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Volunteers Needed for Arkansas Basin Roundtable

January 12, 2022 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Arkansas Basin Roundtable. Applications for the open positions are due by January 27, 2022. The Arkansas Basin Roundtable consists of representatives from every county in the Arkansas River basin. Members include municipal, agricultural, environmental, recreational,…

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February Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

January 11, 2022 – Bear Creek Nature Center releases January event schedule. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Nature’s Classroom: Winter Adaptations Wednesday, February 2, 1:00-3:00 p.m. With more families schooling from home this year than ever before, this…

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Volunteers Needed for Innovation and Technology Committee

January 10, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee (ITC). Applications for the open positions are due by January 25, 2022. The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one member representing the Field of Academia with…

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El Paso County Recreation Services Events Announced for January – February

January 6, 2022 – El Paso county Recreation Services announces events for January and February, 2022. Please register online: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com. For more information, contact Theresa Odello, El Paso County Recreation and Cultural Services Manager: 719.520.6981 | TheresaOdello@elpasoco.com First Aid, CPR, AED Classes Tuesday, January 25, 6:00 to 7:45 p.m., Fountain Creek Nature Center This…

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January Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

January 5, 2022 – Bear Creek Nature Center releases January event schedule. All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Nature’s Classroom: Winter Adaptations Wednesday, January 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m. With more families schooling from home this year than ever…

Tree Maintenance

El Paso County is performing tree maintenance in the cul-de-sacs of the Arrowwood Subdivision starting in January 2022

December 30, 2021 – Starting in January 2022, El Paso County will begin vegetation maintenance at the Arrowwood subdivision cul-de-sacs. El Paso County will complete vegetation maintenance at the following cul-de-sacs to enhance emergency vehicle access and snow removal operations: Arapahoe Drive Cheyenne Way Powderhorn Drive Calumet Road Tree removal will be limited to the…

New State Bill Allows Business Owners to Claim Greater Exemption on Their Business Personal Property

December 27, 2021 – HB 21-1312 concerning insurance premium property sales severance tax was signed into law on June 23, 2021. Under the new law, starting Jan 1, 2022, business personal property exemption will change from $7,900 to $50,000. Effective January 1, 2022, any business owner whose Business Personal Property is $50,000 or less as…

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El Paso County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed December 23 and 24

December 20, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed at various days and times in observance of the Christmas Holiday. The closure for both Thursday, December 23 and Friday, December 24 includes the following: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (The North Office at…