County seal with text reading "News Release COVID-19 Update on Mitigation Plans and Variances"

State and local officials announce next steps regarding community mitigation strategies and variances

July 31, 2020 – El Paso County Public Health is partnering with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), El Paso County Board of Commissioners, City of Colorado Springs, and the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC to develop strategies to curb the spread of COVID-19. Over the past few months, CDPHE has…

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Colorado Department of Human Services Honors El Paso County

El Paso County DHS staff recognized for efforts to meet and surpass goals. The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) on Wednesday recognized El Paso County for 2019 C-Stat Distinguished Performance. The county’s outstanding performance efforts were tied to programs that help Coloradans, including helping more local families move toward a stronger economic future by keeping…

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PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED: Hazard Mitigation Plan for El Paso County

July 30, 2020- The Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM) is updating the El Paso County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan and invites the public to provide input through August 15. The extended window for public comment allows residents to help guide efforts to identify, assess, and prioritize goals and actions for reducing the effects…

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Master Plan Advisory Committee to Host Virtual Public Meeting July 22

July 20, 2020 – El Paso County’s Planning and Community Development Department recently wrapped up six weeks’ worth of public input on the El Paso County Master Plan. This most recent round of public participation included soliciting feedback from residents and businesses on the topics of “Placetypes”, “Key Areas” and “Areas of Change”. The Master…