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File #: 22-0804    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 7/3/2022 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 7/25/2022 Final action: 8/1/2022
Title: A bill for an ordinance revising Article III, Chapter 11 of the Revised Municipal Code. Amends the Denver Revised Municipal Code, Article III, Section 11-21 to strike the word "sole" from the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow Denver Preschool Program (DPP) to pursue additional funding opportunities and programmatic services beyond administering programming under contract with the City. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 7-13-22.
Indexes: Emily Lapel
Attachments: 1. BR22-0804 OCA DPP DRMC Change June22, 2. BR22-0804_RMC_ Art. III Ch. 11 Revision for DPP, 3. DPP City Council Committee 2022 presentation_FINAL_v2, 4. 22-0804 Filed Bill RMC Art. III Ch, 5. 22-0804 Filed Bill RMC Art. III Ch, 6. OCA Presentation for Public Hearing 72522, 7. 22-0804 - signed, 8. 22-0804 For an ordinance revising Article III, Chapter 11 of the Revised Municipal Code.
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 7-11-2022

Requesting Agency: Office of Children's Affairs
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name: Kat Jarvis
Email Address: Katherine.Jarvis@denvergov.org
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Item Title & Description:
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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 revising Article III, Chapter 11 of the Revised Municipal Code.
Amends the Denver Revised Municipal Code, Article III, Section 11-21 to strike the word "sole" from the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow Denver Preschool Program (DPP) to pursue additional funding opportunities and programmatic services beyond administering programming under contract with the City. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 7-13-22.
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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.

A code change is requested to strike the word "sole" from the following paragraph:

The sole purpose of the corporation as reflected in the corporation's articles of incorporation shall be to administer the Denver preschool program under contract with the city in accordance with the requirements of this article and all applicable laws.

The word "sole" limits DPP's ability to pursue other opportunities and funding. With the impending implementation of Universal Preschool in Colorado, DPP is well positioned to serve as the local lead for implementation...

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