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Volunteers Needed for Innovation and Technology Committee

January 10, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee (ITC). Applications for the open positions are due by January 25, 2022. The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one member representing the Field of Academia with…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board

December 3, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Advisory Board. Applications for the open positions are due by December 17, 2021. The role of the El Paso County CSBG Advisory Board is to participate actively…

El Paso County Commissioners, DHS staff and others recognized November as National Adoption Month at the regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021.

County Recognizes National Adoption Month

El Paso County Commissioners approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 16, honoring adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes. El Paso County Commissioners, DHS staff and others recognized November as National Adoption Month at the regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. “I…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Fairgrounds Corporation

November 10, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Fairgrounds Corporation. Applications for the open position are due by November 26, 2021. The Fairgrounds Corporation is currently seeking one private citizen. The Fairgrounds Corporation is a non-profit corporation established by the Board of El…

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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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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…