El Paso County resident tests positive for COVID-19

El Paso County Public Health (EPCPH) is reporting that the State Laboratory has confirmed the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in El Paso County. Because the testing was done at the state level, the case is a “presumptive positive” and results will be sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmation.…

El Paso County Public Health, local officials speak on community efforts to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

El Paso County residents heard a clear message today about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Everyone has a role to play to prevent the spread of disease, to promote credible sources of information, and to protect themselves and others. With two presumptive cases of COVID-19 reported in Colorado this afternoon, this information is more important than…

Open House Meeting for the McLaughlin and Old Meridian Roundabout Project

This week, El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, began exploratory work in support of upcoming construction at the McLaughlin Road, Old Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way intersection in the community of Falcon. Construction will begin on or after March 9, 2020. Work will consist of constructing a roundabout and associated approaches, as…

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El Paso County Planning Department Presents Existing Conditions Report

The El Paso County Planning and Community Development Department, along with Master Plan Consultant Houseal-Lavigne Associates, presented the County’s “Existing Conditions Report” to the Board of County Commissioners at their meeting on Thursday, December 12. The Existing Conditions Report is a 70-page document comprised of public input and statistical analysis regarding the current state…

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Ribbon Cut to Mark Substantial Completion of Westside Avenue Action Plan Project

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners announced with a ribbon cutting ceremony today substantial completion of a safety and infrastructure construction project known as the Westside Avenue Action Plan (WAAP). More than 100 community members, elected officials, businesses, citizens, contractor crews and project team gathered today near the new Adams Crossing Bridge on Manitou…

Ballots Have Been Mailed

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office has mailed* approximately 409,000 ballots to active, registered county voters for the 2019 Coordinated Election. The ballot—which contains State, Special District, Municipality and various other races and ballot questions—should begin arriving in voters’ mailboxes this week. “We know the citizens of our county are anxious to have…