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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…

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County Offices and Departments Present Critical Needs to Commissioners

October 22, 2021 – El Paso County Commissioners heard from county offices and departments during scheduled hearings this week on the 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget. Commissioners and the public had an opportunity to hear more about the individual budgets and critical needs outlined in the preliminary balanced budget for 2022. The $512 million 2022 Preliminary…

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El Paso County Nature Centers Named Tourism Superhero Team

October 19, 2021 – Visit Colorado Springs awarded El Paso County Nature Centers the Superhero Team Award during their annual Tourism Awards Celebration held October 14, 2021 at The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. The Visit Colorado Springs Superhero Team Award recognizes an organization or business that went above and beyond in…

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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…

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November Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

October 13, 2021 – 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: Batty Bats Thursday, November 4 and Friday, November…

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Bear Creek Nature Center October and November Events

October 12, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to Program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1E5tjnVcqJwtp3H1BbnaoPBvSXik_-DFg?usp=sharing Boo! At Bear Creek! Friday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Traverse the trails at Bear Creek Nature Center, meeting creepy creatures…