You're invited to provide your opinion about Colorado Springs city budget and the Memorial Health System budgets.
Tonight, there's a public e-town hall meeting from 7 to 9 p.m.
You can attend in person at City Council Chambers, or you can watch the meeting live on cable channel... more »
Colorado Springs City Council has begun the process of reviewing the mayor's nearly $380,000,000 dollar "all funds" budget. Mayor Bach has directed all agencies to find more efficient ways to operate, including eliminating 38 vacant city positions from the 2012 budget, and more cost sharing for the city employee medical... more »
This week the Colorado Springs Streets Division starts their busy summer season of street maintenance work. They did get a half million dollar bump to their budget, but streets managers say they're still falling behind on a list of requests for work that is close to 5-thousand.
Back in 2006... more »
DENVER (AP) - Next year's state budget isn't going to be pretty - and Democratic lawmakers are branching out this weekend looking for constituent ideas on how to cut spending.
Democratic legislators planned town hall-style meetings in a dozen different Colorado towns Saturday looking for ideas on next year's... more »
A Colorado Springs liquor store owner is blaming city cutbacks for increased crime in a darkened neighborhood, including a fatal shooting. Gaspar Martinez, owner of Ruskin Liquor, says violence in the area has increased since the city turned off a streetlight in front of his business to save money. A... more »
Budget talks in Colorado Springs are already underway for 2011 with city employees.
"It's not a real happy meeting," said J.J. Halsey, a fire fighter and union member who attended a meeting on Thursday.
"Basically she outlined the obstacles and the issues that are facing us for the... more »
The City of Colorado Neighborhood Traffic Management Program has been eliminated as the City continues to cut money from its budget. The program began more than a decade ago and was designed to provide passive methods of slowing traffic in neighborhoods using speeds bumps, mobile radar speed displays and other... more »
The city of Colorado Springs has put nine surplus FREX buses up for sale, for a third time. It's part of an effort to generate enough money to keep FREX running in 2010. Right now, the service is slated to end February 12.
At least two out-of-state agencies have... more »
Jobs will be lost and services cut. A preview of Colorado Springs 2010 budget is out and the impact is ugly.
If the budget proposal stands it includes the elimination of most city funded bus routes. Parks and recreation is all but eliminated. Police and fire will reduce staffing... more »