Colfax Options

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The City and its partners on the Colfax Corridor Connections project will share the results of an environmental analysis of Bus Rapid Transit on the corridor and gather input from the community.

Some plans include commuter buses down Colfax during peak times with dedicated lanes. READ MORE

Volunteer Opportunity

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The Landmark Preservation Commission (LPC) recently formalized the involvement of Registered Neighborhood Organizations (RNOs) in the design review process for large-scale projects in historic districts. These types of projects include 2nd-story additions, new infill construction, and accessory dwelling units (ADUs). The new design review procedures and requirements are intended to: READ MORE

PUBLIC MEETING ON SHORT TERM RENTALS

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Staff from Excise and Licenses and Community Planning and Development—in partnership with Councilwoman Mary Beth Susman—will be hosting four town hall meetings and presenting to Denver’s Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation’s Zoning and Planning Committee to outline the proposed STR licensing framework, answer questions and get feedback from the community. READ MORE

December Holiday Hoaxes

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You may have noticed some of your Facebook and Instagram friends posting content about a “secret sister gift exchange.” Even though the “secret sister gift exchange” sounds promising, it is considered a hoax that has gone viral. The “secret sister gift exchange” message says that if you buy a gift of $10 or more and add your name to a list, then you will receive 36 gifts. NOT TRUE. READ MORE

New’s Letter Nov 2015

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Over the years the City of Denver has made improvements, some of which may have had the best intentions for desired results but which have not clearly addressed potential detrimental side effects – those unintended consequences. Let’s focus on a couple of examples.

DEVELOPMENT, PARKING, TRAFFIC, AND TRANSIT – Cherry Creek and other areas of the City have experienced tremendous growth and development. With this growth has come greater density due to the scarcity and high cost of land, driving developers to create buildings with more height and scale READ MORE