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Mayor Steve Bach recently appointed Chris Melcher as city attorney. Melcher, who graduated from Yale Law School, has been in Colorado Springs since 2006. When he begins his new job in a couple of weeks, he’ll be stepping into a position that had been occupied by the same person for the last 25 years. Melcher […]

Christopher Melcher will be the new city attorney when Patricia Kelly retires Sept. 30. Melcher, who became counsel at Colorado College in 2006, was confirmed at today’s city council meeting. The city never advertised for Kelly’s position after she announced her retirement earlier this month. But Mayor Steve Bach praised Melcher for his law and […]

In the wake of criticism over suggested ballot initiatives, City Attorney Pat Kelly has announced her decision to retire on Sept. 30. The decision comes after Kelly sent Mayor Steve Bach several suggestions for November ballot initiatives, including one that would allow City Council to appoint the city attorney, instead of the mayor. The initiatives, […]