Manitou Springs is a Home Rule MunicipalityExternal linklocated in El Paso CountyExternal link, ColoradoExternal link with an estimated population of 5,245External link. We are situated 6,412' above sea level and encompass about 3 square miles between Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods. Originally known as Manitou, the City officially changed its name to Manitou Springs in 1935. We have a Mayor/Council form of government. Elections are held on the first Tuesday in November in odd-numbered years. This chart (pdf) shows how our City is organized. The City's 2016 General Fund budget (less interfund transfers) is $6,685,063. Total expenditures (less interfund transfers) for all funds are $16,486,784.


Manitou Springs Municipal Code
Municipal Code
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