Risk Assessment and Analysis

The City analyzes its Risks and selects the appropriate risk management strategy to most effectively and efficiently preserve, protect and enhance the assets of the City.

The City protects the assets and public resources entrusted within through a variety of methods including the: 

·         Colorado Governmental Immunity Act, 24-10-101 et seq.

·         Self-Insurance Acknowledgment

Additionally, the City requires contracts and professional agreements to meet specific insurance limits and endorsements to protect the City’s assets as well as the interests of the contractor. Any questions regarding the insurance requirements specific to a contract should be directed to the originating Agency.

The City will accept evidence of insurance in the Acord Certificate of Liability Insurance format. Contractors are advised to strictly follow the instructions found on this sample certificate.   

The aforementioned Self-Insurance Acknowledgment may be utilized by contractors when requested by their insurance broker. Any further inquiries regarding the Self-Insurance Acknowledgment may be directed to

Should further information be required regarding filing a claim against the City and County of Denver, please contact the City Attorney’s Office