Should Denver & Colorado Bid For the 2030 Winter Olympics? A Forum

Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation (INC), Denver’s association of city-wide Neighborhood Organizations hosted a critical public policy discussion to evaluate the pros and cons of Colorado’s bid for hosting the Winter Olympics in 2030. The event was held Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Park Hill Congregational Church, 2600 Leyden Street, Denver, CO 80207 beginning at 10:15am. The event was open to the public and all interested citizens were invited to attend.

The panel discussion addressed the benefits and risks, advantages and disadvantages associated with a Denver bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics and featured a fair balance of speakers representing both sides, and followed with Q/A..


League of Women Voters Denver Opposes Initiated Ordinance 300

“Oppose: League of Women Voters of Denver based its opposition to Initiative 300 on our position on Citizen Participation in Government, which advocates for increased opportunities for citizen input into governmental process.”


This ordinance does not include public hearings before a permit is issued or a process for citizens to oppose a permit. Good government process demands input from all interested citizens for good representative results.

The initiative requires approval from only one neighborhood group or business improvement district to issue the permit and does not require prior public posting of a potential permit. Again, this ordinance limits the ability of all citizens to weigh in on the permits.


Short-Term Rentals Have Become a Big Business in Denver — But Neighbors Think They’re a Big Pain

No room at the inn on Christmas Eve? No problem: You can still snag a “luxury loft in the heart of downtown,” as well as a “Curtis Park charmer” and a “cozy Capitol Hill apartment.” These are last-minute holiday miracles you wouldn’t have dreamed of finding a decade ago — but that was before Airbnb and other short-term rentals moved in on Denver. But now some residents are wondering if a lack of rules governing such rentals are turning this town into a motel hell.

In the spring of 2008, George Mayl discovered that the owners of the house next door to his in the quiet Cory-Merrill neighborhood of southeast Denver were renting the property out to guests for short-term stays of under thirty days — which is illegal under Denver’s current zoning codes.


Motion voted on at the ZAP meeting on August 22, 2015

Neighborhood representatives recently became aware of an action by the Department of Excise and Licenses that deeply disappointed us and threatens to undermine the collaboration that neighborhood representatives thought we had developed with Excise and Licenses during the last 8 years. This motion will be brought to the Delegation at the September 12 meeting.


“I have never been so moved”- A letter from the Veep

Dear Commander Calo and Brother Jeff,   Thank you! Thank you for the most informative, eye-opening and touching INC Safety committee co-presentation I have ever attended!  I have been involved with the Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation for over 10 years and I … READ MORE