Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Planning Commission

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Planning Commission. Applications are due by August 22, 2019. The Planning Commission is currently seeking three (3) Associate members. The Planning Commission reviews planning petitions and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on land…

Take the Master Plan Survey

Whether you live in Southeast Colorado Springs, Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain, or anywhere else in the County, Planning and Community Development Executive Director Craig Dossey has one simple plea: Take Our Survey! “El Paso County is launching an initiative to develop a new County Master Plan,” said Dossey. “A Master Plan has such a broad…

NACo Recognizes Programs for Innovation, Efficiencies

The El Paso County Department of Human Services, El Paso County Planning and Community Development and El Paso County Public Health were recently recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. DHS started a program last year that co-located…