News

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 2:18pm
The City Planning Department is looking for feedback from the public about proposed changes to the City's zoning and subdivision ordinance (chapter 7 of the City Code). This section of the City Code guides how property owners (including homeowners and businesses) can use their land. Feedback on... Read more
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Monday, May 4, 2020 - 4:07pm
We have officially entered the “Safer at Home” phase in our local response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Why can’t we just open everything up? When will we know if we can move to the next phase? Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? These are just a few of the questions Jen and Ted ask Dr. Robin... Read more
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 1:13pm
Pop Quiz! What does the “Safer At Home” phase mean for our parks, trails and open spaces? They’re still open... BUT we need you to spread out! Jen and Ted talk with the city’s parks director about some of the issues they’re dealing with and easy ways to find new parks and trails to explore.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 1:22pm
The public is invited to learn about RetoolCOS, the City’s process for updating the zoning and subdivision ordinance, and the draft of the plan’s first module focusing on Zoning Districts and Uses, at a digital public meeting May 5. The City’s zoning ordinance is being updated to provide the tools... Read more
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 9:50am
Mayor Suthers talks about what the “Safer At Home” phase means for local residents and addresses the latest COVID-19 numbers in El Paso County, the city budget, and potential economic impacts. He also offers the city’s thanks to everyone taking this pandemic seriously and to essential workers for... Read more
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 3:58pm
Work Session and Regular Meeting will both be held on Tuesday Colorado Springs City Council will hold their Work Session (10 a.m.) and Regular Meeting (3 p.m.) on Tuesday, April 14. City Hall is closed to the public, the meeting will take place virtually through Microsoft Teams with some Council... Read more
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Friday, April 10, 2020 - 1:55pm
We’re not sticking to our schedule lately since nothing is quite the way it used to be. But we want to start bringing you podcasts as often as possible right now with important information about COVID-19 and the response in Colorado Springs. What questions do you still have? Have you heard positive... Read more
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 2:36pm
The Colorado Springs Airport (COS) reported strong passenger numbers in February. For the month of February, COS enplaned 58,506 passengers, bringing the total passenger number for the month to 117,361, representing a 12.6 percent increase from the same period last year and 10 percent for the year... Read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 3:20pm
2C is a voter-approved sales tax that is used only on road improvements within the City of Colorado Springs. The final step in a 2C construction project is applying a new layer of asphalt. This typically occurs from May to October when weather conditions allow for paving.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 12:46pm
It’s hard to believe how quickly technology is changing these days! It’s important that our city government be ready to keep up with the latest and greatest ways to improve our services. That’s why we have an Office of Innovation and a “vision” called SmartCOS.
Jen, Ted, and Todd sitting in the audio booth
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 9:53am
Ever wonder how the traffic lights are timed? Or who’s in charge of the hundreds of intersections around the city? Join Ted & Jen as they bust some of the myths about traffic in Colorado Springs!
Bear trying to get into a homeowner's trash can. Be bear smart. City and Colorado Parks and Wildlife logos.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:01am
Bears move into neighborhoods when trash is easily accessible, so we are asking people to take the extra step to make their neighborhood ‘Bear Smart'”.