Whether you are a member of the public or a member of the media, we are here to help you get the information you need. We provides information on the latest news and events happening in Manitou Springs., and also work closely with City departments and the City Council to provide information to residents, businesses and visitors. If you have a question or comment, email us and we will make sure your inquiry gets to the appropriate department or person.

In addition, the Public Information Officer performs the following functions:

  • Webmaster
  • Manages social media pages
  • Distributes press releases
  • Distributes direct communication like postcards, text messages, etc.

Communication Methods

Currently, you can receive news and updates from the City directly on Facebook and Nextdoor, where we post information daily. In addition, you can stay up-to-date on all city press releases by visiting our 

For more detailed reports from the City on a week-to-week basis, you can view all of our Weekly Departmental Updates from the City Administrator on our website too!

Lastly, the City uses a mass notifications system for water main break communication: CivicReady. You can sign up for these alerts on our CivicReady webpage.

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The City of Manitou Springs began creating Annual Reports in 2020. You can access these below.

2023 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Community Surveys

Annually, we also solicit feedback from our residents through a community survey. These happen in the April-May timeframe, with the analysis posted below a few months after.

2022 Community Survey Reporting and Analysis

2021 Community Survey Reporting and Analysis

Important Documents

  1. Alex Trefry

    Public Information Officer
    Phone: 719-306-2884