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Jun 28, 2017

City, RTD and partners knick off environmental process to determine the future of Denver's 16th Street Mall

The City and County of Denver and the Regional Transportation District (RTD) are officially kicking off the next phase of planning for the future of the 16th Street Mall as one of the city’s most vital connectors and important public spaces.

Jun 27, 2017

Denver Gives Non-Profits a Tax Break

Denver City Council last night unanimously approved the city’s plan to save the non-profit community between $11-14 million per year through a simple fix to the tax code.

Jun 21, 2017

Traffic Advisory from Denver Public Works

Denver Public Works would like commuters to be aware of two mobility improvement projects that will impact some streets in Downtown Denver and in the River North community beginning as early as this Thursday, June 22, and lasting through the weekend.

Jun 19, 2017

Denver Proposes Safe Occupancy Program for Buildings

Denver Community Planning and Development and the Denver Fire Department have proposed a conditional building occupancy program for unpermitted spaces that will ensure life safety, limit displacement, and allow extended deadlines and collaborative solutions to achieve code compliance. The program is designed to incentivize the owners and tenants of unpermitted spaces to come forward and work with the city to make their buildings safe — thereby increasing safety for occupants, visitors, neighbors and the general public.

Jun 12, 2017

Bond Committees Present Mayor with Recommendations

After more than three months and 90 hours of meetings, the 2017 general obligation bond (“GO bond”) stakeholder committees, led by Executive Committee Chair Roxane White, today presented Mayor Michael B. Hancock with their final project recommendations.

Jun 08, 2017

Newly Released Climate Analysis Projects Denver Metro Area Expected to Experience More 100 Degree Days

The Rocky Mountain Climate Organization (RMCO) today released a new climate analysis that projects the Denver metro area will see an increase in the frequency and extent of extreme heat days by mid-century, and even larger increases later, without significant global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Jun 08, 2017

Denver Homelessness Commission Moves to Restructure

The City and County of Denver, led by Denver’s Road Home and Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s new Office of Housing and Opportunities for People Everywhere (HOPE), announced today the city’s longstanding Commission on Homelessness will dissolve and reform with new purpose and focus on serving the city’s changing population of people experiencing homelessness. The move came after more than two hours of discussion at the commission’s most recent regular meeting. Re-engaging the commission is one of the 30 short-term action items unveiled by Mayor Hancock and the Office of HOPE on Friday at the Denver Housing Summit.

Jun 05, 2017

Denver's 2017 GO Bond has been whittled down

Denverite - More than 3,000 project proposals worth some $4 billion have been winnowed down to fewer than 50 projects worth roughly $749 million.

Jun 01, 2017

New Affordable Housing Opens at Denver Union Station

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, City Council President Albus Brooks, and other city officials today participated in a ribbon cutting event celebrating the opening of Ashley Union Station, a mixed-income rental development located at 18th Street and Chestnut Place. The project, representing one of the last opportunities to secure affordability at this key transit-oriented development area, features 107 apartments, including 75 units for low- and moderate-income households.