Colorado Springs Financial and Administrative Services Director Terri Velasquez has been placed on paid administrative leave.

KRDO NewsChannel 13 just learned of the action on Wednesday and it was confirmed by the City's Office of Public Communication.

Public communications spokesman John Leavitt sent KRDO NewsChannel 13 the following statement regarding the action taken with Velasquez, "Ms. Velasquez has been placed on administrative leave. This is a personnel matter and we will not comment further at this time."