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El Paso County Elected Officials Sign Statewide Letter Calling on Polis to Veto Collective Bargaining Bill

May 19, 2022 – El Paso County Commissioners have joined a statewide coalition of over 170 county elected officials to call on Governor Polis to veto the collective bargaining bill. The letter, and the signers are below. An Open Letter from Elected County Officials throughout Colorado Concerning the expansion of county employees’ rights…

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Primary Election Ballots Sent to Military and Overseas Voters

May 16, 2022 – The Office of the Clerk and Recorder has sent approximately 5,400 ballots to registered Democratic, Republican, and Unaffiliated voters for the Primary Election to those classified under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). These voters with special circumstances include military and their dependents living out of state, and…

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El Paso County Receives Multiple NACo Achievement Awards

May 16, 2022 – El Paso County has been recognized with three Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. “El Paso County, Colorado, is a fantastic place to live and raise a family,” said El Paso County Board Chair Stan…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center June Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Bugs for Lunch Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Children…

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Bear Creek Nature Center June Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Active Adults: Wildflower Photography Workshop Saturday, June 11, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Join photographer and outdoorsman Bob Falcone…