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Fountain Creek Nature Center Events – March 2024

CONTACT: Victoria Dinkel, Nature Center Interpretive Program Coordinator, 719-520-6767, victoriadinkel2@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: Rascally Raccoons Friday, March 8, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows or…

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Presidential Primary Election Ballots Mailed

February 12, 2024 – The Office of the Clerk and Recorder has mailed approximately 450,820 ballots for the March 5 Presidential Primary to all eligible, active registered Democratic, Republican and Unaffiliated voters. “We encourage voters to exercise our cherished democratic right and vote their mail ballot,” said Clerk Steve Schleiker. “For the 2020 Presidential…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board

February 12, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners announces a vacancy on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by March 4, 2024. The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation…

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Volunteers Needed for the El Paso County Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee

February 8, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 16, 2024. The CSU Extension Advisory Committee is currently seeking several volunteers who represent the following: Horticulture/Natural…

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El Paso County Announces Additional Public Meetings Regarding Planned Fox Run Nature Center

February 5, 2024 – El Paso County Parks & Community Services announces additional public meetings regarding the planned Fox Run Nature Center to obtain resident feedback and share the project’s progression. The next public meeting for the project will be Friday, February 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Black Forest Community Club, followed by…

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El Paso County Board of Commissioners Announce County Position on Local Migrant Situation

January 31, 2024 – El Paso County Board of Commissioners Chair Cami Bremer and Vice Chair Carrie Geitner led a press conference on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, stating the county’s position on the local migrant situation. The official brief occurred at Centennial Hall and featured statements from El Paso County Commissioner representatives, Chair Cami Bremer and…

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Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Licensing Committee

January 23, 2024 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department’s Licensing Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 6, 2024. The PPRBD is currently seeking one member who represents the building industry as a citizen-at-large. The Licensing…

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Presidential Primary Election Ballots Sent to Military and Overseas Voters

January 22, 2024 – The Office of the Clerk and Recorder has sent over 5,100 ballots for the March 5, Presidential Primary to all Democratic, Republican and Unaffiliated voters classified under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). These voters with special circumstances include the military and their dependents living out of state,…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board

January 16, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners announces a vacancy on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by January 31, 2024. The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation…

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El Paso County Offices Will Close Monday, January 15, 2024, in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 11, 2024 – El Paso County administrative and elected offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 15, 2024. The closure for Monday, January 15, 2024, includes the following: El Paso County Administrative Offices El Paso County Coroner’s Office Colorado State University Extension El Paso County Department of…