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Annual Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival

March 19, 2021 – The Annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival promises to be a special event! The festival, held Friday May 14 to Sunday May 16 will offer opportunities for birding, workshops, and other outdoor explorations while operating in compliance with current Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines. Join public, private and non-profits for an…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather and Hazardous Driving Conditions

March 15, 20201 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies closed on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. Because El Paso County Combined Courts are scheduled to work remotely, they will adhere to their previously announced 10:00 am schedule. Employees working…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather

March 14, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. El Paso County offices will open at 10:00 am. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. The…

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Volunteers Needed for Innovation and Technology Committee

March 8, 2021 – 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 March 22, 2021. The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one at-large El Paso County member with interest…

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El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker Waives Penalties and Arbitrary Assessments for Personal Property Declarations

March 5, 2021 – For the tax year 2021, El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker has waived all penalties and arbitrary assessments for all El Paso County businesses due to the ongoing pandemic. Usually, business owners owning more than $7,900 in the total actual value of the business personal property—like manufacturing equipment, computers, or business…

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El Paso County, Recreation Services Events for March-April

March 1, 2021 – El Paso County Recreation Services announces events for March through April, 2021. All programs require pre-registration. To register, visit: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Thursday, March 18, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking…

The new Department of Human Services lobby opened in late February 2021 and is accessed by the outside door near the parking garage. The El Paso County Department of Human Services main lobby is on the first floor of the Citizens Service Center building, 1675 Garden of the Gods Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80907.

Permanent DHS Lobby Now Open at CSC

People visiting the Citizens Service Center for help with Department of Human Services programs can now access the lobby directly from outside the building, and no longer must walk down the halls. The new DHS lobby at the Citizens Service Center, 1675 W. Garden of the Gods Road, opened last week. The new entry is…

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CSU Extension Announces Calendar of Events for March

February 26, 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. Home Food Preservation: Water Bath Canning From preserving your garden harvest to putting up locally purchased…