Denver City Government Closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28

Denver City Government Closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28

DENVER – Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. In addition, all City and County of Denver offices will be closed Friday, May 25 due to a previously announced furlough day for City employees.

Friday is the third of five planned furlough days for 2012. The furlough days were suggested by many employees as a way to save money during a time of historic revenue decline. Each furlough day saves approximately $1 million for the general fund.

As a result of the holiday and budget-required furlough, the Mayor’s Office, City Council offices, Clerk and Recorder’s Office, Auditor’s Office and most city agencies will be closed on Friday and Monday.

Partner entities such as Denver Health and the Denver Zoo will remain open both Friday and Monday, 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 Friday and Monday as well.

Please see below for specific information on 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 Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28. Service requests may also be submitted online at www.denvergov.org/denver311Updates are available continuously on www.DenverGov.org. Programming will continue on Denver 8 TV. 

ANIMAL SHELTER & ANIMAL CONTROL
The Denver Animal Shelter will be closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28. Animal Control Officers will be available to respond to emergencies and enforce City regulations.

ARTS & VENUES DENVER
All venues managed by Arts & Venues Denver will be open for scheduled events and performances Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28, 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 Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28. No Building inspections will be scheduled those days.

CITY-OWNED GOLF COURSES
Golf Courses will be open Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28, 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 Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.

COURTS
The Denver County Court will be closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.  All state-operated courts, including the Denver District Court, Juvenile Court and Probate Court located in the City and County Building will be open Friday, May 25 and closed Monday, May 28.

DENVER COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES
The four Denver County Motor Vehicle (vehicle registration and titling) office locations will be open Friday, May 25. The four Denver County Motor Vehicle office locations will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. 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 Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.

EXCISE & LICENSES
Excise and Licenses’ customer service counters and offices will be closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.

HUMAN SERVICES
Denver Human Services will be closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28. The child protection emergency response team and child abuse and adult protection telephone hotlines will be staffed Friday, May 25 through Monday, May 28.

LIBRARIES
All Denver Public Library locations will be closed on Friday, May 25, as well as Sunday, May 27 thorough Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The Pauline Robinson Branch Library will be closed Tuesday, May 29 through Sunday, June 3 for the installation of new carpeting and computer tables. The branch will reopen on Monday, June 4 at noon. Many of the Library's resources remain available when the buildings are closed via www.denverlibrary.org

PARKING METERS, CASHIERS AND MAGISTRATE
Parking meters are free on Sundays and on recognized City holidays, and will be free Monday, May 28 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 Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.

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 Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.

RECREATION CENTERS
Regional recreation centers will be open Friday, May 25 at 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. including Athmar, Montbello, Montclair, Rude, Scheitler and Washington Park. Central Park recreation center will open from 5:30 a.m. until 8 p.m.  All membership levels have free access to the regional centers on Friday, May 25. In observance of Memorial Day, all Denver Recreation facilities will be closed Monday, May 28. For more information and directions to a regional recreation center visit www.denvergov.org/recreation.

TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION
Trash, recycling and composting will be collected Friday, May 25. Trash, recycling and composting will not be collected Monday, May 28. Pick up service will be delayed one day for the week of May 2

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT
The Wastewater Management Building, 2000 W. Third Ave., will be closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28.

WORKFORCE CENTERS
All Denver Workforce Centers will be closed Friday, May 25 and Monday, May 28. The City’s online hiring system will be available at www.denvergov.org/jobs.


Posted on May 24, 2012 (Archive on May 29, 2012)
Posted by mikestrott  Contributed by mikestrott
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