Press Releases

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 3:51pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers today released the below statement on the hiring of Mr. Aram Benyamin as CEO of Colorado Springs Utilities. "I commend Colorado Springs Utilities on its selection of Aram Benyamin as CEO. Mr. Benyamin garnered a great deal of support... Read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:39pm
After evaluating 599 U.S. cities, the Military Times has ranked Colorado Springs as the Best Place for Veterans 2019. Colorado Springs topped the “Large Cities” category, besting Virginia Beach and 2017 winner San Antonio.
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 4:54pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Stormwater Advisory Committee met today to review progress of implementation of the stormwater fee that went into effect July 1 to fund critical stormwater infrastructure and maintenance operations. The stormwater fee went into effect July 1 with the first billing... Read more
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:08am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -  A survey of 7,500 small business owners revealed that Colorado Springs is the nation’s fourth most “business friendly” city according to Thumbtack’s 2018 Small Business Friendliness Survey. The... Read more
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 1:52pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mayor's Office is now accepting nominations for the fifth annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. Launched in 2015, the awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of young professionals, age 40 and under, whose extraordinary efforts make a positive impact on the... Read more
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 9:49am
**UPDATE 11 a.m. Friday, August 10**: The Temporary Hail Assistance Center at the El Paso County Citizens Service Center has had long lines since opening this morning and funds will be expended shortly with the people already in line. Thank you to El Pomar Foundation for the generous donation that... Read more
artist rendering of downtown stadium during soccer match
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 8:45am
The City of Colorado Springs today announced plans to move forward with the fourth City for Champions project; the Colorado Sports and Event Center. Comprised of two separate facilities, these will be state of the art, multi-purpose venues designed to host professional, Olympic and amateur sporting... Read more
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:39am
The following statement is attributable to Mayor John Suthers: “On behalf of the City of Colorado Springs, we’d like to congratulate and welcome Sarah Hirshland in her new role as CEO of the United States Olympic Committee. As Olympic City USA and home of the USOC for the last 40 years, we are very... Read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 4:26pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Mayor John Suthers recognized the winners of the Bike to Work Day Corporate Challenge and breakfast station competition during an event Monday night to officially close out June as Bike Month in Colorado Springs. This year, 45 companies and organizations ranging from 2 to 5,... Read more
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:50am
Independence Day fireworks, Family Fourth at Rockledge and other activities abound COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Many City of Colorado Springs administrative and elected administrative offices and agencies will be CLOSED Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day, including: 
Kissing Camels at garden of the gods with PlanCOS logo
Monday, June 25, 2018 - 1:40pm
The draft of PlanCOS, comprised of contributions from thousands of residents, is now available online for further public review and input through Aug. 6
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 12:59pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – City officials came together today to remind Colorado Springs residents of the voter-approved stormwater fee, 2A, which goes into effect July 1. The fee will fund critical stormwater infrastructure and maintenance operations and will provide sustainable funding for capital... Read more