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It’s official: Denver Green Roof Initiative will take root, affecting city development

It’s official: Denver Green Roof Initiative will take root, affecting city development

Denver Green Roof Initiative’s margin of victory settled at 8.6 percentage points, according to final unofficial results.

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.

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 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.

Opponents of Denver Green Roof Initiative widen fundraising advantage to nearly 12-to-1

Opponents of Denver Green Roof Initiative widen fundraising advantage to nearly 12-to-1

The biggest David vs. Goliath battle on the eve of Election Day — at least when it comes to fundraising — remains the fight over the grassroots Denver Green Roof Initiative.

Effort to limit new home building still kicking in Lakewood as metro area housing shortage persists

Effort to limit new home building still kicking in Lakewood as metro area housing shortage persists

An effort to limit the amount of new home construction in Lakewood is still alive despite multiple legal challenges to the proposed measure at the city level and now in district court.

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.

Lakewood clerk strikes down challenge to initiative limiting housing growth

Lakewood clerk strikes down challenge to initiative limiting housing growth

An effort to disqualify a measure proposed for the November ballot that would limit new home construction in Lakewood was turned aside by the city Monday.