VIDEO: County Commissioners Recognize Pearl Harbor Day 2018

The Board of County Commissioners recognized Dec. 7, 2018 as Pearl Harbor Day with a reading of a Proclamation at the Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 regular meeting. Commissioner Longinos Gonzalez, Jr., a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, read the Proclamation into the record, stating, “December 7, 1941, a…

El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 15, honoring adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes.

Commissioners Recognize National Adoption Month

Adoptive families, staff and organizations supporting adoption and foster homes were honored Thursday, Nov. 15. El Paso County Commissioners unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing November as National Adoption Month at their regular meeting. “The El Paso County Department of Human Services, with its many private, community based and non-profit partners, plays a vital role in…

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Oct. 4, 2018, unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing October as Arts Month.

Commissioners Recognize Arts Month

El Paso County proudly encourages participation in the arts as well as provides venues for the public display of creative projects. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Thursday unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing October as Arts Month. “The arts and humanities enhance and enrich the lives of every American,…

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on Oct. 4, 2018, unanimously approved a Proclamation recognizing Monday, October 1, 2018, as World Habitat Day.

Commissioners Recognize World Habitat Day

“World Habitat Day is one day set aside annually to recognize the concerns and conditions of adequate shelter for all people, and to encourage grassroots action toward improving housing conditions worldwide,” said Commissioner Peggy Littleton as she read the Proclamation into the record. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners at its regular meeting on…

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Be Prepared for Emergencies

VIDEO: The Board of El Paso County Commissioners recognized the ongoing need for all residents to be prepared in case of wildfire, flood, blizzard or other emergency. At its regular meeting on Thursday, the Board proclaimed September 2018 as National Emergency Preparedness Month. Commissioner Peggy Littleton read the Proclamation into the record on Thursday, stating,…