Mayor Suthers Pitches Increase to Stormwater Fee

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Photo Where else but in America, do taxpayers pay for a federal agency to sue their city, pay attorney fees on both sides, and then pick up the tab for the imposed fines and future required projects? Let’s look back at the history of the Colorado Springs Stormwater Fee to understand what taxpayers are […]

Colorado Springs to Request PPRTA Money for Transportation Capacity Reduction

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The City of Colorado Springs is in hot pursuit of our tax dollars, and not just through the renewal of Ballot Question 2C. We have been hearing from officials at the City of Colorado Springs that 2C money hasn’t been used for bike lane infrastructure. Yesterday, we published a blog showing they are doing just […]

Who Should Pay For Spine Road?

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On July 8th, the Colorado Springs City Council heard a short presentation about an upcoming resolution that will have taxpayers funding a new road on the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) campus. It is called Spine Road. The total cost of the road project is $2,000,000. City Council will likely agree to pull $1,000,000 from […]