The Office of Denver City Council has a deep respect for the role of a free press in our democracy. Truth, transparency, and accountability are essential to serving the public interest. The central communications office is here to help news organizations and journalists cover the council's work. This page will help journalists understand the workings of the council so you can identify stories, follow the legislative process, and access the resources you need. If there is something you'd like to see here, give us a call or shoot over an email.
Serving the Public Interest
The central communications office serves the public interest by acting as an advocate for:
In doing so, the office represents the council as a body, with focus on:
Robert Austin, APR
Email is your best bet. If you have deadlines, don't forget to mention it.
Sign up here to receive the weekly Press Bulletin each Thursday afternoon. The bulletin includes the complete schedule for the council and committees for the following week, and links to resources for researching bills at each stage in the legislative process.
Legislative Process (graphic flowchart)
Our Style Guide for City Council Terms(PDF, 123KB)