Mayor Bach meeting with federal officials on D.C. trip
Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach is meeting with an assortment of federal officials during the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce’s “SC2DC” trip to the nation’s capitol this week. The City is paying for the Mayor’s travel.
Mayor Bach is leading the delegation from Colorado Springs to build important relationships and showcase the City to influential federal officials.
Among the meetings Mayor Bach has scheduled are:
- General Joseph Anderson – Director of Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Command of Ft. Carson;
- Brig. General Darryl Williams – Commander of the Warrior Transition Unit, Wounded Warrior Program;
- National League of Cities – The organizatino equips leaders with the critical skills and capacities needed to ensure vibrant futures for their cities and towns;
- Reception with Doug Holtz-eaken – an academic, policy advisor and strategist;
- Group meeting with Senator Michael Bennet;
- Meetings with Legislative Directors from the Colroado Delegation, including U.S. Senator Mark Udall, Congressman Cory Gardner, and Congressman Scott Tipton; and
- Lt. Genral Rick Lynch – commanding general of the US Army Installation Management command and assistant Army chief of staff for installation management.
Steve Bach is Colorado Springs’ first-ever “strong mayor,” elected by voters on May 17, 2011. He took the oath of office on June 7, 2011. Voters elected to change the form of government during the November 2, 2010 election. Bach’s term will end in 2015.