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2014 Second Quarter Highlights

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It’s July, so let’s check in on what the City of Colorado Springs has been up to in the second quarter of 2014.

Community Safety continues to be a focus of the City’s efforts, and we are seeing some great steps forward.

The City addressed stormwater drainage control issues, completing flood mitigation projects at North Douglas Creek and Camp Creek.

The Fire Department applied for and received four hundred thousand dollars in grants that will help our community stand strong against wildfires.

The Office of Emergency Management conducted “Skyfall,” an exercise  bringing together 46 agencies to practice responding to a mass casualty incident.

The City continues invest in strengthening our sense of community.

In the second quarter of 2014, Memorial Park saw new playgrounds and improvements to tennis and handball courts.

Volunteer efforts have provided over sixty thousand hours of community service to our parks.

And bus service has been expanded to include transportation between the downtown terminal and the County’s Citizens Service Center!

We have also improved the way we provide services to our citizens.

The City’s new website, coloradosprings.gov, makes it easier to find what you’re looking for, find answers to your questions, and find out what amenities we have to offer.

The Colorado Springs Police Department’s Community Service Officer Program received national recognition for their innovative methods of serving the community!

The City will continue to expand and improve services throughout the year. Check back for our Quarter 3 highlights at ColoradoSprings.gov !