Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach has named interim city manager and fire department chief Steve Cox as his chief of staff.
Cox, a Colorado Springs native, was appointed acting assistant city manager in 2008 after former city manager Penny Culbreth-Graft resigned. He was sworn-in as Colorado Springs fire chief in October 2008.
Bach said during a press conference this morning that four department heads will report directly to him, communications , economic vitality, city attorney and economic vitality.
All other city departments will report to the chief of staff.