UPDATE: El Paso County Offices Closed November 26

All El Paso government offices and the 4th Judicial District Combined Courts will be closed on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. The closure only applies to non-mission essential personnel. The regularly scheduled Board of County Commissioners meeting will be rescheduled for next week. This closure includes all El Paso County administrative and elected official offices and…

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…

Veterans Day 2019

County Offices Closed Monday, Nov. 11, in Observance of Veterans Day El Paso County administrative and elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, the offices of the 4th Judicial District Attorney, El Paso County Public Trustee and El Paso County Combined Courts will…

Open House for Homestead Property Tax Exemption and Medical Necessity Bill

El Paso County Assessor Steve Schleiker, Representative Terri Carver and Senator Bob Gardner invite senior citizens to attend an Open House on Saturday, October 12, to discuss the current Homestead Property Tax Exemption, and Medical Necessity Bill. “We want to ensure that our senior population are informed about the bill that allows them to maintain…

Colorado Secures Bid for the Thirteenth “Americas Competitiveness Exchange”

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) and Economic Development Administration (EDA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and the Organization of American States (OAS), officially selected Colorado to host the 13th Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Serving as the lead applicant, Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (Jeffco…