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COMMITTEES, BOARDS & WORKING GROUPS

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Business, Arts, Workforce & Aeronautical Services

This Council committee reviews contracts, plans, and presentations related to economic development, Arts & Venues, DIA, Excise and Licenses, and more.

 

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Finance & Governance

This Council committee reviews contracts, plans, and presentations related to finances and budget, technology services, human resources, state lobbying, city services, ethics, and more.

 

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Special Issues: Marijuana - Chair

This Council committee reviews topics related to the administration of medical and recreational marijuana for the City & County of Denver. Meets with the Department of Excise & Licenses, industry representatives, and more.

 

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Denver City Council Mobility Working Group

This working group studies citywide challenges facing transit, mobility, sidewalks, street maintenance and planning, public safety at intersections and traffic management, and looks at successful models across the country in order to present a comprehensive plan for funding and implementing strategies to make Denver a more walkable, bikeable, safe, and transit-oriented city.

 

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Marijuana Advisory Council

Representatives from local government agencies discuss and recommend policies, procedures, business processes and structural organization as it relates to the marijuana industry.

 

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Social Consumption Area Task Force (SCAT) - Chair

This task force is required by Initiative 300's ballot language, and will review the impacts of neighborhood supported social consumption areas operating in the City and County of Denver. The task force will convene in late spring/early summer of 2018. 

 

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Denver City Council Urban Design Working Group

This working group studies and reviews challenges and opportunities related to urban design ideas, plans, and credentials in the City and County of Denver.

 

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Denver South EDP & TMA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is committed to building upon the organization’s legacy through visionary economic development leadership, civic involvement and positive business advocacy in a non-partisan and collaborative manner to continuously improve the regions economy and high quality living standard.

 

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State Legislative Planning Group

The SLP Group stays abreast of current issues at the state level and advocates on behalf of the City and County of Denver.

 

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Transportation Solutions Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made up of representatives from the public and private sectors, including elected officials and business leaders committed to increasing the availability and use of transportation choices to improve traffic, air quality, health, and economy for businesses and residents in the Denver area.

 

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Governor's Residence Preservation Fund Board of Directors
The GRPF Board works to preserve the historic Governor's Residence at the Boettcher Mansion and bring it into full use and enjoyment for Colorado residents.

 

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High Line Canal Working Group

The High Line Canal Working Group is a collaborative effort of 19 municipalities to secure funding for - and implement - projects that will help enhance and protect the unique recreation experience along the High Line Canal. 

 

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Children's Cabinet (Child Welfare) Sub-Committee

Led by Denver Human Services Director, Don Mares, the Children’s Sub-Committee meets regularly to discuss coordination of services related to children.

 

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Scientific & Cultural Facilities District Board of Directors

The board reviews and oversees the distribution of SCFD funds.

 

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High Line Canal Conservancy Board of Directors (Ex officio member)

With support from each jurisdiction and in partnership with Denver Water, the Conservancy is connecting stakeholders in support of comprehensive planning to ensure that the Canal is protected and enhanced for future generations.

 

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Colorado Municipal League Executive Board

The CML Executive Board consists of 21 municipal elected and appointed officials elected by their peers at the CML Annual Conference. The board works to understand and support the mission of CML and to act in the best interest of the organization.

 

Green Roofs - Council Committee of the Whole

City Council will meet to hear the findings of the Green Roofs Task Force and will discuss potential modifications to the initiative. Any changes to the initiative would require the support of two-thirds of City Council, or 9 votes, which could not happen until mid-2018 at the earliest.