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Mayor and Council

Jeni Arndt, Mayor
Jeni Arndt
Mayor

jarndt@fcgov.com

Susan Gutowsky, Councilmember<span class='hidden-xs'>,</span> District 1
Susan Gutowsky
Councilmember District 1

sgutowsky@fcgov.com

Julie Pignataro, Councilmember<span class='hidden-xs'>,</span> District 2
Julie Pignataro
Councilmember District 2

jpignataro@fcgov.com

Tricia Canonico, Councilmember<span class='hidden-xs'>,</span> District 3
Tricia Canonico
Councilmember District 3

tcanonico@fcgov.com

Shirley Peel, Councilmember<span class='hidden-xs'>,</span> District 4
Shirley Peel
Councilmember District 4

speel@fcgov.com

Kelly Ohlson, Councilmember<span class='hidden-xs'>,</span> District 5
Kelly Ohlson
Councilmember District 5

kohlson@fcgov.com

Emily Francis, Councilmember<span class='hidden-xs'>,</span> District 6
Emily Francis
Councilmember District 6
(Mayor Pro Tem)

efrancis@fcgov.com

Council Expenses#

Council expense data is available to the public in the City’s open data portal.

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Email Transparency

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About Email Transparency

Under the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) all emails to and from City Council are subject to public disclosure, with limited exceptions. To promote transparency, emails will be visible in an online archive, unless the sender puts #PRIVATE in the subject line of the email. However, the City of Fort Collins can't guarantee that email to or from Council marked "#PRIVATE" will remain private under CORA. Generally, the online archive will be updated twice a week.

Respectful Workplace Policy#

The Mayor and City Council are committed to providing an environment that exemplifies the highest standards of ethical behavior, treats others with dignity and respect and is known for its honesty, inclusivity and transparency. Adopted in 2019, the Fort Collins Respectful Workplace Policy embodies the City Council’s commitment to prevent and address discrimination; harassment, including sexual harassment; and retaliation. Discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in the workplace are against the law and will not be tolerated. 

Through adoption, implementation, and enforcement of this Respectful Workplace Policy (“Policy”) and through continuing education and training provided by or through the Human Resources Department (“HR”), the Fort Collins City Council seeks to prevent, address, and correct behavior that violates this Policy.

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Council Compensation and Term Information#

  • Councilmembers: $853.00 per month
  • Mayor: $1,280.00 per month

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Strategic Plan#

The 2020 City of Fort Collins Strategic Plan reflects the input of engaged citizens, community and business partners, Mayor and Council Members, and City staff.

Council 2021-2023 Priorities#

Every two years, following a Council election, the newly seated Council identifies priorities and confirms strategic direction. Council has identified 31 items as priorities for its 2021-2023 term.

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Latest Priority Update#

Community Dashboard#

The City of Fort Collins Community Dashboard offers a quarterly snapshot of the community's progress in attaining key outcomes. This Dashboard reinforces the City of Fort Collins' steadfast commitment to accountability and continuous improvement.