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2023 Gold Medal Moments: Economic Vitality

The City of Colorado Springs saw several economic achievements in 2023, including record breaking investments that indicate a bright future for continued vitality and opportunity across the city.  

  • Record number of businesses agree to invest, bring jobs to Colorado Springs
  • COS Airport elevating to new heights
  • Peak Innovation Park success signals economic growth in Southeast 
  • Colorado Springs continues to be the most Military Friendly community 

2023 Gold Medal Moments: Infrastructure

The City of Colorado Springs is celebrating several major infrastructure upgrades and projects as 2023 comes to a close.

  • 2C paving program continues to protect infrastructure citywide
  • TOPS renewal passed by voters
  • Stormwater investment protects key City infrastructure
  • Mountain Metro Transit opens new operations facility, receives grant for hybrid buses

2023 Gold Medal Moments: Public Safety

The City of Colorado Springs has taken several steps in 2023 to make the city safer and more secure for all. These changes exemplify the City’s ongoing commitment to public safety and a continuing effort to make Olympic City USA an exceptional place to live and visit. 

  • Colorado Springs Police Department launches concurrent training academies 
  • Fire mitigation in Fishers Canyon sets standard 
  • Homeless Point in Time Count decreases 
  • New park rangers provide increased presence to City’s urban trail system 
  • Colorado Springs Fire Department receives multiple accolades 

2023 Gold Medal Moments: Housing 

The City of Colorado Springs continued its success in financially assisting more Affordable housing developments in 2023, along with providing a road map for additional funding opportunities and creating a new department focused on housing issues.

  • City sees large investment in Affordable Housing units, especially for seniors 
  • City opts into Proposition 123 to unlock state funding for housing 
  • Appointment of a Chief Housing Officer 
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