Candidate Information

Regular Municipal Election

The regular 2020 Municipal Election is scheduled for April 7, 2020.

  • Voters will elect a Mayor and three (3) Town Council positions in this election.
  • The election will be conducted by Mail Ballot.
  • Interested candidates should contact the Town Clerk’s office for more information at (970) 668-9122 or email.

Candidate Information and Instructions

General Information – Candidates will be able to circulate nomination petitions January 7 through January 27, 2020.

During the April 7, 2020 regular election, Frisco voters will be electing a mayor and three (3) Council members. The highest vote getting Mayor candidate will be elected to a four-year term. The three highest vote getting Council Member candidates will be elected to four-year terms. Town elections are non-partisan.

The Council is the legislative and governing body of the Town.

The Town of Frisco utilizes the “Council-Manager” form of government. The Council determines policies, enacts local legislation, adopts budgets, and appoints the Town Manager. The Town Manager executes the laws and administers the Town government.

The Town Clerk’s office operates under the provisions of the Frisco Town Charter and the Colorado Municipal Election Code.

Qualifications for Office

All candidates, when nominated:

  1. must be at least eighteen years of age
  2. must be a resident of Frisco (excluding unincorporated areas: Bill’s Ranch, Evergreen, Frisco Heights, Frisco Terrace, Giberson Tract, Ophir Mountain, and Wiborg Park) for twelve consecutive months preceding the date of the election
  3. must be a registered voter
  4. have not been convicted of embezzlement, bribery, perjury, solicitation of bribery, or subornation of perjury

Election Precinct and Petitions

There is only one election precinct for all regular and special elections of the Town. In order to be valid, a petition must contain a minimum of twenty-five signatures from registered voters residing in Frisco, excluding unincorporated areas:  Bill’s Ranch, Evergreen, Frisco Heights, Frisco Terrace, Giberson Tract, Ophir Mountain, and Wiborg Park.  No registered voter shall sign more than one nomination petition for each separate office to be filled in his municipality.

Town Council Agendas

Complete Town Council meeting agenda packets are available on the Town’s meeting calendar, on Friday prior to each Council meeting.  Visit the Town’s website, click on “Meeting Calendar”, and you will be routed to the current month and then you can click on the date of the meeting you are looking for. Sign up to receive Town Council agendas.

Town Council Meetings

Town Council meetings are held at 7 p.m., on the second and fourth Tuesday of the Month, Town Council work sessions are held on council meeting days, typically beginning mid- afternoon. Additional meetings or appointments to boards will be scheduled outside the regular Town Council Meetings.

Compensation

Town Council members are compensated $600 per month ($7,200 annually); the Mayor is compensated $1,050/month, $12,600 annually.

Town Code and Home Rule Charter

The Frisco Town Code and Home Rule Charter can be accessed from the Town’s website at www.friscogov.com.

Voter Registration Lists and Mailing Labels

Voter registration lists and mailing labels are available from the Summit County Clerk’s office in Breckenridge. Registration lists are $25.00 and mailing labels are $25.00 set up fee and $.05 per name.  For more information, call 970-453-3479.

Potential candidates are encouraged to attend Town Council meetings to become familiar with current topics and responsibilities. The resources listed below will be updated as more information becomes available:

For Additional Information

Further information may be obtained from the Frisco Town Clerk’s office, located at 1 Main Street, by phone, 970-668-9122 or by email.  The Town Clerk’s office is open from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Voter Registration

Visit www.govotecolorado.com to check or change your current Colorado voter registration information.

Frisco electors may also register to vote or change voter information at the Summit County Clerk and Recorder’s office, located at 208 East Lincoln Avenue in Breckenridge.  For further information, contact the Summit County Elections Deputy at (970) 453-3479.

General election voter information.