City Council Stories Subscribe to this section

Data on Denver Neighborhoods Raises Questions About Inequity in the City

June 16, 2017

0 Comments

DENVER – A portion of Denver City Council met in April to discuss inequity throughout Denver, presented by the city’s Department of Environmental Health. The maps outline inequity across Denver’s neighborhoods, and much of the findings show that Denver’s west and southwest neighborhoods from Ruby Hill, to Lincoln Park to West Colfax are the most […]

Continue reading...

City Council Meeting Shows Denver’s Dedication to Human Welfare

August 4, 2016

0 Comments

DENVER- On July 25, the Denver City Council convened for a productive weekly legislative meeting at which the council came to 13 resolutions. Among the resolutions was one approving a proposed amendatory agreement between the City and County of Denver and The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless to provide rental assistance to Denver’s homeless population. Councilman […]

Continue reading...

Wheat Ridge City Council Puts Block on Legal Pot

December 1, 2014

0 Comments

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. – Weed may be legal, but for marijuana business owners, the battle is still being fought as opposition threatens the sale of marijuana in Wheat Ridge. While Amendment 64 approved the legal use and sale of marijuana by adults over the age of 21, the city put a moratorium in place on […]

Continue reading...

Small Businesses Receives Big attention by City Council

November 12, 2014

1 Comment

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — In their first meeting after the general election, Lakewood city council focuses their attention on local matters. Mayor Bob Murphy made a proclamation about small businesses, encouraging Lakewood citizens to shop at small businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Councilman Scott Koop read the proclamation: “Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014. Whereas Lakewood […]

Continue reading...

A House Divided, Lakewood City Council faced with tough vote

October 27, 2014

4 Comments

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The Council chambers was packed Oct. 20, as Council members met to discuss an ordinance regarding the budget for the 2015 year – and privately beehives within city limits. Several citizens had strong comments with the council regarding beehives in their neighborhood. “Is this $5 jar of honey more important than a thousands of […]

Continue reading...

Denver City Council ayes spending $170,000 toward new park

October 26, 2014

4 Comments

DENVER– Creating new parks in a city is not an easy task. However, it is one that the Denver Parks and Recreation Department is committed to accomplishing. On Wednesday Oct. 22, City Council members voted unanimously to appropriate $170,000 towards a new open space in the quadrant off of Allbrook Drive. The 5.5 acre area […]

Continue reading...

Englewood Awards Flash Hazard Study To Fla.-Based Firm

October 26, 2014

2 Comments

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Englewood City Council met on Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss implementing a Arc Flash Hazard Analysis Study to determine the location and severity of arc flash hazards and suggest appropriate courses of action to minimize them. The bill was approved 7-0 by Council members in the amount of $53,528.  The Council contract […]

Continue reading...

Multi-Event Mass Casual Training Help South Metro Emergency Units Prepare For the Unthinkable

October 23, 2014

3 Comments

PARKER, Colo. – Members of the Parker Town Council spoke about a mock school shooting used for training purposes at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine on Oct. 15. “I was at the Rocky Vista , multi-event mass casual training,” said Parker Mayor Mike Waid. “It was the largest mock training, emergency training in Colorado’s […]

Continue reading...

City Council addresses public concerns on projects

October 22, 2014

2 Comments

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Mayor Bob Murphy and council members voted on two ordinances on Sept. 22, 2014 that appointed people to positions in the Lakewood Victim Assistance Compensation Board and Advisory Commissions. Both ordinances passed unanimously and the floor was open to public comments on non-agenda items. Kathy Kettner, addressed the Mayor and the council […]

Continue reading...

Recount Confirms Castle Rock’s Initial Open Carry Election

October 9, 2014

4 Comments

Recount Confirms Castle Rock’s Initial Open Carry Election

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – Castle Rock city officials conducted a recount of the votes from the Aug. 19 special election which confirmed the initial count. It is official, voters are allowed to open carry firearms in public buildings and parks. A recount was issued due to discrepancies with the handling of ballots during the initial […]

Continue reading...