El Paso County, Fort Carson Receive Community Partnership Award

El Paso County and Fort Carson were presented on Tuesday, Dec. 4 with a 2018 Army Community Partnership Award for the Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex Trap and Skeet Range. On Tuesday, Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr.,  County Executive Director of Community Services Tim Wolken and Fort Carson Garrison Commander Col. Brian Wortinger were at the Pentagon…

County Finance Recognized for Budgeting

The El Paso County Financial Services Department has been recognized for the second year in a row by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting its highest standards in government budget and financial reporting.   County Controller Nikki Simmons shared the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2018 Adopted Budget Book on Tuesday with…

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NACo Recognizes Three County Programs for Innovation

The El Paso County Department of Human Services, El Paso County Planning and Community Development and El Paso County Public Health were recently recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. DHS started a program last year that co-located…

El Paso County was honored with three awards at the National Association of Counties conference in July 2018.

NACo Recognizes Programs for Innovation, Efficiencies

The El Paso County Department of Human Services, El Paso County Planning and Community Development and El Paso County Public Health were recently recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. DHS started a program last year that co-located…

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Donald Stratton Bridge Dedication

VIDEO: The newly constructed 1-25/Fillmore Bridge interchange was renamed in honor of Donald G. Stratton on June 8, 2018. Stratton is a Pearl Harbor survivor from the USS Arizona. Commissioners Proclaim Don Stratton Day in El Paso County Pearl Harbor Survivor Recognized as One of County’s Oldest and Most Distinguished Veterans Donald Stratton at the…