Darryl Glenn Delivers Annual State of the Region Address

At the annual State of the Region address hosted by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce today, Board of El Paso County Commissioners President Darryl Glenn highlighted the county’s economic development, transparency, and efficiencies gained over the last year.  Commissioner Glenn also spoke to the county’s resilience and ingenuity that guided the county through the…

VIDEO: County Commissioners Recognize Pearl Harbor Day 2018

The Board of County Commissioners recognized Dec. 7, 2018 as Pearl Harbor Day with a reading of a Proclamation at the Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 regular meeting. Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr., a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, read the Proclamation into the record, stating, “December 7, 1941, a…

El Paso County, Fort Carson Receive Community Partnership Award

El Paso County and Fort Carson were presented on Tuesday, Dec. 4 with a 2018 Army Community Partnership Award for the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex Trap and Skeet Range. On Tuesday, Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr.,  County Executive Director of Community Services Tim Wolken and Fort Carson Garrison Commander Col. Brian Wortinger were at the Pentagon…

El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 15, honoring adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes.

Commissioners Recognize National Adoption Month

Adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes were honored Thursday, Nov. 15. El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting. “The El Paso County Department of Human Services, with its many private, community based and non-profit partners, plays a vital role in…

Honoring the Brave Day group photo

Honoring the Brave Day

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners recognized Friday, Nov. 16, as Honoring the Brave Day in connection with the Peak Military Care Network’s second annual Honoring the Brave Breakfast. Honoring the Brave Breakfast highlights the collective impact of its organization and its partnering agencies that provide more than 100,000 service to service members, veterans…

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Three Meetings Canceled for Holiday Week and CCI Winter Conference

Because of the Thanksgiving Holiday and the Colorado Counties, Inc. Winter Conference, upcoming regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meetings for Tuesday, Nov. 20, Thursday, Nov. 22 and Tuesday, Nov. 27 have been canceled. El Paso County is hosting the CCI Winter Conference, which begins the morning of Monday, Nov. 26, and runs through noon…