Town Council

PUBLIC MEETINGS: The Town of Eagle is canceling all non-essential, non-government meetings, events and has closed public access to town-owned facilities on a rolling basis to limit exposure and slow the transmission of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus until further notice. Town business will be conducted by appointments only.

Until otherwise permitted, all Town of Eagle Public Meetings will be posted and conducted using an online platform where citizens can join and participate. Public comments prior to the meeting can be submitted to Jenny Rakow, Town Clerk at, or by calling 970-328-9623.


  • 6 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
  1. Mikel "Pappy" Kerst

    Mayor Pro Tem (2025)

  1. David Gaboury

    Council Member (2021)

  1. Matt Solomon

    Council Member (2023)

  1. Ellen Bodenhemier

    Council Member (2025)

Public Presentations and Public Comment:

The public is welcome to provide comment to the Town Council at its meetings (2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month). Open public comment (for items not on that night’s agenda) starts at 6:00 p.m. You do not have to be a resident of Eagle to speak before the Council.

Some topics may warrant a more formal presentation and a specific slot on the agenda. If you wish to make a presentation to the Council, please discuss this with Town Staff at least one week before the Council meeting. Presentations are limited to 5 minutes. Invited presentations are limited to 10 minutes. Time limits apply unless prior arrangement for more time has been made with Town Staff. Presentations are scheduled on the agenda immediately after Open Public Comment.

Email all council members. (This email will also copy to the Town Manager. To email individual council members, use the links above.)

Contact Town Council

Mail for all Eagle Town Council Members can be sent to:

(Name of member)
Town of Eagle Town Hall
PO Box 609  
Eagle, CO 81631

If you need agenda or meeting information, please contact the Town Clerk or phone at 970-328-6354.

Compensation of Elected Officials 

Town Council members are compensated $500 per month; the Mayor is compensated $800 per month. The Town Council may also receive compensation in the form of travel reimbursement for attending meetings and conferences, meals for certain meetings, and payment of registration fees for meetings and conferences. 


  • Regular Council Meetings: Held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday each month, beginning at 6:00 p.m., and typically last 2-4 hours. Meeting packets are made available the Friday before each meeting. These packets contain the agenda for the meeting, detailed information for each agenda item, and other information for Council use. 
  • Special Meetings: Held on an as-needed basis when a decision is needed by the Town Council that cannot wait for the next regular meeting.
  • Other Meetings/Conferences: In addition to serving as a Council representative on various committees and boards, Town Council Members also have the opportunity to become involved in educational and training opportunities. The Colorado Municipal League (CML) hosts an annual conference, and sponsors continuing education programs for elected officials.