Mayor and City Council
The City of Castle Pines is a home rule city under Colorado law and follows the council-manager government system with an elected city council and mayor.
The mayor and Council make policy decisions on a variety of issues, including passing the city budget, approving resolutions and enforcing ordinances. They also appoint the city manager, who serves the City Council and residents and is responsible for the day-to-day management of city operations.
On December 8, 2020, City Council adopted Ordinance 20-03 that will provide stipends to the Mayor and Council Members who are elected in 2021 and beyond.
General municipal elections for City Council are held in odd-numbered years with three or four Council seats up for election. Council members and the mayor are elected for four-year terms.