County Finance Recognized for Budgeting

The El Paso County Financial Services Department has been recognized for the second year in a row by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting its highest standards in government budget and financial reporting. County Controller Nikki Simmons shared the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2018 Adopted Budget Book on Tuesday with…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, August 13, 2018 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Board of Adjustment. Applications for the open position are due by August 27, 2018. The Community Corrections Board is currently seeking two Citizen-at-large members. The Community Corrections Board determines which…

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Motor Vehicle Services Unavailable

Due to technical difficulties, on Tuesday, Aug, 15, with the State network provider CenturyLink, all motor vehicle and driver’s license services are unavailable at this time. The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder are notifying customers that services cannot be transacted at any of its five motor vehicle offices. “We were notified that the State…

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Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden

Colorado State University Extension offers Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden. Learn how to effectively manage and amend soils in Colorado to successfully grow plants. Drainage, compaction, water infiltration and water retention are all soil properties that can be improved with proper management. Adding quality compost is a key to enhancing positive soil…

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Events and Programs for August 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for August 2018 which includes: nature camp, crawdads, tea party and volunteers. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Mysterious Muskrats Thursday & Saturday, August 2 & 4,…