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Commissioners Pass Variance Request for Area High School Graduations

At today’s El Paso Board of County Commissioners meeting, Commissioners passed a resolution requesting a variance to allow local school districts to hold alternative high school graduation ceremonies. The waiver was requested under the provisions outlined in Public Health Order 20-28. The resolution passed 4-0 with one Commissioner excused due to a family emergency. The…

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Rolling Thunder Way & Meridian Road Intersection Closure

Starting on Wednesday, April 29, the intersection of Rolling Thunder Way and Meridian Road will be closed for intersection reconstruction. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will reconstruct the intersection sooner than originally planned to expedite work while traffic volumes are low. Business access will remain open during construction. The…

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Vehicle Height Clearance Temporarily Changed at Section of Grinnell Boulevard and Fontaine Boulevard

Department of Public Works has temporarily adjusted the vehicle height allowance at the north and south section of Grinnell Boulevard from Fontaine Boulevard to Dean Street. Until further notice, only vehicles 12’6” and lower will be able to travel through that portion of the intersection. The temporary change was required after a traffic accident altered…

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Pikes Peak Enterprise Zone Business Relief Fund Gateway for Community to Support Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Economic Development will begin accepting applications on April 20 for its Pikes Peak Enterprise Zone (EZ) Small Business Relief Fund. The community based, grant-funded program provides financial assistance to small businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 in the Pikes Peak Enterprise Zone. The Pikes Peak Enterprise Zone (EZ) Business Relief Fund will help small businesses,…