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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Spring Cleanup event April 27 and May 4

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Residents* within the City of Lafayette may place bagged leaves, yard clippings, and bundled tree branches curbside for removal as a part of this free service.  Public Works will go to each eligible neighborhood within the city to collect materia...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

North Metro water suppliers urge residents to implement water reduction actions

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North Metro, Boulder County and the City and County of Broomfield water suppliers, including City of Arvada, City of Boulder, City of Lafayette, City of Longmont, City of Louisville, Northglenn, Town of Superior, Town of Erie, Left Hand Water District, Ci...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Xcel Energy Lafayette natural gas project

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Xcel Energy will replace approximately 0.5 miles of natural gas line along S. Public Road from just north of S. Boulder Road to the alley between Emma and Chester streets for the Lafayette Natural Gas Project. 

See a map of the area by viewing&...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Gardens in a Box now on sale

Honey Bee Heaven

How can you get the gorgeous, colorful garden you’ve always wanted without paying the professional price tag and doubling your water bill? 

Easy. With just a click, you can order a xeric (low-water) garden kit in March that’s r...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Sundar Development public improvement project

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The City of Lafayette will begin a public improvement project along State Highway 287 and Dillon Road  January 2021 through fall 2021. The improvements include:  

  • water line, sewer line, and drainage installation
  • trail construction
  • construc...
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Public Works
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Fall street sweeping

Street Sweeping

Public Works begins the annual fall street sweeping process.

Residents are reminded to observe temporary no parking signs to allow sweeping of parking and gutter areas.

As a reminder, please do not blow or rake leaves into the City's streets or gu...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Water tank maintenance work at Sandpiper Drive/Waneka Lake Trail

Water tank maintenance work at Sandpiper Drive/Waneka Lake Trail

The Public Works Department has contracted with Riley Industrial to rehabilitate the 5 million gallon red zone water storage tank, located near the corner of Sandpiper Drive and Waneka Lake Trail. The project scope of work, anticipated to be complete Apri...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Advice for business owners to flush water lines when re-opening buildings

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City of Lafayette encourages building owners to flush internal water lines prior to re-opening after COVID-19 closures.

When buildings sit unoccupied and unused, water remains in pipes and becomes stagnant.  In order to clear the stagnant water fr...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Ignore the Hype. Don't Flush a Wipe.

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Trash it-Don’t Flush it

Toilet paper supplies may be running low and the use of paper towels, or flushable wipes may seem like the next best option. While it is tempting to flush these items -don’t. It is important that these products g...

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Public Works
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Works achieves APWA accreditation status

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In November 2018, the City of Lafayette Public Works Department was awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation designation. The APWA Accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements...

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Public Works
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Water Rate Increases start April 2016

Water rates will increase by 5% through 2021.

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