Press Releases

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 3:12pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nineteen significant stormwater projects are slated for design or construction in 2019 to reduce flooding and erosion and improve water quality in Colorado Springs. The Stormwater Advisory Committee met today to review the projects and progress of implementation of the... Read more
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 8:01am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Mayor John Suthers offered the below statement regarding tonight's election result.   “On behalf of the City of Colorado Springs, I look forward to working with Jared Polis on shared priorities for our state and specifically on matters of importance to our community to... Read more
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
Aisha Ahmad-Post, Jeff Finn, Erik Huffman, Erin Miller and Ian Ratz awarded for their contributions to Colorado Springs COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – During Tuesday’s fifth annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards, Mayor John Suthers recognized five individuals for making extraordinary efforts in their field... Read more
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:18pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – City of Colorado Springs City Attorney Wynetta Massey was named a Local Government Fellow by the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) at its 83rd annual conference in Houston, Texas. There were eight attorneys who the designation of Fellow was bestowed upon... Read more
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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 2:01pm
The City of Colorado Springs announced its newly-released Homelessness Action Plan and re-vamps HelpCOS.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 3:07pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mayor's Office today announced its finalists for the fifth annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards. Launched in 2015 to celebrate the outstanding achievements of young professionals age 40 and under, a record number of nominations were received during the six-week... Read more
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 9:31am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Mayor John Suthers presented a balanced 2019 budget to Colorado Springs City Council today. The 2019 General Fund budget is $302.1 million, $15.4 million or 5.4 percent more than the 2018 budget. The increase is largely due to a projected increase in sales and use tax... Read more
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