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As Green Roof Initiative heads to probable victory, Denver’s mayor — an opponent — turns to implementation

As Green Roof Initiative heads to probable victory, Denver’s mayor — an opponent — turns to implementation

Mayor Michael Hancock opposed the Denver Green Roof Initiative but said Wednesday morning that its probable passage was spurring his administration to consider how it will implement the new requirements.

Denver Green Roof Initiative backers cautiously declare victory as measure holds a small-but-growing lead

Denver Green Roof Initiative backers cautiously declare victory as measure holds a small-but-growing lead

Early returns Tuesday showed the Denver’s Green Roof Initative, a far-reaching measure that would require rooftop gardens on most new buildings (and some existing ones) with at least 25,000 square feet of floor area, has a slight “yes” lead.

Green Roof Initiative holds slight lead in early Denver voter returns

Green Roof Initiative holds slight lead in early Denver voter returns

Early returns Tuesday showed the Denver’s Green Roof Initative, a far-reaching measure that would require rooftop gardens on most new buildings (and some existing ones) with at least 25,000 square feet of floor area, has a slight “yes” lead.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is against Green Roof Initiative, says it “goes too far too fast”

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is opposing a citizen initiative on the November ballot that would require most new city buildings of at least 25,000 square feet to have gardens, solar panels or other “green roof” components, saying it “goes too far too fast.”

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

Denver 2017 election guide: A $937 million bond package and the Green Roof Initiative are on the ballot

The nine city measures facing voters on Denver’s ballot for the Nov. 7 election might appear cumbersome, but they really boil down to three overarching questions.

Initiated Ordinance 300: Denver Green Roof Initiative

Initiated Ordinance 300: Denver Green Roof Initiative

Initiated Ordinance 300 is a voter-initiated ballot question on Denver’s ballot this November.