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Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:40pm
A three-phased public participation process for Colorado Springs residents to help inform the future of the Westside Community Center will begin Monday, April 18 with an online survey. The full process will take place through the end of May. Public input collected through this process will be... Read more
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:46pm
The Colorado Springs Police Department's Falcon Substation, located at 7850 Goddard Street, will be closed to the public due to ongoing construction from Wednesday, April 20 until Wednesday, April 27.Community members can still contact the Falcon substation by phone at 719-444-7240. Those in need... Read more
Friday, April 15, 2022 - 12:00pm
The City partners with Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. to provide housing rehabilitation services to improve residential safety and accessibility. The Home Modification and Repair Program is funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and annually serves about 50 very low- income... Read more
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 4:34pm
As the business community continued to struggle under the negative effects of the COVID-19 crisis, the City of Colorado Springs and Exponential Impact (XI) partnered to bring financial relief and mentoring to small business in low- and middle-income neighborhoods.
camp fire
Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 11:54am
Due to drought conditions, exceptionally dry fuel moisture levels, and an increase in grass fires in Colorado Springs, a burn ban is in place as of May 16. See CSFD's burn ban guide.
photo of houses
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 4:10pm
April 11-15 is Community Development Week! Learn more about the many ways that we partner with non-profit and for profit organizations; and philanthropic foundations to help vulnerable individuals and families in our community overcome challenges by finding affordable places to live, improving... Read more
shooks run apartments
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:49pm
As housing costs rise nationwide, the City continues to work successfully with the development community to bring new affordable housing online by implementing HomeCOS, the city’s affordable and attainable housingAttainable housing means decent, attractive, safe, and sanitary accommodation that is... Read more
shooks run apartments
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 3:21pm
Last November the Shook’s Run Apartments were completed, providing 40 much needed affordable housing units to low-income families. One of the first families to move in was Jessica and her young son. Jessica says she spent two decades trying to escape from the violent and traumatic cult that she was... Read more
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 10:08am
Following a thorough and robust review process, City Council has begun the process of dissolving the Human Relations Commission (HRC). During the review process, it has been determined that the enabling legislation that established the Human Relations Commission no longer aligns with the... Read more
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 3:31pm
The City of Colorado Springs has added two additional red light cameras, one at Woodmen Road and Black Forest Road and one at Barnes Road and Tutt Boulevard as part of the “Red Light Safety Camera Program.” The goal of the red light camera program is to protect drivers, passengers, cyclists, and... Read more
Adrian Vasquez
Monday, April 11, 2022 - 11:15am
Deputy Chief Adrian Vasquez has been nominated by Mayor John Suthers to serve as the chief of police for the Colorado Springs Police Department. Vasquez was selected through a national search process. His nomination by the mayor must be confirmed by the Colorado Springs City Council. 
Stratton Open Space
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - 4:15pm
TOPS has contributed to projects in every quadrant of the city. Open space purchases, like Red Rock Canyon Open Space, are hallmarks of the program. Over the past 25 years, the TOPS program has conserved more than 7,500 acres of open space, built and improved 66 parks and constructed 50 miles of... Read more