Parks Testing for Blue-Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…

North Portion of Monument Hill Road Safety Improvement Project Opens August 18

El Paso County Department of Public Works continues safety and drainage improvements along the southern portion of Monument Hill Road. Monument Hill Road from the south entrance of Palmer Ridge High School to and including the Deer Creek intersection will be open to traffic on Sunday, August 18. Drivers should expect shoulder work to continue.…

Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Planning Commission

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by August 22, 2019.       The Planning Commission is currently seeking three (3) Associate members. The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land…

Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board

The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by August19, 2019.    The Community Development Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member currently residing in and able to represent County Commissioner District 2.…