Yolanda Avila sues the city while running for City Council
Pam Zubeck (Colorado Springs Independent)- Yolanda Avila sued the city last year seeking damages for injuries she received when she fell into an uncovered 4-foot-deep utility vault beneath a city sidewalk.
Avila also is seeking a seat on the Colorado Springs City Council in the April 4 city election.
The former public defender says she’ll distance herself from any Council discussion of the case, should she be elected, but acknowledges the incident has influenced how she would approach her job as a councilor.
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