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Commissioner Meetings Canceled for Sept. 17 and Sept. 19

Due to scheduling conflicts the regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meetings for next Tuesday (September 17) and next Thursday (September 19) have been canceled. El Paso County Commissioners will be joining other business, civic and government leaders for meetings in Washington, D.C. next week for the annual “DC Fly-In,” organized by the Greater Colorado…

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Ute Pass Trail Phase 1 Begins Sept. 9

El Paso County Community Services Department will begin trail/sidewalk construction on Chipita Park Road from Ute Pass Elementary School to Winnemucca Road, approximately 0.6 miles, on Monday, Sept. 9. Work will generally consist of placing new concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk, roadway asphalt patching and ADA pedestrian ramps along the southern edge of Chipita Park…

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Marksheffel-Meadowbrook Intersection Project

El Paso County Department of Public Works will begin intersection improvements at the Marksheffel Road and Meadowbrook Parkway intersection on Monday, Sept. 9. Work will consist of installing new traffic signals at the intersection, adding turn lanes on Meadowbrook Parkway, pedestrian improvements, and some minor drainage modifications. Marksheffel Road will remain open to traffic during…

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Nature Center Events and Programs for September 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for September 2019 which includes: birds, bears, bugs, and Creek Week. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: “Treemendous” Trees September 5, 9-10:30 a.m. Children ages…

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Colorado Secures Bid for the Thirteenth “Americas Competitiveness Exchange”

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) and Economic Development Administration (EDA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and the Organization of American States (OAS), officially selected Colorado to host the 13th Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Serving as the lead applicant, Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (Jeffco…