What's New

Recycling Center has started a food collection point
02/20/2019
The Recycling Center has started a food collection point at their location on 301 E. Iowa Ave. The food collection was started during the holiday season, with the intent to continue it throughout the year.
Read More
clear
City Council passed unanimously Resolution 09-013, formally adopting a new City of Fountain Strategic Plan.
02/13/2019
At the February 12, 2019 City Council Meeting, Council passed unanimously Resolution 09-013, formally adopting a new City of Fountain Strategic Plan.
Read More
clear
Proposed Fountain Valley Recreation Center Fact Sheet
02/01/2019
In December of 2018, the City of Fountain, along with other stakeholders in the Fountain Valley, began holding Recreation Facility Advisory Committee Meetings to discuss the feasibility of a future Recreation Center in the Fountain Area. The Committee recently has developed a quick fact sheet, to address some initial questions that may be out there in the community about the potential of building a recreation center in the Fountain Valley area.
Read More
clear
Update on the Duckwood Road/C&S Road Project
01/23/2019
The Duckwood Road/C&S Road Project will connect Highway 85/87 with C&S Road to the east. This project is required to complete the Quiet Zone through the City of Fountain.
Read More
clear
City of Fountain Utilities continues to provide safe drinking water from its ground wells
01/14/2019
The City of Fountain Water Department recently replaced the Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) in two of its water treatment facilities located in downtown Fountain.
Read More
clear
Free Christmas Tree Drop-off site at Metcalfe Park
01/03/2019
Free Christmas Tree Drop-off site at Metcalfe Park to accept trees through January 31, 2019.
Read More
clear
City Council formally adopts new Vision Statement and Strategic Priorities
12/19/2018
On December 18th, 2018, City Council passed a resolution formally adopting a new Vision Statement and Strategic Priorities for the City of Fountain. This will lay out the city’s priorities through 2021,
Read More
clear
Fountain Fire and Police Departments join together for Fill the Helmet and Blue Santa
11/28/2018
The Fountain Fire and Police Departments are joining together to do one large toy drive for local children this year in order to reach more families.
Read More
clear
Holiday Resource Guide 2018
11/19/2018
In need of a little extra help this holiday season? Our friends at Fountain- Fort Carson School District 8 have put together this Holiday Resource Guide.
Read More
clear
Annual Tree Lighting
11/14/2018
The holiday season is here, come get in the spirit and join us for the Annual Tree Lighting. This festive event takes place on November 16th, 2018 at Mayor’s park from 6:00-7:00 pm.
Read More
clear
City of Fountain Moves Forward with 2019 Budget Process
11/08/2018
The first reading and public hearing for the 2019 budget will be presented on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 starting at 6:00 pm during the regular City Council Meeting.
Read More
clear
Veterans Day Events in Fountain
11/05/2018
On November 11th we honor all veterans who have served our country in the United States Armed Forces. This year there are several events planned in Fountain to recognize the veterans who honorably served and protected our country during war and peacetime. All events are open to the public.
Read More
clear
Voter Information for Election Day 2018
10/30/2018
General Election Day for the State of Colorado is November 6th, 2018. Here is some information that will help you to have an understanding of the issues affecting Colorado, El Paso County and Fountain.
Read More
clear
Come Celebrate Halloween 2018 with Us
10/22/2018
There are many fun Halloween Festivities happening in Downtown Fountain this year. Join us on Friday October 26th, 2018 to celebrate.
Read More
clear
Fundraiser Will Benefit Riverside Mobile Home Residents Who Were Scammed
10/17/2018
A fundraiser to benefit residents of Riverside mobile home in Fountain who were swindled out of thousands of dollars is scheduled for 1-6 p.m. this Sunday at Metcalfe Park in Fountain. There will be a raffle, a Halloween costume contest with prizes and a silent auction. There will also be live music starting at 1 p.m.
Read More
clear
Election Day is November 6th, 2018
10/16/2018
Fountain Residents, your time to vote is approaching. This is your chance to have your voice heard. Election Day for the State of Colorado is November 6th, 2018. Are you registered to vote?
Read More
clear
Fall Cleanup is Here!
10/09/2018
Do you have unwanted trash and debris in your yard or home? You will be able to drop your items off at the dump, or our senior citizens will qualify for our Senior Citizen Curbside Service.
Read More
clear
Fall City Cleanup and Senior Citizen Curbside Service
09/03/2018
City of Fountain Residents may pay $10 a standard size truck load (price may vary depending on size of materials) to dump certain items at the Waste Connections landfill for their convenience.
Read More
clear
New groundwater treatment begins in Fountain
06/18/2018
Starting Monday, the City of Fountain will begin introducing newly treated water into its drinking water system.
Read More
clear
Fountain to offer unique program to honor active-duty military members
06/08/2018
Fountain residents will soon have a new way to honor family members who are serving in the military.
Read More
clear
For Fountain-Fort Carson schools, safety begins outside the building
06/06/2018
Keeping an armed attacker or some other assailant out of a school is a lot like preparing for military combat, Fountain Police Chief Chris Heberer says.
Read More
clear
Fountain Wins Most Patriotic City Award
05/25/2018
Fountain has been named the most patriotic city in Colorado by Insurify. This award recognizes the community in each state with the highest percentage of current and former military service members according to Insurify data.
Read More
clear
24th Annual Pikes Peak Region Peace Officers' Memorial Day Service was held at New Life Church on Friday May 19, 2017. Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette.
Fountain adds death benefits in wake of law enforcement deaths
05/21/2018
Fountain amended its policies this week to allow families of city employees who die on the jobs to continue to receive health benefits for up to two years.
Read More
clear
Governments exploring industrial rail park in southern El Paso County
05/06/2018
Several government entities vote to move forward with a proposal for an industrial rail park that could breathe new economic life into an area just south of Fountain.
Read More
clear
Air Force to buy water, help with filters for Colorado Towns
05/01/2018
The U.S. military has agreed to spend more than $900,000 to buy water and take other steps for Colorado communities where wells were tainted by chemicals from nearby Peterson Air Force Base.
Read More
clear
City Hall
These are Colorado's Top 25 safest cities, according to SafeHome study
01/05/2018
These are Colorado's Top 25 safest cities, and Fountain made the list.
Read More
clear
Water Filter at Aga Park, Fountain Colorado
Air Force works to ease toxic water tensions at Fountain meeting
10/24/2017
Peterson Air Force Base bosses worked Tuesday to soothe the Fountain City Council's frustrations over the base's role in polluting drinking water for thousands of residents in southern El Paso County.
Read More
clear
Raising a family? Here are the top 20 cities in Colorado
10/04/2017
Close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, a low unemployment rate, a housing market that's relatively affordable (at least compared to major coastal cities) are all factors that make Colorado an attractive place to raise a family.
Read More
clear
Walmart manager pays Fountain firefighters tab
09/16/2017
MONTANA - The Fountain Fire Department has been helping keep Montana communities safe during this active fire season.
Read More
clear
Fountain Creek Regional Park
Fountain getting first community garden
09/07/2017
An addition to an El Paso County park will help Fountain residents go from farm to table starting in the spring.
Read More
clear