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Dec 31, 2013

Denver City Government Closed Wednesday, Jan. 1

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

Dec 31, 2013

Denver City Government Closed Wednesday, Jan. 1

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

Dec 23, 2013

Denver Retail Marijuana Licensing Update

Today, the State of Colorado Department of Revenue began to issue retail marijuana business licenses. Simultaneously, the Department of Excise and License announced that, as of today, 42 retail marijuana businesses have completed the city’s thorough licensing process and could receive their city license with proof of state license to begin operating on Jan. 1, 2014. This number includes stores, grow facilities, and infused product manufacturing and is expected to grow as more applicants are successful in completing their licensing requirements.

Dec 20, 2013

Mayor Hancock Appoints Ashley R. Kilroy as Executive Director of Marijuana Policy in Denver

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced the appointment of Ashley R. Kilroy as Executive Director of Marijuana Policy for the City and County of Denver.

Dec 11, 2013

New Bipartisan Group of Mayors to Encourage Congress, White House on Support for Parks

Mayors for Parks coalition urges federal legislators to fund, renew the Land and Water Conservation Fund

Today, Betsy Price, the Republican mayor of Fort Worth, TX, and Michael B. Hancock, the Democratic mayor of Denver, CO, launched a new bipartisan effort to support federal funding for public parks, trails and green spaces in urban areas.

Dec 9, 2013

Denver Prepares for Retail Marijuana Businesses to Open on Jan. 1

The City and County of Denver today launched a new informational website, www.MarijuanaInfoDenver.org, and kicked off a public education effort as part of ongoing preparations for the start of retail marijuana sales on Jan. 1.

Dec 9, 2013

Mayor Hancock Appoints Stephanie Y. O’Malley as Executive Director of the Department of Safety

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced the appointment of Deputy Chief of Staff Stephanie Y. O’Malley as Executive Director of the Department of Safety (formerly Manager of Safety) for the City and County of Denver, effective Jan. 1. The Executive Director of Safety provides civilian oversight of the Police, Fire and Sheriff’s departments.

Dec 5, 2013

Mayor Hancock Appoints Scott Martinez as City Attorney, Denver Thanks City Attorney Doug Friednash for Service

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today appointed Scott Martinez as City Attorney for the City and County of Denver, a key position responsible for advising and representing the city on a broad range of legal and policy matters.

The Mayor also announced the departure of Doug Friednash, Denver’s City Attorney since 2011.

Dec 5, 2013

Mayor Hancock Statement on the Passing of Nelson Mandela

Mayor Michael B. Hancock released the following statement on the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela. 

Nov 20, 2013

Mayor Hancock, Safety Officials Announce Triple Crown Accreditation

Sheriff Department Top 1% in Country for Cutting-Edge Work
Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Manager of Safety Ashley R. Kilroy and Sheriff Gary Wilson announced today the Denver Sheriff Department’s receipt of Triple Crown Accreditation.