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Oct 10, 2017

Denver Launches New Service to Help Renters Facing Eviction

Mediation between renters facing eviction and residential landlords, a landlord-tenant guide, and financial relief for residents experiencing a housing crisis are all part of the city’s comprehensive response to Denver’s increasing housing costs.

Oct 02, 2017

City, RTD and partners share 16th Street Mall design concepts

The City and County of Denver and the Regional Transportation District (RTD) shared proposed design concepts for improvements to the 16th Street Mall — including the alignment of the transit lanes and general location of the trees, lights, and gathering and pedestrian space — as part of a federal environmental process to design the Mall’s future. More design concepts may be evaluated based on public input. Project partners will identify a preferred alternative later this fall following further analysis and input from the public; this is one step in a broad effort to rethink and potentially redesign the 16th Street Mall — one of the city’s most vital connectors and important public spaces.

Sep 29, 2017

The Future of Park Hill Golf Course

Last week the City and County of Denver and Clayton Early Learning announced a proposal for the City and County of Denver to purchase the Park Hill Golf Course.

Sep 29, 2017

Mayor Hancock, Housing Advisory Committee Launch Public Review of New Five-Year Housing Plan

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today joined members of the Housing Advisory Committee to open a 45-day public review of Denver’s new five-year housing policy, strategy, and investment plan, Housing an Inclusive Denver.

Sep 29, 2017

Denver's 2017 LeafDrop Program Begins Monday!

The leaves are changing colors and will soon fall, but make sure they don’t fall on Denver’s streets or in the trash! Starting Monday, October 2, turn fallen leaves into compost through Denver Recycles’ LeafDrop program. Weekday drop-off sites will be open to Denver residents through Friday, December 8. The leaves collected through this program will be turned into a high-quality compost, which will be made available for Denver residents to purchase in May.

Sep 28, 2017

City releases latest edition of funding directory for startups and entrepreneurs

In celebration of Denver Startup Week and the city’s vibrant entrepreneurial climate, the Denver Office of Economic Development today released the sixth edition of its Denver Capital Matrix, a resource directory of funding sources for Denver small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Sep 28, 2017

39th Avenue Greenway Team Selection Announcement

Today City and County of Denver staff announced the team recommended to lead the 39th Avenue Greenway and Park Hill Detention Design/Build project, which will result in a mile of vibrant, new recreational space in east Denver.

Sep 27, 2017

New Roster of Rapid-Growth "Gazelle" Firms named as Denver Startup Week Begins

Starting fast out of the gate for Denver Startup Week, the Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) and the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network Colorado (BEN Colorado) today announced their annual additions to the roster of “Denver Gazelles,” the city’s list of the rapidly growing firms here with both proven success and excellent potential in raising money and creating jobs.

Sep 19, 2017

Denver Earns First Place in Government Experience Awards

The City and County of Denver has been recognized for the ways in which it connects with residents in the digital space, taking home first place in Overall City Government Experience. In its inaugural year, the Center for Digital Government’s 2017 Government Experience awards recognize the achievements and best practices of states, cities, and counties that have gone to the web and beyond to radically improve the experience of government and push the boundaries of how citizen services are delivered.