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Coronavirus - Town of Calhan

As the country, the state and El Paso County navigate recent public health issues resulting from concerns surrounding COVID-19, please know that the Town of Calhan is committed to doing everything we can to keep our community safe and informed.
With that in mind, we are temporarily closing town hall to the public. We will still operate as normal and will be available via telephone or email for any of your concerns. You can still make payments via telephone, check/cash through the payment door in the front of town hall or via our website Calhan.co. 

 Calhan Police Department will still operate as normal but as per usual, please call 911 for any emergencies.

 Symptoms of Covid-19 are fever, dry cough and shortness of breath. Please follow current CDC guidelines in helping to stop the spread of this virus. Stay home as much as possible and practice good hand washing. If you or anyone in your home is ill, please stay home and manage symptoms. Recommendations are currently Tylenol for fever, fluids and rest, along with isolation until you and everyone in your home has been symptom free for 72 hours. Should you experience significant difficulty in breathing, please seek emergency treatment. Here is the hotline number if you have any questions regarding Covid-19 treatment or testing 303-389-1687,

 Please understand this is only an attempt to stop the possible spread and to protect you as well as our employees. Should you have any concerns, please call town hall at (719) 347-2586. Thank you for your understanding during this very sensitive and concerning time.

 Jasmin Thorp, Mayor

Jasmin.th@calhan.co

Calhan Municipal Court

CALHAN MUNICIPAL COURT CLOSURE

          The Town of Calhan is taking the appropriate measures to ensure the health and well-being of its employees and citizens.  To that end, the Calhan Municipal Court is closed to the public effective March 23, 2020 until further notice.  Cases will still be handled in a fair, just, and impartial manner during this time with the same high standards of accountability, integrity, and equity. Please continue to check back on the city’s webpage at https://www.calhan.co  for updated information regarding the status of the court’s closure and handling of cases.

Even though the court will be closed to the public, there will be staff on site at the Court available to take your phone calls for questions, to resolve your case, or to notify you of your rescheduled appearance date. You may call the court clerk at 719-347-2586 or email her at townclerk@calhan.co.

TRAFFIC CASES:  If you have a pending traffic or parking ticket, you may call the court clerk at the above number to have your case resolved or continued.  Automatic continuances have been set in accordance with the schedule below if your appearance date is in April.

ALL OTHER TOWN ORDINANCE CASES:  If your case is not a traffic or parking ticket please call the court clerk at the above number to have your case continued to another date when the court is reopened to the public.  Automatic continuances have been set in accordance with the schedule below if your appearance date is in April.

REVIEW HEARINGS:  If your matter is set for review in April, please refer to the schedule below to determine the new date for your review hearing.

MOTIONS, FILINGS, COURT REQUESTS, PROOF OF CLASS OR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS:  If you have a motion, filing, court request, proof of completion of a class or community service hours, you may mail, fax, or email it to the Calhan Municipal Court.

PAYMENTS DUE:  Payments can still be made online or over the phone by calling the court clerk, or by U.S. Mail.  Online or phone payments are preferred.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

RESCHEDULING OF APPEARANCE DATES

If you are summonsed to appear on April 13, 2020, and are unable to resolve your matter with the Court Clerk prior to that date, your new appearance date is June 4, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

Payments

If you are making a payment and need a receipt or are paying cash, please call the office at 719-347-2586 and we can make arrangements.

Town Hall closed to the Public

Town Hall will be closed to the public effective immediately. The office, Public Works and Police Departments are still open. Please call the office at 719-347-2586 with any questions, to contact a specific department or to pay a bill. You can also e-mail the town clerk at townclerk@calhan.co.

Regular meeting - March 9, 2020

The Town of Calhan regular board meeting will be held on Monday, March 9, 2020 starting at 7:00 pm

Regular meeting - January 13, 2020

The Calhan Regular Board meeting will  be held on Monday, January 13, 2020 starting at 7:00 pm

Calhan Regular Municipal Election

The Town of Calhan Regular Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. There are four (4) Trustee positions and the Mayor position which will be on the ballot. Nomination petitions for the office of Trustee and Mayor will be available for circulation beginning on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 8:00am. Nomination petitions must be filed with the Town Clerk's office no later than Monday, January 27, 2020 at 4:30 pm. Candidates must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on Election Day; must be a registered elector and must have resided within the incorporated limits of the Town of Calhan for twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election. Any questions, please contact Town Hall at 719-347-2586

December regular meeting

 The regular meeting will be held on December 9, 2019 starting at 7:00 pm. The final budget will be passed at this meeting.

Colorado Avenue project completed

The Town is pleased to report that the project of paving and adding a ramp to the block north of Highway 24 on Colorado Avenue was completed and on schedule. We hope everyone enjoys the new road.

2020 Budget

The board will be considering the proposed budget for 2020 at the October 15, 2019 regular meeting. The board will then have a workshop to review all department financials and line items. The final budget will be approved at the December 9, 2019 regular meeting. The proposed budget will be available for review at the town office after October 15th and available on our website soon after that.

New Website

The Town of Calhan is welcoming our new partner for the website - Revize. Please explore the website and let us know what you think. Is there something you would like on our website? Feel free to call the office and let us know your thoughts.

Closure of 8th Street - Calhan School

There will be detours and different routes to and from Calhan School while work is being done on 8th Street. A map of the changes can be downloaded from the link below.

Work on this section of 8th Street is expected to be finished in late September or early October.

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Municipal Election - 2016

The regular municipal election will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016. The Town will be electing four Trustees and the Mayor. Petitions are available at Town Hall and need to be returned by 4:30pm on January 25, 2016. Eligible applicants must be 18 years of age, a registered voter, and must have lived within the town limits of Calhan for at least the past 12 months.

2016 Calhan Summer Fest

The planning for the Calhan Summer Fest is starting!There will be a meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 starting at 7:00 pm. Booths are available for a $10.00 fee. If you are interested in advertising at the event or sponsoring at any level, please contact town hall at 719-347-2586. Please contact town hall to reserve a booth space.

Calhan Pride Day is now Summer Fest!

The Calhan Board of Trustees has decided that Calhan Pride Day will be re-named as Summer Fest! The new name will better reflect the sense of summer enjoyment that has always been a part of the celebration, and the fact that people travel from far beyond Calhan’s borders to partake in the fun.

Summer Fest 2015 planning is going very well. This is scheduled for July 17th starting at 3:00 pm.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Summer Fest Planning Committee via the Town Clerk.

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Regular meeting - January 13, 2020

The Calhan Regular Board meeting will be on Monday, January 13, 2020 starting at 7:00 pm. The agenda has been posted in the Resource Room

Coronavirus - Town of Calhan

As the country, the state and El Paso County navigate recent public health issues resulting from concerns surrounding COVID-19, please know that the Town of Calhan is committed to doing everything we can to keep our community safe and informed.
With that in mind, we are temporarily closing town hall to the public. We will still operate as normal and will be available via telephone or email for any of your concerns. You can still make payments via telephone, check/cash through the payment door in the front of town hall or via our website Calhan.co. 

 Calhan Police Department will still operate as normal but as per usual, please call 911 for any emergencies.

 Symptoms of Covid-19 are fever, dry cough and shortness of breath. Please follow current CDC guidelines in helping to stop the spread of this virus. Stay home as much as possible and practice good hand washing. If you or anyone in your home is ill, please stay home and manage symptoms. Recommendations are currently Tylenol for fever, fluids and rest, along with isolation until you and everyone in your home has been symptom free for 72 hours. Should you experience significant difficulty in breathing, please seek emergency treatment. Here is the hotline number if you have any questions regarding Covid-19 treatment or testing 303-389-1687,

 Please understand this is only an attempt to stop the possible spread and to protect you as well as our employees. Should you have any concerns, please call town hall at (719) 347-2586. Thank you for your understanding during this very sensitive and concerning time.

 Jasmin Thorp, Mayor

Jasmin.th@calhan.co