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Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Planning Commission

March 25, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by April 16, 2021. The Planning Commission is currently seeking one Regular member and one Associate member. The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to…

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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Master Plan Advisory Committee to Host Virtual Public Meeting July 22

July 20, 2020 – El Paso County’s Planning and Community Development Department recently wrapped up six weeks’ worth of public input on the El Paso County Master Plan. This most recent round of public participation included soliciting feedback from residents and businesses on the topics of “Placetypes”, “Key Areas” and “Areas of Change”. The Master…

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County Planning and Community Development Department wins National Award

June 3, 2020 – El Paso County’s Planning and Community Development Department has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. El Paso County Planning and Community Development won its 2020 NACo Achievement Award in the Planning…

County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Friday, February 7

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Combined Courts will have a two-hour delay on Friday, February 7, 2020, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening includes El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes…

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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…