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El Paso County announces Tourism and Hospitality Facilities Grant

November 1, 2021 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help the tourism and hospitality industry continue planned expansions and upgrades to their facilities, delayed due to the pandemic. “After the military, tourism is one of our biggest economic drivers in El Paso County. Unfortunately, due…

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El Paso County announces Community Impact Grants to assist Non-Profit Organizations

November 1, 2021 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help non-profit organizations assist individuals and households adversely impacted by the COVID-19. Funds may be used to create or expand programs meant to provide a wide range of services that respond to the pandemic while addressing…

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Commissioners Approve Colorado Opioids Settlement Resolution

October 26, 2021 – Today, County Commissioners approved a Colorado Opioids Settlement Memorandum of Understanding “Colorado MOU” with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. In August of this year, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser signed the Colorado MOU, prepared by local government stakeholders and the State, outlining how the State of Colorado would receive and distribute…

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…

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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…