Can a local government podcast be fun? Jennifer Schreuder from the City of Colorado Springs Communications Department say “yes!” Join Jen for our lighthearted, in-depth discussions with Colorado Springs' elected officials and employees as we learn what keeps Olympic City USA ranked in the country's top three best places to live. If you enjoy life with Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods but want to be more in the know about what's going on in your city, this podcast is for you.
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Episode 53: Brothers make history in COS
Episode 52: Diversity Discussion
We have two guests, both devoted to promoting diversity in Colorado Springs, but in different ways. Meet these city employees and hear about what they’re doing to achieve their goals on our city team and in the community. Just as importantly, find out what YOU can do to promote diversity and learn more about our local history!
Episode 51: Checking in with the mayor
Episode 50: Vaccine distribution
Episode 49: Farewell to Chief Collas
Episode 48: 2021 CIty election
Episode 47: COS@150
Episode 46: COVID-19 Vaccine
Episode 45: EngageCOS
Episode 44: Teamwork makes the dream work
Episode 43: ‘Tis the season to be SAFE
Episode 42: What does LETAC stand for?
Episode 41: let's talk about GRIT
Episode 40: celebrating local young leaders
Episode 39: The not so good news about our COVID numbers
Episode 38: breaking down the budget
Episode 37: A bridge to our city’s future
Episode 36: Helping people in crisis the right way
Episode 35: A new experience on Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain
Episode 34: COS burn ban
Episode 33: Summer is ending but the pandemic is not
Episode 32: Improving our parks one potty at a time
Episode 31: It's up to you
Episode 30: Colorado’s Small Airport
Episode 29: Army Hiring Days
Episode 28: Law Enforcement Transparency and Accountability Commission
Episode 27: VisitCOS
Episode 26: Police Advisory Committee
Episode 25: Mayor Suthers and Police Chief Niski
Episode 24: City Budget Impacts
Episode 23: COS Economic Update
Episode 22: COVID-19 update from El Paso County's medical director
Episode 21: Be smart in our parks
Episode 20: Safer at home
Episode 19: The show must go onBehindTheSprings@ColoradoSprings.gov. We will continue to keep you informed and hopefully, uplifted during this difficult time.
Episode 18: SmartCOS
Episode 17: Let's talk traffic
Episode 16: training in Olympic City USA
Episode 15: what's the plan?
Episode 14: validating the new parking rules
Special Edition: lucky number 13
Episode 13: what's it like to be mayor?
Episode 12: there's an app for that!
Pothole on your street? Want to find the nearest park? There’s an app for that called GoCOS! It’s free to download onto your phone so that the power is at your fingertips. Hear from Citizen Engagement Specialist Jay Anderson about the features of the city’s new app and why the city needs you to use it!
Episode 11: how you can HelpCOS
Episode 10: this episode is FIRE
Episode 9: this episode could save your life