Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers takes stock of first term while planning for second

The line’s familiar and yet not tired. If it were engraved on Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers’ tombstone, well, that’d be just fine, he says.

“I’m still trying to build the city that matches our scenery,” Suthers said, noting it couldn’t be accomplished in a single term.

On deck if he’s re-elected to a second term as mayor would be continued improvement to the city’s streets, boosting the city’s police force, attracting more affordable housing and aggressively enforcing camping bans to curtail the city’s homeless population, Suthers said.

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