City Council

(back row l-r): City Attorney David Williamson, Tom Dowling, Mayor Pro Tem Gustavo Reyna, Alexandra Lynch, Brad Wiesley, City Administrator Gary Klaphake (front row l-r): Merrily Mazza, Mayor Christine Berg, Stephanie Walton 

Applications for a vacant City Council position are being accepted through July 29

Due to the resignation of Councilor Tom Dowling, the Lafayette City Council must appoint someone to fill this open position. Lafayette residents are encouraged to apply by July 29 at 5:00pm. The chosen candidate will complete the vacated term which runs through November 2017, and will be eligible to run for an additional term in the November 2017 election.

To qualify for a position on City Council, applicants must be a registered voter and have lived within Lafayette city limits for at least one year.

To apply, please complete the Online City Council Appointment Application. A current resume is required to accompany the application. You may also download an application and submit a hard copy.

Based on the number of applications received, City Council will discuss how to proceed with candidate interviews at their regularly scheduled meeting on August 2.

The City Council Handbook may be of interest to those who wish to apply

View applications for City Council Appointment

Frank  Phillips
Andrew O'Connor
Keri Davies
Julie Marshall
Rick Tocquigny
James Lillstrom
John Weise
Joshua Kennedy
Mary Berohn
Cliff Smedley
Chris Berry
Marjorie Griek
Rebecca Schwendler
Luke Arrington
Chelsea Behanna
Annmarie Jensen
Sean Lynch

Overview of City Council

The Lafayette City Council serves as the community's legislative body, enacting ordinances, appropriating funds to conduct city business, and providing policy direction for city governance through the city administrator.


1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
Lafayette City Hall, Council Chamber
1290 S. Public Rd.
Lafayette, CO 80026

Watch a live or recorded City Council meeting on our Streaming Video page.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Draft Minutes are also available.
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Addendum documents
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included in Council Packets


Contact Term Ends
Mayor Christine Berg
720-442-1612 Contact Christine Berg 11/2019
Mayor Pro Tem
Gustavo Reyna

Contact Gustavo Reyna 11/2017
Councilor Stephanie Walton 720-593-0026 Contact Stephanie Walton 11/2019
Councilor Alexandra Lynch
Contact Alexandra Lynch 11/2019
Councilor Merrily Mazza
720-556-1286 Contact Merrily Mazza 11/2017
Councilor Brad Wiesley 303-884-2200
Contact Brad Wiesley 11/2017
All City Council
Contact All City Council

The Council consists of seven members who are elected on a non-partisan basis in odd-numbered years. Terms are staggered so the Council always consists of experienced members.Four seats must be filled each election year. The three councilors with the highest number of votes serve four-year terms and the fourth receives a two-year term.


The mayor and mayor pro-tem are selected by the City Council for two-year terms. Under provisions of the Lafayette City Charter, council has the power to appoint the city administrator, city attorney, municipal court judge, city treasurer, and chief of police.

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