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Jun 23, 2017

Denver releases annual financial reports for residents to learn about city’s finances

The Denver Department of Finance has released its 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and 2016 Popular Annual Financial Reports (PAFR) for community members to learn about the city’s finances.

Jun 12, 2017

Bond Committees Present Mayor with Recommendations

After more than three months and 90 hours of meetings, the 2017 general obligation bond (“GO bond”) stakeholder committees, led by Executive Committee Chair Roxane White, today presented Mayor Michael B. Hancock with their final project recommendations.

May 17, 2017

Denver City Council extends mortgage credit program to assist new home-buyers

Denver City Council last night approved the 2017 Mortgage Credit Certificate Program. It is a continuation of the successful 2016 program which through mid-April has provided tax credits to 128 eligible program participants. Denver's 2017 Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) program allows qualifying borrowers to receive an annual federal income tax credit equal to 25% of the annual interest they pay on their mortgage loan ($2,000/year maximum).

Apr 28, 2017

Request for Qualifications – Investment Banking and Underwriting Services

The Manager of Finance of the City is soliciting proposals on behalf of its Department of Aviation from qualified firms to perform investment banking, underwriting, remarketing and derivatives counterparty services as part of an investment banking pool for DEN.  It is expected that this pool will remain in effect for a period of approximately six years, terminating June 30, 2023 or for such period as the City may determine, in its sole discretion.

Apr 26, 2017

Notices of Value

Real property notices of value for 2017 were mailed to property owners on or before May 1 and included the assigned value and classification of the property as of June 30, 2016 per statutory guidelines. The value and classification will be used to calculate the property taxes payable in 2017.

This map demonstrates residential property value changes for each property and summarized by neighborhood.

Apr 25, 2017

Metro-area Assessors Announce New Real Property Valuations for 2017

Seven metro-area Assessors made a joint announcement today about the 2017 real property valuations for their respective counties. This map demonstrates residential property value changes for each property and summarized by neighborhood.

Apr 24, 2017

Denver wins risk management award for marijuana safety program

The City and County of Denver’s Risk Management Division won the Public Risk Management Association’s 2017 Outstanding Achievement for a Public Risk Management Program award for its marijuana safety program. 

Feb 03, 2017

Denver Union Station revenues exceeding projections, positioning City and RTD to save money with new refinancing agreement

Revenues from Denver Union Station, the city’s multi-modal transit hub which reopened in 2014, have exceeded projections, allowing the City and County of Denver and RTD to refinance existing federal loans worth $300 million. The city’s loan structure will allow payoff several years ahead of schedule and save $10 million over the life of the loan. RTD’s new bonds will save them $6 million per year.

Dec 13, 2016

Denver DMV Opens New Location in Southeast Denver

DENVER – The afternoon of December 13, 2016, Mayor Michael B. Hancock, current and former members of City Council, Chief Financial Officer Brendan Hanlon, and Denver Motor Vehicle (DMV) staff held a press conference and ribbon cutting for the city’s new southeast DMV branch at 2223 S. Monaco Parkway, near the University Hills and Virginia Village neighborhoods.

Southeast Denver has not had a Motor Vehicle branch office since 2003, when the original location was closed due to budget constraints. 

Aug 09, 2016

Denver Receives Federal Grant to Study Paid Family Leave

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau today announced that Denver will receive a grant to research and analyze paid elder care and paid sick leave for one year beginning August 1, 2016. Specifically, the $126,091 grant will fund the second phase of the Denver Paid Family Leave Research Project, which will look at how other comparably sized employers handle paid family leave in the context of all types of employee compensation.

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