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New Metro Vision plan approved

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the DRCOG Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve the latest version of Metro Vision, the region's plan for growth and development out to the year 2040. By speaking with one voice to adopt the plan, the Board gives life to an aspirational vision for the metro area. More than five years in the making, the current version of Metro Vision represents a significant update to the plan that has guided local decision making for more than 20 years. Read the plan.

Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging releases recommendations

As Coloradans age, they will affect every facet of daily life for millions of residents, including the state’s economy, state and local programs, and the everyday lives of countless families. Indeed, Colorado stands at the end of a demographic shift that will define it for generations.

Colorado is working to seize the opportunities this shift presents and to face challenges that may arise. We were proud to contribute to the Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging’s first set of recommendations to help Colorado prepare now through 2030. 

Request for Proposals

The DRCOG Area Agency on Aging (AAA) receives federal Older Americans Act Title III funds and State Funding for Senior Services funds to support community-based service programs that benefit adults age 60 and older within DRCOG’s eight-county region. The AAA is currently accepting grant proposals for senior services for the period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. 

 

Nominations sought for Metro Vision, John V. Christensen awards

The nomination period is now open for the Denver Regional Council of Governments' Metro Vision and John V. Christensen awards. Each year, DRCOG recognizes the best in regionalism! Please help us identify the people, projects, programs and plans that have made the Denver region a great place to live, work and play. Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
 

Nominations close for Metro Vision and John V. Christensen Awards

January 31, 2017

All nominations for Metro Vision and John V. Christensen Awards must be submitted by 5 p.m. MST.

Board Work Session

February 1, 2017

Development Classification System Improvements

February 7, 2017

Hold this time for a potential third meeting in a series of meetings to get local government technical input on the Development Classification System. It will be held as needed, depending on the material covered during the first two meetings in the series.