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Park Board seeks new TOPS Working Committee Members
Monday, April 22, 2013

The City of Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is seeking applicants for the TOPS Working Committee.  The committee determines spending priorities for the Trails, Open Space and Parks sales tax, which is the one-tenth percent sales tax approved by voters in 1997.

The group meets biweekly or once a month depending on the volume of applications or projects.  City Council will have the final authority on land acquisition and approval of the budget for TOPS-related projects.

 Interested citizens should meet any or all of the following criteria:

  • Have involvement with an organization dedicated to promoting trails, parks, or open space.
  • Live within the city limits of Colorado Springs.
  • Demonstrate an interest associated with parks, trails or open space.

To apply, send a one-page resume outlining the above qualifications and a one-page explanation of why you want to serve on the TOPS Working Committee. Please indicate your Council District number on your letter (see map). Send all information to Chris Lieber, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services; 1401 Recreation Way; Colorado Springs, CO 80905 before Friday, May 10, 2013.         

For more information, call Chris Lieber, Principal Planner and TOPS Program Manager, with the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department at 385-6530.