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Frequently Asked Questions, Longmont City Council

 

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Question Where is the Mayor’s office?

Answer The Mayor’s Office is located in the Administration Building of the Civic Center Complex, near the corner of Third Avenue and Kimbark Street. The number is 303-651-8601.


Question How many Council members does Longmont have?

Answer There are seven, including the Mayor. For more information check out http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_council/


Question How is the Mayor elected?

Answer By a majority of residents voting in a mayoral election.


Question How long is the Mayor’s term of office?

Answer The Mayor's term is for two years.

 

Question How long do other Council members serve?

Answer They serve for four years.

 

q Are there term limits for the Mayor and Council Members?

a Yes. The Mayor may serve two consecutive terms and Council Members may serve three consecutive terms. Per Article XVIII, Section XI of the Colorado Constitution,"no elected member of the governing board of a state institution of higher education shall serve more than two consecutive terms in office, except that with respect to terms of office which are two years or shorter in duration, no such elected official shall serve more than three consecutive terms in office."

 

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Question How often are elections held?

Answer Every two years in November, in odd-numbered years.


Question What is the name of the Council member who represents my ward?

Answer To find out who is your representative, check out information about the City Wards at http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_council/wards.htm or contact the City Clerk’s Office for the name of your City Council Representative at 303-651-8649.


Question How do I contact the Mayor or other Council members?

Answer All correspondence should be mailed to the City of Longmont, Civic Center Complex, Longmont, CO 80501 to the individual’s attention. Check out this page for their phone numbers and email addresses: http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_council/


Question When are the City Council meetings held?

Answer Regular Council meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. Study Sessions are held the first and third Tuesdays. All meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, located in the Civic Center Complex, unless other notification is published.


Question Are City Council meetings open to the public?

Answer Yes


 Question How can I find out what is on the Agenda for the City Council meeting?

Answer The Agenda is posted on the City’s website and is available for viewing usually the Friday before the upcoming meeting.   Click here to go to the listing of Agendas  http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_council/agendas/index.htm. You can also request an agenda to be faxed to you by using the City Source system. Call 303-774-4370 and the message number is 1184.


Question How can I receive a copy of the minutes for a City Council meeting?

Answer The most recent copies can be found on our website at http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/city_council/minutes/index.htm and you can contact the City Clerk’s office for minutes that are not on our site at 303-651-8648.

 

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