The Fort Collins City Council is a legislative and quasi-judicial body responsible for the management and oversight of a municipal organization comprised of over 2400 people including a city manager, city attorney, municipal judge and a bi-annual budget of over a BILLION dollars. With that in mind, it is easy for one to imagine the vast amount of information that must be collected in order for council to make informed decisions. That is why committees are formed.
Committees are broken up by policy areas in order to, identify issues for review, gather and evaluate information, and recommend courses of action to the council based on focus area to assist the council in their informed decision-making process.
Election Code Committee
The election code committee was established to consider and study state election laws, rules, policies and procedures to identify and evaluate areas of improvement and transparency to City election code.
Legislative Review Board
The Legislative Review Board reviews proposed state and federal legislation which might affect the City’s interests.
The Finance Committee considers financial policy and budget issues facing the City and makes recommendations regarding those issues to the Fort Collins City Council.