Regional Coalition Will Submit Application to Re-Open Businesses

December 30, 2020—Regional leaders, including El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, the City of Fountain, the City of Manitou Springs, Town of Monument, the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, local hospitals, and law enforcement will jointly apply to the State to re-open local businesses. The State’s program is the only option for businesses…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso Juvenile Community Review Board

December 21, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded member of the El Paso County Bar Association to serve on the El Paso County Juvenile Community Review Board. Applications are due by January 18, 2021. The El Paso County Juvenile Community Review Board reviews case files of juveniles and…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

December 21, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by January 18, 2021. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate…

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El Paso County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed December 24 and 25

December 21, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. The closure includes the following: • El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) • El Paso County Public Trustee • Pikes Peak…

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County Seeks Volunteers for Innovation and Technology Committee

December 16, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee (ITC). Applications for the open positions are due by Dec 31, 2020. The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one at-large El Paso County member with interest…

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US 24 Single Lane Closures between Falcon Hwy and New Meridian Road Starting December 15

December 11, 2020 – Starting on December 15, El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, HEI Civil, will conduct single lane closures on US 24 between Falcon Highway and New Meridian Road for asphalt pavement leveling. Closures will take place from 9 AM to 4 PM for approximately three days until December 17. Work…

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January Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

December 9, 2020 – The Fountain Creek Nature Center have announced their calendar of events for January. The classes and programs are listed below by location. ONLINE REGISTRATION 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…

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Public Requested to Review Jones Park Master Plan Draft and Survey

December 9, 2020 – El Paso County Parks is seeking public review and survey participation regarding the draft Jones Park Master Plan. Popular for multiple outdoor recreation pursuits and beautiful scenery, Jones Park is also home of the federally threatened Greenback Cutthroat Trout. Jones Park covers over 1,100 acres of land featuring beautiful stands of…