City Council

City Council

City Council Meetings

Meetings are held in Council Chambers located on the third floor of City Hall located at 107 N. Nevada Avenue,Colorado Springs, CO 80903.
  • Work Session: 1 p.m. on Mondays preceding regular meetings
  • Regular: 1 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month

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Council Responsibilities

As the legislative branch of government for the City of Colorado Springs, council members are elected to four-year terms and are paid an annual stipend of $6,250. They are responsible for:

  • Appointing the city auditor, executive director of the Colorado Springs Utilities and the council administrator
  • Approving the city budget
  • Establishing tax rates
  • Serving as the governing board of the Colorado Springs Utilities
  • Setting policies and passing ordinances and resolutions to govern the city
  • Performing the Mayor’s duties in his/her absence (President of council)

City Council Rules and Procedures

2017 City Council Annual Report 

Proclamation Request

City Council welcomes the opportunity to recognize exceptional individuals and events within the City. These keepsake proclamations may be issued in honor of civic events, to recognize noteworthy achievements or to celebrate important dates in the life of an individual or organization.  A request for a proclamation must be made at least 10 business days prior to the date requested.

Request a Proclamation 

How To Watch City Council Meetings Online

This short video explains how you can see City Council meetings held in the past, scheduled for the future, or watch live meetings. You can also search meetings by key-word, Council member, date of the meeting, or type of meeting.

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