Request for Proposal


This advertisement for proposal is to prepare design drawings, contract documents and construction administration for the construction implementation of the ERLA_WEST MANITOU AVENUE REVITALIZATION PROJECT.  Sealed bids will be received by the City of Manitou Springs Public Works Director, 606 Manitou Avenue, City Hall, Manitou Springs, CO 80829, UNTIL: Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 P.M., at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. 

A MANDATORY PRE BID MEETING and SITE VISIT will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 at the City Council Chambers, Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO.  All interested firms should meet at the Manitou Springs City Hall at the time and place stated above from which the assembled group will be escorted to the project site.  Only firms attending this meeting will be considered for award of the contract. 

As this is a CDOT/TIP/METRO funded project located on a CDOT Right of Way, only CDOT certified firms can bid on this project.

A BID SECURITY in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond made payable to the City of Manitou Springs in the amount of 5% of the bid total must accompany the bid. The successful firm will be required to furnish 100% Performance and Payment Bond.

A 1% DBE Goal with no requirements for the Colorado OJT Program has been established for this project..  For additional information regarding these federal requirements, please refer to:

the scope of work package may be obtained from the Manitou Springs City Hall in Planning at 606 Manitou Avenue, Manitou springs, Co. or can be downloaded at the following link: Manitou Avenue Revitalization Project Scope of Work

Any questions regarding this bid should be directed to Bruno Pothier at (719) 685-2605, email or Brad Walters at (719) 685-2558, email

The Manitou Avenue West Revitalization Project is the next phase of the 1998 Manitou Avenue Master Plan.  Bidders should review the Master Plan when preparing their bids. Click here to view the 1998 Manitou Avenue Master Plan Part 1 (12Mb).
Click here to view the 1998 Manitou Avenue Master Plan Part 2 (16Mb).

Notice of Budget

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a proposed 2015 budget has been presented to the Manitou Springs City Council. The budget is available for public inspection and comment at the offices of the City Finance Director, 606 Manitou Avenue, Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. You may also view the proposed budget by clicking this link.

Any interested elector of Manitou Springs may inspect the proposed budget and file or register any objections thereto at any time prior to the final adoption of the budget.   There will be budget work sessions on the proposed budget at City Hall, 606 Manitou Avenue, on October 14, 2014, October 28, 2014 and November 11, 2014 at 7:00 pm.  A public hearing on the proposed budget will be held at the meeting of the City Council on December 2, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of City Hall, 606 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, Colorado.

Manitou Springs Municipal Code
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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. 0312 is the third ordinance of 2013.   

2014 Ordinances

Passed First Reading and Set for Public Hearing

ORD 2914 (Community Agriculture Regulations)

Passed and Adopted

ORD 2814 (2015 Budget)
ORD 2714 (Amend Zoning Code-Iron Springs Park)
ORD 2614 (Amend Zoning Code-The Fields Park)
ORD 2514 (Amend Zoning Code-Deer Valley Nature Park)
ORD 2414 (Marijuana Definitions)
ORD 2314 (Amend Zoning Code-Seven Minute Spring Park)
ORD 2214 (Amend Zoning Code-Memorial Park)
ORD 2114 (Amend Zoning Code-Mansions Park)
ORD 2014 (Code Enforcement Officer Authority)
ORD 1914
(Amend Zoning Code-Town Clock Park)
ORD 1814 (Amend Zoning Code-Bill Bauers Park)
ORD 1714 (Amend Zoning Code-Mabel Willie Park)
ORD 1614
(Parking for Construction Activities)
ORD 1414
(City Lodging Tax)
ORD 1314
(THC Extraction)
ORD 1214 (Vacation of Beckers Lane) Exhibits
ORD 1014
(Spring Water to City Water)
ORD 0914
(SunTrust Lease-Purchase)
ORD 0814
(Fee Increases)
ORD 0714 (Med MJ Moratorium)
ORD 0614 (MMJ Number Limitations)
ORD 0514 (RMJ Sales Tax)
ORD 0414
(Marijuana Possession)
ORD 0314 (Municipal Court Fine Limit)
ORD 0214 (Adopt 2010 Traffic Code)
ORD 0114
(Retail Marijjana Establishments)

Failed and Not Adopted

ORD 1515 (Lodging Zoning)
ORD 1114
(Prohibit Retail Marijuana)

2013 Ordinances

2012 Ordinances

2011 Ordinances