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Mayor News

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 9:29am
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
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 9:50am
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
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:08pm
On Monday, March 16, Mayor John Suthers declared a State of Emergency for the City of Colorado Springs in response to the COVID-19 virus. A Statement from Mayor John Suthers:
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 2:48pm
Registration is now open for the 9th annual Mayor’s Cup Golf Tournament, which will be played Thursday, June 11 on The Broadmoor Golf Club’s West Course.
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 10:00am
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
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 9:21am
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.
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Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 8:02am
Colorado Springs City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, November 12 to pass the City’s 2020 budget.
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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:29am
Mayor John Suthers presented a balanced 2020 City Budget to Colorado Springs City Council. The 2020 General Fund budget is $331.1 million, which is $23 million or 7.5% more than the 2019 budget.
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Monday, October 7, 2019 - 10:14am
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
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Monday, September 30, 2019 - 2:38pm
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.
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Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 3:05pm
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.
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Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 3:33pm
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.