Regional Coalition Will Submit Application to Re-Open Businesses

December 30, 2020—Regional leaders, including El Paso County, the City of Colorado Springs, the City of Fountain, the City of Manitou Springs, Town of Monument, the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, local hospitals, and law enforcement will jointly apply to the State to re-open local businesses. The State’s program is the only option for businesses…

Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Corrections Board

December 21, 2020 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking a community-minded citizen volunteer to serve on the El Paso County Community Corrections Board. Applications for the open position are due by January 18, 2021. The Community Corrections Board determines which offenders can safely be placed in the community, who can operate…

County Seeks Volunteers for Innovation and Technology Committee

December 16, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Innovation and Technology Committee (ITC). Applications for the open positions are due by Dec 31, 2020. The Innovation and Technology Committee is currently seeking one at-large El Paso County member with interest…

Summit Economics Report: El Paso County’s RBRF Saves Jobs And $1.1 Billion in Economic Output

December 1, 2020 – The El Paso County Regional Business Relief Fund (RBRF) saved up to 11,789 jobs and protected $1.1 billion in local economic output, according to a report just released by Summit Economics. The El Paso Board of County Commissioners and the county’s Economic Development department created the RBRF to assist local small…

Commissioners Proclaim September as National Preparedness Month

September 15, 2020 – Today, at its regularly scheduled meeting, the El Paso County Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September as National Preparedness month. The Commissioners, along with the Pikes Peak Regional Office of Emergency Management (PPROEM), recognized the ongoing need for citizens to be prepared for disasters such as wildfires, floods, blizzards or other…