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El Paso County Seeking Public Input on Major Transportation Corridor Plan

El Paso County is updating the County’s 2040 Major Transportation Corridor Plan (“MTCP”) that was previously adopted in 2016. The MTCP is the long-range plan focusing on the multi-modal transportation network in unincorporated El Paso County. The plan will identify and develop the near- and long-term transportation actions and recommendations needed to preserve and improve…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

January 25, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners seeks a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by February 8, 2023. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate a community corrections…

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February Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Kids Night Out- Full Moon Friday, February 3, 5:30-9:00 Caregivers, drop off you child (ages 7-12) for…

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February Programs & Events at Fountain Creek Nature Center

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Valentines is for the Birds Thursday, February 2, 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Friday, February 3, 10:00 a.m.-…

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Elected Official Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Board of Health

January 20, 2023 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking one new member to serve on the El Paso County Board of Health. Applications are limited to elected officials from municipal corporation located in El Paso County other than from the City of Colorado Springs. Applications for the open position are due by February 3,…

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El Paso County Operating Normal Hours Wednesday, January 18

January 18, 2023 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be open during normal business hours on Wednesday, January 18, 2023. This includes all El Paso County administrative elected official offices and affiliated agencies, such as the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Pikes Peak Workforce Center, and the CSU Extension. The El…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Planning Commission

January 13, 2023 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by January 31, 2023 The Planning Commission currently has vacancies for one Regular member and two Associate members. The Planning Commission consists of nine Regular…

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El Paso County Offices Will Be Closed Monday, January 16

January 12, 2023 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The closures include the following: 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office Offices of the El Paso County Combined Courts Colorado State University Extension El Paso County Public…

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January Bear Creek Nature Center Programs and Events

All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Mary Jo Lewis, Nature Center Supervisor 719-520-6388 maryjolewis@elpasoco.com Bear Creek Nature Center; 245 Bear Creek Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80906 ONLINE REGISTRATION: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature’s Classroom: Colorado Wildlife Detectives Tuesday, January 10, 1:00-3:00 p.m. Students play detectives in a “who-dunnit” scenario…