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Urgent Update to Food Assistance Program in Government Shutdown

Clients with Food Assistance cases due for redetermination must submit documents by Tuesday, Jan. 15. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) is providing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits through February 2019 in response to the partial government shutdown. At federal direction, all states including Colorado will distribute SNAP funds for February much earlier than normal.…

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Register for January Courses

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the following workshops in January:   Thursday, January 10, 2019 Leading Edge For Transportation (9 Week Course) Time: 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, 9 sessions ending Thursday, March 07 Location: Pikes Peak…

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Commissioners Meet Together for First Time

With two new Commissioners, the Board of County Commissioners restructured its leadership at Tuesday’s regular meeting, voting unanimously to appoint Commissioner Mark Waller as Chair and Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr. as Vice Chair. Chairman Waller joined returning Commissioner Gonzalez and Commissioner Stan VanderWerf in welcoming incoming Commissioner Holly Williams and Commissioner Cami Bremer to the…

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2019 Oath of Office

VIDEO: El Paso County hosted the 2019 Oath of Office ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Centennial Hall. Two El Paso County Commissioners, five all-County elected officials, seven District Court Judges of the Fourth Judicial District, and three County Court Judges of the Fourth Judicial District received Oaths of Office during ceremonies Tuesday, January…

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Elected Officials to Be Sworn In on Tuesday, January 8

The Public and members of the media are invited to attend the 2019 Oath of Office Ceremony at Centennial Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 8. All newly elected and re-elected El Paso County officials and judges will be sworn in by Fourth Judicial District Court Chief Judge William Bain. The ceremony will take place before Tuesday’s…