El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Thursday, February 25

El Paso County, CO, February 25, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, February 25, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. El Paso County Combined Courts and Sheriff’s…

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El Paso County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed January 15 for Presidents Day

February 12, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, February 15 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. The closure includes the following: • El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) • El Paso County Public Trustee • The offices of the 4th Judicial…

El Paso County Commissioners Statement on Governor’s Office Remarks

February 4, 2021 – It’s disappointing the Governor’s Office doubled down on inaccurate information. Our approach is to work together to resolve differences for the good of our community. This dialogue is an extraordinary distraction, diverting time and energy from the important work of protecting El Paso County residents. Get us the vaccine and we…

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Board of County Commissioners Authorizes Waiver of Certain Specific Local Liquor Licensing Fees

January 27, 2021 – Some local liquor licensing fees for establishments in unincorporated El Paso County will be waived starting retroactive to December 7, 2020 through December 7, 2021 due to the impact of COVID-19. The Board of County Commissioners which serves as the Local Licensing Authority approved a Resolution 21-33 at yesterday’s meeting authorizing…

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El Paso County Elected Officials Take Oath of Office

January 12, 2021 – The Fourth Judicial District Attorney and three El Paso County Commissioners confirmed their Oath of Office during a ceremony on Tuesday, January 12, at Centennial Hall. El Paso County Chief Public Information Officer, Ryan Parsell, welcomed the limited in-person audience and emceed the Ceremony. Following the welcome remarks was the formal…

Regional Coalition Will Submit Application to Re-Open Businesses

December 30, 2020—Regional leaders, including El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, the City of Fountain, the City of Manitou Springs, Town of Monument, the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, local hospitals, and law enforcement will jointly apply to the State to re-open local businesses. The State’s program is the only option for businesses…

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El Paso County Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 20, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26 and some offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The closure for Thanksgiving Day only, includes the following: • El…

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El Paso County Offices Closed Wednesday in Observance of Veterans Day A Day to Honor and Celebrate Our Veterans

November 9, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) El Paso County Combined Courts Offices of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El…

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Volunteers Needed for Highway Advisory Commission – Applications Due November 20

November 6, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission. Applications for the open position are due by November 20, 2020. The Highway Advisory Commission (HAC) reviews and comments on issues relating to the management and operation of…