Council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month in Council Chambers at the Touber Building, 448 E. 1st Street. The 1st Tuesday of each month includes a Council work session that starts at 6pm, followed by a Council meeting at 7pm. The 3rd Tuesday of each month the Council meeting starts at 6pm.
City Council Meetings
City Council Members
Members of council govern the city by setting priorities, appropriating funds in the annual budget, approving resolutions and passing local laws.
City Council is composed of two members elected from each ward of the City, serving 4-year terms. Terms are staggered, with three of the members being elected at each regular municipal election. To run for council, one must be a registered voter who has resided in the ward from which he or she is elected for a period of at least twelve consecutive months immediately preceding the election date.
719-539-4040 | 1010 F St, Salida CO | email@example.com
Eileen Rogers moved to Colorado Springs in 1975, from Wisconsin, and to Salida in 2001. A career educator of 40+ years, she holds a B.S. Degree in mathematics & psychology and two education M.S. Degrees. Her many volunteer interests include housing, education, and health & dental care issues. She owns/manages six rental units in C.S., and loves camping, gardening & “spoiling” her grandchildren. Ms. Roger’s term expires in 2017.
719-221-8176 | 155 Mesa Circle, Salida CO | firstname.lastname@example.org
Hal Brown has more than 40 years of combined experience in military service, systems engineering and project management, and consulting. Hal has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Arts in Human Resource Development. He has lived in Salida with his wife Susan since 2005, and enjoys golf, fishing, hunting, square dancing, bicycling and hiking. Mr. Brown’s term expires in 2017
Keith Baker, a Chaffee County native, graduated from Salida High School in 1965. He went on to attend Adams State and pursue careers in retail business and custom homebuilding. He currently works as a realtor with Wes Hill and Associates (Century 21). Mr. Baker’s term expires in 2015.
719-539-2720 | PO Box 187, Salida CO | email@example.com
719-539-4659 | 319 Hunt Street, Salida CO | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Bowers is a long-time Salida resident and is currently employed with the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Department. Mr. Bower’s term expires in 2015.
719-530-1580 | 305 Wood Ave, Salida CO | email@example.com
Mr. Yerkey is a Colorado native and has lived in Salida since 2000. He holds a masters degree in math from the Missouri School of Mines. After teaching math for five years, he owned and operated a landscape contracting business. Now retired, Mr. Yerkey enjoys being a husband, father, grandfather and resident of an exciting mountain community. Mr. Yerkey’s term expires in 2015.
719-539-3427 | 125 E 5th St, Salida CO | firstname.lastname@example.org
There are three wards in the city of Salida. Property northwest of I Street, generally, belongs to Ward 1. The area roughly between I and C Streets, including the downtown historic district, makes up Ward 2. The area southeast of C Street including land south of US Highway 50 belongs to Ward 3. Download the ward map.
Two City Council members represent each ward:
- Ward 1: Keith Baker and Hal Brown
- Ward 2: Tom Yerkey and Eileen Rogers
- Ward 3: Mike Bowers and Melodee Hallett