The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting residents wanting to participate in local government by volunteering on the City’s Boards and Commissions.
Generally, applicants must live in the district for which they are applying except for At-Large Board positions. Exceptions can be made, so apply if interested. Applications can be found online or at City Hall, and can be submitted to the City Clerk’s office, 7500 W. 29th Ave. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m., November 22, 2019.
Openings exist on the following boards and commissions by District.
Parks & Recreation Commission -- District II (Fills a term 3/02/21) and District IV (Fills a term 3/02/20) Regularly consults with the Director of Parks and Recreation; reviews legislation relating to parks and recreation matters to the City Council; acts as liaison between the Department of Parks and Recreation and the community at large; promotes and develops 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
Renewal Wheat Ridge -- District I, (Fills a term 3/02/24) & District IV, (Fills a term 3/02/21) Renewal Wheat Ridge has the power to undertake urban renewal projects and execute contracts; 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.