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Posted on: March 23, 2020

A Message to our City from Mayor Tony Roswarski

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The City of Lafayette is taking actions to keep our community safe, to ensure your access to essential services, and to minimize the financial impact from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

It's not too late to complete your Census!

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Do you have questions about the Census? We’ve gathered some information for you. Topics include reasons for reporting, safety and security, and Census jobs. We want to make your census submission easy and comfortable.

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Subaru Plans Major Expansion at Lafayette Assembly Plant

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The City of Lafayette is pleased to share the announcement of an investment of $158 million in the Lafayette SIA Plant. Congratulations to the team from the City of Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, Greater Lafayette Commerce, and the State of Indian...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

2020 State of the City

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Lafayette continues to thrive as we attract new business and industry, foster progress and growth for current residents and companies, and ensure strong foundations for future developments. Thank you for your support and partnership in our City!

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

The Great Conversation Video Series

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The three Tippecanoe County public school corporations are launching an exciting project called The Great Conversation. The purpose of the campaign is to create conditions across our community that foster ever-increasing student success. The central featu...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Community Story Map - the First 20 Years of the Millennium

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The staff of the Tippecanoe County Area Plan Commission are celebrating a proclamation naming October as National Community Planning Month. APC has created a Community Story Map to review the amazing changes that have occurred locally in the last twenty y...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Loeb Stadium Construction Project News

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Transformation is key to a vital community. People and places must work together to cultivate change and in doing so create and inspire experiences that exceed expectations. The announcement this week of the new $16 million multi-purpose sports stadium pl...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

COVID-19 Hotline Established to Assist with Home/Utility Payments

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The City of Lafayette is pleased to announce, in partnership with United Way of Greater Lafayette, The Greater Lafayette Community Foundation, and over 15 separate agencies in Tippecanoe County, a COVID-19 Hotline to assist those citizens affected by the ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

City of Lafayette Cancels July 4th Downtown Celebration/Fireworks

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Due to the size, scope, and impact of the downtown Lafayette July 4th Celebration, along with the ongoing state of uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus in the upcoming weeks and months, it is with deep disappointment that the 2020 Stars and Stripes/Fireworks...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Hall Reopens with Modified Hours

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Hours will be from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm daily, Monday through Friday. From 12:00 to 2:00 pm daily, City Hall will go through a cleaning process of all public access points throughout our facilities for the wellbeing of our staff...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Back on Track at Lafayette Parks & Recreation

Parks Back on Track Schedule

PLEASE SEE THIS IMPORTANT UPDATE: Governor Holcomb has decided AGAINST reopening playgrounds until further notice. Therefore, please DO NOT remove tape and/or blockades of any kind from playgrounds.

Please note that the Back on Track Indiana Plan is subjec...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Downtown Parking Enforcement Update - May, 2020

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On March 24, in an effort to help those sheltering-in-place or working remotely from home, the City of Lafayette suspended enforcement of the time restricted parking limits for on-street 2 and 3 hour parking zones.

Many essential businesses are still open,...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Streetscape Phase 3 Underway

Streetscape Phase 3 Rendering

We know how important it is for our economy to keeping Lafayette projects going. Streetscape Phase 3 enhancements to Main Street has begun. 

The next blocks to get a facelift include the south side of Main Street from 10th to 11th Street, both sid...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

New Pay by Phone Feature for Utility Customers

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The City of Lafayette’s Utility Billing Office is excited to announce their new Pay by Phone feature. Call (833) 252-1659 to submit a payment and have it show up on your account the same day.  The number goes to a step-by-step voice ope...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

LHA Awarded over $430,000 in new HUD Housing Vouchers

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The 70 additional vouchers representing rental assistance of $433,718 will be focused to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities obtain housing. Assistance will be directed particularly to those who are:

  • Transitioning out of institutional or other sep...
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Posted on: March 21, 2017

LPD Podcast

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In 2017, under the direction of Chief Flannelly, the Community Outreach and Crime Prevention Unit created a podcast, a digital audio series available for download by the Lafayette community.  Hosted by Lt. Brian Gossard and Sgt. Scott Galloway, t...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Nextdoor is growing!

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Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it's free.

Thousands of neighborhoods are already usi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

New Fire Engine for LFD - Engine 9

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2017 Pierce Impel Fire Apparatus - Engine 9

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

New firetruck for LFD...Squad 7

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2016 Marion Rescue Fire Apparatus - Squad 7

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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Jeff Academy Cadet Class 2015-2016

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The 2015-2016 Jeff Cadet Class will graduate on May 17th.

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Posted on: July 22, 2015

Fire Prevention Bureau of the Year

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Our Fire Prevention Office was named the 2013 Fire Prevention Bureau of the Year by the Fire Inspector’s Association of Indiana.

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Posted on: July 21, 2015

Battalion Chiefs Awards

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The Battalion Chiefs hosted an awards banquet to acknowledge members with awards and unit citations for their performance under duress.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Life Saving Awards and Unit Citations

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Members of the department were presented with Unit Citations and Lifesaving medals for incidents in which they rescued and resuscitated 2 citizens from fires.

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Posted on: July 20, 2015

Promotion of Randy Evans, Toby Frost, and Bob McCord

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On April 28, 2015, Captain Randy Evans was promoted to Assistant Chief of Special Operations. Lieutenant Toby Frost was promoted to Captain, and Firefighter Bob McCord was promoted to Lieutenant.

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Fire Suppression

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Largest division of the department that is responsible for emergency medical services, fire suppression, mitigation of disasters, and rescue activities

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

The 2020 Fun Guide is here!

2020 Fun Guide

Check out the 2020 Lafayette Parks & Recreation Fun Guide! View and/or download a digital copy here. Pick up a physical copy at a variety of locations all over town, including the Lafayette Parks Administrative Office (located in Columbian Park), McAl...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Back on Track: An update from Lafayette Parks & Recreation

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UPDATE: 

Governor Holcomb has decided AGAINST reopening playgrounds until further notice. Therefore, please DO NOT remove tape and/or blockades of any kind from playgrounds.

Please note that the Back on Track Indiana Plan is subject to change based...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Summer Camp 2020

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Get your bathing suits ready, it is time for fun in the sun with your friends! McAllister Recreation Center offers kids a chance to be active during summer break. Campers visit the department’s aquatic facilities and other parks throughout the c...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Yoga at McAllister

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Looking for an activity that’s more than just a fitness program? Clear your mind, strengthen your body, and touch your spirit with Shari Gass. Yoga combines asanas (physical postures) and pranayama (breath work) to achieve flexibility, strength,...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Lafayette Kiwanis Club to fund new musical playground set at Armstrong Park

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LAFAYETTE, INDIANA – May 26, 2020 – Lafayette Parks Foundation announced today that they are the grateful recipient of a $15,500 gift from Lafayette Kiwanis Club. The gift will fund a new musical playground set at Armstrong Park.&n...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Lafayette Police Shooting Review Board Findings

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Shooting Review Board Scheduled

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

Lafayette Police Investigating an Officer Involved Shooting

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Scam Targeting Health Care Workers

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Lafayette Police Looking for a Person of Interest

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Two For Recent Shooting

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Lafayette Police Shooting Review Board Findings

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Posted on: January 27, 2020

Lafayette Police Investigating the Death of an Infant

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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Update: Lafayette Police Officer Involved in Shooting

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Murder Suspects

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Lafayette Police Arrest Robbery Suspect

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Even More News!

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Amazing News!

New Stuff!

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Penguin Exhibit COMING SOON!

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We are counting down until we can open our brand new Penguin Exhibit. Our crew has been working hard all winter long to prepare for nine African Penguins who will be coming to us from a zoological facility in California! Stay tuned for updates about the o...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Tentative Opening Day is June 14!

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As of June 14 (stage four of Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan), Columbian Park Zoo may open at 50% capacity.

As of July 4, we may enter stage five of the Governor’s plan and open at full capacity.

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Posted on: December 25, 2019

2020 Youth Classes - Register Now!

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Calling all animal lovers...we've got a class for you!  Kids of all ages will find something to love at CPZ.  Check out our full line-up of 2020 Youth Classes, including:

  • Cub Club (ages 3-4 years) is perfect for little learners!
  • Critter Cl...
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