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aerial view of acacia park. downtown building and mountains in the background. Some trees have golden leaves.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 4:16pm
There are approximately 270,000 trees in Colorado Springs’ public places. This includes along streets and trails, and in parks, but not in open spaces and areas along waterways. A new Urban Forest Management Plan establishes a baseline assessment of the City’s urban forest, the plan provides a road... Read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:27pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – On Tuesday, January, 26th Colorado Springs’ City Council voted unanimously to approve a cost decrease to Colorado Springs Utilities Customers. Colorado Springs Utilities (Springs Utilities) customers will see a decrease in their bill beginning Feb. 1. Today City Council... Read more
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 10:10am
Colorado Springs Airport (COS) announces a significant increase in service by United Airlines beginning February 11, 2021. United plans to increase service to 11 daily nonstop flights from Colorado Springs, operating with mainline and regional aircraft and increasing the number of daily seats by 8.... Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 8:45am
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:44am
The public is invited to comment on Phase 13 of the City of Colorado Springs’ updated ADA Title II Transition Plan. Phase 13 includes Regional Parks and Open Spaces. The self-evaluations can be viewed on the City’s website at ColoradoSprings.gov/adatransitionplan. Public Comment on Phase 13 will be... Read more
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 2:49pm
Several City of Colorado Springs administrative and elected administrative offices and agencies will be fully closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Friday, January 15, 2021 - 12:02pm
Mayor John Suthers announced today his appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Randy Royal as the new Colorado Springs Fire Chief following Chief Ted Collas’ retirement on March 5.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 3:30pm
On January 4, the Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission (LETAC) outlined its Listening and Learning Initiative and topics they plan to address during the 1st quarter of 2021. The first four topics to be will be Communication, Racial Bias, Crisis Response, and Use of Force. ... Read more
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 4:54pm
150 is the magic number for this episode! 2021 is our city’s sesquicentennial year. What does that mean? It’s the 150th anniversary of our city’s founding. We’re talking to the curator at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum about a new exhibit coming soon. 150 objects, illuminating 150 stories,... Read more
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 12:00pm
Mayor Suthers is seeking applications to fill a four year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board, appointment to be confirmed by the Colorado Springs City Council. This volunteer position would be as a member of a citizen board of commissioners set to expire April 1, 2025.  The time... Read more
Friday, January 8, 2021 - 11:00am
The City is pleased to announce completion of the bridge replacement on S. Cascade Avenue over Cheyenne Run Creek, which is the final in a series of transportation improvement projects that began in 2019 in the South Nevada Urban Renewal and Ivywild areas. 
Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 1:16pm
2021 marks the 150th year of the founding of the City of Colorado Springs. To celebrate, Chief Niski has commissioned a special Sesquicentennial Badge for Colorado Springs Police Department officers. The simple yet iconic badge dates back to the late 1800s and pays tribute to those who came before... Read more