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Posted on: July 27, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Council Candidate Petitions Available August 3

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-July 27, 2021-The City of Steamboat Springs will release the nominating petition at 7:30am on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, for candidates seeking to run for the City of Steamboat Springs City Council.  

Applicants must fill out a candidate affidavit and a nomination petition signed by at least 25 registered electors within their district. The at-large petition may be signed by at least 25 registered electors from the entire city. 

Paperwork must be turned into City Hall on or before 5:30pm on Monday, August 23, 2021.

Four city council seats are open and will be voted upon during the regular election on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. These include: 

  • District I (Precincts 11,12 & 13)           Expires November 2025
  • District II (Precincts 14, 15 & 16)         Expires November 2025
  • District III (Precincts 17 & 18)              Expires November 2025
  • At-Large                                               Expires November 2023

Eligible candidates must be 18 years of age or older on the day of the election. They must have resided in the municipality for a period of at least 12 consecutive months immediately preceding the date of the election and must be a resident of the district that they will represent at the time the nomination petition is filed. The at-large candidate can reside anywhere within the city limits.  

2021 compensation for City Council members is $937.02 per month, President Pro-Tem receives $1,093.55 per month and the City Council President receives $1,247.91 per month along with the opportunity for councilors to participate in the city’s health benefits.  

The newly elected Council members shall take office at the first Regular City Council meeting following their election on either Tuesday, November 9 or 16, 2021. During that same meeting, the President and President Pro-Tem are elected by the new council.

The Steamboat Springs Election District Map, Candidate Information and Affidavit can be found on the city’s website at


Julie Franklin, City Clerk, 970.871.8248 or email
Sabrina James, Deputy City Clerk, 970.871.8252 or email 
Michael Lane, Communications Manager, 970.871.8220 or email

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