Press Releases

Kissing Camels at garden of the gods with PlanCOS logo
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 4:38pm
City Council took the first step Tuesday to adopt PlanCOS, the City’s first comprehensive plan since 2001. The document will formally go into effect after a second reading of the ordinance on Jan. 22.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 2:27pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.—  Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants to fill the remaining year of a five-year term for a vacant position on the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority Board.  This volunteer position will be a one-year term commitment, effective from April 1, 2019 – April 1, 2020,... Read more
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 9:03am
“The fact is, as a result of unprecedented levels of public and private investment, 
Colorado Springs has taken its place among the great cities of America.”
-Mayor John Suthers, 2018 State of the City- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs remained in the nation’s... Read more
portrait of Vince Niski
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 1:17pm
Mayor John Suthers announced today that Deputy Police Chief Vince Niski will serve as the interim chief of police upon the retirement of Colorado Springs Police Chief Pete Carey Feb. 1, 2019.
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
winners with mayor suthers
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
photo of downtown church
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