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):