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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee

October 14, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by October 29, 2021. The Committee was created by the El Paso County Planning and Community Development Department and the Department…

Budget

El Paso County Presents 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget

October 6, 2021 – The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget at the October 4, 2021 Board of County Commissioners meeting. El Paso County provides vital public services such as public health, public safety, and critical infrastructure. The preliminary budget aims to balance the competing needs of offering crucial…

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…

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Volunteers Needed For El Paso County Fair Advisory Board

September 24, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Fair Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by October 11, 2021. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking four Associate members. The El Paso County Fair…

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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Twenty years after 9/11, El Paso County Remembers

September 10, 2021 – It is difficult to comprehend that twenty years has passed. As the nation approaches this somber milestone of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, El Paso County honors the anniversary—and all the courage, commitment, sacrifice, loss, heartache, and pain associated with it—through remembrance. The El Paso Board of County Commissioners, just…

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El Paso County Names Skyler Nelson as 2021 Veteran of the Year

September 9, 2021 – Today, at the annual ceremony El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced Skyler Nelson as the Veteran of the Year. Skyler Nelson is an Iraq War veteran that served in the Army as a Chaplain Assistant. She is a graduate student at Pepperdine…