News

Monday, June 8, 2020 - 9:50am
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
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 3:36pm
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
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 1:15pm
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
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 4:47pm
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
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 3:28pm
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 2:36pm
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
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 9:14am
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
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:12pm
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
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 3:00pm
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
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:23pm
The final planting of native grasses and shrubs in the far northeastern portion of Garden of the Gods Park completes the construction phase of a large detention facility to protect Garden of the Gods Park, Rockledge Ranch Historic Site and downstream neighborhoods from flooding during large storm... Read more
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Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 12:07pm
The City of Colorado Springs Parking Enterprise and ParkMobile have announced a new partnership to provide contactless payments via mobile app at approximately 2,400 metered parking spaces throughout the City of Colorado Springs.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 3:08pm
How will the city keep serving residents during this pandemic and economic crisis? Hear all about the local plan from the city’s Chief Financial Officer, including how the city is prioritizing public safety and other critical services. It impacts you and our entire community!