Denver City Government Closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2

Denver City Government Closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2

DENVER – In observance of the New Year’s holiday, most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2.

Partner entities such as Denver Health and the Denver Zoo will remain open, as will agencies that operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, such as Denver International Airport.  Sworn members of the Denver Sheriff, Police and Fire departments and other emergency responders will report for duty as well.

Please see below for specific information about how City functions will be affected during the holiday closure:

3-1-1 INFORMATION LINE, DENVERGOV.ORG & DENVER 8 TV
3-1-1, the City’s information line for non-emergency services, will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan 2. Service requests may also be submitted online at http://www.denvergov.org/denver311. Updates are available continuously on www.DenverGov.org. Regular programming will continue on Denver 8 TV.

ANIMAL SHELTER & ANIMAL CONTROL
The Denver Animal Shelter will close at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31 and will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Animal Control Officers will be available to respond to emergencies and enforce City regulations. Normal hours of operation for the Shelter do not include Sundays.

ARTS & VENUES DENVER
All venues managed by Arts & Venues Denver will be open for scheduled events and performances Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2, and will take place as planned. The Red Rocks Amphitheatre, including the Visitor Center, the Trading Post and the Ship Rock Grille will be open during standard hours of operation.

BUILDING AND ZONING PERMITS AND INSPECTIONS
Building and Zoning permit counters will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. No Building Inspections will be scheduled those days. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

CITY-OWNED GOLF COURSES
Golf Courses will be open Monday, Jan. 2, weather permitting.

CLERK & RECORDER AND MARRIAGE LICENSES
The Office of the Clerk and Recorder – including marriage licensing, the Public Trustee, Records and Recording – will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

COURTS
The Denver County Court will be closed Monday, Jan 2.  All state-operated courts, including the Denver District Court, Juvenile Court and Probate Court located in the City and County Building will be closed for Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

DENVER COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES
The four Denver County Motor Vehicle (vehicle registration and titling) office locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays. For vehicle renewal online, visit the state website at: https://www.colorado.gov/apps/dor/dmv/vehicle/registration/renewal/welcome.jsf

ELECTIONS DIVISION
The Denver Elections Division will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

EXCISE & LICENSES
Excise and Licenses’ customer service counters and offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

HUMAN SERVICES
Denver Human Services will be closed Monday, Jan 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays. The Child protection emergency response team and child abuse and adult protection telephone hotlines will be staffed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2.

LIBRARIES
All Denver Public Library locations will close at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31 and will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1 through Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of the New Year's holiday. Many of the Library's resources remain available when the buildings are closed via www.denverlibrary.org. Due to the closure of the community center that houses the Westwood Branch Library, this branch location is closed Friday, Dec. 30.

PARKING METERS, CASHIERS AND MAGISTRATE
Parking meters are free on Sundays and on recognized City holidays, and will be free Monday, Jan. 2 until 11:59 p.m. Drivers are reminded to observe the time restrictions posted.

The Parking Cashier counter and the Parking Magistrate’s office will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

Parking violations may be paid when the counter is closed by using any of the following options citation number printed on the ticket is required:
  • Pay-by-phone at 1-866-280-9988 and follow the recorded steps using Visa or MasterCard.
  • Pay online at www.denverpvb.com using Visa or MasterCard.
  • Use the payment kiosk located outside of the Webb building on Court between 14th & 15th using Visa or MasterCard, or personal or business checks. Note: There is a 2.5% transaction fee for online transactions and for using credit cards in the kiosks.
  • Written correspondence to contest or investigate a citation may be sent to the PVB (Parking Violations Bureau) at P.O. Box 46500, Denver, CO 80201 or e-mail may be sent to www.denverpvb.com.

PUBLIC WORKS PERMIT COUNTERS

Public Works’ permit counters and the Right Of Way Enforcement (ROWE) office will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

RECREATION CENTERS
Recreation centers will be closed Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan 2.

TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION
Trash and recycling will not be collected Monday, Jan. 2. Pick up service will be delayed one day.

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT
The Wastewater Management Building, 2000 W. Third Ave., will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.

WORKFORCE CENTERS
All Denver Workforce Centers will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. The City’s online hiring system will be available at www.denvergov.org/jobs. Normal hours of operation do not include Sundays.


Posted on Dec 30, 2011 (Archive on Jan 03, 2012)
Posted by mikestrott  Contributed by mikestrott
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