It is in the best interest of the City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County to re-open our economy as soon we are able to do so without compromising our health care system’s ability to respond to the COVID pandemic. We all feel the urgency of returning people to work, and moving our economy... Read more
Mayor Suthers talks about what the “Safer At Home” phase means for local residents and addresses the latest COVID-19 numbers in El Paso County, the city budget, and potential economic impacts. He also offers the city’s thanks to everyone taking this pandemic seriously and to essential workers for... Read more
Colorado Springs continued to draw national attention in 2019 as a best-in-class city. For the second year in a row, Colorado Springs earned the distinction of #1 Most Desirable Place to Live, according to U.S. News and World Report, which ranked Colorado Springs highly in terms of quality of life... Read more
Jen and Ted have a great conversation with Mayor John Suthers about his job as Mayor, why he chose public service and public office and how he stays focused. He shares the importance of setting goals along with his favorite part of serving as the Mayor of COS.
It’s budget season and that impacts YOU! Find out about the priorities included in the 2020 budget from our Chief Financial Officer Charae McDaniel. She shares the most challenging part of her job and how you can get involved in the budget process. You don’t even have to love numbers to enjoy this... Read more
The Mayor's Office announced its finalists for the sixth 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 nomination period.
New improvements at Memorial Park provide easier access to fitness for all users and increase connectivity throughout the park, thanks in part to the Colorado Springs Health Foundation and the City's Office of Accessibility.
Cris Barnhart, a volunteer for the City’s Therapeutic Recreation Program (TRP), was recognized this week with the Spirit of the Springs Celebration Award for saving the life of a drowning child at Prospect Lake.