The weather is cooling down, but that doesn't mean we're past the risk of wildfire. In fact, wildfire season is all year round in Colorado Springs. Protecting our community is a shared responsibility. You can help protect our community.
We love to share great news on our podcast, but this time, we need to share some bad news about our COVID-19 numbers. Over the past two weeks, the incidence of COVID-19 cases in El Paso County has risen significantly. El Paso County Public Health’s Medical Director talks more about what these... Read more
You don’t have to have a head for numbers to learn about the city’s budget. It’s pretty simple and it’s so important! Listen to our Chief Financial Officer break things down to let you know how much is being spent on essential services that impact your life every day. Plus, who makes the decisions... Read more
he South Suburban Reservoir, located adjacent to Stratton Open Space, will be closed to the public starting Wednesday, Oct. 14 through the spring of 2021. The area, a popular destination for dog owners, generally closes seasonally for the winter between first freeze and ice melt.
The American Planning Association of Colorado named Tejon Street as the “Great Streets” 2020 winner of the Great Places Colorado program. Winners in the program represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement and a vision... Read more
It’s longer than a football field, weighs more than a million pounds and provides a major connection in downtown Colorado Springs. It’s a symbol of progress, a piece of art … and it’s no ordinary bridge!
The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency ManagementThe City and County are consolidating their Offices of Emergency Management in an effort to optimize staff resources, establish a single point of contact during major incidences and enhance communication both during and after an event. The new... Read more
Mayor John Suthers presented a balanced 2021 City Budget to Colorado Springs City Council. The 2021 General Fund budget is $348.9 million, which is $17.6 million or 5.3% more than the 2020 budget. The increase is largely due to re-budgeting $20 million of expenditure savings generated by the... Read more
Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants to fill a vacant position on the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority Board. This volunteer position will be a four and a half year term commitment, effective from November 1, 2020 – April 1, 2025. Applications are due Oct. 16.
In accordance with the City Charter and City Code, City Clerk Sarah Johnson released a preliminary City Council Redistricting Plan for the six City Council Districts. The City Clerk sets the Council District boundaries every four years to ensure districts remain comparable in population as the... Read more
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department received a donation earlier this month totaling $367,826. Funds will support the visitor experience, public safety programs and the next phase of restroom construction in the ever-popular Garden of the Gods Park.