Wheat Ridge looking for clerk, treasurer and council member candidates

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Posted 8/6/19

The city of Wheat Ridge is seeking individuals who want to make a difference in the quality of life for those living and working in this city with a 50 year history. There are openings for city …

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Wheat Ridge looking for clerk, treasurer and council member candidates

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The city of Wheat Ridge is seeking individuals who want to make a difference in the quality of life for those living and working in this city with a 50 year history. There are openings for city council members in each of the four districts in the 9.5 square mile city, with a population of 31,000 residents. Additionally, elected positions of City Clerk and City Treasurer will also be determined in the upcoming November election. Terms are four years for each position and limited to two terms in office.

Wheat Ridge residents who become successful candidates have the unique opportunity to represent the residents of their districts as they help shape the future of Wheat Ridge.

Notice of intent to run for any of the elected offices is due on Aug. 26, by 5 p.m. The notice and additional forms can be found on the city website at ci.wheatridge.co.us. 

Candidates who miss the deadline to file the circulated petitions, can file an Affidavit of Intent to Run as a Write in Candidate but must submit that intent to the City Clerk’s office by 5 p.m. on Aug. 30.

The Election Forum for candidates to share their background and focus as an elected official for the city of Wheat Ridge will be Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at City Hall in Council Chambers. All candidates will have a chance to introduce themselves and answer questions presented by the Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce. The event will be streamed on Channel 8 and live on YouTube.

For more election information, contact the City Clerk Janelle Shaver at 303-235-2823

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