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An independent audit of the city’s Urban Renewal Authority requested by Mayor Steve Bach recommends the authority and city partner more closely. The review, conducted by Hogan Lovells law firm, suggests the authority move into city offices and use city resources, such as planners and staff, in order to operate more efficiently. Questions about two… Continue Reading Report: City and Urban Renewal Authority need closer relationship

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If there was any doubt of what downtown revitalization means to local leaders, the Downtown Partnership’s Annual Mayor’s Breakfast took care of that Wednesday. Continue Reading ULI’s downtown suggestions start with new housing

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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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Mayor Steve Bach says increasing the number of jobs in the Colorado Springs area by 6,000 a year is a “stretch goal.” “It’s 2 percent,” he said during the monthly Mayor Counsel meeting. “I hardly think that’s laughable.” Bach went on the defensive about his jobs goal at the Wednesday morning meeting, explaining that the… Continue Reading Mayor Bach: Jobs goal is stretch, but possible

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City Councilor Tim Leigh is at it again – dropping bombshells via email. This time, Leigh wants the entire board of directors for the Colorado Springs Utilities, essentially City Council members in a different role – to step down. He wants to suspend the current board and have Mayor Steve Bach appoint an interim board… Continue Reading Leigh: Suspend Utilities board, mayor appoint interim members

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The State of the City luncheon has been rescheduled for Aug. 9 at the Antlers Hilton Hotel. Mayor Steve Bach will discuss his first year in office as the city’s first strong mayor. He expects to speak about jobs, transforming the city government and building community.The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Anyone… Continue Reading State of the City luncheon rescheduled for Aug. 9

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High Altitude Investors and the Colorado Springs Technology Incubator say it’s a good time to reintroduce angel investing to the community. There has been a lot of activity locally around entrepreneurs and startups, said Ric Denton, president and CEO of the incubator, which hosts local startups and provides them with technical and business experts and… Continue Reading Local organizations host forum, seek angel investors

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Regional governmental groups will meet with Gov. John Hickenlooper to discuss transportation funding for the Pikes Peak region.   The meeting is scheduled for 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Penrose House Conference Center’s Pavilion.   All mayors, city council, county commissioners, town trustees and city managers in the Pikes Peak region… Continue Reading Hickenlooper, regional leaders to meet Friday

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Despite the calls for dissolving the Memorial Health System board and the outrage about CEO Larry McEvoy’s $1.15 million severance package. experts say it is not out of line with industry standards. Continue Reading McEvoy’s $1.15 million severance below industry average

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Ivywild project to get underway

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Murphy Constructors will begin work on the Ivywild school next week. A three-man partnership, comprised of Bristol Brewing owner Mike Bristol, Blue Star Restaurant owner Joe Coleman and architect Jim Fennell, closed on the 27,000-square-foot schoolhouse built in 1901 on Wednesday. They will build a 12,000-square-foot addition on the school that will house some of… Continue Reading Ivywild project to get underway

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