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Mayor urges stormwater IGA, ballot changes to protect Springs citizens; Will discuss at Monday's Joint Council-Commissioners meeting
Monday, August 11, 2014


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — To protect the best interests of Colorado Springs citizens under a new Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority (PPRDA) proposed by City Council and County Commissioners, Mayor Steve Bach delivered a 2nd letter to Council today (August 10, 2014)  again urging changes to the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) and November ballot title language.

Mayor Bach will join in on the Joint Council-Commissioners meeting Monday, August 11 to discuss the IGA as well as the ballot title language received by the City from the County late Friday.  He will urge Councilors to incorporate his recommendations intothe PPRDA legal documents prior to Council’s vote Tuesday, August 12.

Attached for your reference:

Mayor Bach's letter to Council dated August 10, 2014 (pdf)

Initial letter to Council dated July 31, 2014 (pdf)

Overview outlining why IGA and ballot title language changes necessary to protect Color (pdf)

Proposed stormwater Title Ballot language provided by El Paso County Friday, August 8 (pdf)