 1 ½ hours at an Art Night Out get a FREE DRINK!

ARTS! Lafayette and the Lafayette... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: April 3, 2015

Artist wanted for booths at Art Night Out

Art Night Out

Call for Artists and vendors! We are striving for a rich variety of arts, media, and crafts. Most of our booth spaces are reserved for arts and fine crafts. There will also be booths with arts activities for kids and teens,... Read on...

More information

Lafayette Environmental Sustainability

4 Stories
Posted on: April 22, 2015

Proposals for an Energy Sustainability Consultant

The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) is soliciting proposals from interested parties to provide consulting services to said committee.

Energy Consultant RFP...
Posted on: April 23, 2015

24,000 Pounds Shredded at the Lafayette Shred Event on April 18

Thanks to Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers and Elevations Credit Union, 24,000 pounds of documents were shredded at the shred event on 4/18/15. Thank you to the Lafayette Police Department for hosting, and for Lafayette... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2015

Happy Earth Day

Lafayette solar garden

Check out sustainability resources on the City's website

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen
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 Police Department

3 Stories
Posted on: April 22, 2015

24,000 Pounds Shredded

Thanks to Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers and Elevations Credit Union, 24,000 pounds was shredded at shred event 4/18/15. Thank you for your participation Lafayette and doing your part to recycle and prevent identity theft!

Posted on: April 20, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 04/13/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 04/13/15 to 04/19/15.

View Summary.
Posted on: April 13, 2015

News Media Case Report Summary 04/13/15.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 04/06/15 to 04/12/15.

View Summary.

Lafayette Public Library

3 Stories
Posted on: April 11, 2015

April is National Poetry Month!

Poetry Month

Did you know that National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world?

Stop by the lobby and check out our display of poetry titles for all ages!

Learn More About National Poetry Month
Posted on: April 15, 2015

Free Book for Preschoolers! One Book 4 Colorado, April 13 - 27

oneBook

Every year One Book 4 Colorado gives a free copy of a selected book to preschoolers across the state. This year's selection is How Do Dinosaurs Get Well Soon?by Jane Yolen.

Books (in English and Spanish) are... Read on...

Learn More
Posted on: April 23, 2015

Hackerspace! Program Lafayette's Drop-in Tech on Mondays!

Program Lafayette

All ages are welcome to drop in to LPL's Program Lafayette Hackerspace, open Mondays from 4-6 pm.

What’s a Hackerspace? A place to get help with your coding challenges, and maybe help others with theirs!

•... Read on...

More info about Program Lafayette

Lafayette Public Works Department

5 Stories
Posted on: April 23, 2015

2015 Spring Clean up

Please refer to schedule for curbside pick up in your neighborhood. Bins will be available 04/27/15 - 05/08/15 for drop off at City Service Center. Compostable bags only. If using plastic bags, please empty and take home... Read on...

Additional 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...
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Garden In A Box on sale!

garden in a box logo

Garden In A Box now on sale! Order yours today at ConservationCenter.org/Gardens or by calling 303-999-3820 ext. 222

Garden-In-A-Box Details and Ordering.

Lafayette Recreation Department

1 Story
Posted on: October 27, 2014

Lafayette ranked in the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado”

biking at Waneka olake

Lafayette is one of the top 5 “Best Places for Young Families in Colorado” according to a study that looked at the three factors that drive the decision of where to raise families; 1)Public school excellence 2)Home... Read on...

Read the full NerdWallet study...

Volunteers

1 Story
Posted on: April 20, 2015

Volunteer training for the 2015 Art Night Out events to be held on April 26

Volunteers

Beer & Wine Garden ~ Join the team! Enjoy the music, visit with friends, and help make Art Night Out huge success! Volunteers who give 1 ½ hours at an Art Night Out get a FREE DRINK!

ARTS! Lafayette and the Lafayette... Read on...

Additional Info...


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