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Two Lost During Storm

I hope all are well and recovered from the high winds and snowstorm last week. It is with grief that I ask for prayers for the Colorado families of two killed during that blizzard; a state trooper...

 

NACo Conference

I hope all are having a good week.  I was in Washington DC last week for our National Association of Counties Legislative Conference and wanted to give a quick summary.   The NACo conference...

 

Railroad Crossing Improvements Underway

Hi.  I hope all are well.  I have a short column this week, but I wanted to put out a reminder regarding the railroad crossing improvements which started this week, and a "save the date"...

 

VA Readiness Initiative

Good day. I hope all are well and enjoying a nice week. I wanted to update everyone on a couple of new initiatives that are moving forward, including one from Senator Cory Gardner. The second is on...

 

EPA Press Conference Held at Fountain City Hall

I pray all are doing well and were safe during the recent snowstorm.  I enjoyed a nice but quiet Presidents Day, and hope you too were able to enjoy most of the weekend, prior to the cold and snow...

 

Presidents Day    

Hello, I hope all are well and that you will enjoy the Presidents Day weekend.  As a reminder, our county offices will be closed Monday in observance of the holiday.   A bit of background on the...

 

Railroad Crossing Update

Good day.  I hope all are doing well and enjoying a lovely week.  I have an update to some concerns regarding the railroad crossings on Main Street and Fontaine Boulevard, as well as some...

 

Teen Vaping- a Public Health Crisis

Hello, I hope all are well and having a lovely day.  I wanted to thank all those that came out to my town hall this past Saturday.  I greatly appreciate the questions, comments and feedback we...

 

Resources For Those Affected By Federal Shutdown

Good day.  I hope all are well and were safe during the recent days of snow, and were able to enjoy a nice Martin Luther King Jr., Day.   I have received various calls and inquiries regarding the...

 

Next Town Hall Jan. 26

I hope all are well.  We had a few cold days last week but I was happy for the moisture and snow for our region and for Pikes Peak, which looked absolutely beautiful Sunday morning before the clouds...

 

New Property Record Card Now Available!

Good day.  I hope all are well and enjoying the pleasant weather.  I enjoyed some outdoor time and the wonderful weather this past Saturday on the west side of the county as the Bear Creek Nature...

 

Hoping you are enjoying a lovely Holiday Season

I pray all are enjoying a lovely holiday season and had a great Christmas.  As we finish the year, I wanted to thank a couple of individuals, as well as remind everyone of some recycling resources...

 

Holiday Closures

Good day and glad tidings. I hope all are well and having a great week leading up to Christmas. I wanted to start off by posting the schedule for holiday closures for the County and then mentioning...

 

Budget Approved

Good day, I hope all are well.  I wanted to highlight our newly approved budget for 2019 as well as congratulate Fort Carson on receiving a Community Partnership award for their collaboration with...

 

Be Safe On The Snow Days! 

Good day.  I hope all enjoyed a wonderful week and Thanksgiving.  I enjoyed a great Thanksgiving with church friends and am looking forward to Christmas and visiting family and old friends next mont...

 

Happy Thanksgiving

I pray all are well and will get to enjoy a most wonderful Thanksgiving.  I always enjoy this holiday and how it brings family and friends together to remember all the good things in our lives....

 

What's Happening at Fountain Creek

NOV. ACTIVITIES The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com Punkin Chunkin- Saturday, November 24, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bring your leftover small...

 

Winter Weather Safety Tips 

I pray all are well and having a good week.  With the recent snowstorm I wanted to use this week's article to put out county recommended winter weather safety information.  Be safe out there. With c...

 

Happy Veterans Day

I pray all are having a nice week and that you enjoy the upcoming holiday.  As an Air Force retiree, I always look forward to Veterans Day and hope you get to commemorate it with your veteran...

 

Please Vote!

Hello, I hope all are well and enjoyed a nice week and stayed warm during the couple of cold, wet days.  I wanted to start this week's article with a last reminder to vote, as well as comment on our...

 

Seeking Public Comment

Good day.  I hope all are well.  I want to use this week's article to continue to remind everyone to vote, and to also request feedback on county stormwater.        El Paso County is seeking...

 

Ballots are in the Mail 

I hope all are well and enjoying a nice week.  I want to remind everyone to vote in the coming election and am including information this week from our County Clerk & Recorder›s office...

 

Ballots to be Mailed

I pray all are having a nice week.  I wanted to remind everyone about the great privilege we have to participate in our government, and ask that all participate in voting in our upcoming election on...

 

Fall Colors

I hope all are doing great and enjoying the cooling climate of fall.  I enjoyed a wonderful time this past weekend checking out the changing colors of the aspen leaves up in the mountains.  It was...

 

Creek Week Activities

Creek Week Activities I hope all are well this week. I want to highlight the upcoming Creek Week events, as well as commend one of our own as El Paso County Veteran of the Year. I am proud that El...

 

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