Labor Day 2022 Closures

El Paso County, CO, Thursday September 1, 2022 – The El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day. Labor Day is a federally recognized holiday created in 1882 to celebrate American workers’ accomplishments and hard work.This holiday is a time to…

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Adventure Begins at the 2022 El Paso County Fair

June 30, 2022 – Adventure Begins at the 2022 El Paso County Fair July 16 – 23 in Calhan, Colorado. 2022 will mark the 117th event honoring the County’s rich history and traditions, welcoming a new generation of fairgoers, and providing educational and entertainment to visitors of all ages. General Admission tickets are $8 for adults,…

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El Paso County Receives Multiple NACo Achievement Awards

May 16, 2022 – El Paso County has been recognized with three Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. “El Paso County, Colorado, is a fantastic place to live and raise a family,” said El Paso County Board Chair Stan…

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Combined Courts & District Attorney’s Office on Normal Schedule All Other El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Opening at 10:00 a.m.

March 17, 2022 – The El Paso County Courts and the 4th Judicial District Attorney’s Office will open on time. However, El Paso County Administrative Offices and all other County Affiliated Agencies will open at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 17, 2022, due to the hazardous driving conditions in parts of El Paso County. The…

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Registration is now open for El Paso County’s Spring 2022 Citizens College

March 3, 2022 – Registration is now open for the Spring 2022 Citizens College scheduled for May 4 – June 15, 2022. The sessions are scheduled on either a weekday evening or Saturday. The program offers the option of registering for all sessions or individual sessions. This Citizens College is presented by the El…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed Wednesday, February 2 Due to Inclement Weather

El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies are closed on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions. Employees with the proper equipment should work remotely. The closure applies to non-mission essential personnel and includes: El Paso County Public Health El Paso County Department of Human Services El…

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Commissioners Approve Colorado Opioids Settlement Resolution

October 26, 2021 – Today, County Commissioners approved a Colorado Opioids Settlement Memorandum of Understanding “Colorado MOU” with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. In August of this year, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser signed the Colorado MOU, prepared by local government stakeholders and the State, outlining how the State of Colorado would receive and distribute…

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El Paso County Presents 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget

October 6, 2021 – The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget at the October 4, 2021 Board of County Commissioners meeting. El Paso County provides vital public services such as public health, public safety, and critical infrastructure. The preliminary budget aims to balance the competing needs of offering crucial…

El Paso County Awarded Four 2021 NACo Achievement Awards

July 14, 2021 – El Paso County Commissioners and staff were in Washington D.C. for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference this week. Part of the conference festivities included an awards ceremony on July 11 for the 2021 NACo Achievement Awards, where El Paso County took home awards in four different categories. The following…