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Posted on: January 17, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Seeking Members to Serve on Boards and Commissions

The City of Wheat Ridge is seeking dedicated residents to serve on boards and commissions as openings become available this March.

Generally, applicants must live in the district of the position to which they are applying, however, residents from other dis...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Starts 2023 With New Investment in Leadership

Wheat Ridge Strengthens Leadership Capacity in Response to Dynamic Organizational and Community Needs

The City of Wheat Ridge today announced the promotion of two senior leaders within the city. Allison Scheck, who previously served as administrative servi...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission Grant Opportunities Available January 4, 2023

The Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission today announced new grant opportunities to fund community-initiated activities, events, and projects that focus on or raise awareness of the arts and culture in Wheat Ridge. An eligible project will advance the Wheat Ri...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation New Grant Announcement

The City of Wheat Ridge has been awarded a grant from Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) in partnership with the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) to mitigate and remove fire fuels and invasive species in the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt. The $61,650 grant fun...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

New Playgrounds Complete at Wheat Ridge Parks

Wheat Ridge families can now enjoy two new playgrounds at Apel-Bacher and Creekside Parks. The new playground designs were finalized using feedback from the community about each project site. The new playgrounds focus on physical fitness, imploring the si...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge City Council Unanimously Approves 2023 Budget

The Wheat Ridge City Council announced the passage of the City of Wheat Ridge’s Fiscal Year ‘23 budget. The 8-0 vote leveraged the city’s strong financial position to invest in capital improvement projects, open spaces, and t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge Secures Grant Funding for Pedestrian and Biking Improvements

DRCOG, a regional council of governments, awarded the City of Wheat Ridge a series of grants to improve the walkability and bicycle safety for residents across the city. One grant, for $8.3 million, will focus on the G-Line at the Wheat Ridge Ward Station...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Opens New Fitness Court®

A sleek and modern outdoor Fitness Court®, with a supporting mobile app will be unveiled at Wheat Ridge’s Panorama Park, October 13. This quality-of-life addition is part of Wheat Ridge’s commitment to public health and investm...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge Residents Invited to Weigh-In on Proposed West 44th Street Improvement Projects

Wheat Ridge residents are invited to share their thoughts and opinions on the proposed 44th Avenue Subarea project, September 27 from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center (4005 Kipling St). This is the final open house style event for the ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Welcomes Maria D’Andrea, P.E. as New Public Works Director

The City of Wheat Ridge welcomes Maria D’Andrea, P.E. as New Public Works Director. “Maria is hard-working, self-driven, and focused. Her years of experience working in public service is a great asset to the City of Wheat Ridge and to ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge’s Newly Renovated Prospect Park Includes Pickleball Courts Among Other Improvements

Residents will now enjoy Pickleball courts and other major improvements at Prospect Park after the completion of a two-phase park renovation. The milestone will be celebrated a public ribbon cutting, Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m. The second phase of renova...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

Wheat Ridge Announces 2022 Business Award Nominees

The City of Wheat Ridge is pleased to announce the nominees for its 2022 Business Appreciation Awards. Winners will be announced at the City’s 18th Annual Business Appreciation Awards breakfast event on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, hosted by Wheat ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2023

City of Wheat Ridge Welcomes Amanda Harrison as Communications and Engagement Manager

Wheat Ridge Prioritizes Strategic Communication, Community Education, and Resident Involvement. 

The City of Wheat Ridge welcomes Amanda Harrison as the Communications and Engagement Manager, a position the council has prioritized over the last th...

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