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!

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

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

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: November 9, 2015

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Fruitdale Dog Park Shelter Installation

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A shelter will be installed in the large dog area at Fruitdale Park beginning December 9th through December 16th (dependent on weather and site conditions). The large dog area will be closed one day only during construction and will be posted on site.

The small dog area will remain open at all times. If you have questions, you may call Mark Route, Project Coordinator at 303-205-7553. Thank you for your patience; we hope you enjoy the shelter upon completion!

Posted on: December 7, 2016

The City of Wheat Ridge Snow Removal Policy Goes into Effect Today

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Property owners must clear sidewalks within 24 hour after each snowfall of two inches or more.

Effective November 11, 2016

It is the responsibility of the owner, occupant or tenant of any building, property or lot within the city to remove snow and ice  from all sidewalks that run parallel to any street within 24 hours after each snowfall o...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Parks & Rec Holiday Gift Card Promotion

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Bonus bucks are back! This holiday season, you'll receive $5 in bonus bucks for every $25 you spend on gift cards!

Take the guess work out of gift giving; Wheat Ridge Parks & Rec gift cards are redeemable towards any parks and recreation program or service! Offer begins Monday, November 14 and ends Saturday, December 31, 2016. Bonus bucks are redeemable just like...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Volunteers Needed for the WR Optimist Club Gift Wrapping Event

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The Wheat Ridge Optimist Club will be wrapping donated presents at the City Council Chambers on December 16, 2016 from 4 - 6:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact the Wheat Ridge Optimist Club at 720-589-1596. 


Posted on: December 7, 2016

Help us with the City's ADA Transition Plan Update

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We would love to hear from you regarding the City's ADA Transition Plan Update! Please take the brief survey on the ADA Transition Page. It will take approximately five minutes to complete and will be available through December 23, 2016.

In conjunction with the development of the City’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan, we would like your input to help identify specific areas of concern or areas of accessibility improvement. 

It is the City's preference that this ...

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Take ADA Transition Plan Survey
Posted on: November 10, 2016

Tax Receipt App

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The City of Wheat Ridge has launched a new app for budget engagement. Tax Receipt is an app that estimates the portions of sales and property taxes paid by Wheat Ridge residents that are available to use for city services.

Visit www.wheatridge.abalancingact.com/taxreceipt and put in some simple information about yourself. An unofficial taxpayer receipt will be generated based on that information to show how those tax dollars are spent.

Try the app

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Help us with the City's ADA Transition Plan Update

ADA Ramp

We would love to hear from you regarding the City's ADA Transition Plan Update.

In conjunction with the development of the City’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan, we would like your input to help identify specific areas of concern or areas of accessibility improvement.  Please take the brief survey on t...

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Take ADA Transition Plan Survey

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Sales and Use Tax Rate Increases on January 1st

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The city sales and use tax rate will increase to 3.5% beginning January 1, 2017. This is a temporary rate increase for capital improvements, with a 12-year term.

With the new rate, thetotal rate for purchases in Wheat Ridge will be 8.0%. A new rate chart and updated sales/use tax form will be posted soon. Online filing will make the switch, too, for returns beginning with the January 31st filing period. If you ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Filing on Sales Tax Online the Most Cost Effective for All

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Sales Tax Online (salestaxonline.com) offers the most cost effective Wheat Ridge tax filing solution for both the City and the taxpayer.

Using Sales Tax Online (salestaxonline.com) to file City taxes is thrifty. There is no charge to the taxpayer and the City's direct costs are 45 cents per transaction. Taxpayers save the costs of producing checks, although there is some time required to ...Read on...

Go to Sales Tax Online now!
Posted on: September 12, 2016

Retail Food License Fees at the County Are Changing

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In cooperation with Jefferson County Public Health, please be aware that retail food establishment fees are set to change in January and each year thereafter.

Jefferson County Public Health published a schedule of fees effective January 1, 2017 for retail food establishments. Most retail food establishments will have received this notice, but in cooperation with the County and for Wheat Ridge business' conveni...Read on...

Jefferson County Food Establishment Fees
Posted on: July 19, 2016

eTax Has a New Web Address

eTax, the City's web portal for filing taxes and paying by credit card, has an expanded name.

Soon other City departments will join the Tax Division in offering online convenience and this change was made to enable that. Please reach out to staff via the Tax Info Line at 303.235.2820 if you have any questions. In the meantime, be sure to update y...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Round Your Returns

Regulation A-542 was created by Treasurer Jerry DiTullio to make it quicker and easier to file City taxes. Round amounts ending in .50 UP to the next dollar, and amounts ending in .49 or less DOWN to the previous dollar.

The Tax Division will accept returns that are not rounded, but please be aware that the software in which returns are recorded will automatically round all amounts. Account balances will not result from this process. However you will get credit for over...Read on...

Link to the regulations.
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Interest Rate, Fundraising, and Special Events Relief as of July 1st

In an effort to bring the City of Wheat Ridge’s tax code and policies in line with state and national best practices, City Council passed Ordinance 1597 on June 13, 2016.

The Ordinance, supported by City Treasurer Jerry DiTullio, caps the interest on delinquent taxes at 18% and permits the City Treasurer or a designee to waive interest down to 6%. This change took effect July 1, 2016.

Ordinance 1597 also simplifies requ...Read on...