News

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 8:28am
El Paso County, Colo. – Jim Reid, the Director of the El Paso County Office of Emergency Management, has been named the Director of the newly-established Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management.
Chief Niski
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:27am
Mayor John Suthers announced Interim Chief of Police Vince Niski as his selection for the next Police Chief of Colorado Springs. Niski has served as Deputy Chief since 2012 and has been with CSPD for 30 years, beginning in 1989. Niski’s appointment is pending confirmation by the Colorado Springs... Read more
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 8:57am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs will share the results of its first urban forest tree canopy assessment of all the public and private trees within the city. The assessment closely reviewed aerial imagery from the late 1990s and compared it to imagery from 2016, to provide... Read more
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 8:53am
This event was rescheduled due to weather. New date and time are below.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 8:10am
El Paso County, CO, January 22, 2019 –  The City and County will operate one joint Office of Emergency Management after City Council and the Board of County Commissioners each approved an intergovernmental agreement today. The new office will be called the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency... Read more
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
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