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: January 20, 2017

Arvada Ridge Public Meeting

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City of Arvada will host public meeting for G-Line Arvada Station on Thursday, January 26, 2017 5 - 7 p.m.
APEX Fieldhouse - 5724 Oak St, Arvada, CO 80002

The City of Arvada, in partnership with other local and regional partners, recently kicked off a study to further investigate access and connectivity within ½ mile of the Arvada Ridge Station Area, which when open in 2017, will serve as a key rail station...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Clear Creek Trail Segment Closed Through March 2017

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A section of Clear Creek Trail from the east side of Prospect Park to the Moore Street Bridge (Moore St. & 43rd Ave.) will be closed through the end of March 2017 for removal and replacement.

A detour is in place from the Prospect Bridge to the Miller Trailhead for all trail users. This detour will not be plowed in the event of snow.

Suggested alternative route for road bikes is along 44th Avenue between Robb Street and Kipling Street. There is...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

2017 Adopted Budget Now Available

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The 2017 Adopted Budget can be viewed here.

2017 Adopted Budget
Posted on: December 19, 2016

Be Green, Recycle Your Christmas Tree!

Parks staff turning recycled Christmas trees into mulch.

Wheat Ridge Parks & Recreation offers a FREE Christmas tree recycling program for Wheat Ridge residents! The program is offered December through February and is available daily from sun-up to sun-down.

Christmas trees can be dropped at the following locations:

Prospect Park

11300 W. 44th Ave. (area south of the tennis courts)

Panorama Park

W. 35th Ave. & Fenton St. (east of the baseball fields)

Signs will be posted at both locations to help you find the exac...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Snow and Ice Removal is a Must

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16-68 The owner of any property or building (Business and/or Residential) is responsible for the removal of snow and Ice from all sidewalks parallel to any City street within 24 hours after each snowfall of 2 inches or more.

The City maintains responsibility of snow removal on public streets which are prioritized based on the level of service. (Arterials and collectors streets and critical streets like hospitals, etc.)

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

WRHS Swim Meet Friday, January 27th

The Rec Center lap pool will close at 3 pm on Friday, January 27th to accommodate the last WRHS swim meet of the season. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for supporting our local high school swim team. Go Farmers!


Posted on: January 12, 2017

Clear Creek Trail Segment Closed Through March 2017

Clear Creek Trail segment closure map

A section of Clear Creek Trail from the east side of Prospect Park to the Moore Street Bridge (Moore St. & 43rd Ave.) will be closed through the end of March 2017 for removal and replacement.

A detour is in place from the Prospect Bridge to the Miller
Trailhead for all trail users. This detour will not be plowed in theevent of snow.<_o3a_p>
<_o3a_p>Suggested alternative route for road bikes is along 44th Avenue
between Robb Street and Kipling Street. There...

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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 wou...

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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...

Capture the new link for your bookmark!
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...