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City Accepting Sealed Bids for 2001 Chevy 2500 HD Pickup


The City of Lafayette is accepting sealed bids for the 2001 Chevy 2500 HD crew cab pickup truck. Approximately 173, 115 miles. Includes: 8 ft 2-inch Boss Power V Snow Plow Serial # BC030298. Truck will be sold as is, no warranties or guarantees. A minimum bid of $9,000 is required. 

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HomeHelpMN has launched


If you are behind on your mortgage or worried about foreclosure due to the pandemic, HomeHelpMN from Minnesota Housing may be able to help. Visit or call 1-800-388-3226 to see if you qualify for financial assistance.

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2022 Community Band Concerts and Pie Social Dates


The Lafayette Community Band, which is over 100 years as an organization, has set their schedule for the 2022 season and Friday night Pie Socials are also set!
The Band will have its first performance at the Legion's Memorial Day program on Monday, May 30. They are always looking for new members! If you play an instrument and are interested - contact Joe Hoffman 507-276-0426
June dates - Mini Park Band Stand - 3, 17, & 24 June 8 is at the Bernadotte annual Pie Social
July dates - Mini Park Band Stand - 8, 15, 22 & 29 (no concert on July 1 due to the 4th of July holiday break)
August 27 at the annual Lion's Hog & Corn Roast
The Pie Socials are community events at which local organizations put on a light meal prior to the band concert as a fundraiser for their group's purpose. This is a great way to meet and support organizations in and around the Lafayette community! The bonus is no cooking or cleanup for seven Friday nights this summer!
June 3 - Lafayette Area Lions
June 17 - Legion Auxiliary
June 24 - Foggy Youth
July 8 - LCS Backpack Program
July 15 - 1st Lutheran WELCA
July 22 - Legion
July 29 - Lafayette Park & Recreation

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City-wide Residential Cleanup


Saturday, May 21st will be the first city-wide cleanup for residential properties. Guidelines are posted in the Residents tab under Sanitation and Recycling. All items must follow the guidelines and be to the curb before 7 am; many put out the night before.  The second cleanup will be in mid-October

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June 13 Council Blight Tour of Residential and Commercial properties


On June 13, 2022 the lafayette city council and staff will tour the entire city both Residential, Commercial and City properties during their annual blight tour.  

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Special Election Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Special Election May 24, 2022

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Optional water and sewer line service plans


Lafayette signs partnership with Service Line Warranties of America to make available optional water and sewer line service plans

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Park & Recreation Summer Ball Registration is open


Attention all area youth! Are you sick of winter and dreaming about playing ball again? Registrations are open for the 2022 season! You can register in person on Sunday, March 27 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm at Daves Place, pick up a registration at the Fillmeup C-Store, or check out the organizations's website ( email it to

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Need Help with City Services Schedule?


Confused which day is YOUR trash pickup day? Does the City offer Recycling? When can I water my yard in the warmer months? Is there a burn ban in our community? Don't see the information you need? Give us a call, we will gladly assist you.

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