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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Water conservation tip of the week

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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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MORE water conservation tips... City News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Updated request - Delay and save

updated request to delay irrigation

April 28, 2022, update:

We would like to ask for your increased efforts to limit outdoor water use. 

As of April 20, the City is seeing our typical residential winter water usage (~two million gallons/day) double, and usage jumped to five million g...

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Water conservation tips and programs... Public Works
Posted on: March 18, 2022

Three Cart Program - proposals simplified | Programa de los tres carros: propuestas simplificadas

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In December 2021, Republic Services and Western Disposal submitted proposals to be considered for the City’s Three Cart waste hauling contract which exp...

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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: December 23, 2021

Lafayette receives $42,838 grant to support sustainability initiatives

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The City of Lafayette has been awarded a $42,838 grant from the Boulder County Sustainability Matching Grant Program. This funding will support the following projects; 

  • augmenting Boulder County Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) business sus...
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Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Apply to join the Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC)

The City of Lafayette is looking for residents to serve on the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC). These Council appointed positions, with three-year terms, will advise City Council on matters related to energy sustainability.&...

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Learn more about LESAC... Environmental Sustainability
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Lafayette one of 20 Colorado communities now “Open for Solar Business”

Lafayette Solar Garden

Twenty cities, towns, and counties in Colorado, including Lafayette, have now received designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. Colorado now ties California for ...

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LEARN more about the SolSmart program.... Environmental Sustainability