City Councilors and Term Dates:

Mayor - Jim Gelwicks

Term Expires - 11/08/2021

email Jim G. at:
cell: 765.4372

Mayor Pro Tem - Jim Miles

Term Expires - 11/08/2021

email Jim M. at:
cell: 970.209.2886

Councilor - Bob Drexel

Term Expires - 11/11/2019

email Bob at:

Councilor - Mallory Logan

Term Expires - 11/11/2019

email Mallory at:

Councilor - Leia Morrison

Term Expires - 11/11/2019

email Leia at:

Council encourages citizens to attend Citizen Input. Citizen Input is a scheduled time at the beginning of every Regular Sesson Council Meeting where citizens can share their ideas or concerns with Council. Your input is important and encouraged. Citizens are given 3 minutes to present to Council. 

Contact Info:

Contact City Councilors through the City Clerk, the City Manager or by emailing them with the links listed above.

City Clerk: Erica Boucher, | 970.641.8140
City Manager: Russ Forrest, | 970.641.8171

Our City is managed by a Council/Manager form of government. There are five elected councilors chosen at-large throughout the City.

Our City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of our City, while the City Clerk serves as the clerk to the City Council. The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager, subject to confirmation by the City Council. The City Clerk oversees the City Council agendas with the approval of the City Manager. If anyone wants to appear on the agenda, please contact the City Clerk.The City Clerk attends all of the Council meetings and keeps a permanent journal of Regular Session meetings. Click here to go to the Agenda and Minutes page. If you need any other City Council information, please contact the City Clerk's office at 970.641.8080.

Current Projects:

Comprehensive Plan Update

Lazy K Property Park Plan and Housing Project                                    

Strategic Plan

Region 10
Region 10 League for Economic Assistance & Planning provides programs and services that meet the needs of the people in the region, are cost-effective, reduce the burden on local governments, leverage available resources, and support our charitable status. Established in 1972, Region 10 is a 501C3 non-profit organization offering public programs in support of eighteen local communities and six counties in western Colorado. This valuable resource is available to all City of Gunnison businesses. Please visit their website and take advantage of the many services that are available to you as a local business.