Boards & Commissions

The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting residents wanting to participate in their government by volunteering on the City’s Boards and Commissions. Generally, applicants must live in the district for which they are applying for, but under certain circumstances exceptions can be made, so apply if interested.
Applications can be found at the bottom of this page or at City Hall. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s office, 7500 W. 29th Ave. Wheat Ridge, CO. 80033 or on-line, by January 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

  Please see the following Term endings and or Openings that exist on each of the following Boards and Commissions by District, or At Large

Board of Adjustment, Districts II, III, IV and At Large (2): 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 I, II (fills a term to 3/2/22) and At Large (1): 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

Cultural Commission, District I, II, III, and IV: Promotes artistic endeavors within the City and makes recommendations on issues concerning culture and the arts to City Council, promotes the arts, including for-profit and non-profit art organizations and seeks citizen input and advice on the management of public art, assists the City in grant proposals and fund raising activities.

Housing Authority, District IV (five year term): Authority makes recommendations to the Council regarding housing development /redevelopment proposals and implementation strategies. Members are appointed by the Mayor and ratified by City Council.

Parks & Recreation Commission, District II, III, and IV (2): 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 II, and IV: 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 II, ( Five Year Terms): 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 contact Deputy City Clerk Robin Eaton directly if you have any questions. Submit applications online, by mail/email or drop it off at the City Clerk's office, located at 7500 W. 29th Avenue by end of business at 5:00 pm, December 27, 2019.  Applications will be kept on file for one year.

If you need further assistance, please contact Robin Eaton at 303-235-2816 or email
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