City Council

Regular Meetings
  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • City Hall
    202 Railroad Avenue
    Council Chambers
    Rifle, CO 81650
Meetings are televised live on Rifle Community Television-Channel 10 and are also aired on the Saturday after the meeting at 10 a.m.

Council Members
Rifle is a home rule city with a Council/Manager form of government. There are 7 Council members that are elected at large by a non-partisan election (held in September of odd-numbered years) to 4r-year, overlapping terms. After each election, the Council elects a mayor from among its members to a 2-year term of office.

Randy Winkler, Mayor
Phone:  970-309-1388

Barbara Clifton, Mayor Pro Tem

Phone:  970-625-2410

Joe Elliott, Councilor
Phone:  970-379-1174

Ed Green, Councilor

Phone:  970-456-8605

Theresa Hamilton, Councilor
hone:   970-366-6683

Annick Pruett, Councilor
Phone:  970-987-1594

Dana Wood, Councilor

Phone:  970-389-9510


Helping to shape the City’s future, the City Council serves as the legislative and governing body. The City Council sets policy, enacts laws, adopts a budget, and hires a City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, Chief of Police, and Municipal Judge. By adopting the City’s annual budget, Council sets funding levels for all City services and programs.

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