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City partners with county on Fountain public health office

 

Last updated 9/17/2020 at 3:22pm

Karin Hill

El Paso County Public Health intends to purchase this property, currently the home of Beckett Event Center, near the corner of Fontaine Boulevard and Hwy. 85/87 for a new Public Health hub for the Fountain Valley.

As reported in last week's paper, El Paso County plans to set up a new Public Health facility to serve the Fountain Valley area. Officials have since elaborated that it will be in the Beckett Event Center on Fontaine Boulevard.

Last week the Fountain City Council voted to provide up to $150,000 and in-kind services to get the property in shape for this to happen. Most of the city's efforts will focus on parking lot repairs and ADA requirements.

The purchase of the 30,000-square-foot facility is expected to be complete on Oct. 30. The county is using funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Recove...



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