Posted on: February 14, 2018

Arts in Education Grants Available

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Teachers of Lafayette schools may apply for a grant to support arts-related projects with local students. The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) is proud to offer the 11th annual Arts in Education Grants to local schools and teachers. The deadline ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

The Art Market Returns to ANO in 2018!

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We're excited to announce the return of The Art Market to the 2018 Art Night Out series. The Art Market features over 30 artist vendors showing and selling everything from painting to sculpture and ceramics to craft, as well as live art demonstrations fro...

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Additional Info... Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Call for entries for Youth Poetry Event

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Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2018 Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize. All entries are due March 23, 2018, at 5:00 pm.  The Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize (LYPP) aims to cultivate an...

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Additional Info... Arts and Cultural Resources
Posted on: February 11, 2018

Women’s Art Exhibit opens at The Collective

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“Women’s Art, A Persistent Path to Identity” opens at The Collective Community Art Center on February 13.  The exhibit, curated by a team of local female artists, is an eclectic mix of work in a variety of mediums fr...

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City News

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Oil and Gas activity update - February 19

The Lafayette City Council is dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of residents from the potential impacts of oil and gas operations, and are exploring many fronts to address the pending 8 North LLC applications. Staff has recently rece...

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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas City News
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Participate in the East Boulder County water quality study

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This is a free opportunity to learn about your water quality if you live in East Boulder County and have a well on your property. The study is not being conducted due to any known or suspected water problems.  Boulder County Public Health has bee...

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LEARN MORE and SIGN UP to participate.... City News
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Oil and Gas activity update - January 31

The Lafayette City Council is dedicated to protecting the health, safety, and welfare of residents from the potential impacts of oil and gas operations, and are exploring many fronts to address the pending 8 North LLC applications. Staff has recently rece...

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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas City News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

CELDF Public Interview Meeting scheduled for March 5

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The Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELFD) has verbally offered to provide free legal service to the City of Lafayette in the event City Council would decide to cite the Lafayette Climate Bill of Rights to justify implementing a ban on oil and...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

On November 22, the Lafayette City Council received a letter from the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) expressing their concern regarding the City’s six-month moratorium on oil and gas activities.  Read this letter.The Lafayette City Counc...

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www.cityoflafayette.com/oilandgas City News
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Lafayette businesses eligible for a sweetheart of a deal on transit passes

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Qualifying employers could receive 70% reimbursement for providing transit passes to employees

Boulder County is offering a 70 percent reimbursement for RTD EcoPasses or MyRide cards to businesses in Lafayette who participate in the Lafayette Green Busines...

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READ the full press release... City News
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Sign up for free tax help appointments

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Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments fill up very quickly.

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Schedule a tax help appointment... City News
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

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Many residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The link below will allow you to download a map that illustrates the location of existing well sites within Lafayette city limits.There have been no new wells drilled in La...

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DOWNLOAD the Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map.... City News
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

In December 2016 the Lafayette City Council adopted Resolution 2016-96 affirming the City’s commitment to ensure equal protection and services for all residents and to build a diverse, inclusive, and just community. Read a Spanish version of Resolution 20...

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City News

Posted on: January 11, 2018

Apply to join the Library Board as an Alternate Member

The City of Lafayette is seeking candidates to fill an alternate position on the Library Board! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinlibraryboard

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City Volunteers
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Apply for an open position on the Historic Preservation Board

The Historic Preservation Board currently has open positions available for Lafayette residents.  The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation through a variety o...

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LEARN MORE... City Volunteers
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Apply to join the Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC)!

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Open Space Advisory Committee. Learn more about the position and how to apply at http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinLOSAC.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 1, 2017

Apply to join the Senior Advisory Board (SAB)

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Board. Learn more about the position and how to apply at http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinSAB.

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City Volunteers
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Apply to join the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC). These Council-appointed positions with four-year terms will promote the committee’s values to the community and advise the City Council on related ma...

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City Volunteers
Posted on: July 6, 2017

Apply to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Zoning Board of Adjustment! Learn more about the position, deadlines,  and how to apply at: http://www.cityoflafayette.com/joinzoningboard.

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City Volunteers

Posted on: December 26, 2017

Apply to join the Historic Preservation Board

The City of Lafayette is seeking residents to join the Historic Preservation Board! Learn more about the position and how to apply.

Join the Historic Preservation Board Community Development
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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cityoflafayette.com/DEVELOPMENT Community Development

Posted on: February 13, 2018

Lafayette businesses eligible for a sweetheart of a deal on transit passes

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Qualifying employers could receive 70% reimbursement for providing transit passes to employees

Boulder County is offering a 70 percent reimbursement for RTD EcoPasses or MyRide cards to businesses in Lafayette who participate in the Lafayette Green Busines...

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READ the full press release... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Zero Waste results from the Lafayette Oatmeal Festival

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Thank you to the Chamber of Commerce, the Waste Reduction Advisory Committee, and the Public Works Department for their efforts to support a zero waste event in Lafayette.  Here are the results for the 2018 Oatmeal Fest.

Materials collected and ke...

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Download the infographic... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Apply for an EnergySmart IQ Solar Grant

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Take advantage of this opportunity and join Boulder County in its commitment to invest in clean, renewable energy. Solar will allow you and your household to be more energy independent and resilient to increasing energy costs.  If you own your ho...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Lafayette receives SolSmart Solar Excellence Award

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In addition to a SolSmart GOLD designation, the City of Lafayette has been presented with a 2017 SolSmart Special Recognition Award. This award celebrates and shines a light on communities that have gone above and beyond – earning at least 60% of the tota...

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cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Learn about Lafayette's Climate Goals for 2018 and beyond

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In October 2017, the Lafayette City Council passed a resolution establishing community-wide goals to achieve 80% reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and 100% renewable energy for electricity by 2030.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Lafayette receives “SolSmart Gold” award for advancing solar energy growth

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SolSmart, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, has awarded a gold designation to the City of Lafayette to recognize the community as a national leader in advancing solar energy.As a SolSmart designee, the City of Lafayette...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Upgrade

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In its continued support for Electric Vehicle drivers and improved air quality, Lafayette is upgrading the EV Charging Station at the Library. The new station provides more benefits to drivers including a mobile app to locate and reserve stations, notific...

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Environmental Sustainability

Posted on: February 1, 2018

Keep Busy, Make Money & Have Fun This Summer!!

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Come work at the NEW Great Outdoors Water Park, Bob L. Burger Recreation Center, Waneka Lake Boathouse, Indian Peaks Golf Course or the Junior Ranger Program!  Check out our website for upcoming job fairs and for job openings.

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Additional Info... Human Resources
Posted on: January 30, 2018

Boulder County Youth Corps is Hiring

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Boulder County Youth Corps is hiring both Members and Leaders, girls are encouraged to apply. Application deadline is Friday, March 30th, go to the Boulder County website to apply. Call 303-678-6104 for more information. 

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Library

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Join the Library Board!

Get Involved! Join the Library Board.

We need people who believe in the importance of literacy, are thoughtful about the future of libraries, and are willing to be active advocates for the work that we do. Join our team as an alternate member!

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Sign up for free Tax Help Appointments

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Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments fill up very quickly.

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

New: Receive Your Account Info by Text!

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Would you like to receive texts when your hold items are ready for pickup, or to renew items, view your fines, or see what is overdue? Now you can! Have multiple cards for the other libraries in the Flatirons Library Consortium? (Boulder, Broomfield, Loui...

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Library
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Join us for Adaptive Storytimes!

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All ages and abilities are welcome at our monthly adaptive storytimes! Storytimes are on Saturdays at 10:30 in the Kid Zone. Dates are: January 20, February 17, March 17, April 14, May 12.Each month we present a special storytime with a focus on visual pr...

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Library
Posted on: December 28, 2017

Dementia Caregiver Support Group at the Library

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The Dementia Caregiver Support Group is a safe place to receive support for the difficult journey of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, at any stage of the disease. The group is facilitated by trained volunteers...

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Library

Posted on: January 2, 2018

Be Anything! Learn with Lynda.com

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Learn a new skill online, on your time. Use your library card to access 6,213 courses in business, technology and creative skills, taught by industry experts! Lynda.com is a premium online learning site. Users can even earn certificates that can be upload...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Free Digital Magazines for your Device or PC!

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Love magazines? The Library has added free, popular emagazines to our collection, available to read online or download to your mobile device, using an app called RBDigital (formerly known as Zinio for Libraries). Find out the details on our website!

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Launchpad tablets for kids, teens & adults

Launchpad tablets for all ages available to check out!

Every Playaway Launchpad is pre-loaded with high quality, ad free learning apps and games, providing hours of interactive learning and play.Apps are grouped onto Launchpads by subject area, theme, grade level, and age. Featuring popular characters and bra...

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Library - Featured Resources
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Lafayette Book Group To Go Kits - New Titles Added Regularly

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Each Lafayette Book Group To Go kit contain 10 copies of a title, discussion questions, author information, and more great ideas for your group. Groups do not need to meet at the Library to check out the kits! Check-out time for the kits is typically 6 we...

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Library - Featured Resources

Posted on: January 10, 2018

Join the Library Board!

Advocate and advise as an Alternate Member (Apply by March 1).

Details and How to Apply Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Share your tech talent: be a Computer Coach

Got great people skills? Enjoy helping beginning computer users with technology? You don’t have to know everything to be a computer coach in the Library’s computer lab. We are looking for volunteers who want to explore and learn as they help people with c...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 27, 2017

Bring the Library to others as a Homebound Delivery Partner

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Library volunteers reach out monthly to those unable to visit the library due to illness, disabilities or other challenges. 

  • Interested in volunteering to deliver books, cds, and dvds to a homebound friend, relative, or neighbor? A...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Lend your organizational skills as a Circulation Aide

The Library is seeking adult volunteers to help out in the Library. As a Staff Circulation Aide, you will assist staff by gathering customer hold items. Embrace a collection of your choice in the Library, and help shelve and groom in that area so that mat...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: September 2, 2017

Join the Teen Team

Interested in being with other teens, helping Library staff, recommending books, mentoring younger kids, earning community service hours AND having fun? Join the Library's Teen Team! 

  • Learn more about the positions on the Teen Team web page, then ...
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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Support students as a Homework Center Tutor

As a volunteer Homework Center Tutor, you will help students, individually or in small groups, work on homework assignments in a variety of subjects, including frequent elementary and middle school math. Tutors have the satisfaction of motivating and supp...

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Raise funds for or join the Friends of the Library

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Friends of the Lafayette Library Foundation work hard for our community. They are instrumental to supporting Library programs, and they need our help! 

How can YOU help? Here are two easy ways:

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Library - Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on: January 5, 2018

Coyote Activity on the Front Range

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There have been several reports of coyote sightings along the front range in various cities including Lafayette.  Coyotes are a naturally occurring species in our land and have adapted well to urban environments where they have learned to live am...

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife/Living with Wildlife Parks, Recreation & Open Space

Police

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

News Media Case Report Summary 02/12/18

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 2/12/18 to 2/18/18.

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

News Media Case Report Summary 02/05/18.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 2/5/18 to 2/11/18.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

111th Street drainage and widening project - Sept through late Spring 2018

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In partnership with the Urban Drainage and Flood control District (UDFCD), the City of Lafayette will begin work on the construction of a drainage culvert north of the Police Department on 111th Street in September 2017. This project will also include wid...

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VIEW a map of the project area... Public Works
Posted on: June 30, 2017

2017 Water Quality Report (CCR) available online

Printed versions can be picked up at City Hall at the Public Works counter

Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

Additional Info... Public Works

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Sign up for fitness class changes or cancellations.

Want to stay on top of class changes and cancellations? Go to our Notify Me page, scroll down to News, and select the notification type you want for the list Lafayette Recreation - Fitness Class Cancellations. (Tip--you can sign up for any other Rec or Ci...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Sign up for free tax help appointments

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Need help preparing and filing your taxes? Every year qualified AARP volunteers are available to help prepare and electronically file taxes by appointment, at no charge. Appointments fill up very quickly.

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Schedule a tax help appointment... Senior Services
Posted on: February 12, 2018

Living with Alzheimer's for People with Alzheimer's

The diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or another dementia is life-changing and leads to many questions.  This program is designed for individuals in the early dates of Alzheimer's or dementia.

Day:  Tuesday

Date:  March 13, 20 and ...

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For additional information. Senior Services
Posted on: February 12, 2018

AARP Smart Driver Course

Improve your skills, increase safety and become eligible for a premium discount on your insurance.

Day:  Monday

Date:  March 12

Time:  12-4:30pm

Location:  Lafayette Public Library, 775 Baseline Rd.

Registration required.

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For additional information. Senior Services
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Conversation Project

Talk life!  How will you live until you die?  We want to help you clarify your values and prepare to talk to your family about end of life wishes.

Date:  March 6

Day:  Tuesday

Time:  2-3:30pm

Location:  La...

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For additional information Senior Services
Posted on: February 9, 2018

St. Patrick's Day

Lafayette Senior Services will provide corned beef, cabbage and potatoes; you bring your favorite green salads, sides and desserts.

Location:  Lafayette Senior Center, 103 S. Iowa Ave.

Date:  Friday, March 16

Time:  11:30a...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Sisters of Courage

Come enjoy a journey into the past during the 1 hour presentation sharing their pioneer experience through the story of the Harbison sisters and their family's extraordinary life.

Trip leaves the Lafayette Senior center, 103 S. Iowa Ave

Day:  Thurs...

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For additional information Senior Services
Posted on: February 13, 2018

The Roost

This restaurant uses only the finest, freshest ingredients in all their meals.  Lunch is on your own, price range $4-$15

Trip leaves the Lafayette Senior Center, 103 S. Iowa Ave

Day:  Tuesday

Date:  March 20

Time:   10:45am...

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For additional information Senior Services
Posted on: February 9, 2018

To Bird; Learning about Birdwatching in Lafayette

Join naturalist, Martin Ogle, for a fascinating talk about birdwatching in Lafayette.  We'll learn the basics of how to attract or find birds, how to recognize the number of common or special birds of note and about how birding can open up a whol...

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For addtional information Senior Services
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Senior Crafters Requesting Yarn Donations

The Lafayette Senior Center hosts several crafter groups and they are running low on yarn. These groups, which include the Whatever's, Lap Robe group and Crafters for Charity, create a variety of items that they donate to a variety of local entities. Lap ...

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Senior Services

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Lafayette featured on 9News

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Follow the link below to read the 9News story that features some of the characteristics that make Lafayette such a wonderful community. 

Why This Town Outside Boulder is so Much More Than a Suburb

Though it could be easily dismissed as just another...

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LAFAYETTE featured on 9News..... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: July 24, 2017

What's developing in Lafayette?

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Curious what new development is in process within the City of Lafayette? View a list of projects at www.cityoflafayette.com/Development.Understanding the process for new development projects can be confusing. Follow the link above to learn more about the ...

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cityoflafayette.com/DEVELOPMENT Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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GRAND OPENINGS

Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

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SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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VIEW this email in your browser.... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

Residents have inquired about the location of oil and gas wells in Lafayette. The Lafayette Oil and Gas Well Map illustrates the location of existing well sites within city limits.  Additional questions may be answered by visiting the Lafayette O...

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Lafayette Oil & Gas Information and Resources... Spotlight - Home Page features
Posted on: April 4, 2017

What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winners

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What Makes Lafayette Great - photo project winnersThank you to Lafayette residents who submitted creative and genuine photographs for this project. All the photos were a great tribute to "What Makes Lafayette Great"!Selected photographs may be v...

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View the SELECTED PHOTOS here.... Spotlight - Home Page features

Posted on: July 5, 2017

Breakfast abounds in Lafayette!

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Breakfast Abounds in Lafayette!

Who doesn’t love a relaxing morning that involves a satisfying assortment of breakfast delectables and a warm cup of java? Don’t even think about leaving Lafayette city limits to partake in the most important meal of the day...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Home Decor Galore in Lafayette

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Home Decor Galore!

Are you taking advantage of all the great shopping and dining options in Lafayette? It's so easy to Shop Local!Lafayette has recently seen the opening of a number of new home décor boutiques that you should know about. And while we're at...

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Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features
Posted on: April 24, 2017

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth!

Earth Day Shop Local

SHOP LAFAYETTE and save the earth! 

April 22 is Earth Day. As we endeavor to support our environment and live more sustainably, we encourage you to make a conscious effort to support Lafayette businesses striving to do the same. Shop these local b...

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VIEW this email in your browser.... Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features
Posted on: May 1, 2017

Shop Local - New Businesses in Lafayette!

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GRAND OPENINGS

Deli-Cious Z's Restaurant

802 South Public RoadWebsite  /  FacebookGrand Opening Celebration: Tuesday, May 2; 4:00-7:00pm

Whether you’re craving something for breakfast or lunch, Delicious Z’s...

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Spotlight - Invest in Lafayette Business Features