City Council

Members of the 2023 Aspen City Council

Overview

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
     Elected Mayor: March of 2023             
     Sworn in: April of 2023; Term ends April 2025
  • John Doyle, Mayor Pro Tem - 970-948-6251
     Elected to Council: May of 2021
     Sworn in: June 2021; Term ends April of 2025
  • Bill Guth - 970-300-2120
     Elected to Council: March of 2023
     Sworn in: April of 2023; Term ends: April of 2027
  • Ward Hauenstein - 970-948-3858
     Elected to Council: May of 2021                                      
     Sworn in: June 2021; Term ends April of 2025
  • Sam Rose - 802-752-7026
     Elected to Council: March of 2023
     Sworn in: April of 2023; Term ends: April of 2027

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, on the 3rd floor of 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

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.

2024 Long Range City Council Calendar (PDF) provides a general overview of annual meeting dates.