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In addition to documents available in the county recording database such as marriage and property records, the Office of the Clerk and Recorder is the custodian of various municipal records including:

  • City Ordinances, Resolutions, Proclamations, and Minutes
  • City Contracts and Agreements
  • City Rules and Regulations
  • Oaths of Office for City and County officials
  • Miscellaneous documents placed in the public record as “City Clerk Files”

These documents are available upon request, and requests can be emailed to CityClerk@Denvergov.org. Copies of these records do not require a formal request through the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA).

To make a CORA request for records that fall outside of the examples listed above, please email Records@Denvergov.org The research, retrieval, and review fee for CORA requests is $33.00 per hour, after the first free hour.

Lobbyist information

Everyone who lobbies City and County of Denver officials must register with the City each year by January 15, or within five (5) days after first engaging in lobbying. Please be familiar with Chapter 2 - Article XIII, Denver Revised Municipal Code

Please use the following links

Registration Requirement Exceptions

City officers or employees acting in their official capacity, news media representatives acting in their official capacity or individuals representing themselves or their organizations without compensation are not required to register.

Fees 

Registration & Renewal

Individuals $50
Organizations $75
Late with bi-monthly report $15/day
 
If you are using assistive technology and are unable to access the content of the reports, please contact the City Clerk department.

 

Financial Disclosures

Pursuant to Chapter 2-71(4), Denver Revised Municipal Code and City Charter Section 9.1.1.E.(iii), (iv), (viii) (xiii), (xiv) and (xv), the following are City Officers:

The mayor, auditor, members of city council, manager of public works, manager of parks and recreation, manager of finance, manager of environmental health, manager of general services, manager of safety, city attorney, manager of human services, clerk and recorder, manager of aviation, manager of community planning and development, mayor's chief of staff, and any person appointed to a position and listed in section 9.1.1.E.(iii), (iv), (viii), (xiii), (xiv) and (xv) of the City Charter. Certified public accountants employed by the auditor shall not be considered officers.

If you are using assistive technology and are unable to access the content of the reports, please contact the City Clerk department.

Elected and appointed official reports

Officer Financial Disclosure Statement (Annual)

All city officers and elected officials, on an annual basis, are required to submit a financial disclosure of relationship to any business or trust in which a person is involved as a director, officer, owner in whole or in part, limited or general partner, employee, stockholder, trustee or beneficiary of a trust.

Reference

Chapter 2-72(b), Denver Revised Municipal Code

Due Date

January 31

Reporting Period

January 1 -December 31 of the previous year

Example

This is an example of a submitted form(PDF, 79KB). Please review before beginning your report.

Web Form

Complete the annual officer financial disclosure report online. The form must be completed at one time.

Submitted Reports

View submitted Officer Financial Disclosure Reports

Officer Gift Report (Semi-Annual)

All city officers and elected officials, on a semi-annual basis, are required to report gifts and the solicitation of charitable donations of any value received from persons with whom the city has an existing, ongoing, or pending contract, business or regulatory relationship and over whom the officer may take direct official action as defined in section 2-52(b).

Reference

Chapter 2-72(c), Denver Revised Municipal Code

Due Date

January 31 and July 31

Reporting Period

January 1 - June 30 is due by July 31.

July 1 - December 31 of the previous year is due January 31.

Example

This is an example of a submitted form(PDF, 59KB). Please review before beginning your report.

Web Form

Complete the semi-annual officer gift report online. The form will accommodate 20 entries and must be completed at one time. If you need to report additional gifts, please submit a second form.

Submitted Reports

View submitted Officer Gift Reports

Officer Disclosure of City Items Report (Semi-Annual)

All city officers and elected officials, on a semi-annual basis, are required to report gifts and the solicitation of charitable donations of any value received from persons with whom the city All city officers and elected officials, on a semi-annual basis, are required to report items received from City agencies. They must report each item or thing received from the City with an estimated value of more than $50.

Reference

Chapter 2-74, Denver Revised Municipal Code

Due Date

January 31 and July 31

Reporting Period

January 1 - June 30 is due by July 31.

July 1 - December 31 of the previous year is due January 31.

Example

This is an example of a submitted form(PDF, 88KB). Please review before beginning your report.

Web Form

Complete the semi-annual disclosure of city items report online. The form will accommodate 30 entries and must be completed at one time.

Submitted Reports

View submitted Officer Disclosure of City Items Reports

 

City Employee Gift Reports

Please Note: Only certain employees need to file the Annual Employee Gift Report by January 31, 2021. If an employee meets the following four conditions, he or she must file an Employee Gift Report:

  1.     the person is an employee of the city;
  2.     the person accepted certain gifts from people or entities (donor) other than the City valued at over $50, including meals, tickets or reduced-price admission to events, conference or travel expenses, items to commemorate a public event, or membership or passes to Denver’s cultural facilities, like the Zoo and Art Museum.
  3.     the gift the person accepted was from someone with whom the city has an existing, ongoing or pending contract, business or regulatory relationship; and
  4.     the person may take direct official action over this donor.

If the employee does not meet any one of these four conditions, they do not need to file an Employee Gift Report.

In order to streamline the data collection and filing procedures, the Office of the Clerk and Recorder will facilitate the collection of the submitted Annual Employee Gift Reports and deliver those reports to the submitter's appropriate appointing authority. 

Reference Chapter 2-73, Denver Revised Municipal Code
Due Date January 31
Reporting Period January 1 - December 31 of the previous year
Web Form Complete the annual employee gift report online. The form must be completed at one time.

 

City Agency Gift Reports

Under Executive Order 134, all agencies under the Mayor are required to submit an annual Agency Gift Report for gifts (i.e. money, property, service or a thing of value worth $2,500 or more) during the previous calendar year. The report is due August 1.

Please submit the report to the City Clerk via email or bring it to the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Department 101.

To view reports prior to the last two years, contact cityclerk@denvergov.org.

Agency Reports
Arts & Venues 2018 report (pdf)
Animal Protection 2017 report (pdf)
Children's Affairs 2018 report (pdf)
Denver International Airport

2017 report (pdf)

2018 report (pdf)

Finance 2018 report (pdf)
Fire Department

2017 report (pdf)

2018 report (pdf)

Human Services 2018 report (pdf)
Mayor's Office 2018 report (pdf)
National Western Center 2017 report (pdf)
Independent Monitor 2018 report(pdf)
Parks and Recreation 2018 report (pdf)
Police Department 2018 report (pdf)
Safety 2018 report (pdf)
Technology Services

2017 report (pdf)

2018 report (pdf)