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Dec 23, 2009

Denver City government closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

In observance of the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays, all City and County of Denver offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 25 and Friday, Jan. 1, respectively.

Dec 16, 2009

City, DPS partner on solar projects in 2010

Mayor John Hickenlooper and Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg announced today that at least 10 City facilities and 16 schools will receive new solar panels in 2010.

Dec 1, 2009

Retirement incentive program projected to save City at least $11 million annually

Mayor John Hickenlooper announced today that 322 employees took advantage of a retirement incentive program offered by the City earlier this year.

Nov 24, 2009

City of Denver’s holiday tradition goes green

Mayor John Hickenlooper today officially unveiled new LED lights that will be used in the annual holiday display at the City and County Building. The energy-efficient lights were installed in recent months with the help of a $50,000 donation from the Walmart Foundation.

Nov 19, 2009

Mayor Hickenlooper statement about Jeanne-Claude’s death

Mayor John Hickenlooper today released this statement about the death of Jeanne-Claude, the artist who collaborated with her husband, Christo, on large-scale public art.

Nov 3, 2009

City of Denver schedules 2010 furlough days

Mayor John Hickenlooper announced today the dates next year for five scheduled furlough days. Each furlough day will save the City approximately $1 million.

Oct 30, 2009

Mayor Hickenlooper statement on sheriff deputy union vote

Mayor thanks Denver sheriff deputies for accepting contract, helping provide budget relief

Oct 21, 2009

Denver City Government to close Friday for furlough day

Scheduled, budget-required closure Friday, Oct. 23 will affect most – but not all – City services

Oct 21, 2009

Denver departments recognized for sustainability efforts at Colorado Environmental Leadership Awards

Twelve Denver city agencies were recognized with Gold and Silver Environmental Leadership Awards today at an awards ceremony hosted by Governor Bill Ritter.

Oct 21, 2009

Mayor Hickenlooper, sheriff deputies announce agreement

Mayor John Hickenlooper today announced a tentative agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police that will help balance the 2010 budget.