City Council

Members of the 2023 Aspen City Council


The Aspen City Council provides leadership, stewardship, and service to the city. Through an open process, we work in partnership with the community to supply services meeting residents’ and guests’ day-to-day needs, preserve and enhance our community character, and further the Aspen Dream: the ideal of a community nourishing the mind, body, and spirit of our locals and guests.

City Council Members

Email the City Council

  • Torre, Mayor - 970-948-2023
  • John Doyle, Mayor Pro Tem - 970-948-6251
  • Bill Guth - 970-300-2120
  • Ward Hauenstein - 970-948-3858
  • Sam Rose - 802-752-7026

City Council Policy Agenda

The Council’s Policy Agenda serves as a guideline to regional, state, and federal policy leaders for reference when considering decisions impacting the City of Aspen.

City of Aspen Mission Statement

To engage with positive civil dialogue, provide the highest quality innovative, and efficient municipal services, steward the natural environment, and support a healthy and sustainable community for the benefit of future generations with respect for the work of our predecessors.

Letters to the Community

COVID-19 Resource Packet for Businesses

Council Meetings

Meetings are held in Council Chambers at City Hall, 427 Rio Grande Place. Meetings are broadcast on CGTV, Channel 11, City of Aspen Facebook page, City of Aspen YouTube page, as well as Webcast live and archived.

Regular Meetings  

  • Held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 5 pm unless otherwise indicated.

Work Sessions

  • Held Every Monday at 4 pm unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Held First and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4 pm unless otherwise indicated. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available before the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Special Meetings

Are held as needed and are published on the Long Range Calendar

The Long Range Council schedule (PDF) is updated weekly.

2023 Long Range City Council Calendar (PDF) provides a general overview of annual meeting dates.