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Posted on: September 29, 2022

New Republic Services contract to begin Oct. 1

Republic Services truck and garbage bins_news flash

As a result of the new contract with Republic Services, residents who are part of the City’s Three Cart Program will see enhanced benefits beginning Oct. 1.

New benefits

  • Weekly compost collection 
  • Multiple recycle cart size choices 
  • New embe...
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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month: Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Hispanic Heritage Month_news flash

Lafayette celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month and recognizes the contributions and important presence of Hispanic and Latin Americans in the community

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Posted on: September 28, 2022

Art Night Out wins Best Community Event award

Boulder County Gold Award logo and photo of artist at Art Night Out

Lafayette's Art Night Out event received the "Best Community Event of East County" award from the Daily Camera's Boulder County Gold People's Choice Awards.  The awards and recognition are results voted on by the people of Boul...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Have a positive impact on your Lafayette community!

apply today city advisory board

Help guide the future of your community by serving on a City Board or Commission. The following positions are currently available. These committees typically meet once per month and act as resident advisors to City Council.

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

New three days per week irrigation limit enacted

3 days per week  watering limit

An amendment to the permanent water conservation ordinance has been enacted limiting outdoor irrigation to a maximum of three days a week per water customer. Residents may choose which three days to irrigate, and are allowed to continue hand-watering tree...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Water for our future | Agua para nuestro futuro

Water for our future message with sprinkler

Message from Lafayette City Administrator Fritz Sprague | Mensaje del administrador de la ciudad de Lafayette Fritz Sprague

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tips 3 days a week watering and allowable hours

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

Concerning residential water use trends in Lafayette

The City is experiencing concerning trends with residential water demands. Elevated out...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week_rain

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: When it rains, water accordingly. 

Watch the weather and adjust watering days and times accordingly. Watering your...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Wildfire awareness and Open Space

wildfire awareness_controlled burn torch can in open space

Learn about wildfires, the steps Lafayette is taking to protect the community and Open Space, and what residents can do to be prepared

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week_fix broken sprinkle heads

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: Don't water roads and sidewalks, fix broken sprinkler heads.  

Water lawns, plants and trees - n...

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week water only two days

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: Water twice a week

Watering twice a week will make grass roots grow deeper and allow the grass to last longer wi...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

Conservation Tip of the Week lawn mower

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use to help conserve regional water supplies.

TIP OF THE WEEK: Let grass grow longer before cutting it. 

Raise lawn mower blades and protect lawns from heat by letting grass gro...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

New traffic configuration on South Boulder Road

South Boulder Road Multimodal Improvement Project map showing a traffic shift westbound

Starting Wednesday, May 11, westbound South Boulder Road traffic will have one through travel lane and one left turn only travel lane. This is a temporary westbound traffic configuration on South Boulder Road at Saratoga and Merlin. Please prepare for del...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Maintaining visibility at intersections

Stop sign covered by branches

To help protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles in our neighborhoods, an unobstructed line of sight at residential intersections is necessary to maintain safety. As we enter the growing season, it’s important for residents to be aware of their respo...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Sign up for utility eBilling

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Electronic billing, or eBilling, allows customers to receive utility bills from the City quickly and more securely, and avoids hassles and delays associated with paper bills and mail delivery. The City's online system also provides customers the ...

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Ride Free Lafayette

Ride Free Lafayette

There’s a new way to get around the City of Lafayette, and it’s free to use!

Boulder County Transit is now offering Ride Free Lafayette, a free, on-demand, door-to-door bus service that connects people to places within the City of Lafay...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

New website accessibility tool

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We're working to ensure all community members, including people with disabilities, are able to access City information and have a positive user experience.

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