Henry Yankowski

County Administrator Henry Yankowski Announces Retirement

El Paso County Administrator Henry Yankowski announced his plan to retire later this year.  Mr. Yankowski’s retirement from county government is the culmination of a career that began in 1973 and spanned multiple states and jurisdictions. “I am profoundly grateful to all of the El Paso County Commissioners, community members, and staff who have supported…

Cami Bremer taking the oath of office

2019 Oath of Office

VIDEO: El Paso County hosted the 2019 Oath of Office ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in Centennial Hall. Two El Paso County Commissioners, five all-County elected officials, seven District Court Judges of the Fourth Judicial District, and three County Court Judges of the Fourth Judicial District received Oaths of Office during ceremonies Tuesday, January…

Former Sheriff’s Sergeant Ordered to Reimburse County for Frivolous Lawsuit Costs

The United States District Court in Denver ordered former El Paso County Sheriff’s Sergeant John Huntz to pay the County almost $9,000 in statutory costs incurred during a federal jury trial in August. Huntz, who worked for former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, had unsuccessfully sued El Paso County, claiming that the Sheriff’s Office…

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…