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Sep 18, 2017

Changes Made to Continue Improvements to City Homeless Services and Sheriff Department Community Engagement

The City announced several changes to continue improving services for people experiencing homelessness and to better connect law enforcement with Denver’s diverse communities.

Sep 14, 2017

McNichols Civic Center Building Opens Two Fall Exhibitions

Marking the tenth anniversary of the Extreme Ice Survey, this exhibition features nationally-known Boulder artist James Balog’s stunning color photography. The Extreme Ice Survey, based in Boulder, Colorado, uses time-lapse photography, conventional photography and video to document the effects of global warming on glacial ice. For more than 30 years, Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of our planet’s natural systems. He and his Extreme Ice Survey team share images that give a provocative insight into how changing climate affects the global landscape.

Sep 12, 2017

2018 Budget Proposal Submitted to City Council

Mayor Michael B. Hancock submitted his 2018 budget proposal to City Council today, a $1.39 billion spending plan that addresses many of the city’s highest priorities, including mobility, affordable housing and the critical needs of Denver’s most vulnerable populations, including those experiencing homelessness and behavioral health challenges.

Sep 07, 2017

Denver Kicks off "Pass Gas, Drive Electric" Campaign to Promote Electric Vehicles

Denver’s Department of Environmental Health is encouraging residents to “Pass Gas” and drive electric vehicles (EVs) in a new air quality and sustainability campaign launching today at

Sep 06, 2017

Denver Seeks Public Input on Strategies to Achieve Climate Action Plan Goal

Denver’s Department of Environmental Health (DEH) released a new stakeholder report and launched a public outreach effort to solicit input on potential targets and strategies to achieve Denver’s Climate Action Plan goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent below 2005 levels by the year 2050.

Sep 05, 2017

Mayor's Office Seeking Applicants for Advisory Committee on Housing the Homeless

In May 2017, the city’s longstanding Commission on Homelessness voted to dissolve and reform with a new purpose and focus. The new Advisory Committee on Housing the Homeless will work alongside the City administration to implement innovative approaches and proven solutions for those experiencing homelessness in Denver.

Sep 01, 2017

Mayor Hancock Signs Public Safety Enforcement Act into Law

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today signed Council Bill 17-940, the Denver Public Safety Enforcement Priorities Act, into law, memorializing existing city policies and practices, in addition to establishing new policies, to reduce fear within the immigrant community and clarify for everyone that Denver will not engage in immigration enforcement.

Aug 29, 2017

Denver Agencies to Observe International Overdose Awareness Day

Denver Environmental Health, the Office of Behavioral Health Strategies, Denver Human Services, and Denver Police Department are teaming up with community partners to observe International Overdose Awareness Day with an event on August 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wellington Webb Building atrium.

Aug 29, 2017

Denver Arts & Venues Accepting 2017 PS You Are Here Funding Applications

Denver Arts & Venues is now accepting applications for 2017 P.S. You Are Here (PSYAH) funding opportunities through 5 p.m. Thursday. Sept. 28.