Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

Personalized service at a high standard of excellence creating a financially sustainable community. We protect lives and property, shape Wheat Ridge's future, enrich our citizens' lives and engage our citizens. 

Vision

Wheat Ridge is a beautiful city and community for families.

Wheat Ridge has great neighborhoods, vibrant commercial centers, and multimodal transportation and is committed to environmental stewardship.

Wheat Ridge residents enjoy an active, healthy lifestyle and a hometown feeling and pride.

Values

The City of Wheat Ridge is committed to Excellence and Action!

Accountability: Employees take responsibility for their actions, decisions, and recommendations and are accountable to each other and the community.

Change: Adapts to changing organizational needs, conditions and work responsibilities.

Teamwork: Employees value teamwork as a collaborative effort, with each person contributing unique skills, knowledge and training to achieve common goals.

Integrity: Employees uphold the highest ethical standards, recognize the importance of public customer trust and adheres to the values of the organization.

Opportunity: Employees are empowered to grow professionally, develop best practices and seek challenges to advance the city.

Now!: Employees are proactive, timely and efficient in responding to the needs of the organization and the community-NOW!