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Friday, October 1, 2021 - 10:42am
The City of Colorado Springs Parks Department uses a multi-faceted approach to better defend against pests. The objective is to control nuisance and noxious weeds in the City parks, open spaces, and public right of ways and insects that can be damaging to the urban tree canopy. Several areas are ... Read more
John Suthers head shot
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:31am
Mayor John Suthers will deliver his seventh State of the City address on Friday, October 15 at the Broadmoor. Mayor Suthers will highlight our community’s resiliency through the pandemic, the city’s infrastructure and economic improvements, along with several other accomplishments. The Mayor will... Read more
rendering of aerial view of Garden of the Gods park entrance off 30th street with new roundabout.
Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 9:25am
The City of Colorado Springs is set to begin work in mid-October on the 30th Street Corridor Project with local contractor Wildcat Construction. The exact start date, traffic impacts and detours are pending and will be shared when available. The project includes several roadway and safety... Read more
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 3:08pm
Mayor John Suthers presented Spirit of the Springs Celebration Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 29 to several community members and organizations for their leadership in celebrating Colorado Springs’ sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary, in 2021. Also, the Beards, Bonnets and Brews committee presented... Read more
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 1:32pm
Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants to fill the remaining year of a five-year term for a vacant position on the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority Board. This volunteer position will be a one-year term commitment, effective from December 1, 2021 – April 30, 2023 as a member of a citizen... Read more
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 10:18am
The City, envisioning that a revitalized and renovated facility is an essential asset to downtown, has sought a financially sustainable solution to address the capital needs of the auditorium immediately and for the long-term. The City has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a new non-profit... Read more
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 4:04pm
The City of Colorado Springs and Norwood Development Group announced today that the Park Union neighborhood in downtown Colorado Springs has been named a winner of the 2021 Urban Land Institute (ULI) IMPACT Awards competition.
Friday, September 24, 2021 - 11:02am
Tokyo 2020 Olympic champion and Colorado Springs native Amber English (shooting) visited Mayor John Suthers Friday while in Colorado Springs to visit family.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:35pm
El Paso County is once again leading the state in traffic fatalities in 2021, with 60 lives lost in traffic crashes on our roadways. In an effort to impact aggressive driving behaviors, such as speeding, On September 22, 2021, the Colorado Springs Police Department, the El Paso County Sheriff’s... Read more
include kids in the disaster planning process. Review your plan together.
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 5:00am
Get the whole family involved in your family’s emergency preparedness plan. Review your family emergency communications plan with kids at your next household meeting. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 3:40pm
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) closed out the summer with an increase in enplanements and seats, exceeding 2019 volumes. In the month of August 2021, 96,286 passengers were enplaned, representing a 23.8 percent increase from August 2019. Total passengers increased by 23.1 percent from 2019 with... Read more
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 11:16am
Beginning Sunday, September 26, Mountain Metro will implement part of our fall 2021 service change package. Due to a shortage of available bus drivers, the remaining service changes will be implemented when conditions improve.