Tagged: Denver City Council

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.”

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.

Denver city tax support to the tune of $90 million could aid Gates redevelopment at I-25 & Broadway

Denver city tax support to the tune of $90 million could aid Gates redevelopment at I-25 & Broadway

A second stab at redeveloping the large former Gates Rubber Co. site in south Denver received a shot in the arm Monday with the Denver City Council’s approval of a several plans.

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

Denver city officials on Friday unveiled the full version of a proposed five-year housing strategy, but they immediately faced questions about whether the plan sufficiently helps residents at risk of being pushed out by rising costs.

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

New Denver affordable housing plan faces questions about how city will help residents being pushed out

Denver city officials on Friday unveiled the full version of a proposed five-year housing strategy, but they immediately faced questions about whether the plan sufficiently helps residents at risk of being pushed out by rising costs.

City Council approves new historic district in northwest Denver after hearing unexpected backlash

City Council approves new historic district in northwest Denver after hearing unexpected backlash

A divided Denver City Council approved the creation of a new historic district early Tuesday after hearing a swell of controversy that gave some members pause.

Denver’s new affordable housing plan details how it might spend its $150 million fund

Denver’s new affordable housing plan details how it might spend its $150 million fund

Denver city officials could pursue community land trusts, help its partners buy up small-scale apartment buildings and promote the building of accessory dwelling units under a proposed five-year housing plan.

Denver’s new affordable housing plan details how it might spend its $150 million fund

Denver’s new affordable housing plan details how it might spend its $150 million fund

The city of Denver could pursue community land trusts and help its partners buy up small apartment buildings under a five-year proposal to create and maintain affordable housing for thousands of residents struggling to stay in the city.

Denver Mayor Hancock’s office slows down planning for new office to vet private partnership deals

Denver Mayor Hancock’s office slows down planning for new office to vet private partnership deals

A Denver City Council panel on Tuesday again delayed consideration of a contract request related to the creation of a city office that would vet public-private partnerships that often stretch decades and involve some private control over projects.

Denver City Council approves groundwork for Emily Griffith project subsidy

Denver City Council approves groundwork for Emily Griffith project subsidy

Denver has laid the groundwork to kick in tax money as part of the redevelopment of downtown’s former Emily Griffith Opportunity School block.