Can Denvers Neighborhoods Take Back City Hall?

The following editorial was published in the April Cherry Creek Chronicle

Denver has been described as a city of neighborhoods.  It has 78 recognized neighborhoods and many more registered neighborhood associations.  There is even an umbrella  organization called INC (Inter-Neighborhood Cooperation).  Because candidates when running for City Council court and are always deferential to neighborhood associations, many everyday citizens think that their neighborhood associations are highly influential regarding the actions of their elected representatives.  In the last few  years, neighborhood associations from Cherry Creek North to Hilltop to Mayfair to Congress Park to Crestmoor Park and across the City have had their innocence  badly shattered.

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