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Board of Public Health & Environment

The Board of Public Health & Environment consists of nine members, who serve without pay, appointed by the mayor and confirmed by Denver City Council. The Board is the local board of health for Denver. Their primary functions include adopting rules and regulations, reviewing requests for variances from department laws and hearing appeals of decisions of the department manager, and otherwise assisting the department in developing policies. They have five-year, staggered, terms. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

Next Meeting:

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 5:30pm
Location: Denver Animal Shelter, 1241 W Bayaud Ave, Community Room
The agenda will be posted below when it becomes available.


Appealing An Administrative Citation

How to Appeal an Administrative Citation

If you have received an Administrative Citation from the Department of Public Health & Environment and wish to appeal, please follow the Board Rules and Regulations Governing Hearings. For questions regarding an Administrative Citation issued by the Department of Public Health & Environment or for information on how to file an appeal, contact the Administrative Hearings Case Managers at 720-865-5362 or 720-865-5366, by fax 720-865-5531, or send us an email at: beh@denvergov.org.

 

Jim Rada, 2019 Chair (Commission Expires 12/31/2022) 
Celia Vanderloop, 2019 Vice Chair (Commission Expires 12/31/2022) 
Catherine Cooney (Commission Expires 12/31/2022) 
Genene Duran (Commission Expires 12/31/2022) 
Jim Garcia (Commission Expires 12/31/2021)
W. Lewis Koski (Commission Expires 12/31/2022)
Patti Shwayder (Commission Expires 12/31/2019)
Alisha Brown (Commission Expires 12/31/2020)
Chris J. Wiant (Commission Expires 12/31/2023)

These rules and regulations are adopted and issued by the Manager of the Department of Public Health and Environment of the City and County of Denver in accordance with the authority contained in Article II of the Charter of the City and County of Denver and in the Revised Municipal Code of the City and County of Denver.
View the Rules Governing Hearings Before the Board

Denver Department of Public Health & Environment
101 W. Colfax Ave, Suite 800
Denver, CO 80202

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Phone: 720.865.5484
Fax: 720.865.5530
Email: beh@denvergov.org

For questions regarding an Administrative Citation issued by DDPHE, or for information on how to file an appeal, contact the Administrative Hearings Case Managers at 720-865-5362 or 720-865-5366, or email beh@denvergov.org.

 

Published Rules & Regulations

Our Partners

Denver Public Health & Environment partners with Denver Public Health to provide services related to birth and death certificates, clinical care, and educatinal opportunities, among others. 

Denver Public Health & Environment is a member of the Metro Denver Partnership for Health, a collaboration among the public health agencies serving the seven-county Denver metropolitan region made up of Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas and Jefferson Counties. Nearly 3 million Coloradans, 60 percent of the state’s population, live in the Metro region. The Partnership collaborates with regional leaders in health care, human services, behavioral health, environment, philanthropy, education, business, local government and others to achieve its goals of advancing health equity across the region. In 2016, the Partnership identified four priority areas of focus including data sharing, healthy eating and active living, behavioral health, and partner alignment and formalized its approach to collaboration in the Metro Denver Partnership for Health Roadmap.

Learn more.