Hospitals, local government, education and business communities launch #SmallActs education campaign in fight against COVID-19

El Paso County, Colo.-– Today, health care, local government, education, and business community leaders, along with COVID-19 survivors, launched the #SmallActs campaign in response to rising COVID-19 cases in El Paso County. COVID-19 survivors shared their experience battling the virus. A local business owner explained how COVID-19 greatly impacted her employees and how she…

Volunteers Needed for Highway Advisory Commission – Applications Due November 20

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…

Volunteers Needed for Pikes Peak Council of Governments Community Advisory Committee

October 28, 2020 – El Paso County, CO, October 29, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners and the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments are seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the PPACG Community Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by November 12, 2020. The Pikes Peak…

County Seeks Community-Minded Volunteer for EPC Community Review Board

September 21, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Juvenile Community Review Board. Applications are due by October 5, 2020. The El Paso County Juvenile Community Review Board reviews case files of juveniles and makes decisions regarding residential community…

County Offices Will Be Closed Friday in Observance of Independence Day

July 2, 2020 – In observance of Independence Day, all El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and county affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU extension, the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Friday, July 3.…

County Seeks Community-Minded Volunteers for Emergency Services Authority

July 1, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners seeks community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Emergency Services Authority. Applications for the open positions are due by July 17, 2020. The Emergency Services Authority is currently seeking one member who is a Colorado Springs resident and either a current or…

County Commissioners Approve Resolution Supporting the Homestead Tax Exemption and More Funding Allocated for COVID-19 Response

At today’s meeting, County Commissioners voted unanimously to support a resolution sending a strong message to the state legislature to continue funding a property tax exemption for seniors and disabled veterans. Due to state budget shortfalls, the longstanding Senior and Disabled Homestead Tax Exemption is in trouble of being suspended. There are 27,000 seniors in…