Assessor Launches Enhanced Website

El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker unveiled his office’s improved website at the County Commissioners regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The upgrade includes more user-friendly tools to better serve citizens and professionals. A new “Property Record Card” and “Citizen Comper” have been added to the already robust portal. The Record Card and Comper will…

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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

El Paso Colorado Springs, CO, August 13, 2018 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the Board of Adjustment. Applications for the open position are due by August 27, 2018. The Community Corrections Board is currently seeking two Citizen-at-large members. The Community Corrections Board determines which…

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Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden

Colorado State University Extension offers Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden. Learn how to effectively manage and amend soils in Colorado to successfully grow plants. Drainage, compaction, water infiltration and water retention are all soil properties that can be improved with proper management. Adding quality compost is a key to enhancing positive soil…

Baseball size hail did significant damage to parts of El Paso County

Regional Building Warns of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

The Pikes Peak Regional Building Department is asking area residents to protect themselves and their families from the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning as they work to recover and rebuild from recent hail storms. Buildings throughout the Pikes Peak region have been pummeled by severe weather in recent weeks. Inspectors with Regional Building are noticing…