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Vistas is a community newsletter published by the City of Lafayette four times a year. The goal of Vistas is to educate and inform Lafayette citizens about city issues and events.

2017 - Winter - Five Decades of Smart Growth 

2016 - Fall -  Council Places Sales Tax Measure C on Ballot
2016 - Summer - The Pioneer Store Reopens
2016 - Spring - One of California's Most Efficient Cities
2016 - Winter - Police Add Car and Body Cameras

2015 - Fall - Council Forms Sales Tax Study Committee
2015 - Summer - Let the Sun Shine In:  Going Solar in Lafayette
2015 - Spring - City Concludes Community Conversations
2015 - Winter - What's Next For Lafayette - Join the Community Conversation

2014 - Fall - They're Coming.  Are You Ready?
2014 - Summer - The Long and Winding Road
2014 - Spring - Mixed Crime Results for 2013
2014 - Winter - New Development Option for Deer Hill Road: 45 Unit Alternative to Terraces of Lafayette

2013 - Fall - The Foundation of the Library: Why You Should Support the Library & Learning Center Foundation
2013 - Summer - Fired Up City Council Appoints Emergency Services Task Force
2013 - Spring - East End Medians Bring Out the Best of Lafayette

2013 - Winter - Remembering Ernie Marriner

2012 - Fall - A Community Partnership
2012 - Summer - Downtown Specific Plan
2012 - Spring - 20th Anniversary Issue
2012 - Winter - State Kills Redevelopment

2011 - Fall - Stay Out, Stay Alive
2011 - Summer - Council Places Road Repair Tax on Ballot
2011 -
Spring - Paradise.  With Motorcycles
2011 - Winter - The Virtuous Cycle 

2010 - Fall - Lafayette is Different  
2010 - Summer - Redevelopment at the Halfway Mark  
2010 - Spring - Its Been a Bumpy Road 
2010 - Winter  - It's Alive 

2009 - Fall - Library Grand Opening  
2009 - Summer - A Tale of Two Committees  
2009 - Spring -Try Lafayette First 
2009 - Winter - Strategy for Downtown Lafayette Moves Closer to Completion

2008 - Fall - What's Up With That, Lafayette  
2008 - Summer - Council Celebrates City's 40th Birthday
  
2008 - Spring - New Downtown Housing on the Way  
2008 - Winter  Planning 101 

2007 - Fall - Where Do Your Taxes Go? 
2007 - Summer - The Strategy for Downtown Lafayette  
2007 - Spring - City Faces $24 Million Road Deficit 
2007 - Winter - New Year, New Challenges

2006 - Fall - Council Places Police Measure on November 7th Ballot  
2006 - Summer - Reveling in Restaurant Row  
2006 - Spring - Lafayette As A Sustainable Community  
2006 - Winter - Lafayette's Dirty Little Secret?  

2005 Fall - Is Lafayette Prepared for an Emergency? 
2005 Summer - Lafayette Parks, Trails & Recreation  
2005 Spring - Lafayette Library & Learning Center 
2005 - Winter - Downtown Looking Up: Lafayette Mercantile to Break Ground This Spring

2004 - Fall - City Places Neighborhood Road Repair Bond on Ballot
2004 - Summer - Capital Projects Funding Committee Recommends Bond Issue for Needed Road Repairs 
2004 - Spring - City Faces $29 Million Road Deficit  
2004 - Winter - Evolution of a Dream: Update on Lafayette Library  

2003 - Fall - A Field of Dreams for Lafayette Youths
2003 - Summer - Changing Face of Housing 
2003 - Spring - City Cuts Services 
2003 - Winter - Major Projects Update (Library & Vets Memorial)  

2002 - Fall - Lafayette Community Foundation  
2002 - Summer - Lafayette's Excellent Schools  
2002 - Spring - Cooperative Effort Leads to Plan for New Vet's Hall...and Clears the Way for New Library  
2002 - Winter - Don't take Public Safety for Granted  

2001 - Fall  - Vistas Celebrates 10th Anniversary  
2001 - Summer - Lafayette Plaza Redesign Completed  
2001 - Spring - The City's New Information Systems Expert 
2001 - Winter - Lafayette's Municipal Budget 

2000 - Fall - Town Hall - A Lafayette Treasure  
2000 - Summer - Lets Keep these Secrets!!  
2000 - Spring - Proposed "Downtown Project" 
2000 - Winter - Leigh Creekside Park Now a Reality  

1999 - Fall - Council to Hold Town Hall Meeting about the Lafayette Library  
1999 - Summer - Summer Construction Season in Full Swing  
1999 - Spring - Unique Opportunity: Leigh Creekside Park  
1999 - Winter - Attention to Details Makes the Difference in Lafayette  

1998 - Fall - New Creeks Committee Shapes Action Plan  
1998 - Fall - Special Edition - Council Places Police Measure on November 3rd Ballot  
1998 - Summer - City Focuses on Traffic Issues  
1998 - Spring - City Council Approves "New" Mission Statement  
1998 - Winter - 150th Birthday Celebration