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Oct 30, 2017

Denver Neighborhoods Invited to Apply for Sustainability Program

Denver Environmental Health is soliciting applications from residents and neighborhood organizations to join Denver’s Sustainable Neighborhoods Program. The program encourages and empowers residents to become active partners in making Denver a more vibrant and livable community.

Oct 26, 2017

Denver Police to Participate in National Prescription Take-Back Day this Saturday

The Denver Police Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day: Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Denver Police district stations and the Police Administration Building. This event takes place on the same day across the country. In Colorado, more than 100 locations will be accepting expired or left-over prescription and over-the-counter drugs from the public.

Oct 19, 2017

Denver Earns Perfect Score on Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign announced today that the City and County of Denver has earned its first perfect score on the LGBTQ civil rights organization’s 2017 Municipal Equality Index (see attached). Denver is the only city in Colorado to earn this distinction, recognizing the city’s commitment to serving LGBTQ residents and leading a city that is welcoming to all.

Oct 19, 2017

Comment Period on Five-Year Plan for Housing Includes Neighborhood Meetings, Online Feedback

The City and County of Denver is hosting three neighborhood meetings during a 45-day public comment period on the draft of Housing an Inclusive Denver, the city’s new five-year housing policy, strategy and investment plan. The draft plan is available online in English and Spanish at denvergov.org/housing, and feedback may be provided electronically in both languages as well.

Oct 18, 2017

Public Invited to Meet & Greet with Animal Protection Officer

Sgt. Stephen Romero, a nearly 22-year veteran of Denver Animal Protection (DAP), will host a community meet and greet session on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Capital One Café located next to Union Station at 1550 Wewatta St. in Denver.

Oct 16, 2017

Denver Releases Cannabis Cultivation Best Management Practices Guide

The Guide is being released ahead of the Cannabis Sustainability Symposium on October 17 and 18 Denver’s Department of Environmental Health (DEH) and the Cannabis Sustainability Working Group released its first Cannabis Environmental Best Management Practices Guide (the Guide). The Guide provides cannabis cultivators with environmental standards related to energy and water use reduction, waste minimization and pest control.

Oct 16, 2017

Denver's 2030 Mobility Action Plan

This summer, Mayor Hancock released Denver’s 2030 Mobility Action Plan, a set of strategic actions aimed at significantly improving multi-modal options for the city’s residents and visitors. To help implement the plan, Mayor Hancock also pledged to create a Multi-Modal Advisory Committee. We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the committee.

Oct 11, 2017

Mayor Hancock Joins Groundbreaking Coalition of 134 Mayors to Launch 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign

Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined The Trust for Public Land, National Recreation and Park Association, and Urban Land Institute in launching an historic “10-minute walk” parks advocacy campaign, establishing the ambitious goal that all Americans, and all residents of Denver should live within a 10-minute walk (or half-mile) of a high-quality park or green space.

Oct 11, 2017

Denver Celebrates the Arrival of Ai Weiwei's "Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads"

Denver Arts & Venues is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting, reception and curator’s discussion to celebrate “A Year with Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads” on Tuesday, October 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Oct 10, 2017

Got Branches from the Last Storm?

Click here for more information on how to dispose of fallen branches from winter storms.