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Dec 28, 2018

Denver Hits 5-Year Milestone of a Legal and Regulated Recreational Marijuana Market

January 1 will mark the 5-year anniversary of the world’s first commercial cannabis market.

Dec 28, 2018

Employee-Driven Innovations Save Denver Taxpayers Over $30 Million Since 2011

Innovations driven by City and County of Denver employees trained by the Denver Peak Academy, have now saved over $30 million in taxpayer dollars since Mayor Michael B. Hancock established the program shortly after taking office in 2011.

Dec 21, 2018

Denver City Government Closed Tuesday, December 25 and Tuesday, January 1

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 25 and Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

Dec 20, 2018

Mayor Hancock visits with Students and DPS Teacher Honored as Colorado’s 2019 Teacher of the Year

Mayor Michael B. Hancock visited Bradley International School’s fifth-grade teacher, Margaret “Meg” Cypress, who was announced as the 2019 Colorado Teacher of the Year.

Dec 19, 2018

Mayor Hancock Nominates John Ikard and Lucia Guzman to the National Western Center Authority Board

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today nominated John Ikard and Lucia Guzman to serve on the National Western Center Authority Board.

Dec 18, 2018

City Council Approves Hancock Administration Proposal to Require Affordable Housing Plan for the Central Platte Valley

City Council Approves Hancock Administration Proposal to Require Affordable Housing Plan for the Central Platte Valley

Dec 18, 2018

Mayor Hancock Calls on Colorado Congressional Delegation to Support Criminal Justice Reform

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today called on the members of Colorado’s congressional delegation to support the FIRST STEP Act, which seeks to improve public safety, increase rehabilitation and strengthen families. The FIRST STEP Act is currently under consideration by the United States Senate.

Dec 17, 2018

Mayor Hancock, Council Members Move to Ban Conversion Therapy

Acting on the recommendation of Denver’s LGTBQ Commission, Mayor Michael B. Hancock, the Office of Human Rights and Community Partnerships and Council members Robin Kniech and Jolon Clark are proposing to prohibit conversion therapy for minors in the City and County of Denver. Denver would be the first jurisdiction in Colorado to pass such a prohibition on the dubious practice.

Dec 14, 2018

Mayor Hancock Designates Murphy Robinson Deputy Mayor for 2019

Mayor Michael B. Hancock has designated Murphy Robinson, Executive Director for the Department of General Services, as Deputy Mayor for 2019.

Dec 13, 2018

Mayor Hancock Launches Public Integrity Division

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Executive Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs today announced the creation of the Public Integrity Division (PID), a civilian arm of the Department of Public Safety (DOS) that will be responsible for investigating complaints of misconduct for the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD) and reviewing investigations for potential rule violations.