The Town Council recognizes and is dedicated to capturing and maintaining the current momentum in the community and is excited about the future of Parachute and will help guide the Town to realize its full potential of being the best place to live, work, and raise a family in western Colorado. This includes diversifying the local economy, beautifying the community, and creating additional amenities for existing residents and businesses. The Council understands that these objectives and the expected outcomes are endless, and will take years to accomplish, and the Council’s goal statement is intended to direct Town projects and initiatives that will harvest high, mid, and low-hanging fruit in the community over the next 1-5 years. This goal statement will be re-visited approximately every two years.
The Town of Parachute Town Council is comprised of seven members. Of those seven members, six are at-large Council Members and one position for the Town mayor. Each term is for 4 years. The Town Council is comprised of part-time elected officials, meaning that they have jobs in addition to their responsibilities as Council Members.
Town Council Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Regular meetings begin at 6:30 pm