Posted on: March 27, 2017

Coal Creek Trail - temporary trail detour April-May 2017

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Work being performed in the South Public Road area

A construction project on Coal Creek Trail is underway at South Public Rd.  Due to this construction, a portion of the Coal Creek Trail that runs under South Public Rd. will be CLOSED for about 45...

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Coal Creek Trail Closure Map April-May 2017
Posted on: March 27, 2017

Colorado Crisis Services

If you don't know where to begin finding help for a mental health, substance use, or emotional issue, call Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-TALK (8255).  This statewide resource is free, confidential, and offers immediate professional help t...

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Colorado Crisis Services
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Nissan LEAF electric vehicle discounts for Xcel Energy customers

Xcel Energy customers are eligible to receive a huge discount when purchasing a 2017 Nissan LEAF.Up to $22,500 off MSRP after the discount and state and federal tax incentivesThis offer expires March 31st, 2017!

Visit Xcel Energy’s webpage to learn m...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Bella Frida to open Lafayette boutique in April

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Bella Frida, a local boutique specializing in curated collections of artisan-crafted ethnofashion since 2012, has announced they will be opening an Old Town Lafayette location in April.Formerly located in Louisville and Boulder, Bella Frida supports indig...

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Bella Frida website...
Posted on: March 21, 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....
Posted on: March 9, 2017

The Spring Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online

Spring 2017 Lafayette Connection

The Spring edition of the Lafayette Connection Newsletter is available online in a digital format.  Residential water customers will receive a copy of the newsletter in their March water bill.  The Lafayette Connection Newsletter encoura...

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READ the Lafayette Connection Newsletter...
Posted on: March 16, 2017

"Can You Hear Me" phone scam alert

There is a current phone scam whereby a robocall tries to get an affirmative answer from you when asked if you can hear them.  Don't say yes.  According to the Better  Business Bureau, the call may be trying to sign you up for g...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Lafayette Open Space Volunteer Event on April 5

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Volunteering on open space is a special way to connect with nature while performing tasks that benefit our natural surroundings and the community as a whole. Opportunities include: Leading walks for groups; helping out with bird watching events; assisting...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor Berg selected as a "40 Under 40" emerging leader

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Lafayette Mayor Christine Berg has been recognized as one of the best and brightest of emerging leaders in Boulder and Broomfield counties.  Nominations were submitted by the business community, and honorees were selected by a committee comprised...

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READ MAYOR BERG'S award write up....
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Awards Recipient

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On April 4, the Lafayette Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC) will be honored as a 2017 Healthy Community Award recipient by the Boulder County Public Health Department (BCPH). The committee is being honored for their engagement in a variety of activities sup...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Oil and gas wells in Lafayette

Oil and Gas map 2017

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....
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Equal protection under the law

Recently a letter to the editor was submitted to the Daily Camera in which the Lafayette Police Department was accused of using a Move Over traffic safety campaign as a cover for immigration enforcement.  This was an opinion by a third party that...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Work here - play for free!

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The City of Lafayette offers summer positions, some starting as soon as May and lasting until October.  Seasonal employees receive a free pass to the Bob L. Burger Recreation Center.The positions, qualifications, and ages vary.  Please f...

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cityoflafayette.com/JOBS
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Lafayette youth poetry prize

Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize

The Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission and ARTS!Lafayette are proud to announce a call for entries to the 2017 Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize. All entries are due April 7, 2017 at noon.  The Lafayette Youth Poetry Prize (LYPP) aims to cultivate and...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer jobs for teens

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The Youth Corps provides opportunities for Boulder County teens to develop a sense of community involvement through personal accomplishment, teamwork and service to the county. Since 1996, participants, aged 14-17, have been completing projects for Boulde...

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Boulder County Youth Corps
Posted on: October 21, 2016

2016 Lafayette Green Businesses

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The Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) launched its sixth annual Green Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and provide a recognition opportunity. A record 52 Lafayette applican...Read on...

cityoflafayette.com/GoGreen