Mayor & Town Council

Home Rule

The Town of Telluride is a home rule municipality. The Mayor and six council members are elected for four-year terms. The Mayor and Town Council members do not have offices at Town Hall.

The Town Council  2021 Meeting Calendar is set at the end of the year for the next calendar year. Meetings are held approximately every third Tuesday at Rebekah Hall, 113 West Columbia Avenue.

Due to the COVID-19  Pandemic, Town Council meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Information on how to join the meeting can be found at the top of each meeting agenda under "Meeting Information." Agendas are found through our Meeting Portal. 

State of the Town Address - July 13, 2021 
State of the Town Address - January 12, 2021
State of the Town Address - June 30, 2020
State of the Town Address - January 07, 2020 


The current Town Council is as follows:

Agendas, Packets & Minutes

Town Council agendas and packets are posted and published on this website on the Friday preceding the meeting and can be downloaded through our Meeting Portal. Town Council meetings are also broadcasted on KOTO radio and via the Town's You Tube channel. 

Public Notices​

Public Hearing Notice 
Notice Is Hereby Given That The Telluride Town Council, At A Regular Meeting On October 05, 2021 At Approximately 1:00pm, Via A Virtual Meeting, Will Consider Second Reading And Approval Of An Ordinance Of The Town Council Of The Town Of Telluride Colorado Amending The Telluride Municipal Code At Chapter 18 “Land Use Code” Within Article 3, Division 7, Affordable Housing And Designated Employee Dwelling Units Regulations, To: Modify The Required Percentage Mitigation For One And Two-Family Dwellings And Multi-Family Dwellings At Section 3-720.C.1.B. Tiffany Kavanaugh, Town Clerk


The Town Council Of The Town Of Telluride, Colorado Passed Ordinance #1536 An Ordinance Of The Town Council Of The Town Of Telluride, Colorado Amending The 2021 Municipal Budget To Reappropriate Certain Unexpended 2020 Budget Line Item Amounts, Making Supplemental Appropriations From Existing Fund Balances To Various Accounts, And Making Supplemental Appropriations From Revenue In Excess Of Those Estimated In The 2021 Budget At The Regular Meeting On August 24, 2021.  Ordinance #1536 Shall Become Effective Upon The Date Of Publication Of Notice Of Its Passage, And Copies Of The New Ordinance Are Available At Town Hall 

Series of 2021

The Town Council Of The Town Of Telluride, Colorado Passed Ordinance #1537 An Emergency Ordinance Of The Town Council Of The Town Of Telluride, Colorado Imposing A Temporary Suspension And Prohibition On The Submission, Acceptance, Processing Or Issuance Of Business Licenses And/Or Permits Applicable To All Short Term Rental Units As Defined In The Telluride Municipal Code (TMC) Section 6-1-10, Expressly Including All Business Licenses Issued For A Lodging Establishment Or Room Rental (TMC Section 6-1-20(1)), Accommodations Unit (TMC Section 6-1-20(2)) And Rental House (TMC Section 6-1-20(3)), As The Same Are Defined In TMC Section 6-1-10, And Declaring An Emergency At A Regular Meeting On August 24, 2021. Ordinance #1537 is effective immediately. 

Recently passed ordinances can be found in the
Records Center a few days after passage. For immediate access to recently passed ordinances, please contact the Clerk's Department at 728-2157.