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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 ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Oil and gas hearing updates

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

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Additional Info - Oil and Gas Info Page.... City News
Posted on: December 12, 2017

2017 Holiday Hours at City Facilities

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The City of Lafayette City Council and Staff wish you and yours a joyful holiday season and a healthy New Year!In observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays, please be aware of the following City facility schedules and closures;City HallCLOSING at ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Meet your newly seated City Council


On November 27, 2017, three newly re-elected City Council incumbents; Merrily Mazza, Gustavo Reyna, and Chelsea Behanna; were sworn into service. Newly elected Councilor Jamie Harkins was sworn in at the December 5, 2017, meeting.The Council re-elected Ch...

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VIEW City Council swearing in photos on Facebook.. City News
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Help guide the future of Lafayette


Positions are available on the following Boards/Committees:

  • Open Space Advisory Committee (LOSAC)
  • Public Art Committee (PAC)
  • Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC)
  • Senior Advisory Board (SAB)
  • Waste Reduction Advisory Committee (WRAC)
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment&nbs...
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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

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The Lafayette City Service Center will accept Christmas trees for drop-off recycling during the following dates and times;Monday thru Friday ONLY12/26/17 through 2/2/186:00am-2:30pm(The Service Center will be closed 1/1/18 for New Years Day and 1/15/18 fo...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Lafayette Connection Newsletter - Winter 2017 Edition

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The Winter edition of the Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online in a digital format or as a downloadable pdf.  Residential water customers will receive a copy of the newsletter in the November water bill.  The Lafayette Con...

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READ the Lafayette Connection Newsletter... City News
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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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: 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


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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