Posted on: November 9, 2015

Veterans Day - All City Offices Closed

Remember Veterans Day

There are not words big enough. There is not a hug strong enough. There is not a smile wide enough.
all we can offer is thank you. You are our heroes. For all you've done, Thank You!

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Recreation Bonus Bucks are Back!

Bonus Bucks are Back!

Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation gift cards make great holiday gifts and can be used toward Rec Center punch cards and annual passes, personal training, massage, swim lessons, fitness, sports, art & music, park pavilion and room rentals, and much mo...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Thanksgiving - All City Offices Closed

Happy Thanksgiving

All Wheat Ridge offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of Thanksgiving. From all of us at the City of Wheat Ridge, we wish you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

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Join Jeffco BRC in collaboration with the AEDA, Arvada Chamber and the Jeffco Public Library for a free marketing class, just in time for the holidays!

Not sure how to approach your marketing for the holiday season? Don't sweat it! Stella PR+Marketing ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2017

WRPD Partners with Lutheran Medical Center for National Drug Take Back Day

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On Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., the WRPD and the DEA will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Pills and patches can be dropped off for disposal at Lutheran Medical Center’s main entrance at 8300 W. 38th Ave. in Wheat Ridge. (The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous. No questions wi...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Tree Branch Drop-off Site for Wheat Ridge Residents

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The City of Wheat Ridge is offering a designated site to drop off broken tree branches from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. on October 21 - 22.

The City of Wheat Ridge Parks, Forestry and Open Space Division (PFOS) is offering a designated site for Wheat Ridge residents to drop off broken tree branches in the aftermath of the latest snow storm. This drop-off site is for Wheat Ridge residents only...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Section of Clear Creek Trail Closure Extended

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In conjunction with the Prospect Park construction project, a section of the regional Clear Creek Trail will be closed through October 27.

A detour will be in place from the bridge across Clear Creek at Prospect Park to the Moore Street bridge at 43rd and Moore St. This detour will take trail users onto a non-paved surface. For this detour, we will be allowing bikes in the conservation area ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Roadway Project on 25th-52nd and Sheridan Blvd Continues through Fall

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The Colorado Department of Transportation and Jalisco International Inc. began a roadway improvement project Sept. 20 on Colorado Highway 95 (Sheridan Boulevard) between 25th and 52nd Avenues with nighttime paving.

Work includes curb ramp accessibility improvements, sidewalk replacement, street light installation, traffic signal improvements and an asphalt overlay. This project also includes repairs to the bridge over Clear Creek just north of Interstate 76. Constru...

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

Wheat Ridge Elections on November 7

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Prepare for the election coming up on November 7. Information about Wheat Ridge City Council and Mayoral Elections is available on the City Clerk's web page.

Please check here for updates on candidates and the 2017 elections.

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Grazing Goats Return

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Goats will be grazing along the Clear Creek Trail near the Kipling West Trailhead through the end of October.

The goats will be in fenced in grazing areas north and south of the main Clear Creek Trail. Please DO NOT feed or touch the goats. Keep dogs away from the fence.

There are many benefits of this sustainable join effort between Wheat Ridge Parks & Recrea...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

ALERT: Wheat Ridge City Council Study Session Video for Oct. 16

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Our videotaping equipment failed last night so we were unable to stream/air the City Council Study Session. We are in the process of repairing the system and will have notes from the meeting posted as soon as possible.

Videotape of the City Council meeting for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 will not be available online or on Channel 8.We had a piece of equipment fail and will be working on the repair in order to resume streaming/online viewing for the meeting this coming Monday ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Recreation Center Phones Back Up

The phone lines at the Recreation Center went down this morning due to construction work. The phones have been restored and will be monitored throughout the day. Thank you for your patience.

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

What is the City sales tax rate?

As of January 1, 2017, the Wheat Ridge sales and use tax rate is 3.5%. The total rate to pay at a local business is 8.0%. Food for home consumption is exempt from Colorado and districts' taxes so should be taxed at 4.0%.

Food for eating at home is subject only to the Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County Open Space taxes.  More information about food for home consumption is available on Colorado tax FYI No. 4.  As always, if you have any questions about City ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Pro-Rated Liquor Occupation Tax Begins in 2018

Beginning with the 2018 licensing year, an amendment to section 11-68 of the City Code of Laws allows pro-ration of the liquor occupation tax.

The Wheat Ridge City Council adopted the amendment as part of Ordinance 1620 on April 10th to improve the business environment in the City.  The liquor occupation tax is a flat-rate amount from $600 to $2,200 paid each year based on the type of l...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

2E Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase Ordinance

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In 2016, Wheat Ridge voters approved a half-percent sales and use tax rate increase to 3.5% for 12 years beginning January 1, 2017 for infrastructure improvements. The City Council adopted Ordinance 1614 formalizing the rate at 3.5% on February 27, 2017.

Please view the ordinance. Tax and Licensing