City Council from left to right: Sam Weaver, Lisa Morzel, Matthew Appelbaum, Jan Burton, Aaron Brockett, Suzanne Jones (Mayor 2015-2017), Bob Yates, Mary Young (Mayor Pro Tem 2015-2016) and Andrew Shoemaker (Mayor Pro Tem 2016-2017)
Regular City Council meetings are held the first and third Tuesdays of the month in the Council Chambers located in the Municipal Building, 1777 Broadway St. Check the Upcoming Meeting Dates tab below for scheduled events. Vist Council Resources for further information.
Meeting agendas are posted by 3:30 p.m. on the Friday prior to each council meeting. View "Meetings Agendas and Materials" or "Study Session Agendas and Materials" below for current agendas.
Agendas and Presentations
CAC (Council Agenda Committee) 8-9 AM
CITY COUNCIL MEETING 6 PM
2017 Council Retreat
2017 Council Retreat
City Council meetings are televised live on Channel 8 and re-broadcast on Wednesday at 6 p.m. and Friday at 11 a.m. DVDs are available for checkout at Channel 8.
Frequently Asked Questions
The City of Boulder has a council-manager form of government. Under this form of government, the elected City Council sets the policies for the operation of the Boulder government. The administrative responsibility of the city rests with the City Manager who is appointed by the City Council.
The City Council consists of nine members, including a mayor and mayor pro tem selected by the council members. City Council members are elected to four- or two-year terms depending how many votes they receive. Council members may serve three terms in a lifetime. The City of Boulder conducts its general elections on the first Tuesday in November of odd numbered years.
No, all City Council members are elected at-large. Each member is elected by and represents the entire city. Council members may serve three terms in a lifetime.
Visit Election Information for details about upcoming elections, including seats on City Council.
Study sessions give City Council the chance to work on a particular issue or set of issues. While council may give direction to city staff during a study session, no votes are cast during these meetings. Both City Council meetings and study sessions are open to the public, but only City Council meetings have open comment/public hearings.
Open comment is held at the beginning of City Council meetings and provides an opportunity for speakers to address any issue(s) not scheduled for a public hearing. Sign up online prior to 4:30 p.m. or in person beginning at 5 p.m. Special City Council meetings do not have open comment.
Public hearings are identified on the agenda and you may sign up for that topic beginning at 5 p.m. There is no online sign up for public hearings.
For more information, visit Speaking at City Council Meetings.