Colorado local officials
Colorado are in charge of running the municipal governments for the county, city, townships, villages and school districts.
The following are elected positions for municipal governments according the Colorado Constitution.
|Position||Term length||Elected in|
|City Council||4 years (2 for some)||November or April|
|County Commissioner||2 years||November or April|
|District Attorney||4 years||November|
|Clerk of Court and Recorder||4 years||November|
|County surveyor||4 years||November|
|School board member||4 years||November|
The following are appointed positions for municipal governments according the Colorado Constitution.
|Position||Term / contract length||Appointed by||Who cannot serve|
|City manager||4 years||Colorado boards of county commissioners||Consulting firms|
|Public trustee||4 years||Board of county commissioners||Unregistered elector|
|County Attorney||4 years||City council||Unregistered elector|
|Board of Trustees (usually 4 or 6)||4 years||Affiliated association||Convicted felons|
|Public Health Director||4 years||Board of county commissioners||Unregistered elector|
|Grants administrator||4 years||Board of county commissioners||Unregistered elector|
|City clerk||4 years||Board of county commissioners||Unregistered elector|
|Commissioner of Education||4 years||Colorado State Board of Education||Unregistered elector|
|County Court Judge||unlimited||Governor|
- Project Vote Smart, Colorado local officials
- Colorado State and Local Government
- Colorado local government information website