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Mayor Bach to host two Community Forums this week Residents encouraged to share their neighborhoodâ??s highest priority needs for stormwater, streets, public safety and parks
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mayor Steve Bach will host two of a series of six Community Forums this week to discuss with residents the highest priority, backlogged capital improvement projects in their neighborhoods for stormwater, streets, public safety and parks. This week’s Community Forums will be held at the Southeast YMCA, TONIGHT, Tuesday, Nov. 18 and at the 21st Century Library, Thursday, Nov. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m.

“Improving our city’s stormwater, streets, public safety services and parks are a top priority that we can’t afford to put off any longer.  We ask for your help to prioritize each neighborhood’s most pressing capital improvement project needs,” said Mayor Bach.

Residents are encouraged to bring their questions and concerns for stormwater, streets, public safety and parks to the Community Forum closest to their neighborhood.

Information about the six Community Forums and a list of high priority backlogged capital improvement projects for stormwater, streets, parks and public safety will be posted on the City’s web site and

  • Tues,  Nov 18 - Southeast YMCA (Southeast) - 2190 Jetwing Dr, CO 80916

(Mountain Metro bus Routes 1 and 25 service this location)

  • Thurs, Nov 20 - Library 21c (Northeast) - 1175 Chapel Hills Dr, CO 80920

(Mountain Metro bus Route 25 services this location (involves a 3 block walk)

  • Tues,  Dec 2 - City Auditorium (Central) - 221 E Kiowa St, CO 80903

(Mountain Metro bus Routes 1, 3, 5, 7, 9A, 9B and 11 service this location)

  • Thurs, Dec 4 - Cheyenne Mountain High School (Southwest) - 1200 Cresta Rd, CO 80906

All forums will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Hearing amplification devices will be available for use at the Library 21c location only. Residents with difficulty hearing are encouraged to attend the community forum at the Library 21c location - Thursday, Nov. 18.

City staff will incorporate resident input in final list of the highest priority capital improvements projects for neighborhood stormwater, streets, public safety and parks to be completed in each quadrant of the city.