Though Denver was on target for hospitalizations, testing and positivity rates as of June 24, officials stated strongly that masks need to be worn “for the foreseeable future.”
Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen held a virtual town hall on June 3 to listen to community concerns and respond to questions. The Front Porch transcribed questions from that session and edited for length and clarity.
This month: 1) Sprouts To Open July 22; 2) Stanley Opens with Two New Businesses; 3) Control Tower Owner Expects Building To Remain an “Eat & Play” Destination; 4) DPS To Remove Cops from Schools; 5) City Council Approves Nov. Ballot Measure Re: Key Appointed Positions; plus State Updates.
Governor Polis announces broad testing access in Colorado
“We know there is no silver bullet. Nobody has gotten it right,” says city planner Laura Aldrete, Executive Director of Denver’s Community Planning and Development (CPD) office, when asked what can be done to fix Denver’s housing crisis.
This month: 1) Census 2020 Is Here; 2) Stapleton Farmers Market Gets a Reboot; 3) Blood Banks Are Facing a Shortage; 4) RTD Service Reductions Planned for May to Start April 19; 5) Senior Housing; and 6) Denver Initial Economic Relief Package for Businesses, Employees.
Mayor Hancock announces citywide stay at home order and closure of non-essential businesses from March 24 to April 10. That follows Gov. Polis’ statewide order for all businesses to cut back their on-site staff to at least 50%. Social distancing orders remain in effect.
This month: 1) Sand Creek Regional Greenway Closed Due to Health Concerns; 2) The News is No National News at Denver Rec Centers; 3) Denver Unveils Group Living Zoning Proposal; 4) Presidential Race Comes to NE Denver/Aurora; 5) Three Upcoming Openings Announced for The Shops at Beeler Park; and 6) New Asian Restaurant Coming to Stanley by Summer.
With the completion of the Denver Zoo’s new Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Animal Hospital later this year, the veterinary team will be able to provide state of the art care to the more than 3,000 animals that call the zoo home.
District Attorney Beth McCann implemented a young adult diversion program in May 2018 to put eligible young adult offenders on track for a future without incarceration.