More Monica Mendoza Articles

  • Colorado Springs Utilities asking to raise rates 3 percent

    Updated: Sat, Feb 22, 2014

    Blame it on the cold weather, but Colorado Springs Utilities electric and natural gas rates could jump again - this time by 3 percent. Recent weeks of cold weather across the U.S. have forced up natural gas prices, said Dave Grossman, a Utilities spokesman. Electricity costs also...

  • Discussion over Drake options can be boiled down to cost vs. environment

    Updated: Thu, Feb 20, 2014

    Over the next few months the Colorado Springs City Council will hear complicated financial and environmental reports related to the city's downtown coal-fired power plant, Martin Drake. It will study greenhouse gas emissions and air contaminants. It will be presented with financial...

  • Salary for CEO of Colorado Springs Utilities to be discussed

    Updated: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    The salary of the top executive at Colorado Springs Utilities will be the topic of a closed-door meeting Wednesday. The City Council, in its role as the Utilities board of directors, will hear the results of an executive compensation study that includes the pay of Utilities CEO Jerry...

  • Drake power plant debate fires up again

    Updated: Mon, Feb 17, 2014

    Public debate is about to heat up again over the fate of Martin Drake Power Plant as the City Council begins deliberating the financial and environmental costs of keeping the plant open. The council, sitting as the board of directors for Colorado Springs Utilities, will consider such...

  • Colorado Springs mayor Steve Bach pondering second-term bid

    Updated: Fri, Feb 14, 2014

    Mayor Steve Bach said Thursday that he is considering a run for a second term in office. "I'm leaning toward running again," he said. "There is so much work to complete that I've started." Bach was elected in a runoff election in May 2011 to a four-year-term and became the city's...

  • Frustrations show in splits among Colorado Springs council members

    Updated: Fri, Feb 14, 2014

    For almost a year, the Colorado Springs City Council has put on a united front in several clashes with Mayor Steve Bach. Now, several contentious issues may be fracturing that unity. With big issues such as an override vote on the mayor's veto, the City for Champions and a possible...

  • Talk of City for Champions town hall shows fracture in Colorado Springs City Council

    Published: Wed, Feb 12, 2014

    A call this week for a City Council-sponsored town hall where residents can say whether they love or hate the City for Champions proposal revealed a fracture in City Council. Some council members, including president Keith King, Joel Miller and Andy Pico, said residents are...

  • Law to ban marijuana from city facilities in Colorado Springs OK'd with reduced penalties

    Updated: Wed, Feb 12, 2014

    With little discussion, the Colorado Springs City Council approved a pair of laws Tuesday that reduce the penalties for people who bring pot into city facilities, including the airport. The fines were lowered from as much as $2,500 to no more than $100, and jail time and drug charges...

  • Colorado Springs brewery to be featured in craft beer TV series 'Brew'

    Updated: Tue, Feb 11, 2014

    A television crew spent the day Friday at Colorado Springs’ Red Leg Brewery Co., filming for a new series featuring 10 breweries across the country. Red Leg, which opened on Forge Road off Garden of the Gods Road in July, is the only Springs brewery featured in the series, said...

  • No drug charges under proposed marijuana ban at city facilities in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Mon, Feb 10, 2014

    If a person gets caught with pot in a city building or at the Colorado Springs Airport they will not be charged with a drug related offense or face jail time if a proposed City Council ordinance is approved Tuesday. Possession of marijuana is banned from all city buildings and from...

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