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Nov 20, 2018

Mayor Emphasizes Priorities in Addressing Homelessness: Health, Safety, Compassion, Dignity

Mayor Michael B. Hancock believes every member of our community deserves to live in a safe, healthy environment. When our residents cannot sustain those basic qualities of life on their own, the city must provide the support and resources necessary so that no person is left vulnerable or at risk.

Nov 20, 2018

Mayor Hancock Statement on Shooting at 21st St. and Lawrence St.

Mayor Michael B. Hancock released the following statement regarding the shooting yesterday that occurred at 21st St. and Lawrence St.

Nov 15, 2018

Denver Celebrates One Year of the SAFE Network Providing Public Defense to Immigrants Facing Deportation

At a time when harsh immigration policies are disrupting our community, separating children and parents, and increasing detention and deportation, the City and County of Denver celebrates the successes of the first year of work with the Vera Institute of Justice’s Safety and Fairness for Everyone (SAFE) Network.

Nov 15, 2018

Mayor Hancock and Denver Arts & Venues announce Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture

In the spirit of IMAGINE 2020 -- Denver’s cultural plan -- Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver Arts & Venues and the Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in Arts & Culture.

Nov 14, 2018

Independent Report Shows Continued Success of Denver’s Health and Housing Social Impact Bond Program

More than 250 formerly homeless people housed through Denver’s innovative Health and Housing Social Impact Bond (SIB) Program continue to thrive two years into the initiative, according to a second independent evaluation report by the Urban Institute released today.

Nov 13, 2018

Mayor Hancock Considering $15/Hour Minimum Wage for City Employees

Mayor Michael B. Hancock said today he is exploring a minimum wage of $15 an hour for city employees and those who work for businesses that operate in city facilities.

Nov 13, 2018

City Council Approves Mayor Hancock’s 2019 Budget

City Council tonight approved Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s proposed 2019 Budget to expand affordability, equity and access to opportunity for Denver residents.

Nov 9, 2018

Denver City Government Closed Monday, November 12

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed on Monday, Nov. 12, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. View the full list of office closures.

Nov 7, 2018

Mayor Hancock Statement on Historic Midterm Election in Colorado

Mayor Michael B. Hancock issued the following statement following the historic midterm election here in Colorado that saw Jared Polis elected the nation’s first out gay Governor and Joe Neguse Colorado’s first African American member of congress, slavery finally removed from the state constitution, and Denver voters saying yes to two major priorities for the city and the Hancock Administration

Nov 7, 2018

Mayor Hancock Takes Part in Colorado Women’s Energy Network Panel Discussion with Alice Jackson

Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined President of Xcel Energy, Colorado Alice Jackson, George Karayannis, LEED AP of Panasonic CityNOW, and members of the Colorado Women’s Energy Network (WEN) this morning for a discussion on the path forward for clean energy in the State of Colorado and within the City and County of Denver.