County seeks volunteers for Citizen Outreach Group



The Gazette, Colorado Springs


The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Citizen Outreach Group. Applications are due Jan. 5. The group serves as a committee to review and assess, in its capacity, the progress of the County Strategic Plan, the County’s Five Year Financial Roadmap and the activity of the Public Safety tax, in an effort to provide the BOCC and County Administration with updates and recommendations. COG, in its capacity, supports the county’s efforts in hosting the County Citizens College, the County Fair and other related events in order to encourage and enhance transparency and collaboration between citizens and county government. The group consists of 11 members: one from each of the county’s five commissioner districts and six at-large representatives. District and at-large members serve for three-year terms, with terms limited to two consecutive terms. Citizen Outreach Group meetings are held several times a year at Centennial Hall in Colorado Springs. The application can be found at Send completed applications to: Board of El Paso County Commissioners, Attn: Ingrid Mobley, 200 S. Cascade Ave., Suite 100, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 or Applications can also be faxed to 719-5206397 or emailed to