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City Council
Current Councilmembers include:
      Mayor Karen Sheek
      Mayor Pro-tem Ty Keel
      Councilmember Bob Archibeque
      Councilmember Tim Miller
      Councilmember Jill Carlson
      Councilmember Shawna McLaughlin
      Councilmember Orly Lucero

Council Meeting
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Tuesday of each month
  • Grace Speck Room
          Cortez City Hall
          210 East Main Street, Cortez

City Council Requirements
The City Council consists of seven members. No person shall be eligible to office as a councilmember unless at the time of election he or she is a citizen of the United States, at least twenty-one years of age and shall have been for one year immediately preceding such election a resident of the city.

A municipal election for councilmembers is held on the first Monday in April in even numbered years. Councilmembers shall be paid every two weeks. No council person shall receive a payment for a meeting which he or she did not attend. The mayor shall receive as compensation $500 per month.

Each of the other councilmembers shall receive as compensation $400 per month. For information on council election, please see Elections. Worksessions begin usually at 6 p.m.

Contact Us
Linda L. Smith
City Clerk

210 E. Main St.
Cortez, CO 81321

Ph: 970-564-4008
Fx: 970-565-8172

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.