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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Oil and gas development information and resources

The Lafayette City Council is committed to exercising their limited municipal regulatory authority to minimize oil and gas impacts on the community. Oil and gas development is an activity regulated at the state level. Existing state law - solidified by Co...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Lafayette files formal protest to deny 8 North LLC spacing application

On October 16, the City of Lafayette joined with Boulder County to submit a Formal Protest of this oil and gas spacing unit application, asking the COGCC to deny the application.The protest documents and other information and updates will be posted on the...

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cityoflafayette.com/OilAndGas .... City News
Posted on: October 16, 2017

Aquarius Open Space - Controlled burn scheduled for Oct 17-18

The City of Louisville is scheduling a controlled burn of Aquarius Open Space on October 17 and 18 - weather permitting.  The section of Coal Creek Regional Trail that runs through the burn area on Aquarius Open Space will be closed during these ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Watch a recorded version of the two City Council Candidate Forums

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Two City Council Candidate Forums were held to introduce Lafayette voters to the 14 City Council candidates, help residents better understand the candidates’ platforms, and assist voters to make more informed decisions. 

Both of these fo...

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WATCH the two recorded Candidate Forums.... City News
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Learn more about current development projects

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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.View updated information on• Weems/Silo Development - October 17 public hearing• Front Range Rehab Ho...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

South Boulder Road / 120th Street Multimodal Improvement Project

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The City of Lafayette is working with the Boulder County Transportation Department and the Colorado Department of Transportation on the South Boulder Road / 120th Street Multimodal Improvement project.

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Lafayette Police Department's commitment to the ethical policing of our community

Lafayette Police Department is committed to the legal, moral and ethical policing of our community.  Feedback from the citizens we contact on a daily basis is vitally important to us.  Without feedback, both positive and negative, we can...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

Do you have a photo of the historic Lafayette Cottage Camp?

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Do you have a photo of the Lafayette Cottage Camp?It could be worth $100!

Pull out your scrapbooks and boxes of old photos. The City of Lafayette is looking for images of the Lafayette Cottage Camp, and will pay $100 to the first person who can supply an i...

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cityoflafayette.com/CottageCamp ... City News
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Stormwater rate increase to go into effective October 1, 2017

What is stormwater?

Stormwater is generated when rain or snow melt flows over streets and land to the storm drainage system. The City of Lafayette is committed to administering a proactive stormwater management program to improve the flow of runoff enterin...

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9/5 Stormwater Fund presentation to City Council.. City News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

City Council approves Resolution 2017-59 in support of the DACA Program

City Council Approves Resolution 2017-59: In Support of the DACA Program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and a Path to Permanent Legal Status for Dreamers

The Lafayette City Council is committed to fostering and ensuring equity, ...

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VIEW THE FULL TEXT of Resolution No. 2017-59 ..... City News
Posted on: September 1, 2017

Be an informed voter this election season

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This election season, Lafayette registered voters will be voting on five (5) ballot issues and electing four (4) City Councilors. It is important for voters to be educated about the issues before casting votes.  Please refer to the City's electio...

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City of Lafayette ELECTION webpage... City News
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Turf Replacement Program - October 25

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Replace landscape turf, and you may be eligible for a credit on your utility bill.The City of Lafayette is providing residents with information, tools, and resources to incentivize sustainable water conservation. A homeowner may replace 200 sq ft or more ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Next "Chat with City Council" event to be held on October 26

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Each year the Lafayette City Council hosts a series of chat sessions that run September through May. The format is a casual group conversation that may be prompted by a specific topic, but always includes participant-led questions and discussions. These m...

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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. This project will also include widening of 111th Str...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Lafayette featured on 9News

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Follow the link below to read the 9News story which 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 anothe...

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LAFAYETTE featured on 9News..... City News
Posted on: August 9, 2017

Emerald ash borer detected in Lafayette

This week, the Colorado State Forest Service confirmed evidence of the invasive tree pest emerald ash borer (EAB) within Lafayette city limits. This detection is located in an existing Boulder County quarantine area established by the Colorado Department ...

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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 Res...

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