Town of Telluride

The Town of Telluride is governed by a conglomerate of boards & commissions, departments, a municipal code and Home Rule charter, and a mayor and town council. Please see the official Town of Telluride website,, for more detailed information. 

The list of Boards & Commissions is as follows:

  • Board of Adjustment & Appeals
  • Community Assistance, Arts, & Special Events
  • Ecology Commission
  • Election Commission
  • Ethics Commission
  • Historic and Architectural Review Commission
  • Liquor Licensing Authority
  • Medical Marijuana Licensing Authority
  • Open Space Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Planning & Zoning Commission
  • Telluride Housing Subcommittee
  • Telluride Regional Airport Authority
  • Vending Subcommittee

The list of Departments is as follows:

  • Finance
  • Administrative Services
  • Marshal's Office
  • Municipal Court
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Planning & Building
  • Public Works
  • Town Attorney
  • Town Clerk
  • Town Manager

Mayor & Town Council:

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 in Town Hall. 

The Town Council meeting schedule is set at the end of the year for the next calendar year. Meetings are held every third Tuesday. Town Council agendas and packets are posted and published on this website on the Friday preceding the meeting. Town Council meetings are also video-recorded and streamed live via Telluride TV. 

July 16, 2013 Mayoral State of the Town Address