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December 16, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group. Applications for the open positions are due by January 5, 2022.

Citizen Outreach Group

The Citizen Outreach Group (COG) serves as a committee to review and assess, in its capacity, the progress of the County Strategic Plan, the County’s Five Year Financial Roadmap, and the activity of the Public Safety tax, in an effort to provide the Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) and County Administration with updates and recommendations. The COG, in its capacity, shall support the County’s efforts in hosting the County Citizens College, the County Fair, and other related events, in order to encourage and enhance transparency and collaboration between citizens and County government.

The group consists of 11 members: one from each of the county’s five commissioner districts, and six at-large representatives. District and at-large members serve for three-year terms, with terms limited to two consecutive terms.

Citizen Outreach Group (COG) meetings are held several times a year at Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO. Applications are being accepted for two at-large members. The volunteer application is located at and can be accessed at:

Send completed applications to:

Board of El Paso County Commissioners

Attn: Ingrid Mobley

200 S. Cascade Ave., Suite 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208

Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to