El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Thursday, February 25

El Paso County, CO, February 25, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, February 25, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. El Paso County Combined Courts and Sheriff’s…

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March Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

February 17, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for March. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/. All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or…

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Colorado State University Extension El Paso County Announces Calendar of Events for February

February 16, 2021 – Colorado State University Extension El Paso County announces their calendar of events for February. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/colorado-state-university-extension-el-paso-county-3307878188 All programs require pre-registration and online. Cottage Foods Food Safety Certification Start your own home business in your home kitchen with the Cottage Foods…

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El Paso County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed January 15 for Presidents Day

February 12, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, February 15 in observance of the Presidents Day holiday. The closure includes the following: • El Paso County Clerk and Recorder’s Office (all locations) • El Paso County Public Trustee • The offices of the 4th Judicial…

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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…