City, County Officials Encourage Residents to Prepare for Winter Weather

October 29, 2020– City, County staff and partner agencies met today to discuss the 2020-2021 winter weather outlook, response procedures for snow control, and homeless outreach efforts. The virtual workshop, hosted by the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management, also focused on responding to stranded vehicles/motorists and how the global pandemic may affect response…

Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Council of Governments Community Advisory Committee

October 28, 2020 – El Paso County, CO, October 29, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments are seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the PPACG Community Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by November 12, 2020. The Pikes Peak…

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County Assessor Steve Schleiker to Hold Online Property Valuation Forum

October 21, 2020 – El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker is hosting an online forum to discuss property valuations ahead of the 2021 reappraisal year. The forum, which is geared primarily towards commercial property owners, commercial property managers, and commercial property agents, brokers and lenders is critical to helping the public understand how the COVID-19…

Author Lindsay Lackey and another woman speak at Pikes Peak Library Branch

Library, Author Donate Books to DHS Youth

There are many ways to support foster children, as illustrated with a partnership involving the Department of Human Services, the library district and an author. The All Pikes Peak Reads book this year for young adults is All the Impossible Things by Lindsay Lackey. The middle-grade novel is about a young girl navigating the foster…

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Economic Development Hosts Free Renter’s Resources Webinar – Thursday, November 12

October 15, 2020 –El Paso County Economic Development is offering a free webinar on Thursday, November 12th, focused on renter’s resources. The webinar will focus on two topics: 1. The first topic will be the rights renters have as tenants, from anti-discrimination to reasonable accommodation for disabilities. 2. The other topic of discussion will…