Episode 165: Special Tax Districts

In this episode we sit down with Sarah Humbargar, formally of the Downtown Partnership (and now with Living City Ventures) to discuss what special tax districts are and how they work to direct tax dollars to infrastructure development. We dive into some of the more well known special districts around town and talk about the…

Episode 145: What’s Right About Colorado Springs?

COS has been in the news a lot lately for a multitude of “best of” rankings. We wanted to know what is behind these rankings, and does COS really deserve all of the accolades? This week Yemi Mobolade from the Chamber & EDC joins us to talk about what is right in Colorado Springs, and…

COS By The Numbers || September 29, 2017

There is a lot of development news in this version of COS By The Numbers – including details on the new bike share program launching in 2018! However, before you dive in, I would like to direct your attention to this amazing letter by State Senator Michael Merrifield in response to a recent Gazette editorial…

Episode 87: State of Downtown 2017

This week we sit down with Sarah Humbargar from the City of Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership to talk about this year’s State of the Downtown report. Sarah updates us on the new apartments, restaurants, businesses and things that are coming downtown Colorado Springs in 2017 and beyond.¬†We also talk about what makes a great downtown,…

Episode 67: City Councilwoman Jill Gaebler

City Councilwoman Jill Gaebler joins us to talk about local Colorado Springs politics. Gaebler just announced her run for re-election for District 5 (downtown area). Tune in to hear what local concerns are on her mind, and what we can expect in the future. In this episode we talk about global warming, land use, infill…