Clerk and Recorder’s Office Completes Public Test to Ensure Accuracy of Voting Equipment Ahead of 2021 Coordinated Election

October 7, 2021- The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office conducted a public Logic and Accuracy (L&A) test on all ballot counting equipment that will be used for the 2021 Coordinated Election. This test is inclusive of the Central Count Optical Scanners, and Voter Service and Polling Center ADA accessible ballot-marking devices. Each component was tested…

American Rescue Plan Act Grant Assistance

El Paso County announces grant assistance for Chambers of Commerce, Business League and Non-lobbying Organizations

September 27, 2021 – El Paso County is currently accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help local businesses and nonprofits recover from the economic hardships experienced by COVID-19. El Paso County dedicated ARPA recovery dollars to this initiative to enhance long-term, sustainable recovery in the region. The funding will provide…

BOCC meeting canceled on Tuesday, September 21

September 20, 2021 – The regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting for Tuesday, September 21, 2021, has been canceled. Commissioners will be representing El Paso County at the D.C. Fly-in held in Washington. They will use this opportunity to build relationships with decision-makers and policy experts and attend several informational sessions focusing on economic…

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Public invited to Community Town Hall in eastern El Paso County with Commissioner Carrie Geitner and state and local officials

September 16, 2021 – El Paso County Commissioner Carrie Geitner invites the public to attend a community Town Hall on Saturday, September 25, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, at Mountain View Electric Association, 11140 E Woodmen Road, Peyton, CO 80831. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together local and state government officials to…

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El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Labor Day

September 2, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Monday, September 6, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. The closure includes: Pikes Peak Workforce Center CSU Extension Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Office of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El Paso County…

Emergency rental assistance available to El Paso County residents impacted by COVID-19

El Paso County, CO, July 19, 2021 – El Paso County residents can apply for rental assistance through the state-run Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). El Paso County partnered with the Colorado Division of Housing (DOH) to administer the program. The program provides assistance with rent and rental arrears to eligible tenants and landlords who…

El Paso County seeks volunteers for Planning Commission – Applications due July 30

El Paso County, CO, July 19, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by July 30, 2021. The Planning Commission is currently seeking one Associate member. The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to…