El Paso County Commissioners

John Suthers State of the City 2016 / Colorado Springs

El Paso County Commissioners are holding another public meeting on plans to expand I-25 between Monument and Castle Rock.

Wednesday Newscast, 6/1/16, 5:32 PM

Jun 1, 2016

Newscast for Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 5:32 PM:
 


EPC Commissioners Approve Two Additional Settlements

Oct 7, 2015

El Paso County Commissioners have approved $120,000 to settle claims against former Sheriff Terry Maketa and other department employees.

The county approved $85,000 in a case alleging unfair retaliation after claims of sexual harassment. The other settlement pays $35,000 for allegations of civil rights abuses and a hostile work environment. A portion of the funds will come from the Sheriff's Office while attorney fees will be paid by the county's risk management fund.

Wednesday Newscast, 9/2/15, 5:32 PM

Sep 2, 2015

Newscast for Wednesday September 2, 2015, 5:32 PM:
 

El Paso County Commissioners have voted to approve two settlements in claims brought against the Sheriff’s office, former Sheriff Terry Maketa, and former Undersheriff Paula Presley.  The claims allege lost income and benefits due to a hostile work environment.
 

County Attorney Amy Folsom said at Tuesday morning’s commissioner’s meeting that her office has analyzed the risk of liability and evaluated the potential cost of litigation in each case.

El Paso County Commissioners

El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn has announced he will run for U.S. Senate in 2016.  The Republican cites issues like the economy, immigration, and veterans issues as among his main concerns.  In a statement, Glenn said his early announcement shows he’s committed to the time and networking necessary to create what he’s calling a “comprehensive strategic plan.”

Glenn has served on the Colorado Springs City Council and was recently elected to a second term as a commissioner.

Democrat Michael Bennet currently holds the senate seat.