Boards & Commissions

Openings exist on each of the following Boards and Commissions by District:

Board of Adjustment, District I, II and At Large; – Hears requests for variances and waivers of the zoning ordinance, temporary use permits, floodplain zoning ordinance, and sign code and interprets these ordinances. The Board holds public hearings on all applications and appeals.

Building Code Advisory Board, District II; Acts as a hearing officer on reviews of decisions of the building inspector. The Board determines the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction and provides for reasonable interpretations of the Uniform Codes. By ordinance, members of this board shall be qualified by experience and trained to pass upon matters pertaining to the building construction industry

Election Commission, One At-Large appointment (Fills a vacancy to 12/12/20) - The election commission shall provide for: ballots, sample ballots and any voting methods as approved by state statutes; the determination of the winner by lot in the event of a tie vote; the canvass of returns; and the issuance of appropriate certificates. A member of the election commission shall not act as a judge of an election.

Liquor Licensing Authority, District I, II, III, and IV – Responsible for licensing liquor establishments in the City and for conducting Show Cause Hearings for liquor license violations.  Meetings are scheduled on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 9:00 AM

Parks & Recreation Commission, District I; Regularly consults with the Director of Parks and Recreation; review legislation relating to parks and recreation matters to the City Council; act as liaison between the Department of Parks and Recreation and the community at large; promote and develop positive relationships with community groups. The Commission has the authority to develop Parks and Regulations for the proper management, operation, and control of the parks, parkways, and other recreation facilities within the City

Planning Commission, District I, II, and III – Develops and prepares a master plan for the physical, economic and social development of the City. The Commission holds public hearings on zoning cases, development plans and subdivision plats, conditional use permits and special use permits. The Commission recommends revisions to the City’s development regulations.

Renewal Wheat Ridge, District I, and III – Renewal Wheat Ridge has the power to undertake urban renewal projects and execute contracts connected therewith; buy and sell property; dedicate property it owns for public projects; sue and be sued; enter property and buildings, with the consent of the owner, to undertake surveys or appraisals; condemn property or leases; borrow money; make appropriations and expenditures of its funds; invest its funds subject to certain restrictions; make reasonable relocation payments; contract with consultants or advisors to accomplish duties related to urban renewal. Members are appointed by the Mayor and ratified by City Council.


Please submit your applications by 5:00 pm, February 1, 2019.
Thank you for your interest in serving the Community; please contact Deputy City Clerk Robin Eaton directly with any questions. Submit applications online, by mail/email or drop it off at the City Clerk's office, located at 7500 W. 29th Avenue. 

If you need further assistance, please contact Robin Eaton at 303-235-2816 or email reaton@ci.wheatridge.co.us
     
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