City Council

City Council members
Standing: Steve Davis, José Guardiola,
Sean Ford, Rick Teter, Steve Douglas. Seated:
 Benjamin Huseman, Oscar Madera, Nicole Frank, Craig Hurst.

City council is the legislative and governing body of Commerce City. The nine members establish the vision for the city, set annual goals to achieve that vision and enact the laws that govern residents. City council annually reviews and approves the city budget. They also appoint the city manager, city attorney and municipal court judge, as well as members of boards and commissions

City Council Meetings

  • Regular meetings: 6 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month except for holidays. Time is dedicated during the regular meetings for citizen communication. 
  • Study sessions: 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month except for holidays.
  • Meeting locations: Unless otherwise designated by the council, meetings take place at the Civic Center at 7887 E 60th Ave., Commerce City. 
  • Meeting broadcasts: Regular meetings are broadcast online and on local Channel 8. 

Agendas, Policies & Goals

City Council Vacancies  

2019 is an election year in Commerce City! Turn your ideas for the community into action and run for city council in the upcoming municipal election. On Nov. 5, voters will elect the Mayor and council members for Ward II, Ward IV, and two at-large representatives. Learn about the vacancies at

Current Members

There are nine city council members, including one mayor, a council member for each of the city's four wards and four members at-large. The mayor selects a councilperson to serve as the mayor pro tem.

Engage with City Council

City council hosts several events and town halls throughout the year to provide residents an easy way to engage in city government. These events are an opportunity to share city information, get feedback on city projects and answer questions about services or issues.

Talk Around Town with City Council

Pour a pilsner and join city council members for an informal opportunity to learn more about what is happening in our community and ask questions. Light snacks will be provided!

Thursday, October 10*
6 - 7:30 p.m.
El Jardin
6460 E. 73rd Ave.
*A Spanish event

Wednesday, October 23
6 - 7:30 p.m.
Pour Tap House,
12433 E. 104th Ave.

Telephone Town Halls

Engage with city council from the comfort of your home. The schedule for the 2019 telephone town halls is still being finalized.

Telephone Town Hall Archives

Missed the live conversation? You can listen to past telephone town halls. Audio recordings are typically posted one week after the event.

¡Alza Tu Voz! Reunión con Líderes de la Ciudad

Con el objetivo de tener una conversación abierta sobre temas de interés de la comunidad Latina, la ciudad tendrá dos reuniones al año. Escucha los audios de las reuniones pasadas en la página ¡Alza Tu Voz!