Learn & Lead

Wonders of Wheat Ridge = How Do I Get Informed, Involved, and Engaged?

Residents are the heart of Wheat Ridge and we want to hear from YOU! By participating, you can have a say in important decisions that affect those who live, work and recreate here. Check out the many ways you can get involved:  

Participate Online

Wheat Ridge Speaks is an online platform where you can provide public comment in advance of City Council and Planning Commission meetings. Agendas are posted prior to meetings. 

What's Up Wheat Ridge is a place where you can gather information, contribute your ideas and feedback and get involved on a variety of topics.

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Get Involved

Wheat Ridge 101 is a free seven-week interactive course taking place on Wednesday evenings each Fall. This program is designed to share detailed information about how the City of Wheat Ridge works, and to discuss strategies for community input and engagement.

Sustainable Wheat Ridge is a volunteer-led committee guiding the city in efforts to improve community conditions in six areas of environmental sustainability – green building and energy efficiency; renewable energy; solid waste and recycling; transportation; water; and communications and engagement. 

Boards and Commissions consists of Wheat Ridge residents who work on important projects and have a voice in City decisions. All interested residents are encouraged to apply at any time and applications will be kept on file for one year.

City Council Meetings occur on Monday evenings. You can attend in person at City Hall or watch online. Click here to read our guide on participating in public meetings. 

You can participate in local elections by voting or running for office. 

Volunteering in Wheat Ridge is a great way to give back to your community. Check out local volunteer opportunities on our volunteering page.

Let's Talk Resident Engagement Program is designed to gather feedback on what is important to residents in their neighborhood.

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Visit the Communications and Public Information page to see all the ways you can stay informed about what's going on in Wheat Ridge. You can also explore our social media platforms where more frequent updates are posted. 

Sign up for the Mayor's Matters monthly e-newsletter

Sign up for the Parks and Recreation e-newsletter

Explore our Wheat Ridge Projects and Properties map