Colorado Springs City Council Elections: Jerry Heimlicher, D3

The Colorado Springs City Clerk's office is scheduled to mail ballots for this year's municipal elections today. The ballots include district races and four initiatives. Today also begins a series of conversations with city council candidates about issues facing Colorado Springs.

District 3 is essentially the southwestern area of Colorado Springs. Challenger Dave Gardner is running against incumbent Jerry Heimlicher. I stopped by City Hall to speak with Heimlicher. Here's part of the conversation.

Listen to the entire conversation here (35 minutes):