Wheat Ridge City Council

City Council Member District III Opening

This application is to fill the upcoming District III vacancy. This appointment will complete the first term of office which expires in November 2021. The position will be eligible for district-wide election in November 2021. The application period closes on Tuesday, February 19 with presentation scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019.

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Pursuant to Sec. 4.4 of the Wheat Ridge City Charter, all applicants must be a registered elector and resident of District III for a period of twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding appointment.

2017 Housing Survey Summary

With input from Wheat Ridge City Council, City staff created a survey to help identify community preferences related to the development and appropriate scale of single- and two-family homes in Wheat Ridge, including new construction and additions.

A summary of the results of the survey, Houses in Wheat Ridge: What Should They Look Like?, is available at http://bit.ly/WRHousingSurveyResults

City Council Strategic Plan 2017-2018

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Open Position
District I


Tim Fitzgerald
District III

Mayor Pro tem
(720) 360-0871
2017 Tim Fitzgerald

Janeece Hoppe
District I

(720) 556-9425
Picture of City Councilmember Janeece Hoppe

George Pond
District III

(303) 880-8729
Portrait of City Councilmember George Pond

Kristi Davis
District II

(303) 757-8488

Larry Mathews
District IV

(303) 396-5201

Zachary Urban
District II

(720) 252-5930
2017 ZacharyUrban

District IV

(720) 301-9598
2017 LeahDozeman

Council-Manager Form of Government

The City of Wheat Ridge functions within a Council-Manager form of government. Wheat Ridge City Council has eight members elected to represent the citizens of Wheat Ridge who are responsible for:
  • Representing the citizens of Wheat Ridge;
  • The Adoption of Ordinances and Resolutions or rules for the City;
  • Determining City policies;
  • Securing and sustaining public improvements such as streets and sidewalks;
  • Superintending the expenditures of money;
  • Establishing property tax and fees;
  • Approving various City contracts; and, 
  • Designating members of City boards, commissions and committees. 
The Council appoints a City Manager to supervise the delivery of public services and implement public policy approved by the Council. 

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