El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Memorial Day

May 25, 2022 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Public Trustee El Paso County Clerk and Recorder Office – All locations El Paso County Public Health Pikes Peak Workforce Center…

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…

El Paso County Announces Vernon Stewart as Communications Department Executive Director

May 10, 2022 – El Paso County announces Vernon Stewart has been appointed Executive Director of Communications. Earlier this year, El Paso County Administration made the strategic decision to separate the Public Information Office into two new departments: the Government Affairs Department led by Executive Director Ryan Parsell and the Communications Department led by…

El Paso County Commissioners Appoint Steve Klaffky Interim County Attorney

April 18, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Steve Klaffky as Interim County Attorney during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Mr. Klaffky will fulfill the duties of outgoing County Attorney Diana May, who was recently appointed district court judge for the Fourth Judicial District.…

Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center Executive Director Aikta Marcoulier Appointed as Region VIII Small Business Administration Regional Administrator

April 14, 2022 – El Paso County is excited to announce that the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center Executive Director Aikta Marcoulier has been appointed as Region VIII Small Business Administration (SBA) Regional Administrator by President Joe Biden. Aikta Marcoulier will be a key player to the President’s efforts to help small businesses most…

Fortman Avenue will be closed for work on Fountain Mesa and Caballero/Fortman Intersection Improvements starting April 12

April 7, 2022 –Fortman Avenue east of Fountain Mesa Road will be closed to traffic starting on Tuesday, April 12, as work shifts to the east side of the road for traffic management and safety improvements at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. Work is expected to last 5-6 weeks, weather permitting. …

Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center and Economic Development launch workshops and consultation services in Falcon

March 28, 2022 – The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and Economic Development are excited to announce consulting hours and workshops to better serve our small business community in Falcon and the surrounding areas. “The Pikes Peak SBDC is excited to expand outreach and provide our resources to small businesses in Eastern El…

El Paso County Opens Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant Application

March 25, 2022 – El Paso County is accepting applications for its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant funding opportunity. The county has allocated $20 million in ARPA funding for necessary investments in water and wastewater infrastructure, to include improvements to drinking water infrastructure, upgrading facilities, managing sewage and other eligible…

El Paso County Attorney Diana May Appointed as District Court Judge for the Fourth Judicial District

March 18, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is thrilled to have County Attorney Diana May appointed district court judge for the Fourth Judicial District (El Paso County and Teller Counties) by Governor Jared Polis. “Diana May is the right choice for District Court Judge,” said El Paso County Board Chair…