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Commissioners Give Final Direction to Staff on 2020 El Paso County Budget

Commissioners provided final direction to staff on the 2020 El Paso County Budget during the regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The proposed budget prioritizes ongoing County infrastructure and road maintenance, as well as increased staffing for community programs, such as Pretrial and Veterans Services. “With the budget constraints for 2020, I…

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Public Invited to November 14 Hearing for 2020 El Paso County Budget

Commissioners will review the latest version of the County’s 2020 Balanced Budget on November 14, 2019, during the fourth budget hearing of the season. The Commissioners are expected to give staff final directions before they convene on December 10, 2019, to approve the budget. The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the Preliminary…

County Finance Recognized for Budgeting

The El Paso County Financial Services Department has been recognized for the second year in a row by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting its highest standards in government budget and financial reporting. County Controller Nikki Simmons shared the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2018 Adopted Budget Book on Tuesday with…

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County Finance Department Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has presented the El Paso County Financial Services Department with its highest recognition, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The GFOA Excellence in Financial Reporting Program was established in 1945 to encourage and assist state and local governments to go beyond minimum requirements of accepted accounting…