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

12-11-2017 Special Meeting Agenda
12-05-2017 AgendaPacket
12-04-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-28-2017 Work Session Agenda
11-21-2017 AgendaPacket
11-20-2017 Work Session Agenda
11-07-2017 AgendaPacket
11-06-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-17-2017 AgendaPacket
10-16-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-03-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-02-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-19-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-18-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-08-2017 Work Session Agenda
09-05-2017 AgendaPacket
08-30-2017 Special Meeting AgendaMinutesPacket
08-15-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-14-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
08-01-2017 AgendaPacket
07-31-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-18-2017 AgendaPacket
07-17-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-11-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
07-11-2017 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
07-06-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-20-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-19-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
06-06-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
06-05-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
06-01-2017 Work Session Agenda
05-30-2017 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
05-16-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-15-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
05-02-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
05-01-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-18-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
04-17-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
04-04-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-21-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-20-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
03-07-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
03-06-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
02-21-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-07-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
02-06-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
01-18-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
01-17-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
01-13-2017 Special Meeting AgendaMinutes
01-04-2017 Work Session AgendaPacket
01-03-2017 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-20-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-19-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
12-19-2016 Special Meeting AgendaMinutesPacket
12-06-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
12-05-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-29-2016 Special Meeting AgendaMinutesPacket
11-15-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
11-14-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-02-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
11-01-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-18-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-04-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
10-04-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
10-03-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-28-2016 Work Session Agenda
09-21-2016 Work Session Agenda
09-20-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
09-19-2016 Work Session Agenda
09-07-2016 Work Session AgendaPacket
09-06-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
08-16-2016 AgendaMinutesPacket
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                                                                                                                                                                

Dan Shore

719-221-6384 | 448 E 1st Street, Suite 112 Salida CO 81201| dan.shore@salidaelected.com

Dan, his wife Jill, and son Gunnar moved to Salida in 2010. He has spent the last 30 years in the investment management industry.

Mr. Shore’s term expires in 2021.

 

Rusty Granzella

719-539-7309 | 448 E 1st Street, Suite 112, Salida CO 81201| 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

Justin Critelli

719-966-9317|448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112, Salida, CO 81201 | justin.critelli@salidaelected.com

Justin Critelli is New York native who moved to Colorado in 2012. He and his partner Melanie own and operate the Simple Lodge and Hostel in historic downtown Salida. He also has his own massage therapy practice and operates out of local small business, CJ & Company.

Mr. Critelli’s term expires in 2021.

DSC_0047Cheryl Brown-Kovacic

719-539-5372 | 549 E St, Salida CO 81201 | 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

Harald Kasper

719-221-5259 | 448 E. 1st Street, Suite 112, Salida, CO 81201  | harald.kasper@salidaelected.com

Harald Kasper’s Bio:

I was born 1963 in Hoexter, Germany as the 5th of six kids. I studied Chemical Engineering in Karlruhe, Germany graduating with a Master’s Degree and Physical Therapy in Kiel Germany.

I immigrated to the USA in 1995 and became a US citizen in 2016. Living in Salida through the last 17 years I have worked as a Physical Therapist in my own local practice now called Rebound Physical Therapy while taking in all the outdoor opportunities Chaffee county has to offer such as mountain biking, hiking, skiing, running camping and white water rafting.

I brought up my daughter in Salida, who turned 18 in April 2017 and have been married to Devon Kasper since 2013.

Between 2009 and 2017 I have served on the Salida Planning and Zoning commission.

I am a passionate runner and get supported in my spiritual path by the Salida Shanga.

Mr. Kasper’s term expires in 2021.

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 81201| 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: Dan Shore and Rusty Granzella
  • Ward 2: Justin Critelli and Cheryl Brown-Kovacic
  • Ward 3: Mike Bowers and Harald Kasper