The Town of Monument Special Election will be held as a coordinated election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. The Election will be conducted via mail ballot. There will be one (1) Trustee position on the ballot. Nomination petitions will be available for circulation beginning on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 8:00 am. You can pick up a packet from the Town Clerk at 645 Beacon Lite Rd. Nomination petitions must be filed with the Town Clerk no later than Monday, August 27, 2018 at 5:00 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 Monument for twelve (12) consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election.
Pickin’ on the Divide, the annual family music festival Saturday, August 18th, at Limbach Park in downtown Monument. Colorado Bluegrass bands will be performing though out the day from 11 am until 6:30 pm, including Tenderfoot Bluegrass, Wirewood Station, Ashtonz, Flying W Wranglers, and Grass It Up!
The beer garden is open from 11am-6pm. Admission is $15 per adult and free for kids 12 and under. For more information and tickets please visit the website www.pickinonthedivide.com
CDOT Open Houses
With the start of construction scheduled to begin this fall, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is inviting the public to learn more about the Interstate 25 South Gap project – including expected construction impacts – at two open houses this month:
Monday, Aug. 20: El Paso County
Monument Academy, 1150 Village Ridge Point in Monument
Wednesday, Aug. 22: Douglas County
Douglas County Fairgrounds, 500 Fairgrounds Road in Castle Rock
Both opportunities are open-house style events — there will not be a formal presentation. Attendees can visit any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to talk one-on-one with project experts. There will be multiple display boards explaining the project and plenty of staff available to answer questions.
Summer Movie Nights
The Town of Monument and our series sponsor, U.S. Taekwondo Center present outdoor movie nights. This is free to the public and will take place at the Monument Marketplace Clock Tower on Jackson Creek Blvd. (between Home Depot & Walmart) and the Tri-Lakes YMCA. Everyone is invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy a movie under the stars, however, please leave your pets at home. Activities will begin at 7:00 pm. Movie will begin at dark (approx 8:30).
June 15 - Ferris Bueller, Jackson Creek Clocktower
June 29 - Wonder, Tri-Lakes YMCA
July 20 - Grease, Jackson Creek Clocktower
August 3 - Coco, Tri-Lakes YMCA
August 24, Remember the Titans, Tri-Lakes YMCA