Gunnison City Manager is Russ Forrest. The City Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer for the City and is responsible to the City Council regarding the efficient operation of all services to City residents.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Insure that all laws and ordinances of the City of Gunnison are enforced 
Direct and supervise all City Department Heads 
Provide administrative oversight for all city contracts, agreements and franchises 
Prepare and administer an annual budget for the City
Advise and assist the City Council in preparing policies and City initiatives 
Keep the Council advised of the City's financial condition 
Serve as the Chief Personnel Officer for the City 

Email Russ at: rforrest@gunnisonco.gov | Phone: 970.641.8171