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Public Meeting To Be Held Tuesday Over City Of Champions Project

By: KKTV/Dustin Cuzick
By: KKTV/Dustin Cuzick

It's four major projects that make up one super-project, designed to change the face of Colorado Springs.

City and county officials are now wanting to hear what residents of the Springs think of the City of Champions project.

If you have an opinion you'd like to share, Tuesday night is your chance to speak out. The city is holding a public meeting to discuss the multi-million dollar project that will bring four new facilities to the Springs. The meeting is going to feature elected officials, as well as project organizers from each of the projects. Those attending will get the chance to learn more about the projects, and offer opinions on where the projects are heading.

City of Champions has stirred up controversy because of how it's funded. While a large portion of the funding has been raised through private funding and state sales tax money, there is still a $100 million that needs to be raised, either through private funding or--as many are worried about--through local tax dollars.

Project organizers say that City for Champions could significantly boost the economy, bringing 5,100 jobs and $6.5 billion in economic activity to the region.

It's created tension between Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach and members of City Council, as well as county commissioners.

Tuesday's meeting is at the Regional Development Center on 2280 International Circle, It starts at 4 p.m. and runs until 6 p.m.


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