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El Paso County Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 20, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26 and some offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The closure for Thanksgiving Day only, includes the following: • El…

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November is National Adoption Month

El Paso County Commissioners approved a Proclamation honored adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes at their regular meeting Tuesday, Nov. 17, with a Proclamation. Also Tuesday, the annual Adoption Excellence Awards were announced at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) virtual ceremony for National Adoption Month. The awards,…

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Virtual Tour Kicks-off Annual Small Business Saturday

November 19, 2020 – The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC), is partnering with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and Colorado Springs Business Journal (CSBJ), to host a virtual tour on Saturday, November 21, to kick-off Small Business Saturday #ShopSmall event. What: Virtual Media Tour – Small Business Saturday When: Saturday, November 21 Time:…

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Roadway Widening Closure Beginning November 19 -Powers Boulevard and Grinnell Boulevard

November 13, 2020 – As part of the Amazon building construction project, W.E. O’Neil will be constructing intersection improvements at the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Grinnell Boulevard. The contractor will begin construction operations requiring road closures planned from November 19th through the end of January 2021, weather and resources permitting. The road closures…

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Underground Utility Operations Road Closures November 16-27

November 13, 2020 – El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with HR Green and Clark Land Surveying to locate underground utilities in the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero Avenue. The contractor will begin the locating operation with planned street closures from November 16th through November 27th for coring, locating and…

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HUD Allocates Over $600,000 to Community Grant Program for Coronavirus Response

November 12, 2020 – El Paso County Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) is announcing an additional application cycle for the release of CDBG-CV funds. The application process opens Tuesday, December 1, 2020. The funds are intended to prevent, prepare and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $600,000 is being made available to local nonprofit…

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El Paso County Offices Closed Wednesday in Observance of Veterans Day A Day to Honor and Celebrate Our Veterans

November 9, 2020 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) El Paso County Combined Courts Offices of the 4th Judicial District Attorney El…

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Hospitals, local government, education and business communities launch #SmallActs education campaign in fight against COVID-19

El Paso County, Colo.-– Today, health care, local government, education, and business community leaders, along with COVID-19 survivors, launched the #SmallActs campaign in response to rising COVID-19 cases in El Paso County. COVID-19 survivors shared their experience battling the virus. A local business owner explained how COVID-19 greatly impacted her employees and how she…

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Volunteers Needed for Highway Advisory Commission – Applications Due November 20

November 6, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission. Applications for the open position are due by November 20, 2020. The Highway Advisory Commission (HAC) reviews and comments on issues relating to the management and operation of…

Public Works Keeps Citizens Informed of Long-Term, Short-Term and Weekly Road Projects Impacting Them

November 2, 2020 – El Paso County Department of Public Works is excited to announce a significant update to their Construction and Maintenance Projects website. The website currently informs citizens of short-term and long-term projects and will now include weekly road work and maintenance projects in El Paso County. Every other week, the Department…