City Council

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

08-16-2016 AgendaPacket
08-15-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-02-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-01-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-19-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-08-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-05-2016 Work Session Agenda
07-05-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-21-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-20-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
06-17-2016 Work Session Agenda
06-07-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-06-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
05-17-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-16-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
05-09-2016 Work Session Agenda
05-03-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-02-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-19-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-19-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-18-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-05-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-04-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-30-2016 Work Session Agenda
03-23-2016 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
03-18-2016 Work Session 
03-15-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-14-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-02-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-29-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-25-2016 Work Session Agenda
02-24-2016 Work Session Agenda
02-17-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-16-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-11-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-08-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-02-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-20-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
01-19-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-15-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
01-05-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-04-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
12-15-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-14-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
12-09-2015 Special Meeting AgendaPacket
12-01-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
12-01-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-30-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-17-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-16-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-09-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-20-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-19-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-06-2015 Work Session Agenda
10-06-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-15-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-14-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-01-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-01-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-31-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-25-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-17-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-04-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-04-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-21-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-20-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-07-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-07-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-16-2015 Work Session Agenda
06-16-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-15-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
06-02-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
06-02-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-29-2015 Special Meeting Agenda
05-19-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-18-2015 Work Session Packet
05-05-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
05-05-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-29-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-21-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-21-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-20-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-08-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-07-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-17-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-17-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-16-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-09-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-03-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-03-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-18-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-17-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-10-2015 Special Meeting AgendaPacket
02-03-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-03-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-03-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-03-2015 AgendaPacket
01-21-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
01-20-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-06-2015 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-05-2015 Work Session AgendaPacket
12-16-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-15-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
12-02-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-01-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-18-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-17-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-04-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-04-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-04-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-21-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-20-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-07-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-30-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-16-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-15-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-02-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-02-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-19-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-18-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-05-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-15-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-14-2014 Work Session Agenda
07-01-2014 Work Session Agenda
07-01-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-17-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-16-2014 Work Session Agenda
06-03-2014 Work Session Agenda
06-03-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-02-2014 Work Session Packet
05-28-2014 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
05-20-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-19-2014 Work Session AgendaPacket
05-06-2014 Work Session Agenda
05-06-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-28-2014 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
04-21-2014 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
04-15-2014 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
04-14-2014 Work Session Agenda
04-01-2014 Work Session Agenda
04-01-2014 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
03-18-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-17-2014 Work Session Agenda
03-12-2014 Work Session Agenda
03-04-2014 Work Session Agenda
03-04-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-27-2014 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
02-18-2014 Work Session Agenda
02-18-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-04-2014 Work Session Agenda
02-04-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-21-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-07-2014 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-17-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-03-2013 Work Session Work Session
12-03-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-19-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-05-2013 Work Session Agenda
11-05-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
10-15-2013 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-15-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-08-2013 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
10-01-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
09-17-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
09-03-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
08-20-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-06-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
07-16-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-09-2013 Work Session Agenda
07-02-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
06-18-2013 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
06-18-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-04-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
05-21-2013 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-07-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
04-23-2013 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
04-16-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
04-02-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
03-19-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
03-05-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
02-22-2013 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
02-19-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
02-05-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
01-29-2013 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
01-22-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
01-08-2013 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
12-18-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
12-04-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
11-20-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
11-06-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
10-16-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
10-02-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
09-18-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
09-04-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
08-21-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
08-07-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
07-17-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
07-02-2012 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
06-19-2012 AgendaMinutesPacketWork Session
06-05-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-15-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-01-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-17-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-03-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-20-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-06-2012 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
03-06-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-21-2012 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
02-21-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-07-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-17-2012 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
01-17-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-03-2012 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-20-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-06-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-15-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-01-2011 AgendaPacket
10-18-2011 AgendaPacket
10-04-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-20-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-13-2011 Special Meeting AgendaPacket
09-06-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-16-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-02-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-19-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-05-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-21-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-07-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-17-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-03-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-19-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-05-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-15-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-01-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-15-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-01-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-18-2011 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-04-2011 AgendaMinutes
12-21-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-07-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-16-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-02-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-19-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-05-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-21-2010 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
09-21-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-07-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-17-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-03-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-20-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
07-06-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-15-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-01-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-24-2010 Special Meeting Minutes
05-18-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-04-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-20-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-06-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-16-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-02-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-16-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-02-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-19-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-05-2010 AgendaMinutesPacket

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.

Ward 1

Brown

Hal Brown

719-239-4573 | 155 Mesa Circle, Salida CO | hal.brown@salidaelected.com

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

 

Rusty Granzella

Mr. Granzella’s term expires in 2019.
719-539-7309 | 248 W Park Avenue, Salida CO | rusty.granzella @salidaelected.com

Rusty Granzella was born and raised in Salida, graduating from Salida High School.  After high school Rusty attended college at Colorado State University Fort Collins and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting.  After college Rusty worked for Standard Oil-Chevron USA in California for 14 months in Asset Accounting and worked 20 years for local family owned Auto Dealership as a manager and part owner.  Rusty was also a loan officer and branch manager for Sunflower Bank and served on the Salida School Board from 2005-2013.  Rusty and his wife, Tangie, have raised three children in Salida and have developed rental properties for the past 20 years.

Mr. Granzella’s term expires in 2019.

 

 

 

 

Ward 2

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Eileen Rogers

719-539-4040 | 1010 F St, Salida CO | eileen.rogers@salidaelected.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.

 

 

 

 

 

DSC_0047Cheryl Brown-Kovacic

719-539-5372 | 549 E St, Salida CO | cheryl.brown-kovacic@salidaelected.com

Cheryl is a retired education consultant, having served as Director of Assessment for the State of New Mexico and as a consultant for federal programs. Her PH. D. is in educational testing and program evaluation. Her skills in data analysis, mathematics and statistics, along with her experience in her own consulting business and budget administration as a director provide her with an excellent background for City Council. Her volunteer work in League of Women Voters, Chaffee Country Heritage Area Board, Salida Area Parks/ Open Space and Trails, Chaffee County Land Use Roundtable, Salida Planning Commission and City Treasurer has also prepared her for the challenge of serving as a council member. She and her husband moved to Salida in 2005, but had been visiting Salida for several years prior. She enjoys numerous outdoor activities as well as quilting and has two very adventurous children.

Ms. Brown Kovacic’s term expires in 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

Ward 3

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Melodee Hallett

719-539-4659 | 319 Hunt Street, Salida CO | melodee.hallett@salidaelected.com

Ms. Hallett’s term expires in 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mike Bowers

Mike Bowers is a long-time Salida resident and is currently employed with the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Department.
719-530-1580 | 305 Wood Ave, Salida CO | mike.bowers@salidaelected.com

Mr. Bower’s term expires in 2019.

Wards

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: Hal Brown and Rusty Granzella
  • Ward 2: Eileen Rogers and Cheryl Brown-Kovacic
  • Ward 3: Mike Bowers and Melodee Hallett