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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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Park Advisory Board

February 11, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Park Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by March 8, 2021. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking a citizen to represent District 1 (northern…

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Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District seeks community-minded citizen to serve as Board Director

February 4, 2021 – The Board of the Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District is seeking a community-minded citizen to serve as Board Director. The position is appointed jointly by the Colorado Springs City Council and the El Paso County Board of Commissioners and will represent the small municipalities. Applications for the open…

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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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee

January 25, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 28, 2021. The Pioneer Village Roads Public Improvement District Advisory Committee is currently seeking three (3) members. In…

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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…

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El Paso County Elected Officials to be Sworn in on Tuesday, January 12

January 8, 2021 – The community and members of the media are invited to attend the 2021 Oath of Office Ceremony at Centennial Hall on Tuesday, January 12. Newly elected and re-elected El Paso County officials, including County Commissioners and the Fourth Judicial District Attorney, will be sworn in by the Honorable William B. Bain,…