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File #: 19-1237    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2019 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 11/25/2019 Final action: 11/25/2019
Title: A bill for an ordinance adding a new Chapter 58, Wages. Amends the Denver Revised Municipal Code to add a new Chapter 58, Wages, creating a citywide Denver Minimum Wage. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-12-19.
Indexes: Jonathan Griffin
Attachments: 1. BR19 1237 MO_CC Minimum Wage Ordinance CitywideMWCommitteeDraft, 2. BR19 1237 MO_CC Minimum Wage Ordinance CitywideMWSummaryofChanges, 3. BR19 1237 MO_CC Minimum Wage Ordinance Updated Citywide MW Summary, 4. BR19 1237 MO_CC Minimum Wage Ordinance, 5. MW Companion Bill Fund Nov 12 Committee, 6. Clean MW Bill Nov 12 Committee, 7. 9-6 version against 11-9 v.2 (redline), 8. Economic and Health Effects Research, 9. Final PPT MW Nov 12 Committee, 10. 19-1237 Filed Bill_citywide Minimum Wage, 11. 19-1237 Filed Bill_citywide Minimum Wage, 12. 19-1237 Filed Bill_citywide Minimum Wage (corrected), 13. FINAL_PPT MW Nov 25 Council, 14. Letters of Support, 15. Letters of Opposition, 16. Precedent MW Comparisons, 17. 19-1237 Amendment - CM Hinds, 18. 19-1237 AS AMENDED, 19. 19-1237 - signed, 20. 19-1237 For an ordinance adding a new Chapter 58, Wages
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
11/27/20191 Mayor signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/26/20191 Council President signed  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/25/20191   placed upon final consideration and do pass  Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/25/20191 City Council amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/25/20191 City Council placed upon final consideration and do pass as amendedPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
11/18/20191 City Council ordered published with a future courtesy public hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/12/20191 Finance & Governance Committee approved for filingPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 11-4-19

Requesting Agency: Mayor's Office and City Council
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Skye Stuart/Robin Kniech
Email: skye.stuart@denvergov.org; robin.kniech@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A bill for an ordinance adding a new Chapter 58, Wages.
Amends the Denver Revised Municipal Code to add a new Chapter 58, Wages, creating a citywide Denver Minimum Wage. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 11-12-19.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
Building on previous actions to ensure Denver city employees and many city service contract employees are paid a
minimum wage of $15 per hour by 2021, Mayor Hancock and Councilwoman Kniech have introduced legislation to set
a citywide minimum wage for all workers employed in Denver beginning Jan. 1, 2020.
In 2019, through HB19-1210, Colorado's legislature authorized local governments to set a citywide minimum wage
greater than the state constitutional wage (currently $11.10 per hour and scheduled to increase to $12 per hour on
1/1/2020). Denver proposes to utilize this new authority to enact a citywide minim...

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