El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Memorial Day

May 27, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Public Trustee Pikes Peak Workforce Center CSU Extension Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Office of the 4th…

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Foster Families Play Critical Role in Helping Children

May is National Foster Care Month. The immeasurable and ongoing gifts of time and caring given by foster families in El Paso County are greatly appreciated and deserve public thanks. The month is an opportunity to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help…

Open House

YOU ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE in the Digital Public Open House: Online from May 20 to June 10, 2021.

May 19, 2020 – Learn about the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Improvements Project and provide input El Paso County has initiated a project to improve traffic management and safety at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. The recommended new intersection roundabout also includes pedestrian crossing areas, drainage, lighting and…

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El Paso County Parks 50th Anniversary – Celebrating History & Future

May 19, 2021– On May 4, 2021, El Paso County Parks marked the 50th anniversary of when County residents approved the establishment of the park system El Paso County has planned many events and initiatives throughout 2021 to celebrate the history and future of the County Park system. Specifically, citizens can participate in the “50K…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for May – June

El Paso County Recreation Services Announces Events for May and June. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Third Thursday of every month, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking club rewards both body and soul. Walking boosts energy levels,…

Open House

El Paso County invites public input on the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Project

May 10, 2021 – El Paso County has initiated a project to improve traffic management and safety at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. The recommended new intersection is a single-lane roundabout design which includes pedestrian crossing areas, drainage, lighting and restriping of Fountain Mesa Road north of the intersection to Fontaine…

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June Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

May 10, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for June. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or check website…