During Thursday’s seventh annual Mayor’s Young Leader Awards, Mayor John Suthers recognized six individuals for making extraordinary efforts in their field while having a positive impact in the Colorado Springs community. The 2020 winners were selected from 30 finalists across six categories.
Colorado’s small airport is growing in size as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announces its intention to serve the Colorado Springs Airport (COS) during the first half of 2021. Flight information and destinations will be announced soon.
The American Planning Association of Colorado named Tejon Street as the “Great Streets” 2020 winner of the Great Places Colorado program. Winners in the program represent the gold standard in terms of having a true sense of place, cultural and historical interest, community involvement and a vision... Read more
Mayor John Suthers presented a balanced 2021 City Budget to Colorado Springs City Council. The 2021 General Fund budget is $348.9 million, which is $17.6 million or 5.3% more than the 2020 budget. The increase is largely due to re-budgeting $20 million of expenditure savings generated by the... Read more
Mayor John Suthers is seeking applicants to fill a vacant position on the Colorado Springs Urban Renewal Authority Board. This volunteer position will be a four and a half year term commitment, effective from November 1, 2020 – April 1, 2025. Applications are due Oct. 16.
The City of Colorado Springs today announced the hiring of Danielle Summerville as diversity and community outreach programs manager. The new position is charged with strengthening the City’s relationships with diverse populations throughout the community via community engagement, stakeholder... Read more
Colorado Springs City Council appointed 11 members and two alternates to the newly-formed Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission. The Commission was formed in July to advise and recommend areas and topics of study related to police operations, best practices, and resource... Read more
Mayor Suthers delivered his sixth State of the City address on Thursday, September 17 during a live virtual event and in front of a small in-person audience. Mayor Suthers highlighted the city’s resilience through trying times, both current and past, the pending arrival of the city’s 150th birthday... Read more
Mayor John Suthers presented the Spirit of the Springs Lifetime Achievement Award to William J. (Bill) Hybl and the Spirit of the Springs Celebration Award to three El Paso County Public Health leaders after his State of the City address on Sept. 17.
On Friday, August 28, the City of Colorado Springs, together with the Colorado Springs Chamber and Economic Development Commission, submitted a questionnaire response as the next step in its effort to be named the permanent home of U.S. Space Command.
The Colorado Municipal League (CML) announced this week that Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers has been named the inaugural recipient of the Sam Mamet Good Governance Award. The award, named in honor of retired CML Executive Director Sam Mamet, honors an individual who exemplifies and seeks to... Read more