Mayor Hancock Statement on Unauthorized Camping Law

Mayor Hancock Statement on Unauthorized Camping Law

DENVER – Mayor Michael B. Hancock today issued the following statement regarding the Denver City Council’s approval of the unauthorized camping ordinance:

“Tonight, the City Council took a bold and necessary step forward to help ensure the highest level of health and safety for our entire city. This ordinance will allow us to continue our compassionate and comprehensive work to connect those in need with vital services and get them to self-sufficiency. It also allows us to maintain the workability and livability of our vibrant city.”

“This was a courageous vote and I applaud Councilman Brooks for his thoughtful leadership on this ordinance. My administration – including the Police Department, Human Services and Denver’s Road Home – is committed to successfully implementing this new law while we work with all of our partners to deliver a world-class city where everyone matters.”

Posted on May 15, 2012 (Archive on Jun 15, 2012)
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