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Manitou Springs Flood Recovery/Mitigation Information

Click here to learn more about what the City is doing in response to the flooding events experienced in 2013 and 2015. This page provides flood mitigation project updates and resources.

 


News & Announcements


New Fire Restrictions

Please click here to view fire restrictions, effective immediatly (06/02/2018)


Stage One Water Restrictions

On April 17, 2018, City Council passed Resolution 1518 imposing stage one water restrictions to take effect starting on May 1, 2018Click here to review Resolution 1518 and see what stage I water restrictions allow and prohibit.


Schryver Park & Pool Parking Lot Improvements

The Schryver Park and Pool parking lot will be undergoing improvements beginning Thursday, June 14. Once the lot improvements are complete, the pedestrian bridge near the parking lot will be replaced. This project is expected to take over 45 days.

Pool facility parking will be designated in the Schryver Park grass area and will be striped. Additional parking options may be announced at a later time. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.


New Parking Management Coordinator Program

Manitou Springs is implementing a new program to help reduce traffic congestion and visitor frustration related to parking. Please click here for more details. 


Fountain Creek Clean Up

Please click here for details regarding this great event on June 23rd!


City of Manitou Springs Programs, Policies and Participants

PURPOSE AND SCOPE 
The City of Manitou Springs is a home-rule municipal government in the State of Colorado that provides a range of services, with the overall purpose of ensuring the health, safety and welfare of the community in accordance with the City's Municipal Code, State Statutes and Federal Law. 

SERVICES PROVIDED
Services include: overall city governance by a city council and admistration; provision of public safety and emergency services; municipal court; human resources; liquor license administration; financial management; provision and maintenance of infrastructure such as roads, water, waste water and storm water; flood recovery projects; parks, recreation & fitness center; a cemetery; open space and trails; parking; funding to support library services; and planning services to implement the zoning code, historic district/subdivision regulations, long-range planning, procurement of grant funding, transportation planning/projects and economic development.

PROGRAMS PROVIDED
Programs include: recreation and exercise programming to promote a healthy life style and water safety; on-going staff training and education; community outreach; and collaboration with regional agencies to address housing, social services, transportation and other needs.

PARTICIPANTS
Participants of city services and programs include citizens, business owners, numerous visitors and city staff.

The City of Manitou Springs does not discriminate on the basis of disability.  Reasonable accommodation will be provided to ensure equal access to all people.  Individuals who would like to request auxiliary aids or services should contact ADA Coordinator Donna Kast at (719) 685-2554 or dkast@comsgov.com to discuss specific needs (e.g., interpreters, sign language, or readers for the sight impaired). 


Employee of the Month Program

The Manitou Springs City Council is proud to announce the Employee of the Month initiative. Beginning March 2016, community members and City staff will have the opportunity to nominate a City employee as Employee of the Month.

Nomination forms can be picked up in the City Clerk’s office and submitted via email to Human Resources Director Donna Kast at dkast@comsgov.com. The Employee of the Month will receive $50.00 of Manitou Money and a month of free parking in any paid parking spot in Manitou Springs!

We hope this initiative helps us all get to know our City Employees better and ignites pride and excitement throughout the City.   


Manitou Springs Welcomes Visitors

Best known for its scenic landscapes, cool mountain air, healing mineral springs, hiking trails, popular events and welcoming spirit, Manitou Springs thrives as a popular tourist destination.  Click to learn more about Manitou Springs.