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Posted on: August 5, 2021

MVEA Rolling Out Broadband Internet

MVEA Broadband

Fiber to Every Residence Served in Six Years

Elbert County was well represented at the formal announcement of Mountain View Electric Association’s plans to bring world-class fiber broadband internet to 100% of their membership. The MVEA Co-op cur...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Coronavirus Relief Fund Spending Summary

Coronavirus Relief Spending

Elbert County received $2,189,918 passed down by the federal government to the State of Colorado and then to the County. These dollars were part of a stimulus bill, and every state, county, and city/town had an allocation based on population.  

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

New Online Tools Streamline Building Services

Building Database

The County’s building department will be transitioning to a new database management software in 2021. This new software will bring several welcomed and long-awaited changes to the way permits are processed and kept, as well as how contractors an...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Elbert County Fair: July 31 - Aug. 8

Horses at Elbert County Fair lined up in a row

Ten fair activities you won’t want to miss:

  • Livestock shows
  • Parade
  • Barbeque  
  • 4-H projects
  • Horse and pony shows
  • Rodeo and mutton bustin’ 
  • Kiddie corral
  • Dog show
  • Petting zoo
  • Junior market sale

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Public Comment Opportunity for the 2021-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

Cheri Harjo-Dobbs1

The East Central Council of Governments’ (ECCOG) Board of Directors is seeking public comment for the 2021-2025 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). Cheyenne, Elbert, Lincoln, and Kit Carson Counties and their municipalities are i...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Elbert County Ranks in Top One Percent of Healthiest Communities in U.S.

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Study Released by U.S. News & World Report and Aetna Foundation

Elbert County ranks 24th among the top 500 of the nation’s “Healthiest Communities,” according to an analysis of health and wellness in 3,000 communities acro...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Running Brook Road Temporary Realignment

Running Brook Lane Alignment

Due to a failing culvert on Running Brook Road, approximately 1,400-feet East of CR 13 over the creek, a slight driving lane adjustment has been created while new culverts are being shipped. When culverts are received, there will be a full road closure wh...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Neighbors helping neighbors

In May 2021, a momentous meeting occurred between Elbert County government officials and many local nonprofit community outreach program representatives.  The gathering outlined what some individuals, who are experiencing hardship in the county, ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

New Asphalt for Delbert Road

Ashphalt

The Elbert County Public Works Department, in partnership with Douglas County Public Works, completed a joint project in mid-June that included new asphalt on Delbert Road from County Road 166/Singing Hills Rd to County Road 194/County Line Road. ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Work on CR178 Begins

Construction

Construction of County Road 178 began in June.  Along with the extension and paving of CR13 and CR174, this three-mile stretch of new road will provide a much-needed additional route between Delbert Road and Spring Valley Ranches on CR17/21. &...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Elbert County Maps Go Digital

County road lined with sunflowers by Jarrod Hasenbalg

Elbert County recently launched an online map platform making it easier than ever to view map data online. The mapping tool visualizes commonly requested data and users have the ability to search for addresses and parcels in the search bar. Additional too...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

County Office Strives to Support a Thriving Community

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In life, we talk about doors opening and closing to illustrate opportunities found and lost.  In business, we like to keep the doors open as opposed to closed. An open door can translate into customers, profits, and growth.  

To assist in...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Vaccination Resources for Elbert County Residents

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Updated: July 12, 2021

Who is eligible for the vaccine?

Healthcare providers in Colorado who are administering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine can now vaccinate any Coloradan age 12 and up who wants the vaccine. Minors under the age of 18 who wish to receive a ...

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