The Lafayette City Council serves as the community's legislative body, enacting ordinances, appropriating funds to conduct city business, and providing policy direction for city governance through the city administrator.
Nicole Samson appointed to City Council
At a special meeting on June 13, Mayor Lynch and City Councilors interviewed six candidates to fill an open seat on the Lafayette City Council. The Council appointed Nicole Sampson to fill the vacancy prompted by the resignation of former City Councilor Merrily Mazza.
Please join us in welcoming Councilor Nicole Samson to her new role on City Council.
Nicole Samson application
|Mayor Alexandra Lynch||303-260-8413||11/2019|
|Councilor JD Mangat||303-731-9460||11/2019|
|Councilor Stephanie Walton||720-593-0026||11/2019|
|Councilor Chelsea Behanna||303-900-8281||11/2021|
|Mayor Pro Tem Jamie Harkins||720-432-4128||11/2021|
|Councilor Carolyn Cutler||720-258-6530||11/2019|
|Councilor Nicole Samson||11/2019|
About the Lafayette City Council
The Council consists of seven members who are elected on a non-partisan basis in odd-numbered years. Terms are staggered so the Council always consists of experienced members.Four seats must be filled each election year. The three councilors with the highest number of votes serve four-year terms and the fourth receives a two-year term.
The mayor and mayor pro-tem are selected by the City Council for two-year terms. Under provisions of the Lafayette City Charter, council has the power to appoint the city administrator, city attorney, municipal court judge, city treasurer, and chief of police.