El Paso County Economic Development

El Paso County Economic Development The department aims to create job opportunities for new and existing industrial and commercial development that expands the tax base, and assisting entrepreneurs with resources, thereby improving the quality of life and prosperity of the county.

We have extended the deadline for our HFFI grants to April 30, 2021. To apply visit hffi.epcounty.com. #foodretailers @U...
04/14/2021

We have extended the deadline for our HFFI grants to April 30, 2021. To apply visit hffi.epcounty.com. #foodretailers @UTHealth

Join us this afternoon for information on the grants and loans offered through our Healthy Food Financing Initiative!
03/11/2021

Join us this afternoon for information on the grants and loans offered through our Healthy Food Financing Initiative!

Join us on march 11th as the @epsbdc hosts the County and its HFFI partners for an informational webinar about the $1million in grants and loans that are currently available under our Healthy Food Financing Initiative.

Join us on march 11th as the @epsbdc hosts the County and its HFFI partners for an informational webinar about the $1mil...
03/04/2021

Join us on march 11th as the @epsbdc hosts the County and its HFFI partners for an informational webinar about the $1million in grants and loans that are currently available under our Healthy Food Financing Initiative.

Join us on march 11th as the @epsbdc hosts the County and its HFFI partners for an informational webinar about the $1million in grants and loans that are currently available under our Healthy Food Financing Initiative.

The County has reopened the application window for grants under our Healthy Food Financing Initiative. These grants can ...
03/02/2021

The County has reopened the application window for grants under our Healthy Food Financing Initiative. These grants can support food retailers or distributors in their attempts to provide healthy food options to underserved areas of the county. Visit hffi.epcounty.com to learn more and apply.

Register for Day 1 (tinyurl.com/jss7z47m) and 2 (tinyurl.com/wwbp9qx1) of Digital El Paso's Summit. Digital EP is a coll...
02/04/2021

Register for Day 1 (tinyurl.com/jss7z47m) and 2 (tinyurl.com/wwbp9qx1) of Digital El Paso's Summit. Digital EP is a collaboration between public and private sector entities led by the County of El Paso which aims to address the digital divide in our community.

01/13/2021
El Paso Business Strong

Thank you to Judge Samaniego and our Interim Director for making themselves available to the public to answer questions about the latest sources of economic relief, including the County's Financial Assistance for Safety, Technology and Economic Resilience (FASTER) Program.

Join BBB El Paso tomorrow live at noon to hear the County Judge speak about FASTER program, the newest financial assista...
01/12/2021

Join BBB El Paso tomorrow live at noon to hear the County Judge speak about FASTER program, the newest financial assistance initiative for business.

12/17/2020

Today is the day! Join us for the El Paso County Virtual Open House to learn how your flood risks have changed and what you can do. Join by clicking on the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/EPCountyOH. Passcode: MAPS.

12/16/2020

Today is the day! Join us for the El Paso County Virtual Open House to learn how your flood risks have changed and what you can do. Join by clicking on the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/EPCountyOH. Passcode: MAPS.

EL PASO COUNTY NEEDS ALL APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED FOR THE EL PASO COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION TO REAPPLYEl Pas...
12/15/2020

EL PASO COUNTY NEEDS ALL APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED FOR THE EL PASO COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION TO REAPPLY

El Paso, TX – In September and October the El Paso County Commissioners Court asked for qualified applicants who wanted to serve on the El Paso County Historical Commission for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2021 to apply.

The County received more than two dozen applications. However, because of a software upgrade to the County’s computer system in November all of those applications were lost and cannot be retrieved.

At this time, the Commissioners Court is asking everyone who applied in September, October, November and early December to reapply.
Those interested should submit an application form and resume to the El Paso County Administration Department by no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2020.

To apply online click on the link below:
http://www.epcounty.com/boards/documents/Tailored%20-%20Historical%20Commission%20Application.pdf

Applications may also be emailed, mailed or sent via facsimile
Email applications to: [email protected]
Mail: County Administration Department, 500 E. San Antonio, Suite 302A, El Paso, Texas 79901
Fax: (915) 546-2217

BOARD MEETINGS:
• Meetings are generally held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.
• Members are asked to participate in at least two committees as part of their participation in Commission programming.

For questions related to the Historical Commission please contact Claudia Murguia at 915-546-2215.

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12/15/2020
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Updated FEMA flood maps now show current risks in El Paso County. Join us for a Virtual Open House on December 16, at 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.; or December 17, at 6 p.m. Join by clicking on the Zoom link: https://bit.ly/EPCountyOH. Passcode: MAPS. #ElPasoOH

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If your business still needs assistance and is located within the city of Socorro, make sure to check out www.socorrosbr...
12/09/2020

If your business still needs assistance and is located within the city of Socorro, make sure to check out www.socorrosbrecovery.com #covidrelief El Paso Hispanic Chamber

Join the TX-PACE #ElPaso Forum and learn about the tax incentives and construction/design requirements of the TX PACE Pr...
11/30/2020

Join the TX-PACE #ElPaso Forum and learn about the tax incentives and construction/design requirements of the TX PACE Program.

Make sure you know where to go if you start experiencing symptoms. #covidtesting #elpaso City of El Paso, Texas - Munici...
11/16/2020

Make sure you know where to go if you start experiencing symptoms. #covidtesting #elpaso City of El Paso, Texas - Municipal Government El Paso County Parks & Recreation

We will be holding our 3rd Food Action Round Table to bring together stakeholders in the agricultural sector from around...
11/13/2020

We will be holding our 3rd Food Action Round Table to bring together stakeholders in the agricultural sector from around our binational region. Make sure to RSVP soon! #ElPaso #LocalFoodSystem El Paso Hispanic Chamber El Paso Chamber

Azcarate Park will host a new Covid-19 testing site. See flyer for other updates. #StaySafe #EpStrong #ElPaso El Paso Co...
10/27/2020

Azcarate Park will host a new Covid-19 testing site. See flyer for other updates. #StaySafe #EpStrong #ElPaso El Paso County Parks & Recreation

Is your business trying to increase ecommerce sales? Are you trying to start a business during the pandemic? Don't miss ...
10/19/2020

Is your business trying to increase ecommerce sales? Are you trying to start a business during the pandemic? Don't miss out on these programs offered by Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University in partnership with El Paso County.

The County Historical Commission is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 term.
10/13/2020

The County Historical Commission is accepting applications for the 2021-2022 term.

The County approved a new program in partnership with Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University that will provide bu...
10/06/2020

The County approved a new program in partnership with
Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University
that will provide business coaching to startups in the agricultural industry. If you are looking to start a business in this sector make sure to apply by October 27, 2020. #ElPasoStrong arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu/agsprint-elpaso

The County and Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University  have partnered to offer a 6 week business bootcamp for #sm...
10/06/2020

The County and Arrowhead Center: New Mexico State University have partnered to offer a 6 week business bootcamp for #smallbusinesses affected by #Covid19. If you could benefit from business support, entrepreneurial education and networking services, apply by October 30th. arrowheadcenter.nmsu.edu/bizsprint-elpaso

El Paso County Economic Development
10/06/2020

El Paso County Economic Development

Exciting news #ElPaso! TJX companies Inc., ranked 80th on the Fortune 500, is building a distribution center in El Paso ...
10/05/2020

Exciting news #ElPaso! TJX companies Inc., ranked 80th on the Fortune 500, is building a distribution center in El Paso that will bring 1,000 jobs to our region. El Paso Chamber

Stay up to date on #COVID19 testing options in #ElPaso. #EPStrong.
09/28/2020

Stay up to date on #COVID19 testing options in #ElPaso. #EPStrong.

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be a...
09/22/2020

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be able to help. #StaySafe #ElPaso

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making it easier for rural businesses to apply to its flagship loan guarantee prog...
09/21/2020
USDA Implements the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative; Encourages Private Investment in Rural Communities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making it easier for rural businesses to apply to its flagship loan guarantee programs. #SmallBusiness El Paso Hispanic Chamber https://tinyurl.com/yxqv9dmb

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2020 – United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Bette Brand today announced that USDA is implementing the OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative, releasing new information on rates and terms that will help lenders apply for loan guar...

EPCHC adds 3 new historical markers celebrating El Paso's black history.
09/21/2020

EPCHC adds 3 new historical markers celebrating El Paso's black history.

EPCHC adds 3 new historical markers celebrating El Paso's black history.

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is conducting an annual small business credit survey. If your own o...
09/18/2020

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is conducting an annual small business credit survey. If your own or operate a small business, consider taking 10 minutes to complete this survey, which ask questions about
business conditions, financing needs, and the effects of the pandemic on your business, #smallbusinessowners #ElPaso El Paso Chamber https://tinyurl.com/y4dgq4fq

If you didn't know, UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso is a top recruitment school for the aerospace and defense ...
09/18/2020
UTEP program takes giant leaps in aerospace studies

If you didn't know, UTEP - The University of Texas at El Paso is a top recruitment school for the aerospace and defense industries. #ElPaso UTEP College of Engineering https://tinyurl.com/y2feh897

The neighbors don’t know about it, but there’s an easy-to-miss office building tucked in a residential neighborhood not far from El Paso Children’s Hospital that serves as UTEP’s Spacecraft Design

Great quote from our Director Andrea Hutchins in this Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas blog- “Conducting a broadband marke...
09/16/2020
How Can You Close the Digital Divide in Your Community? Start with a Needs Assessment

Great quote from our Director Andrea Hutchins in this
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
blog- “Conducting a broadband market and demand study will be key in determining short-term needs and long-term plans for the expansion of affordable broadband in our community.” #ElPaso https://tinyurl.com/y2beq4tz

The shape of the digital divide is different in each community. Affordability, infrastructure, lack of devices or skills, and low awareness of the internet’s benefits can all be factors.

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be a...
09/14/2020

Is your business struggling to make safety modifications? The Work Safe Work Smart Small Business Grant program may be able to help. El Paso Hispanic Chamber El Paso Chamber

There are many opportunities to get tested for #Covid19 in the county. Make sure to #StaySafe #ElPaso.
09/11/2020

There are many opportunities to get tested for #Covid19 in the county. Make sure to #StaySafe #ElPaso.

Happy Labor Day El Paso! Labor Day was designated as a National Holiday by President Grover Cleveland in 1894 to pay tri...
09/07/2020
Labor Movement

Happy Labor Day El Paso!

Labor Day was designated as a National Holiday by President Grover Cleveland in 1894 to pay tribute to the American Worker.

Learn more about the movement that led to the institution of this Holiday in the US.

The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor

From Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes and Mountain Lions to Southwestern Barrel Cactus and other plant species, the Fran...
09/04/2020

From Western Diamondback Rattlesnakes and Mountain Lions to Southwestern Barrel Cactus and other plant species, the Franklin Mountains are home to a number of diverse ecosystems and wildlife. ��You can experience wildlife and go birdwatching within the city limits at the Franklin Mountains State Park - Texas Parks and Wildlife State Park.
#NationalWildlifeDay

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Water is life... and El Paso is interested in short term $ rather than sustainability. Crazy stuff.