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Council to hold e-townhall meeting about budget

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The annual public e-town hall meeting to hear about the city budget will take place Oct. 18 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Residents can attend in person at City Council Chamber at 107 N. Nevada Ave. Comments will be taken at the hearing. Or people can watch the meeting live on Springs TV, cable channel… Continue Reading Council to hold e-townhall meeting about budget

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The Colorado Springs City Council is moving forward with a proposal to ban panhandling downtown. After hearing from City Attorney Chris Melcher on two separate occasions, and sending him back to the drawing board to make the ordinance cover Acacia Park and broader areas of downtown, Council has set the dates for discussion. Melcher will… Continue Reading Council sets dates for proposed panhandling ordinance

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City spending increases in 2013 budget

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For the business community, there’s a lot to like in Mayor Bach’s proposed 2013 budget, unveiled at a Monday news conference Continue Reading City spending increases in 2013 budget

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E-mails from City Councilor Tim Leigh about Colorado Springs Utilities have drawn a response from Utilities CEO Jerry Forte – but that response might have fallen on deaf ears. Leigh routinely regularly sends out his “Market Report” e-mails to a selective distribution list.  The Market Report was initiated when Leigh worked as a commercial broker,… Continue Reading Forte responds to Leigh’s e-mails about CSU, Drake

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What’s the perfect business? Wouldn’t it be one that’s immune to competition, inexpensive to operate, simple to manage and cash-based? Continue Reading Parking enterprise: Is it worth keeping, or perhaps new ownership?

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Public hearing about redistricting set for Oct. 13

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The public can weigh in about the city’s redistricting plan from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at the Hillside Community Center, 925 S. Institute St. The city’s charter and city code require that the clerk redistrict City Council districts every four years in order to make sure the districts are both contiguous and equal… Continue Reading Public hearing about redistricting set for Oct. 13

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Fountain has launched a new system to help residents request city services. Called MyFountain, the program is designed to help facilitate communications between city government and residents by automatically routing requests to the right departments, tracking all activity and providing performance reports to managers. Fountain residents can request services online at the city’s website. Staff… Continue Reading Fountain launches online system for resident requests

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In an effort to spur economic and business activity, Mayor Steve Bach has created a standard set of economic “accommodations” for new and expanding companies, as well as a Commercial Aeronautical Zone for the Colorado Springs Airport. Saying the accommodations – essentially economic incentives – would be available for a “limited time only,” Bach said… Continue Reading Bach introduces business incentives, new aeronautical zone

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The Colorado Springs City Council has not yet set a date for a special meeting about the future of the Martin Drake Power Plant. Council President Pro Tem Jan Martin confirmed the fact, despite reports earlier that it was slated for 1 p.m. Sept. 26 in Council chambers. “I believe that’s Yom Kippur,” she said.… Continue Reading No date set for Council meeting about Drake, Neumann

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The Colorado Springs Chamber/EDC has become the latest group to weigh in on the issues of decommissioning the Martin Drake Power Plant and the governance and ownership of the Colorado Springs Utilities. “They’re just the latest,” said Councilor Tim Leigh, who also sits on the Utilities board. “The RLF (Regional Leadership Forum) is interested in… Continue Reading Chamber/EDC becomes latest group to weigh in on CSU, Drake

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