November 6, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Highway Advisory Commission. Applications for the open position are due by November 20, 2020.
The Highway Advisory Commission (HAC) reviews and comments on issues relating to the management and operation of the Transportation Division and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the Department of Public Works. Highway Advisory Commissioners must demonstrate an active interest in the goals and objectives of the Transportation Division and be willing to work with other members to achieve the goals and objectives and help resolve problems.
The commission consists of nine members who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Five members represent each of the county commissioner districts, with the remaining members representing the county At-large. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.
Commission meetings are currently being held virtually due to COVID precautions on the third Wednesday, bi-monthly at 9 a.m. The meetings are held in January, February, and then, every other month (April, June, August, October, and December)
Applications are being accepted for one At-large member and one Associate member, and one District 5 representative (you must live in District 5).
The volunteer application is located at www.elpasoco.com and can be accessed at: https://bocc.elpasoco.com/volunteer Send completed applications to:
Board of El Paso County Commissioners Attn:
200 S. Cascade Ave., Suite 100 Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.