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Jan 15, 2019

Water main and service line replacement project on Ellsworth Avenue

A water main and service line replacement project on Ellsworth Avenue from South Albion Street to South Clermont Street is scheduled to begin in the next two weeks. A door hanger has been distributed to all residents in the project area informing them of the project.

Jan 14, 2019

Denver to Provide New Housing Assistance Program in Response to Record-Long Federal Government Shutdown

As the federal government shutdown stretches into its fourth week – the longest in history – Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced today support for furloughed workers and those affected by the shutdown struggling to make ends meet.

Jan 14, 2019

Want a cheap tree for your Denver home? Now’s the time to apply.

Every year, The Park People negotiates deals with wholesale nurseries to acquire more than 1,000 trees for distribution. With the help of grant money, they’re able to sell trees to Denverites at subsidized cost that can be planted in the public right of way and, more recently, in private yards. A new sapling will run you about $35, depending on what you select.

Jan 14, 2019

Denver Finalizing Blueprints for Future of Transportation, Housing and Parks

ast night, the city published new drafts within Denveright, a bundle of five plans that outline the city’s 20-year vision for improving parks, new construction and how it will move a growing population. But Denveright could go Denver-very-wrong if the plans are not explicit about making more room on the streets for walking, biking and transit, say members of the Denver Streets Partnership, a coalition of advocacy groups.

Jan 9, 2019

The scooters are still all over the place, and now they’re actually allowed in most of those places

EMAIL Roll on, little electric scooters owned by venture capitalists and giant car companies that provide a fun yet mocked alternative to driving that sometimes makes life hard for pedestrians and wheelchair users. Roll on.

Jan 9, 2019

Denver Wants You To Stop Riding Those Electric Scooters On Sidewalks

Denver City Council passed new rules Monday for dockless electric scooters in the city. "This is primarily to get the scooters off the sidewalks and to allow the scooters some more flexibility in being able to use our bike lanes and our roads, " said council member Mary Beth Susman.

Jan 8, 2019

Denver City Council approves change that could mean property tax relief for low-income families with children

The council approved without discussion the proposal to expand a 69-year-old program that originally offered annual property tax refunds to older residents and later included people with disabilities. With Monday’s change, homeowners with at least one child under 18 and a household income at or below 40 percent of the area median also will be eligible for rebates.

Jan 8, 2019

Campaign to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms in Denver says it has enough signatures to make the ballot

The campaign to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms in Denver said it has more than enough signatures to make the May municipal ballot and will turn them into the elections office following a rally outside the Capitol Monday afternoon.

Jan 8, 2019

Scooters, get off the sidewalk: Denver approves first big dockless change

The Denver City Council on Monday unanimously approved revisions to the city’s regulations for dockless scooters, which many had dismissed as archaic and confusing.

Jan 8, 2019

Electric Scooters Are Leaving Denver Sidewalks

On Monday night, Denver City Council approved an ordinance requiring electric scooters to be ridden in bike lanes or on roads rather than on sidewalks, bringing clarity to what has been a confusing several months for scooter riders, city officials, and pedestrians

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