Mayor Suthers is seeking applications to fill a four year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board, appointment to be confirmed by the Colorado Springs City Council. This volunteer position would be as a member of a citizen board of commissioners set to expire April 1, 2025. The time... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County are excited to announce a joint Sales Tax Relief plan for restaurants that have experienced sales declines due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is limited to the General Fund portion of taxes for each organization (2% for the City and 1% for the... Read more
The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) announced the 2020 EDIE award recipients, recognizing economic development excellence. The City of Colorado Springs was named Large Community of the Year and the Colorado Springs Airport received the award for Economic Development Partnership.
The U.S. Air Force announced that Colorado Springs is a finalist in the process of naming the permanent host of U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM). The announcement follows several months of evaluating criteria submitted by 40 contending communities. The final decision is anticipated in early 2021.
Governor Polis just announced the addition of a new status, Level Purple: Extreme Risk, to the state's dial framework this week. Level Purple: Extreme Risk includes Stay-at-Home restrictions and guidelines. As of today, El Paso County remains at Level Orange: High Risk with a 25% capacity for most... Read more
Mayor Suthers is seeking applications to fill the remaining one year and four months of a four-year term on the Colorado Springs Housing Authority Board, appointment to be confirmed by the Colorado Springs City Council. This volunteer position would be a partial term as a member of a citizen board... Read more
"I’d like to thank the voters for overwhelmingly passing Ballot Measure 2A, which will considerably speed up our city’s economic recovery and return us to the trajectory of positive growth that we were experiencing prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The voters’ support means that we can move more... Read more
In response to increases in COVID-19 case rates, test positivity, and hospitalizations, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment notified El Paso County that El Paso County must move to Safer at Home Level 2: Concern in the state’s dial framework by 5 p.m. on Nov. 4. CDPHE also... Read more
We have two special guests on this episode who have recently been recognized with a the Mayor’s Young Leader Award! What is that, you ask? Tune in to find out about this awesome program, who it highlights and why. It’s more important than ever to celebrate those positively contributing to our... Read more
At 217 cases per 100,000, El Paso County is at more than double the number of incidents it should be at the current level of openness. If we don’t turn around our COVID-19 numbers in seven days we will likely move to a more restrictive level in the State’s dial framework, which would make it... Read more