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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Meet the Goats at Lewis Meadows on Sat. June 3


The goats of 5 Fridges Farms are helping control weeds and vegetation this spring at Lewis Meadows Park at Union and 32nd Avenue in Wheat Ridge. Meet the goats at the park on Saturday, June 3 from 10 a.m. – noon.

Put out to pasture literally means the goats will graze at Lewis Meadows Park in order to help the City control vegetation and manage weeds growing in that location. New grass will be seeded and will also be helped along as the goats work the seeds into t...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Notice: Building Permit Requests

Roof repairs being done

As a result of the hail storm on May 8, we are experiencing a high demand for building permits. Until further notice, online building permit applications are suspended and must be obtained in person at City Hall.

Obtain building permits for roofing and other repairs in person on the second floor of City Hall between 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please note that our staff is working hard to fulfill all the permit requests as quickly as possible and we ask for your pat...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Consolidated Water is replacing waterlines 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 ones.
Phase 2 and 3 will occur as followed:
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 website and on Facebook. 

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Wheat Ridge City Offices will Be Closed for Memorial Day, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day

City Council Meeting is cancelled. The Active Adult Center will be closed. The Recreation Center will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Police Department will maintain essential services. For non-emergency police concerns call 303-237-2220.

Posted on: May 22, 2017

Wheat Ridge Holds Public Meeting on Anderson Park Improvements

Anderson Park

Wheat Ridge residents are invited to meet with contracted architects to provide ideas and input for the renovation of Anderson Park on Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Anderson Building at 4355 Field Street in Wheat Ridge.

Anderson Park is one of four projects receiving funding from Investing 4 the Future, the 2E ballot initiative to increase sales tax by a ½ cent. The Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department published the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Localworks and Wheat Ridge Police Host First of Three District Clean Up Days

TLC family

The first of four Clean Up Days will be held on Saturday, June 3, at Clear Creek Church at 10555 W. 44th Avenue in Wheat Ridge. Trash, recycling and yard debris will be accepted at that location from 8 a.m. until noon or until all the bins are full.

For this first event, solid, non-hazardous waste, yard debris, furniture, general trash, and non-recyclable junk will be accepted in the trash containers. Wheat Ridge residents are welcome in any district where a Clean Up Day is being held. Additional Cle...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Neighborhood Open House at Frank DeAngelis Community Safety Center at Martensen Elementary

Frank D. Center

The new law enforcement training center at the former Martensen Elementary will host a neighborhood Open House on Thursday, June 1 from 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Come tour the new training facility and learn more about how this regional center is training firefighters, EMS and police to effectively respond and save lives.

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Parks and Rec Goes For Gold!

Wheat Ridge Parks and Rec 2017 National Gold Medal Finalist

Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration and the National Recreation & Park Assoc.


City of Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Announced as Finalist for the

2017 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

City of Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation to compete for prestigious...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

8th Annual Hooked on Fishing is May 31

Hooked on Fishing May 31st

Let's Catch Fish! Learn How To Fish angler education program is provided by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

All equipment, including a fishing pole to keep will be provided! Please wear comfortable clothing, a hat and sunscreen. Parents are welcome to attend! The event is at Prospect Park Pavillion (11300 W 44th Ave) and the fishing will be at Prospect Lake.


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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Reminder for Large Item Pickup May 27, 2017


A reminder for those who registered with the City for the large item pick-up this Saturday between 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Make sure to have your items on the curb by 7 a.m. For additional information call 303-205-7611

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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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