The Town of Avon, Colorado
is a Home Rule municipality whereby it is self-governing under Article XX of
the Constitution of the State of Colorado.
Under the Town Charter, a Council-Mayor form of government is established,
it but also provides for a Council-Manager when the Council determines such
form is appropriate. The Council is the
policy-making legislative body for the Town.
It consists of seven elected Councilmembers and a Mayor elected by
Council. Councilmembers are elected for
four-terms of office and the Mayor a two-year term.