El Paso County Presents 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget

October 6, 2021 – The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the 2022 Preliminary Balanced Budget at the October 4, 2021 Board of County Commissioners meeting. El Paso County provides vital public services such as public health, public safety, and critical infrastructure. The preliminary budget aims to balance the competing needs of offering crucial…

El Paso County Allocates American Rescue Plan Act Funds for Second Round of Small Business and Nonprofit Grants

June 29, 2021 – El Paso County continues its commitment to the long-term recovery of local small businesses and nonprofits with the allocation of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act funds for the second round of Regional Business Relief Fund grants. The Regional Business Relief Fund will provide tangible assistance to local businesses and nonprofits as…

El Paso County Offices Closed Monday for Memorial Day

May 27, 2021 – El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The closure includes the following: El Paso County Public Trustee Pikes Peak Workforce Center CSU Extension Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Office of the 4th…

Public Health receives highest recognition from Government Finance Officers Association

The Certificate of Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to El Paso County Public Health by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for fiscal year 2018. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting,…

Commissioners Give Final Direction to Staff on 2020 El Paso County Budget

Commissioners provided final direction to staff on the 2020 El Paso County Budget during the regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 14, 2019. The proposed budget prioritizes ongoing County infrastructure and road maintenance, as well as increased staffing for community programs, such as Pretrial and Veterans Services. “With the budget constraints for 2020, I…

Public Invited to November 14 Hearing for 2020 El Paso County Budget

Commissioners will review the latest version of the County’s 2020 Balanced Budget on November 14, 2019, during the fourth budget hearing of the season. The Commissioners are expected to give staff final directions before they convene on December 10, 2019, to approve the budget. The El Paso County Financial Services Department presented the Preliminary…