The only outdoor rink in the area, Skate in the Park will once again open at Acacia Park in the heart of Downtown Colorado Springs. The rink will be open from November 13, 2020 through January 31, 2020. Online reservations are required this year. Visit DowntownCS.com/skate for more info.
City Clerk Sarah Johnson has released the 2021 City Council District map. The map is the result of nearly six months of research and community engagement. These new City Council District boundaries apply to the six City Council District races, effective beginning with the April 6, 2021.
Because of the continued increase in local COVID-19 numbers, the county is moving to Level Orange: Safer at Home – High Risk. We can each make a BIG difference by committing to SMALL acts to help stop the spread.
Mayor Suthers is seeking applications to fill the remaining one year and four months of 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 a partial term as a member of a citizen board... Read more
Two more bus drivers who work for RATP-Dev, Mountain Metropolitan Transit’s fixed route contractor, tested positive for COVID-19. These employees have not been at work since November 3. As a result, bus service this weekend will be scaled back and that information can be found at mmtransit.com.... Read more
The public is invited to learn about RetoolCOS, the City’s process for updating Chapter 7, the current Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance, and the Module 2 draft focusing on Development and Design Standards, at a digital public meeting November 17.
The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department will begin maintenance work on three heavily-trafficked trail segments in Red Rock Canyon Open Space on Monday, Nov. 9. During the project, visitors can expect to see heavy equipment operating. Please plan alternate routes during this time... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs is seeking feedback from community members on the use of electric bikes (e-bikes) on its trail system. Currently, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department allows Class 1 e-bikes on all urban trails, but not on park and open space trails. Residents are... Read more
Mountain Metro is experiencing a shortage of reporting bus drivers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fixed route bus service reductions are being implemented until further notice. Please visit www.mmtransit.com for details.
"I’d like to thank the voters for overwhelmingly passing Ballot Measure 2A, which will considerably speed up our city’s economic recovery and return us to the trajectory of positive growth that we were experiencing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The voters’ support means that we can move more... Read more