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: 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...

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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!

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Posted on: November 9, 2015

Holiday Marketing

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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!

Not sure how to approach your marketing for the holiday season? Don't sweat it! Stella PR+Marketing ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Election Commission Seeks Applicants

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The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting volunteers for the City’s Boards and Commissions. Applications are due by Jan. 12, 2018, at 5 p.m. to the City Clerk’s office, 7500 W. 29th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.

The City of Wheat Ridge is recruiting residents wanting to participate in their government by volunteering on the City’s Boards and Commissions. Interested residents must submit an application by January 12 at 5 p.m. to the City Clerk’...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Marijuana Revenue in the State Budget

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A new report was released last month describing how marijuana is taxed and the revenue distributed.

A recently published report released by State of Colorado Legislative Council Staff describes how marijuana is taxed and how marijuana tax revenue is distributed to several different accounts. In FY 2016-17, state tax revenue from the marijuana industry t...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Be Green and Recycle Your Christmas Tree

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Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation offers a free Christmas tree recycling program that runs December through the end of February. This service is FREE of charge to Wheat Ridge residents and is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Did you get a live tree this year? Keep it watered and it will stay fresh longer. If you are leaving for the holiday break or just want to recycle the tree early, Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation has already started their free Christmas tree recycling pro...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

New Issue of Wheat Ridge Connections is Available Online

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The Fall/Winter 2017 issue of Wheat Ridge's quarterly newsletter Connections is now online.

You can view the new issue in its entirety at http://bit.ly/2A0K8YV. It features a look inside the new Corners on 38th and Wadsworth development, a farewell message from former Mayor Jay and introductions to new Mayor Bud Starker and new member of Wheat R...

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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: 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: 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. Tax and Licensing