El Paso County DHS volunteers worked on Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity project in Fountain in April 2018.

DHS Staff Lend Time, Skills to Habitat for Humanity

Department of Human Services leadership, County Commissioner Stan VanderWerf and others recently helped at several Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity home sites in Fountain. The Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity project is a change of pace for DHS staff. The department handles a broad range of services and programs, many aimed at the most vulnerable…

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Neighbor Up! Week 2018

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners recognized May 4 through May 13 as Neighbor Up! Week and expressed its appreciation for CONO’s vital work on behalf of citizens through the support of El Paso County neighborhoods. The Council of Neighbors and Organizations (CONO) advocates for the empowering of local neighborhoods, to celebrate community through…

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Small Business Week 2018

Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado are hosting special events April 29 through May 3, 2018. National Small Business Week recognizes the many contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO9IlHBx2Gs

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Road Closure in Cascade on Sunday

Water line work forces major road closure in Cascade. RMS Utilities, Inc will be doing work at the intersection of Fountain Road and Pikes Peak Highway on Sunday May 6, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Monday May 7, 2018. This intersection will be closed for approximately 12 hours for water line connection work. …


Website Outage Saturday May 5

The El Paso County public website will be taken out of service this Saturday evening for planned maintenance, equipment upgrades and cybersecurity enhancements. The outage is expected to last approximately nine hours from 3 p.m. to Midnight, Saturday May 5, 2018. During this website outage various popular public databases including the County Assessor’s Real Estate Parcel…

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Viability of Proposed Rail Park

VIDEO: The Board of El Paso County Commissioners approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to study the viability of establishing an industrial rail park in southern El Paso County, at its regular meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2018. As a Colorado centered industrial with immediate rail access, it could stimulate the creation of new jobs…