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Dec 19, 2016

Denver Adopts Gender Neutral Rule for all Single Stall Bathrooms

With a unanimous vote by City Council tonight, the City and County of Denver has amended its building code to require that all new and existing single-stall restrooms provide signs designating them as gender neutral.

Dec 15, 2016

City Hires First Full-Time Employees through Homeless Denver Day Works Program

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced that four people within the Denver Days Works Program have been hired by the City and County of Denver as full-time seasonal employees through Denver Park and Recreation.

Dec 12, 2016

HUD Awards $30 Million to City and County of Denver to Revitalize Sun Valley Neighborhood

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Principal Deputy Secretary of Public and Indian Housing Lourdes Castro Ramirez announced that the Denver Housing Authority and partners will receive $30 million to revitalize the Sun Valley neighborhood.

Dec 10, 2016

Mayor Hancock Statement Regarding Unauthorized Camping Ordinance

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced a cold-weather adjustment to enforcement of the city’s unauthorized camping ordinance.

Dec 06, 2016

National Western Center Campus to Advance Aspirational Regeneration Framework Planning

The Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center has been accepted into two energy programs that will help advance the aspirational energy regeneration goals recommended by the National Western Center master plan.

Dec 06, 2016

Parks and Recreation Completes Additional Park Designations

Denver Parks and Recreation recently completed its eighth round of park designations for previously un-designated park and open space.

Dec 01, 2016

The Commons on Champa Receives $400,000 Grant from Kauffman Foundation to Further Programming to Support Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

The Commons on Champa (The Commons), a public campus for entrepreneurship in Downtown Denver, received today a $400,000 Inclusion Challenge grant from the Kauffman Foundation to help female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color achieve higher rates of success.

Nov 23, 2016

Denver City Government Closed Thursday, November 24

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov 18, 2016

Mayor Hancock Named Public Official of the Year by GOVERNING Magazine

Mayor Michael B. Hancock was named a 2016 Public Official of the Year by GOVERNING Magazine. Mayor Hancock was chosen from among several hundred nominees for his passion and dedication to sharing Denver’s prosperity with all residents, especially those for who that prosperity remains out of reach.

Nov 17, 2016

Mayor Hancock Appoints Judge Theresa A. Spahn as Presiding Judge of Denver County Court

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced his appointment of Judge Theresa A. Spahn as Presiding Judge of the Denver County Court, effective January 1, 2017.