Six of eight council members suggest homeless campsites after mayor asks

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Sam Gregory
Sam Gregory
4 months ago

What happened to District 7 and Jolon Clark, Denver has more than 8 districts?

Last edited 4 months ago by Sam Gregory
Thomas Gounley
Thomas Gounley
4 months ago
Reply to  Sam Gregory

Reporter here. Yes, Denver has 11 districts and two at-large council members. In this case, Mayor Hancock only asked for site suggestions from the eight council members who signed an April letter calling on him to set up sanctioned campsites.

Robert Vinson
Robert Vinson
4 months ago

I am a private property owner in District 9. I proposed my private parcel at 3639, 3765 Blake St. CdeBaca submitted it yet I don’t see it listed in the story.

Jordan Block
Jordan Block
4 months ago

I am unclear as to why Council Member CdeBaca has rejected the Coliseum under the pretense that Globeville/Elyria-Swansea has done their part and then recommends another site within the neighborhood but closer to people’s homes. I agree that the burden to solve tricky social problems has disproportionately fallen on these neighborhoods and that that is not a good approach. But, it seems like the Coliseum is in GES only by default and does not have a strong link to those communities. It is also a shame that the two stadium options are not seen as viable options as they seem… Read more »

Eric Dolo
Eric Dolo
4 months ago

As it’s a CITYWIDE issue, ALL districts need to be utilized. And quite frankly Y aren’t large oversized lots @ rodeo & sports arenas/stadiums/
venues being utilized ??? There isn’t any sports being played in those venues. Also, why isn’t Denver using hotels & motels like Los Angeles ??