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Dec 21, 2012

Denver City Government Closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. In addition, City and County of Denver offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

Dec 18, 2012

Mayor Hancock Lauds Governor’s Plan for Colorado’s Mental Health System

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today released the following statement lauding Gov. John Hickenlooper’s plan to redesign and strengthen Colorado’s mental health services and support system in the wake of the Aurora theater shooting

Dec 6, 2012

Mayor Hancock Delivers Online Taxpaying with “eBiz Tax Center”

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today delivered a faster, easier and more efficient way to manage business with the launch of the “eBiz Tax Center.” The new online feature enables Denver businesses to file their city taxes online, as well as offers easy access to business records and other helpful resources for the business community.

Dec 5, 2012

Mayor Hancock to Lead Trade Mission to Mexico City

Mayor Michael B. Hancock tomorrow will lead a delegation of city, state, business and community leaders to Mexico City to strengthen economic development, tourism and cultural opportunities that can be forged with the new Volaris nonstop flight.

Nov 28, 2012

9th and Colorado Blvd. Development Negotiations Move Forward

Today Fuqua Development and their capital partner, The Lionstone Group, working with Mayor Michael B. Hancock and the University of Colorado, confirmed they are in negotiations with King Soopers for the anchor retail location of a revised development plan for the former CU Health Sciences Center site at East 9th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard.

Nov 27, 2012

Denver Recognized as first Solar Friendly Community

The City and County of Denver is the first municipality to be recognized as a Solar Friendly Community under an innovative new program designed to help bring down the costs of solar energy.

Nov 23, 2012

Mayor Hancock Declares November 24 Small Business Saturday

Mayor Michael B. Hancock  today announced the City and County of Denver’s support and participation in the third annual Small Business Saturday. Falling between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday is a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country.

Nov 21, 2012

Denver City Government Closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. In addition, all City and County of Denver offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 23, due to a previously announced furlough day for city employees.

Nov 15, 2012

Major Improvements to City Contracting Process

Major changes are coming to Denver's contracting process. In a presentation to Denver's Independent Audit Committee today, Manager of Public Works Jose Cornejo outlined steps the department is taking to reform prequalification procedures for construction contracts.

Nov 14, 2012

Mayor Hancock to Meet with Congressional Members, Explain Denver Impact of Sequestration

Mayor Michael B. Hancock will be in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to discuss the effects sequestration, or the “fiscal cliff,” would have on the City and County of Denver with Colorado’s congressional delegation and other House and Senate leaders.