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File #: 22-0555    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 5/9/2022 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 6/20/2022 Final action: 6/20/2022
Title: A bill for an ordinance modifying Section 18-142 of the Revised Municipal Code of Denver by adding Juneteenth as a designated holiday beginning in the year 2023, and repealing Section 2-6, D.R.M.C., which established Juneteenth as a commemorative day of observance. Amends Denver Revised Municipal Code Section 18-142 to formally designate June 19th (Juneteenth) as a legal holiday for the City & County of Denver beginning in 2023 and repeals Section 2-6 to remove the previous commemorative holiday designation. The Committee approved filing this ordinance by consent on 5-17-2022. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 6-20-22. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 5-17-22.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR22-0555_MO_CC_Juneteenth_Official_Holiday, 2. BR22-0555 Bill.Juneteenth holiday, 3. BR22 0555_ JuneteenthHoliday_5.17.pdf, 4. CB 22-0555_.Juneteenth Holiday, 5. 22-0555 Filed Bil_.Juneteenth holiday, 6. 22-0555 - signed, 7. 22-0555 For an ordinance modifying Section 18-142 of the Revised Municipal Code of
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 5-9-2022

Requesting Agency: Mayor's Office/Councilman Herndon
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Subject Matter Expert Name: Skye Stuart
Email Address: Skye.Stuart@denvergov.org
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Item Title & Description:
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A bill for an ordinance modifying Section 18-142 of the Revised Municipal Code of Denver by adding Juneteenth as a designated holiday beginning in the year 2023, and repealing Section 2-6, D.R.M.C., which established Juneteenth as a commemorative day of observance.
Amends Denver Revised Municipal Code Section 18-142 to formally designate June 19th (Juneteenth) as a legal holiday for the City & County of Denver beginning in 2023 and repeals Section 2-6 to remove the previous commemorative holiday designation. The Committee approved filing this ordinance by consent on 5-17-2022. The last regularly scheduled Council meeting within the 30-day review period is on 6-20-22. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 5-17-22.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
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This proposed addition to the DRMC would recognize Juneteenth (June 19th) as an official city holiday/paid holiday for city employees, beginning in 2023. In 2021, Mayor Hancock and CM Herndon advanced a bill designating the Saturday closest to June 19th as a "commemorative"...

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