Posted on: November 9, 2015

Holiday Marketing


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!

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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...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

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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!

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: June 23, 2017

Anderson Pool Closed Today

Pool Closed

Due to the ever changing Colorado weather and cool temperatures today, Anderson Pool is closed.

We’ll be back open tomorrow, see you then!

Posted on: June 19, 2017

Wheat Ridge Police Chief Issues Reminder for Clear Creek

Clear Creek flowing fast and high

Swimming, tubing or boating of any kind are not allowed in Clear Creek in Wheat Ridge.

To ensure the safety of Wheat Ridge residents and visitors, Chief Dan Brennan reminds everyone that boating, tubing, and swimming are not allowed on the portions of Clear Creek running through Wheat Ridge. With the high water levels currently being experi...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Denver Water will begins final phase of work on Sheridan Blvd. Saturday, June 10.

Denver Water Closure

To avoid inconveniencing neighbors over the Memorial Day Weekend, Denver Water moved the final phase of their work on Sheridan starting Saturday, June 10. Work will take approximately two weeks with the closure of 29th Ave. and lane closures on Sheridan.

Week 1: Crews will reduce Sheridan Blvd. at 29th Ave. to a single lane in each direction. That means 29th Ave. will be closed between Sheridan Blvd. and Ames St.Week 2: Sheridan Blvd. will remain open, but 29th Ave. will be closed between Sheridan Blvd. a...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

ReRoofing Permits and Inspections


Licensed contractors must submit roofing permit applications online. Homeowners must apply in person at City Hall.

Contractors will be notified via email when permits are ready to be picked up in person. Once permits are in hand, inspections are being performed next day.

Existing permits that require amendments (for example, to add redecking) and all other non-roofing ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

The Crossroads Community Artisan & Farmers Market is Now Open

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Now open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Crossroads Church at 9725 West 50th Avenue. Offering local and organic produce.

Vendors Include:

> Miller Farms - Fresh produce, grass fed beef, and pork who will offer their "fill a bag of produce for $10" sale!> Longmont Dairy - Organic milk, eggs, butter, and other dairy products> Star Acre Farms - Fresh produce,...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Metro Denver Farmers' Market Returns to Wheat Ridge on July 6

Metro Farmers Market Logo

The Farmers' Market opens on Thursdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. starting July 6 through September 28 at St. James Episcopal Church (8235 W. 44th Ave.)

The Metro Denver Farmers’ Market is a non-profit organization run by Colorado farmers. All the produce is Colorado grown by local farmers and picked the same day. For more information call 303-887-FARM or visit

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Consolidated Water is replacing water lines along 32nd Ave beginning this week through July 21.

Consolidated Water 32nd

The first phase will close lanes between Tabor and Union through June 6 for removal of old pipes and installation of new lines.
Phase 2 and 3 will occur as follows:
Union Street to 32nd Drive June 7-16, 2017
W. 32nd Drive to Ward Road July 5-21, 2017

For updates please check back on the City website and on Facebook. 

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Highway Closures and Detours Planned in Late February through June 2017

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CDOT will be replacing five overhead sign bridges and cantilever sign structures along I-25, I-70 and I-76 between February and June 2017.

The majority of the work will be performed during the day and outside of travel lanes. The project will require intermittent, overnight lane closures. Motorists should expect short-term traffic impacts while sign structure work takes place at these work z...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

CDOT Construction on I-70 Retaining Walls

CDOT Crew working

Starting in early February, crews will begin work on two retaining walls along I-70 near the Carr Street underpass west of the I-70 & Wadsworth Boulevard interchange.

The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor partner, Hamilton Construction Company, will soon begin repairing damaged retaining and sound walls at nine locations throughout the Denver metropolitan area. The most extensive work will occur at I...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

SLIDE CLOSED - Anderson Pool

Slide Hail Damage

We are working diligently to get the slide fixed and open as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!

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: April 11, 2017

Wheat Ridge Adopts Standardized Definitions

On April 10th the Wheat Ridge City Council adopted Ordinance 1620 to replace most of the City’s current tax code definitions with standardized versions that are up for consideration by most home-rule cities in Colorado.

The standardized definitions were developed by municipal tax professionals as part of a sales tax simplification effort, at the request of the Colorado General Assembly and the business community. 

The standard definitions do not change how tax is...

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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: 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.