DRCOG elects 2018-2019 officers

The Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) has elected its officers, who serve a one-year term effective immediately. Elected Feb. 21 to lead the board of directors are:

  • Chair – Herb Atchison, mayor, City of Westminster
  • Vice Chair – Bob Fifer, mayor pro tem, City of Arvada
  • Secretary – John Diak, council member, Town of Parker
  • Treasurer – Ashley Stolzmann, council member, City of Louisville

Bob Roth, council member for the City of Aurora, will serve as immediate past chair. 

Public Hearing March 21

DRCOG will hold a public hearing March 21 at 6:30 p.m. on proposed amendments and updates to the Metro Vision Plan, and to the 2040 Metro Vision Regional Transportation Plan (2040 MVRTP) and associated air quality conformity documents – DRCOG Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Particulate Matter (PM10) Conformity Determination, and the Denver Southern Subarea 8-hour Ozone Conformity Determination. Find more information here.

2018 Policy Statement on State Legislative Issues

DRCOG has issued its policy statement on state legislative issues for the 2018 session. DRCOG's legislative activity is generally focused on the proposals of special significance to the Denver region, or which would have a unique effect upon local governments in the region, proposals that affect DRCOG as an agency or that would affect one or more of its programs, and legislation to implement DRCOG special task force recommendations. Read the statement here.

Data catalog launches

DRCOG recently launched a new and upgraded website dedicated to housing its supply of open data. The goal of the data catalog is to support communities in making informed, data-driven decisions in areas including mobility, land use, and changing demographics.The catalog now supports data types such as GeoJSON as well as shapefiles, WMS and KML. See the new and improved catalog.

TIP Policy Work Group

February 26, 2018

ADRC Advisory Council on Aging

February 27, 2018

ACT (Agency Coordination Team) / ICG (Air Quality Interagency Consultation Group)

February 28, 2018

The Feb 28, 2018 ACT/ICG meeting has been canceled.


Doubled-Up and Dealing with It: Responding to Shared Housing Arrangements

February 28, 2018

Learn about strategies planners and policymakers can use to address housing-related challenges in the Denver region.