The Communications Department provides key services to County staff, volunteers, community partners, and citizens. Their responsibilities and services include:

  • Delivering timely and accurate information and administrative support related to the duties of Elected Offices and Officials.
  • Supporting the County’s various public service and outreach initiatives.
  • Creating and maintaining multi-media educational materials and publications.
  • Handling media relations and website resources.
  • Processing Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) requests related to County operations.
  • Organizing special events and forums to engage citizens in County government.
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Executive Director of Communications,

Vernon Stewart

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Deputy Director of Communications,

Natalie Sosa


Telephone: (719) 992-0090



Centennial Hall

200 South Cascade, Suite 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208

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Report An Issue

Use Citizen Connect to report a pothole, downed tree or other various concerns to staff.

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Get Social With Us

Follow El Paso County our social media platforms.

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Media Relations


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Meet The Team


Helpful Information

Colorado Open Records Act (CORA)

In the spirit of open government, the Colorado Open Records Act requires that most public records be available to the public.

El Paso County Channel

Watch the El Paso County Channel and view prior meetings.

Public Meetings

El Paso County government invites residents to all public meetings.

News Releases

Stay up to date on news happening with in El Paso County.

View Our Video Work

Explore the El Paso County YouTube series and additional videos showcasing what the county has to offer.

Department Contact List

Provides you with a list of contact information for El Paso County Departments and services.

Strategic Plan, Mission & Values

See the county’s vision and strategic direction to be best serve the residents of El Paso County

Citizen Outreach Group (COG)

The COG serves as a committee to review and assess the progress of certain programs within the county.

Featured News

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Housing Authority Board

July 15, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Housing Authority Board. Applications for the open position are due by July 31, 2024. The Housing Authority Board is currently seeking one new member who is an active building industry representative. The El Paso…

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Public Invited to Community Town Hall at El Paso County Fair

July 11, 2024 – El Paso County Commissioner Carrie Geitner invites the public to attend a community Town Hall on Wednesday, July 17 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. inside Swink Hall at the El Paso County Fairgrounds. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together local government officials to share their insight on issues affecting…

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