Applications are now being accepted for the 2012 Wheat Ridge 2020 Planning and Development Academy. This years topics will include:
- 38th Avenue revitalization
- light rail coming to WR
- community market and demographic issues
- infill development and revitalization
- urban design
- city planning and development fundamentals
Classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm at the Wheat Ridge 2020 Offices. Specific dates are February 7 and 21, March 6 and 20. Plus a field trip to be determined by the class participants. Cost is $15.
Since the Academy began in 2007, 92 people have participated. Of the 92 participants, 14 are current members of Wheat Ridge boards and commissions, 3 are current Wheat Ridge City Council members, and 5 are Wheat Ridge 2020 Board Members. This is an excellent way to get involved in shaping the Wheat Ridge community.
If you are interested in participating in the 2012 WR2020 Planning and Development Academy, please email Denise Balkas at dbalkaswheatridge2020org (dbalkaswheatridge2020org) or call the office at 720-259-1030.