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Notice of Comment Period and Public Meetings

Notice of El Paso County's Comment Period and Public Meetings Regarding the 2017-2021 Consolidated Plan, 2017 Annual Action Plan and Citizen Participation Plan for the Administration of the Community Development Block Grant Program.

Requests for Proposals

Manitou Springs Creek Walk Trail

The City of Manitou Springs is seeking proposals for the development of a master plan regarding the Creek Walk Trail. For more information on the Manitou Springs Creek Walk Trail, click here.

Hydrant Flushing

The City of Manitou Springs is seeking bids to provide hydrant flushing and valve exercising services. Click here to view the full hydrant flushing RFP.

Addendum #1

Addendum #2

Fire Department Training Facility Geotechnical Analysis

The City of Manitou Springs is seeking qualified engineering firms to perform a geotechnical investigation/analysis of the Manitou Springs Fire Department Training Facility proposed site location.  Click to view the MSFD training facility Request for Quotes in its entirety.

El Monte/Manitou Ave Storm Drainage
The City of Manitou Springs is seeking qualified Engineering firms to enhance the stormwater drainage along El Monte Place and Manitou Avenue. To view the full request for proposal, click here.

Serpentine Drive Access Enhancement

The City of Manitou Springs is seekig qualified engineering firms to enhance emergency access/egress during significant storm events along Serpentine Drive. To view the full request for proposal, click here.

Pawnee Detention Pond Project

The City of Manitou Springs is seeking bids for the Pawnee Detention Pond Project. To view the full Pawnee Detention Pond Project RFP, click here. Supplemental information can be found below:

 - Design Report
 - Pawnee Channel Improvements
 - Pawnee Channel Technical Specs
 - Pawnee Channel GTEC Report


This section contains the City's official public notice for pending and recently adopted ordinances. All links are PDFs. For those without Internet access, the full text of ordinances is available in the city clerk's office at 606 Manitou Avenue.

FYI: Ordinances must be voted on twice before they go into effect. Ever wonder what the Ordinance number means? It's simply a count of the ordinances in any given year. So Ordinance No. 0316 is the third ordinance of 2016.   

2017 Ordinances

Passed at 1st Reading

ORD 3217 (Adult Business Moratorium)
ORD 3117 (Equipment Lease Purchase)

Passed and Adopted

ORD 3017 (Rezoning to Open Space)
ORD 2917 (Rezoning 115 Beckers Lane)
ORD 2817 (Noise Regulation)
ORD 2717 (Use of Public Property, Music, and Smoking in Parks)
ORD 2617 (Budget Amendments)
ORD 2417
(Regulation of Animals)
ORD 2317 (Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual)
ORD 2217 (Emergency Telephone Surcharge)
ORD 2117 (Procurement Requirements)
ORD 2017 (Open Space Rezone)
ORD 1917 (Vacating Pawnee & Fairmont) Exhibit A
ORD 1817
(Protection Orders)
ORD 1717
(Business Licensing)
ORD 1617 (Long-Term Lodging)
ORD 1517
(Hearings & Appeals)
ORD 1417 (Pre-Application Meetings)
ORD 1317 (Nuisances)
ORD 1217
(Extend MJ Hours)
ORD 1117 (Plan Manitou) Exhibit A
ORD 1017 (Historic Structures Building Code)
ORD 0917
(Establish Housing Authority Board)
ORD 0817 (Extend Two-hour Parking on Ruxton)
ORD 0717 (Rezoning Residential to Open Space)
ORD 0617
(Moratorium on Adult Businesses)
ORD 0517
(Community Agriculture)
ORD 0417
(Water and Sewer Rates)
ORD 0317 (Changes to PAB)
ORD 0217
(Judge Residency Requirement)
ORD 0117 (Water & Sewer Maintenance)


ORD 2517 (Historic Preservation of Hiawatha Gardens)

2016 Ordinances

2015 Ordinances 

2014 Ordinances

2013 Ordinances

2012 Ordinances

2011 Ordinances