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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Park Advisory Board

February 11, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Park Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by March 8, 2021. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking a citizen to represent District 1 (northern…

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Applications are now open for second round of 2021 Pikes Peak Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program

February 10, 2021 – The second round of applications for the 2021 Pikes Peak Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program is now open. COVID-19 relief funding is available to local businesses through the passage of Senate Bill 20B-001 during the Colorado special session of the legislature in December 2020. The program, funded by the State of…

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Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District seeks community-minded citizen to serve as Board Director

February 4, 2021 – The Board of the Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District is seeking a community-minded citizen to serve as Board Director. The position is appointed jointly by the Colorado Springs City Council and the El Paso County Board of Commissioners and will represent the small municipalities. Applications for the open…

El Paso County Commissioners Statement on Governor’s Office Remarks

February 4, 2021 – It’s disappointing the Governor’s Office doubled down on inaccurate information. Our approach is to work together to resolve differences for the good of our community. This dialogue is an extraordinary distraction, diverting time and energy from the important work of protecting El Paso County residents. Get us the vaccine and we…

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El Paso County Parks Invites the Public To Review the Draft Santa Fe Open Space Master Plan

February 4, 2021 – El Paso County Parks invites the public to review the draft Santa Fe Open Space Master Plan. The Master Plan provides guidance for the next seven to ten years for capital improvements, construction of open space amenities, implementation of educational programs, and operations and maintenance. Situated on the sunny southern slopes…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Events for February-March Require Pre-Registration

February 1, 2021 – All El Paso County Recreation Services Events for February-March require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Thursday, February 11, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking club rewards both body and soul. Walking boosts energy levels,…

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Board of County Commissioners Authorizes Waiver of Certain Specific Local Liquor Licensing Fees

January 27, 2021 – Some local liquor licensing fees for establishments in unincorporated El Paso County will be waived starting retroactive to December 7, 2020 through December 7, 2021 due to the impact of COVID-19. The Board of County Commissioners which serves as the Local Licensing Authority approved a Resolution 21-33 at yesterday’s meeting authorizing…