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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

June 20, 2022 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners seeks community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by July 5, 2022. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate a community corrections program…

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Assessor Steve Schleiker to Host Town Hall for Property Owners Affected by the Recent Fire at Skylark and Falcon Estates Mobile Home Parks

June 10, 2022 – The El Paso County Assessor’s Office is hosting a Town Hall for property owners whose homes were lost or damaged in the May 12, 2022, fire at Skylark and Falcon Estates Mobile Home Parks. The Town Hall is an opportunity for Skylark and Falcon Estates Mobile Home Parks property owners to…

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

June 9, 2022 – El Paso County, CO, June 10, 2022 – 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 June 24, 2022. The role of the El Paso County…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Park Advisory Board

June 8, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Park Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by June 24, 2022. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking three citizens, one to represent District 5 (central…

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Statement Regarding GAO Report Findings Regarding Space Command Relocation from Colorado Springs

June 3, 2022 – El Paso County Board of County Commissioners Chair, Stan VanderWerf has issued a statement regarding recent GAO report findings on Space Command relocation from Colorado Springs. “The release of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report reinforces our concerns about the decision to uproot U.S. Space Command. The GAO report highlights the…

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Fountain Creek Nature Center June Events

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: Munching Mantids Thursday, July 7, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 8, 9:00 a.m. –…

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Bear Creek Nature Center July 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 Night Sky/Milky Way Photography Workshops at the Paint Mines Friday, July 1, 9:00 p.m. – Saturday, July…

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Clerk and Recorder’s Office Completes Public Test to Ensure Accuracy of Voting Equipment Ahead of 2022 Primary Election

May 27, 2022 – The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office conducted a public Logic and Accuracy (L&A) test on all ballot counting equipment that will be used for the 2022 Primary Election. This test is inclusive of the Central Count Optical Scanners, and Voter Service and Polling Center ADA accessible ballot-marking devices. Each component…