County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed January 20 for Martin Luther King Holiday

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of the Martin Luther…

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Reserve Your 2020 Park Facility

El Paso County Parks online reservation system is now available to reserve park facilities for 2020. Facilities include the wedding gazebo, pavilions, tennis courts and archery range. To reserve a playing field, please call the park’s office. For more information visit Parks Reservation Page or call El Paso County Park Headquarters at (719) 520-7529.

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Nature Center Events and Programs for January 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for January 2020 which includes: a moon hike, birds of prey, a campfire, and several children’s programs. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: Super Sleepers…

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Fair Earns Seven IAFE Awards

El Paso County Fair & Event Center staff are celebrating. The Fair received seven awards at the 2019 International Association of Fair & Expositions Conference this month. Each year, the IAFE honors outstanding members with various industry awards. Awards include: Hall of Honor Communications Awards: Fair Website (new site in 2019) Agricultural Awards-Agricultural exhibitor events,…

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El Paso County Planning Department Presents Existing Conditions Report

The El Paso County Planning and Community Development Department, along with Master Plan Consultant Houseal-Lavigne Associates, presented the County’s “Existing Conditions Report” to the Board of County Commissioners at their meeting on Thursday, December 12. The Existing Conditions Report is a 70-page document comprised of public input and statistical analysis regarding the current state…