Denver City Government Closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1

Denver City Government Closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1

DENVER – Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. In addition, City and County of Denver offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday.

As a result of the holidays, the Mayor’s Office, City Council offices, Clerk and Recorder’s Office, Auditor’s Office and most city agencies will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Partner entities such as Denver Health and the Denver Zoo will remain open Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 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 Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 as well.

Please see below for specific information on how city functions will be affected during these closures:

3-1-1 INFORMATION LINE, DENVERGOV.ORG & DENVER 8 TV
3-1-1, the city’s information line for non-emergency services, will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. Service requests may be submitted online at denvergov.org/denver311. Updates are available continuously on www.denvergov.org. Denver 8 TV will continue its regular programming with live coverage of the City Council limited to the evening meeting on December 26. Full regular live coverage of the Mayor and City Council will resume the week of Jan. 7.

ANIMAL SHELTER & ANIMAL CONTROL
The Denver Animal Shelter will close at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. Animal Control Officers will be available to respond to emergencies and enforce city regulations.

ARTS & VENUES DENVER
All venues managed by Arts & Venues Denver, including the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Colorado Convention Center, The Coliseum and Crossroads Theater, will be open for scheduled events and performances Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 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 Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. No building inspections will be scheduled those days.

CITY-OWNED GOLF COURSES
Golf Courses will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Golf Courses will be open Tuesday, Jan. 1, 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 Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

COURTS
The Denver County Court will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.  All state-operated courts, including the Denver District Court, Juvenile Court and Probate Court located in the City and County Building will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

DENVER COUNTY MOTOR VEHICLE OFFICES
The four Denver County Motor Vehicle office locations will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. For vehicle renewal online, visit the state website.  

ELECTIONS DIVISION
The Denver Elections Division will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

EXCISE & LICENSES
Excise and Licenses’ customer service counters and offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

HUMAN SERVICES
Denver Human Services will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. The child protection emergency response team and child abuse and adult protection telephone hotlines will be staffed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

LIBRARIES
All Denver Public Library locations will close early at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, and will be closed all day Tuesday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday. All Denver Public Library locations will close early at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed all day Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 for the New Year's Day holiday. 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 Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, until 11:59 p.m. Drivers are reminded to observe the time restrictions posted and to follow all normal parking regulations on Friday and Saturday.

The Parking Cashier counter and the Parking Magistrate’s office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

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 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 office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

RECREATION CENTERS
All Denver Parks and Recreation regional recreation centers will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. All Denver Parks and Recreation regional recreation centers will be open on Monday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 31 until 4:00 p.m. Local and neighborhood recreation centers will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25, as well as Monday, Dec. 31 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. Members may access regional centers for no additional fee during these days. For more information and directions to a regional recreation center, visit www.denvergov.org/recreation.

TRASH, RECYCLING & COMPOST COLLECTION
Trash, recycling and composting will not be collected Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, and service will be delayed one day following the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. Tuesday service will be provided on Wednesday, and Wednesday service on Thursday, etc.   

WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT
The Wastewater Management Building, 2000 W. Third Ave., will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1.

WORKFORCE CENTERS
All Denver Workforce Centers will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1. The city’s online hiring system will be available at www.denvergov.org/jobs.


Posted on Dec 21, 2012 (Archive on Jan 02, 2013)
Posted by mikestrott  Contributed by mikestrott
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