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Aug 28, 2018

Mayor Hancock and City Leaders Statements on Passage of Mayor’s Plan to Double Denver’s Affordable Housing Fund

Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s plan to double the Affordable Housing Fund – from $15 million to $30 million annually in part using retail marijuana tax revenue – and partner with the Denver Housing Authority to generate an estimated $105 million funding surge for affordable housing over the next five years received unanimous approval from City Council last night.

Aug 27, 2018

Mayor Hancock and the Denver Sheriff Department Mark an Important Milestone in Reform

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Executive Director of Public Safety Troy Riggs joined Sheriff Patrick Firman today to mark a major milestone of implementing nearly 400 recommendations to institute reform in the Denver Sheriff Department’s (DSD).

Aug 23, 2018

Mayor Hancock Appoints Theresa Marchetta as Director of Strategic Communications and Media Policy

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced that award-winning Denver news Anchor and Investigative Reporter Theresa Marchetta will join his administration as Director of Strategic Communications and Media Policy for the Mayor’s Office.

Aug 14, 2018

Charter Confirms Mayor Hancock, Education, Community and Business Leaders Commitment to Denver’s Boys and Young Men of Color

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and community leaders representing various nonprofit, business and educational organizations today confirmed their shared commitment to leverage resources to improve life outcomes for boys and young men of color in Denver through a charter for the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Denver initiative.

Aug 13, 2018

Chris Conner Named Director of Denver’s Road Home

Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Human Services announced today that Chris Conner has been selected to lead Denver’s Road Home, the city’s program to support and connect people experiencing homelessness to vital resources and housing.

Aug 08, 2018

Mayor Hancock’s Proposal to Double Denver’s Housing Fund and Provide $105 Million Funding Surge Advances

Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s proposal to double the Affordable Housing Fund – from $15 million to $30 million annually – and partner with the Denver Housing Authority (DHA) to generate an estimated $105 million funding surge for affordable housing over the next five years advanced out of the Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness (SAFEHOUSE) Committee today.

Aug 07, 2018

Colorado Cities and Counties Seek Justice Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

Today, over a dozen Colorado local governments announced that they have taken the next step in pursuing litigation against manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids by selecting outside counsel. Led by the City and County of Denver, the municipal coalition also includes Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Jefferson, Larimer and Teller counties, and the cities of Aurora, Black Hawk, Commerce City, Northglenn, and the Town of Hudson.

Aug 06, 2018

Mayor Hancock and city release “Denveright” — community-driven plans to guide growth over the next 20 years

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today released a set of five plans to guide Denver’s growth, and its impact on development, parks, mobility options and more over the next 20 years.

Aug 03, 2018

Mayor Hancock Invites Residents to Join in the Start of Denver Days 2018

Mayor Michael B. Hancock invites residents to join him in celebrating the people and neighborhoods that strengthen the Mile High City by participating in Denver Days 2018.

Aug 01, 2018

Mayor Hancock Appoints Michael Hyman as Deputy City Attorney

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today appointed Michael Hyman as Deputy City Attorney for the City and County of Denver, a key position responsible for helping manage daily operations of the City Attorney’s Office and advising the city on a wide range of legal and policy issues.