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The Town of Breckenridge is a Home Rule municipality and utilizes the “Council-Manager” form of government. The Mayor and six Council members are part-time employees. The Council determines policies, enacts local legislation, adopts budgets, and appoints the Town Manager. A full-time Town Manager is responsible for carrying out their directives and managing the day-to-day operations of the Town.


The Mayor and Council are elected by the registered voters of Breckenridge and serve the entire community rather than districts. For more information, please view Elections.


Town services are carried out through various departments (and divisions) within the Town of Breckenridge government:

Administration/Town Manager's Office (Clerks Office/Municipal Services/Municipal Court, Communications, Finance/IT and Human Resources)

Community Development (BuildingWorkforce Housing and Child Care)


Police (Parking and Community Service)

Public Works (Engineering, Facilities, Fleet, Parks, Streets, Transit and Water)

Recreation (Ice Arena, Recreation Center, Nordic Center and Open Space & Trails)