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Public hearing to take place on Mayor Suthers' 2020 Budget

Colorado Springs City Hall
Posted at 5:54 AM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 08:11:14-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs residents will have the chance to weigh in on the proposed 2020 City Budget.

This year's budget is $23 million more than last year's budget, with most of that going toward public safety.

The public hearing will take place Monday evening from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at City Hall.

City Council's markup session is scheduled for next week.

Highlights of the 2020 General Fund budget includes:

  • $4.4 million increased funding to add 20 new Police positions and 8 new Fire positions, equipment
  • $1.4 million continued funding for City's Americans with Disabilities Act operating and capital programs
  • $300,000 increased funding to Mountain Metro Transit

For the complete list of budget items or more information, click here.

The first reading of the budget at City Council is scheduled for Nov. 12.

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