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Notice of Public Hearing

Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo

Thursday, December 4, 2008
4:00 P.M., MST
Central Maintenance Facility
201 S. Victoria St.
Pueblo, CO 81003

The purpose of the hearing is to obtain input from the city residents in reference to the Five-Year Agency Plan and Annual Plan Submission to be submitted to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for fiscal year 2009. Total funds being allocated for this year are estimated at $2,519,140 for Operating Funds and $1,382,070 for Capital Funds.

All residents are encouraged to attend this hearing. A copy of the Five-Year Agency Plan and Annual Plan will be available for review from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. prior to public hearing at the address below. Persons can submit written comments prior to public hearing to:

Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo
Attn: Frank Pacheco, Executive Director
1414 N. Santa Fe Ave., 10th Floor
Pueblo, CO 81003

For further information please call Mr. Pacheco at 719-544-6230.


Notice is hereby given that on or about October 20, 2008 final settlement will be made by the Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo for the following contracts:

• IFB 08-366, Furnace Replacement—Total Service
• IFB 08-367, Oakshire Roof Repair—All Star Roofing
• IFB 08-368, Co 2-5 Roof Repair—Turner Roofing
• RFP 08-235, Fiber Optic Network—Unite Private Network

Any claims in connection with the above contracts shall be filed with the Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo. Failure on the part of a supplier or sub-contractor to file such statement prior to such final settlement will relieve the Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo from any and all liability for such claim.

Claims must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m., October 20, 2008 to:
Barbara L. Bernard, Director of Special Projects
Housing Authority of the City of Pueblo
201 S. Victoria
Pueblo, CO 81003

New Human Services Call Center- 444.5349

The El Paso County Department of Human Services opened its new Customer Service Call Center at 719.444.5349.

This number is staffed for the purpose of answering questions and resolving concerns of current Food Stamp and Family Medicaid clients.

The Center is up and running and the number is: 719.444.5349.


Colorado Civil Rights Office Is Now Open

The Colorado Civil Rights Division’s Southern Colorado regional office, located in Pueblo, is now fully staffed and is open to serve the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Colorado Civil Rights Division accepts complaints of discrimination in the areas of employment, housing, and public accommodation. The Division’s Pueblo office location is 200 West “B” Street, Suite 234.

For further information, please call the Division at (719)-542-1298 or 800-262-4845. Se Habla Español.


School District 11 Announces English Language Classes For Adults

The Colorado Springs School District 11 Adult and Family Education Office, 917 East Moreno Avenue, offers English classes for adult learners from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays (beginner level) and Tuesdays and Thursdays (intermediate level). Evening classes are offered from 6 to 8:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays for all levels.

A registration fee of $30 is required. Please call 328-2975 about tuition rates.

Registration for morning classes takes place at 9 a.m. on Jan. 30, Feb. 25, March 17 and May 20, 22 and 27

Registration for evening classes is at 6 p.m. on Jan. 29, Feb. 26 and 28, and March 18; at 6:30 p.m. on May 20, 22 and 27.

For more information, please call the Adult & Family Education office at 328-2975.

Contact Info: Melissa Burkhardt Shields, 328-2975
Elaine Nalestki, 520-2005, cell phone 499-6448

English Classes
September 2007 - May 2008

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
(2715 E. Pikes Peak Avenue; limited childcare available)
Day: Monday and Wednesday 11:30 – 1:30
Night: Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 – 9:00

St. Mary’s Cathedral
(22 W. Kiowa (downtown); childcare available)
Night: Tuesday and Thursday 7:00 – 9:00

St. Patrick’s Church
(6455 Brook Park Drive (near Dublin and Academy); childcare available)
Day: Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 – 1:30

You can register for any location
at the following places and times:

August 19
Our Lady of Guadalupe: 11:00 – 2:00
St. Mary’s Cathedral: 4:00 – 7:00

August 26
Our Lady of Guadalupe: 11:00 – 2:00
St. Mary’s Cathedral: 4:00 – 7:00


Adams State College registration for summer session has started

Get ahead on your degree. Registration for Adams State College summer session has started. Financial aid funds are available if you are eligible. In addition to regular courses, many great workshops and institute programs featuring national, state, and local authorities in various academic disciplines are offered during May, June, and July.

Register online at http://summer.adams.edu or call the Adams State College One Stop at 1-866-344-1687 or 1-719-587-7306 before classes are full. Printed schedules can be requested through the One Stop Service Center in the Student Union Building.


Ballet Folklórico de La Raza Necesita Jóvenes Para Aprender a Bailar

Ballet Folklórico de La Raza de Colorado Springs urgentemente necesita jovenes (niños) de edades 12 años y más para aprender a bailar el baile folklórico de México. También tenemos espacios para seis muchachas (chicas) de 13 años para arriba. Por favor, llama a Connie Benavidez al 719-683-2162 para más información.

(Ballet Folklorico La Raza of Colorado Springs urgently needs young men ages 12 and up to learn Mexican folklor dances and join our group. We also have spot for 6 young ladies ages 13 and up. Please call Connie Benavidez 719-683-2162 for more information).


Foster/AdoptiveParent Needed
All expenses covered plus  tax free stipend. Call Maple Star 719-271-9644




The San Luis Valley Child Placement Agency is looking for caring adults with room in their home and an interest in providing foster care for children and adolescents. Both temporary and long-term providers needed. Reimbursement is provided during placement. For more information and eligibility requirements, call Judy at 719-589-5611.


Notice to Contractors

Colorado Springs School District No. Eleven’s 2006-2009 Capital Construction Program has many projects that will be available for participating pre-qualified contractors. The District has completed its pre-qualification evaluations and individual pre-qualified contractors scores are available on the District web site, at www.d11.org. Click on Business Opportunities. Shortly, letters will be sent to all contractors pre-qualified with Colorado Springs School District No. 11, notifying them of their classification status and eligibility to compete in future solicitations within their bonding capability and selection category. As information, the District has selected ten (10) Construction Manager/General Contractors (CM/GC) firms to participate in the Fee Proposals and General Condition competition for the construction of two new Elementary Schools and/or an Addition to Doherty High School. Please keep an eye on the District web page for future solicitations. Contractors that have never pre-qualified with the District who desire to pre-qualify for the many remaining projects may download the application from the web site. All applicants must apply not less than fourteen (14) days prior to the date of posting of any solicitation in order to be eligible for that project. Contact is D.J. Goodhue, Contracting Officer at 719-477-6078.



Hyde Park Community Center
(2135 W. 16th Pueblo, CO) is offering computer classes.$20 Community resident & $25 non-community resident.To register
please call Ersilia Cruz 544-1114
For class information call Mark Gonzales 406-2262


¡Obtén tu Diploma de High School!
Life Skills Center de Colorado Springs, Colorado está abierto cerca de ti.
Ofrecemos cursos de High School y Life Skills (clases prácticas de la vida diaria)
en sólo 4 horas al día.

Life Skills Center es para jóvenes entre los 16 y 21 años de edad que no han terminado
High School.

Hay clases de: inglés, literatura, escritura, ciencias, matemáticas, historia, y civismo.
Aprende a tu propio ritmo y obtén el Diploma de High School. No es un certificado GED.

¿Estás buscando trabajo? En Life Skills te preparamos y ayudamos a conseguir empleo mientras atiendes a las clases de High School.
Tenemos 3 horarios flexibles para que puedes mantener tu empleo actual.
¡Inscríbete Hoy!

Llama al: (719) 471-0684
1810 Eastlake Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
* 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
10:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
¡Enseñanza Gratuita!
Educacíon que va con tu vida

Farm Labor Housing

The Pueblo Housing Authority is taking applications for year-round housing assistance for low income farm worker families. All of the units consist of three bedrooms with one and a half baths. To be considered for the program an applicant must meet the following requirements:
1. Be low-income wage earner.
2. Earn a minimum of $3,185 from related work, or
3. Have worked on a farm at least 110 days in the past 12 months, and
4. Be a U.S. citizen or legal alien. Applications are being taken on Monday through Friday, except Holidays, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Please apply at the following location:
Pueblo Housing Authority
1414 North Santa Fe Avenue, 10th floor
Pueblo, CO (719) 544-6230

La Autoridad De Vivienda De La Ciudad De Pueblo Está Recibiendo Aplicaciones Para Viviendas Para Personas De Bajos Ingresos Y Quienes Trabajan En Labores Del Campo (Agricultura)

1. Tener Bajos ingresos
2. Haber Ganado Un Mínimo De $3,185 En Trabajo De Agricultura O;
3. Haber Trabajado En Agricultura (Campo) Por Lo Menos 110 Días Durante el Año
4. Ser Ciudadano O Tener Residencia Legal

Las Aplicaciones Se Aceptan De Lunes a Viernes De Las 9:00 AM a Las 4:00 PM En:
1414 N. Santa Fe Ave. 10 Piso.


Pikes Peak National Bank
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Become a FosterCare/FosterAdopt Parent.

State Wide Program
Experienced Staff
Free Orientations
Foster Care & Adoption Education
Support and Training
Faith Based Agency

Lutheran Family Services (719) 227-7571 www.lfsco.org
108 E. St. Vrain Colorado Springs Licensed, Non Profit Agency


Foster Care Parents Opportunities To...

• Love and care for hurting children
• Provide a safe and supportive home environment for children newborn through age 21.
• Make a difference in the lives of children in your community.

If you believe you can help turn a hurting child's life around, please contact:
The Child Placement Agency
ext. 156
El Pueblo Boys and Girls Ranch today!

"Turning Lives Around"
El Pueblo Boys' & Girls' Ranch, Inc
1 El Pueblo Ranch Way
Pueblo, Colorado 81006
(719) 544-7496
(719) 544-7705

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