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Minturn Town Council

The purpose of the Town Council is to provide a forum, through a town meeting, to identify and discuss issues of concern, to represent the residents and businesses in the Town of Minturn, and to work together with government agencies and local organizations to meet the needs of our community.

Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30PM in the Town Hall, 302 Pine Street Minturn, CO 81645.

Community members are welcome to send a group email to all the Council Members and Town Manager at .

Mondays with the Mayor

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join Mayor Matt Scherr the 4th Monday of every month for an open discussion on all things Minturn.

The 4th Monday of every month will have two hours dedicated to open discussion, question and answer sessions with the Mayor. Location and times will vary to allow folks with different schedules to join the discussion.

  • Monday, March 26, 2018
    4 - 6 PM at The Minturn Saloon



Minturn Town Council Members

Matt Scherr, MayorMatt Scherr


Profession: Nonprofit development (fundraising)
Education: B.S. University of Colorado, Boulder
Public Service: Previous Minturn Town Council; Former Eco Transit Board; Current Eco Trails Committee
Volunteer Organizations: Education Foundation of Eagle County; Eagle River Watershed Council; Vail Valley Partnership; The Literacy Project
Family: Wife, Diana - 14 years; daughter, Piper - 12; son, Duncan - 10

Earle Bidez, Mayor Pro TemEarle Bidez, Mayor Pro Tem Minturn


Profession:Own Custom Audio Video, Inc. with wife Patty.
Education: Graduated Georgia Southern College
Public Service:Planning and Zoning Commission, Minturn Master Plan Committee, Town Council 1994-2000, Mayor 2002-2004.
Volunteer Organizations: Board member of Minturn Community Fund
Family:Wife Patty, Daughter Clair, Son Dylan.
Years in Minturn: 29
Time of Service: Total is 6 years on council 2 years as mayor

Terry Armistead, Council MemberTerry Armistead, Council Member


Profession:Musician / Ski Instructor
Education: BA University of Vermont
Public Service:Minturn Town Council, Minturn Community Fund Board Member, Organizer and Founder Minturn Concert Series
Volunteer Organizations: Board member of Minturn Community Fund
Family:Husband Jeff, Kids Xander, Elle, Thea and Shay
Years in Minturn: 14

Sidney Harrington, Council MemberSidney Harrington, Council Member


Profession: Administrator / Small-business Owner
Education:  BA Political Science, Eastern Illinois University
Public Service: Minturn Town Council
Volunteer Positions: Wild West Days, 2015 Volunteer
Family:  Husband: Burke; and Children: Mac, age 8 and Caroline, age 6

Kristina Krone, Council MemberKistina Krone, Council Member


Profession: Administrator / Real Estate Appraiser
Education:  B.A. from Williams College
Public Service: Minturn Town Council, Board Member of the Minturn Fitness Center, Minturn Scholarship Fund

Sage Pierson, Council MemberSage Pierson, Council Member


Profession: Registered Nurse / Small-business Owner
Education:  RN Front Range College
Public Service: Minturn Town Council, Ecotransit, Minturn Fitness Center

John Widerman IV, Council MemberJohn Widerman, Council Member


Profession: ECSD Maintenance and Transportation
Education:  Business Colorado Mountain College
Public Service: Minturn Town Council