COLORADO SPRINGS/MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. – The City of Colorado Springs and the City of Manitou Springs are collaborating on a plan to reopen the Manitou Incline aligned with recommended public health modifications, including measures to better ensure physical distancing. The City of Colorado... Read more
The Colorado Springs Police Chief and Mayor of Colorado Springs share their thoughts about the death of George Floyd, recent protests, the end of a city-wide curfew and what happens next in our community. Spend a few minutes listening to this important conversation.
The Colorado Springs City Council at its regular meeting on June 9 voted unanimously to approve the acquisition of more than 340 acres of open space properties near the Cedar Heights and Oak Valley Ranch neighborhoods.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers has informed the City Council that he will not extend the curfew order that expired at 5 a.m. today. The order went into effect last Wednesday, June 3. Suthers issued the order after four days of daytime peaceful protests had been... Read more
Several Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facilities and programs that have been closed or suspended due to COVID-19 will return over the next few weeks with public health modifications. The reopening of these facilities and return of programs is aligned with updated public health guidance... Read more
The City of Colorado Springs is partnering with El Pomar Foundation to offer expanded summer employment opportunities. Through more than $80,000 of grant funding provided to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department, 24 additional seasonal staff will be hired to support summer camps,... Read more
Newly drafted ordinances for Accessory Family Suites (AFS) (commonly referred to as granny flats or in-law suites) and Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) (commonly referred to as ancillary, auxiliary, or secondary apartments) will be presented to City Council on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Due to COVID-19,... Read more
With restaurants now open for limited dine-in services, the City of Colorado Springs is working to help restaurants accommodate more customers while adhering to social distancing requirements. To answer Governor Jared Polis’ call for municipalities to expand outdoor dining, the Colorado Springs... Read more
Mayor John Suthers has declared an emergency nighttime curfew for all public places within Colorado Springs city limits. The curfew will be enforced from 10 p.m.-5 a.m. each night beginning Wednesday, June 3, and ending at 5 a.m., Monday, June 8, 2020 unless otherwise extended. Travel for essential... Read more
Mountain Metro is experiencing overcrowding on some buses. In an effort to alleviate the overcrowding and to meet the El Paso County Health Department’s guidance for social distancing, two very low ridership routes will be temporarily suspended and those buses and drivers will be used on the routes... Read more
Construction began this week on a mitigation project in the Bear Creek Watershed to reduce possible future damage to High Drive and its drainage system and reduce sediment transport into Bear Creek. Work will periodically impact access to High Drive, a multi-use recreational trail in North Cheyenne... Read more
The Community Development Division is accepting applications for its special CARES Act allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Public Services and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) Funds. The Division anticipates making approximately $1.4 million of federal funds available for... Read more