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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Boards & Commissions Openings

Boards and Commissions Positions Open

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 except for At-Large positions and sometimes exceptions can be made, so apply if interested. To apply online or pick up an application at City Hall and submit to the City Clerk’s office at 7500 W. 29th Ave. Applications are due by 5 p.m. May 7, 2021

Openings exist on the following boards and commissions by District, and/or At Large:

Board of Adjustment, At Large, (fills a term March 2, 2023) Meets on the 4th Thursdays at 7 p.m. - The Board of Adjustment (BOA) has a limited but important role. They hold formal public hearings to review variance requests from the code which exceed staff review, and they hold hearings when the public is appealing a staff interpretation of the code such as variances and waivers to the development standards in the zoning and development code, temporary permits  and floodplain regulations. The board meets infrequently based on requests for hearings. Learn more

Cultural Commission – Three openings, District I, District III, District IV (all seats fill terms ending March 2, 2023) Meets on the 2nd Wednesdays at 6 - The Cultural Commission works to bring cultural events into the community, while expanding appreciation for creative activity, and raising awareness of the importance of the arts for everyone. The active group of volunteers who serve on the Commission recognize and facilitate the arts in the community. They have a clear mission and vision of what the commission is tasked to do, simultaneously recognizing and welcoming the ideas and energy of individual members. Learn more

Liquor Licensing Authority, District I (fills a term March 2, 2022) Meets as needed on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 9 a.m. – Responsible for licensing liquor establishments in the City and for conducting Show Cause Hearings for liquor license violations. Learn more

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