Primary Election Ballots Mailed

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has mailed approximately 408,000 ballots to active registered Democratic, Republican, Libertarian and Unaffiliated voters for the 2020 Primary Election. The ballots should arrive in voters’ mailboxes by Friday of this week. Depending on precinct, the 2020 Primary Election ballot content will contain contests for U.S. Senate,…

El Paso County Economic Development Awards $900,000 in Grants to Small Businesses in the Enterprise Zone

El Paso County Economic Development awarded $900,000 in grants, impacting 128 small businesses as part of the Pikes Peak Enterprise Zone (EZ) Small Business Relief Fund. The goal of the community grant-funded program was to provide financial assistance to small businesses in the Enterprise Zone impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The grants were made…

El Paso County Accepting Nominations for Veteran of the Year Award

El Paso County Veteran Services Office is currently seeking nominations for its Annual Veteran of the Year Award. El Paso County annually honors a veteran for their exemplary military service and continued willingness to serve fellow veterans and their community. Nominees must have been honorably discharged or retired from military service from one of the…

County Offices Will Be Closed Monday in Observance of Memorial Day

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and county affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU extension, the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial…

County Commissioners Approve Resolution Supporting the Homestead Tax Exemption and More Funding Allocated for COVID-19 Response

At today’s meeting, County Commissioners voted unanimously to support a resolution sending a strong message to the state legislature to continue funding a property tax exemption for seniors and disabled veterans. Due to state budget shortfalls, the longstanding Senior and Disabled Homestead Tax Exemption is in trouble of being suspended. There are 27,000 seniors in…