The City of Rocky Ford boards and commissions offer the public a chance to become involved in different aspects of the community. Rocky Ford City Council is supported by six boards and commissions, with many citizen volunteers advising City Council on various matters.
The mission of the Rocky Ford Arts Commission is to promote the arts within the City of Rocky Ford and surrounding area as a means to improve the quality of life and economy of the community. Learn more about the Rocky Ford Arts Commission, its members and meetings.
|ARTS COMMISSION||3 Year Term|
|Ends Dec. 31|
|Bob Nelson Chair||2024|
|Duane Gurule Council|
Arts Commission Meets: 2nd Monday of Month 5:30pm @ Grand Theater - 405 S Main St
Library Board of Trustees
The Rocky Ford Library Board of Trustees endorses expenditures, submits an annual budget and report to Rocky Ford City Council, presents the library program to the community, hires the director and delegates operation and management of the library to him/her. Learn more about the Rocky Ford Library Board, its members and meetings.
|LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES||3 Year Term|
|RFMC 6.2.06.030||Ends June 30|
|Patti Young President||2024|
|Sherry Cordova Council|
Library Board Meets: 2nd Tuesday of Month 5:30pm @ Rocky Ford Library - 400 S 10th St
Museum Board of Trustees
The Rocky Ford Museum Board of Trustees annually organizes itself and has supervision, care and custody of the Rocky Ford Historical Museum building and museum funds, employs a curator, and submits an annual budget and report to Rocky Ford City Council. Learn more about the Rocky Ford Museum Board, its members and meetings.
|MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES||4 YEAR TERM|
|RFMC 6.2.06.040 ORD. 914||Ends Dec. 31|
|Rob Marshall Curator|
|Donna Bush President|
|Darla Marshall Secretary/Treasurer|
|Scott Kerr Council|
Museum Board Meets: 1st Thursday of Month 5:30pm @ Museum - 1005 Sycamore Ave
The Rocky Ford Planning Commission meets as necessary in Council Chambers in the City Administration Building. Commission operates under state statutes covering planning commissions and zoning, and is in charge of planning (things like the master plan for the development of the City) and seeing that zoning ordinances and subdivision regulations as adopted by the City Council are followed. The Planning Commission also serves as the Board of Appeals for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings and its non-elected members serve as the Board of Adjustments. Learn more about the Rocky Ford Planning Commission, its members and meetings.
|ROCKY FORD PLANNING COMMISSION||5 YEAR TERM|
|RFMC 6.2.06.050||Ends Dec. 31|
|J.R. Thompson Chairperson||2024|
|Susan Jung Mayor|
|Larry Herrera Council|
|1 Open Position|
|Per rules & regulations adopted 05/28/13|
|5 members includes Mayor & 1 Councilmember|
|Rebecca Korinek, Planning Commission Clerk|
Planning Commission Meets: 1st Monday on Month 6:00pm @ City Hall - 203 S Main St
Board of Adjustments
All Board of Adjustments members are non-elected Planning Commission members. Board meets as needed.
Abatement of Dangerous Buildings
Committee is comprised of All Planning Commission Members. Committee meets as needed.
Swimming Pool Commission
The Rocky Ford Swimming Pool Commission was established to operate the Rocky Ford Swimming Pool in the most effective manner possible and to undertake needed improvement to the pool with fundraising, grants, and volunteer efforts. Learn more about the Rocky Ford Swimming Pool Commission, its members and meetings.
|ROCKY FORD SWIMMING POOL COMMISSION||3 Year Term|
|ORD. 872||Ends Dec. 31|
|Duane Gurule Council|
|Not less than 5, Not more than 11|
|2 Ex-officio members, At least 1 Council|
Swimming Pool Commission Meets: As Needed @ First Baptist Church - 966 Maple Ave
The Rocky Ford Tree Board investigates, evaluates, promotes and recommends projects with respect to the trees throughout the City of Rocky Ford. Learn more about the Rocky Ford Tree Board, its members and meetings.
|TREE BOARD||5 Year Term|
|Ends June 30|
|Peggy Sue Corbin-Romero|
|Nicholas Martinez Council|
Tree Board Meets: 3rd Monday of Month 4:30pm @ City Hall - 203 S Main St
Otero County Landfill/Otero Partners Inc. (OCLI/OPI)
Duane Gurule - Council Alternate
OCLI/OPI Meets: 3rd Monday of Month 8:30am @ Otero County Courthouse - 13 W 3rd Street, La Junta, CO
|Susan Jung Mayor|
|Nicole Roberts Council|
Country Club - Golf Board
Larry Herrera - Council
Chamber of Commerce Board
Nicole Roberts - Council