El Paso County Commissioner Pct. 1

May 2014 - Posts

On May 30, 2014 Commissioner Carlos Leon Welcomes Business Expansion

On May 30, 2014, Commissioner Leon welcomed another small business to the Precinct 1 community. Helping Hands Visiting Angels provides in-home care for seniors and adults with an array of needs.  Their philosophy is to keep the people of the community engaged in life mentally, spirituality and physically.

Helping Hands Visiting Angels offer help to the homeless, battered women and people battling depression. Other services they provide are support for families of felons and people who suffer from addictions. They also offer services to help the elderly live their last years with dignity.


Later that morning, Commissioner Carlos Leon and Mayor Oscar Leeser welcomed the expansion of Sierra Providence East Medical Center. This center specializes in cardiovascular services, obstetrics, neonatal intensive care and physical rehabilitation.


Commissioner Leon’s May 28, 2014 Community Meeting

Commissioner Carlos Leon held his community meeting this morning at Denny’s Restaurant on Montwood Drive. Guest speakers Irene Ramirez and Gilbert Andujo, Engineering and Construction from the City of El Paso, were present at the meeting to answer questions for our Precinct 1 constituents concerning the Montwood Drainage Project. Mr. Andujo stated that the completion of the project is still set for February of 2015.


Other topics on the Eastside Annex, Sportspark and Vanpool were discussed at the meeting as Commissioner Leon opened the floor for questions and concerns.



On Friday, May 23, 2014, Commissioner Carlos Leon was present for the grand opening of Menchies, the Vaswani’s newest location at The Fountains at Farah.


Commissoner Leon emphasized how small businesses like Menchies are a critical component to our local economy. Commissioner Leon also stressed the importance of bringing people, families and children together to gain a sense of community in our growing county. 


Letter Carriers’ Food Drive on Saturday, May 10, 2014

The National Association of Letter Carriers are having their annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive this coming Saturday, May 10, 2014. Be part of this great cause by placing your non-perishable donations in a bag by your mailbox. All donations will be delivered to a local food bank that will feed those in need.