City Council

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Governing Body

The City of Cheyenne operates as a Mayor-Council form of government and is classified as a first class City pursuant to Wyoming Statutes. The Cheyenne City Council is composed of nine members elected on a non-partisan basis. Three Council persons are elected from each of the three wards established within the City and serve staggered four-year terms. At the first regularly scheduled meeting of each year, a president and vice president are elected from among Council members to serve a one-year term.

The Governing Body is comprised of all nine Council members and the Mayor, who is elected at-large for a four-year term. The Mayor is a full-time position.


The Governing Body serves as the City's legislative body, having responsibility including: 
  • Enacting ordinances
  • Approving City growth and development
  • Establishing rules and regulations
  • Appropriating funds to conduct City business



2024 Council Priorities

2024 City Council Priorities



Council Champion: Laybourn

Specific Goals:

- Secure and prevent further deterioration

- Begin process of finding tenant


Measures of Success:

- Pumphouse mothballed

- Tenant negotiations in progress


Project website:



15th Street Project

Council Champion: White

Specific Goals:

- Support current project to move railcars

- Get contract in place

- Schedule work session


Measures of Success:

- Specific plan in place for placing railcars

- Review of current plans

- Work session held


Project website: TBA



Belvoir Ranch

Council Champion: Roybal

Specific Goals:

- Trail system established

- Work session

- Explore solar power


Measures of Success:

- Construction of trail system

- Work session held

- Decision on whether to move forward with solar power


Project website:




Reed Avenue

Council Champion: Esquibel

Specific Goals:

- Locate underground utilities (Contractor hired Jan. 2024)

- Closure of crossings at 18th and 21st streets


Measures of Success:

- Secure grants for crossing elimination

- Complete design concept

- Work session held


Project website: