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 Public Works hosts Public Open House for Peyton Drainage & Transportation Master Plan

September 28, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works (DPW) is leading the development of a Drainage and Transportation Master Plan for the Town of Peyton. Public Works consultant has investigated and gathered data in support of this effort, to understand and identify challenges and subsequent solutions. The project team will host a…

El Paso County Awarded Four 2021 NACo Achievement Awards

July 14, 2021 – El Paso County Commissioners and staff were in Washington D.C. for the National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference this week. Part of the conference festivities included an awards ceremony on July 11 for the 2021 NACo Achievement Awards, where El Paso County took home awards in four different categories. The following…

El Paso County invites public input on the Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue Intersection Project

May 10, 2021 – El Paso County has initiated a project to improve traffic management and safety at the intersection of Fountain Mesa Road and Caballero/Fortman Avenue. The recommended new intersection is a single-lane roundabout design which includes pedestrian crossing areas, drainage, lighting and restriping of Fountain Mesa Road north of the intersection to Fontaine…

Rolling Thunder Way and Meridian Road intersection turning lane closure starting April 20

April 15, 2021 – Starting on Tuesday, April 20, weather and resources permitting, turn lanes at the intersection of Meridian Road and Rolling Thunder Way will be closed for pedestrian ramp construction. El Paso County Department of Public Works’ contractor, Kiewit Infrastructure Company, will install ADA compatible pedestrian curb ramps at the intersection of Meridian…

Old Meridian Road closure between US 24 and Falcon Highway starting April 26

April 12, 2021 – Starting on April 26, El Paso County Department of Public Works’ Contractor, HEI Civil, will close Old Meridian Road between US 24 and Falcon Highway for approximately 15 weeks, depending on weather. During the closure, crews will complete drainage improvements, asphalt preparation and paving in connection with the US 24 and…

El Paso County Plans Safety Enhancements at Intersection of Shoup and Vollmer Roads in Black Forest

April 1, 2021 –El Paso County has completed an evaluation of the intersection of Shoup and Vollmer Roads in Black Forest and determined it is in compliance with the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (MUTCD) standards as provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. In response to…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Closed Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather and Hazardous Driving Conditions

March 15, 20201 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies closed on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. Because El Paso County Combined Courts are scheduled to work remotely, they will adhere to their previously announced 10:00 am schedule. Employees working…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather

March 14, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. El Paso County offices will open at 10:00 am. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. The…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Thursday, February 25

El Paso County, CO, February 25, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Thursday, February 25, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. El Paso County Combined Courts and Sheriff’s…