About Councilwoman Faatz


Jeanne Faatz,
Council District 2

Elected to the City Council in 2003 from Southwest Denver, Jeanne Faatz has been a voice for fiscal accountability, quality neighborhoods, and public safety.

Faatz served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1979-1998, and was Assistant Majority Leader for much of that time.  She was the prime sponsor of legislation establishing public schools of choice and rights for crime victims.

A college instructor by profession, Faatz was director of the Colorado School-to-Career Partnership from 1999-2001. She also taught in the public schools for Cherry Creek,Denver and Urbana,IL. She holds an M.A. in Communications from the University of Colorado at Denver

An active civic leader, Faatz is past president of the Harvey Park Improvement Association. She served on the southwest YMCA Board of Advisors, the State Youth Council and the Citizens Advisory Board of the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Ft.Logan.

She has two adult daughters and 5 grandchildren. She has lived in southwest Denver for42 years.

Council Committee Meetings

Denver City Council members serve on several different committees, each concerned with various areas of City government. Committees meet regularly to discuss and prepare proposed laws. For the latest information about Denver City Council committee meetings, full council meetings, and agendas, visit the Denver City Council Meetings page.

Councilwoman Jeanne Faatz serves on the following committees:

Meeting Times

Meets Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.

Areas of Responsibility and Oversight

  • Business development, promotion, and retention
  • Workforce training and development
  • City contracting and concessions policies and programs
  • Housing affordability policies and programs
  • Energy, waste, water, and other sustainability policies and programs
  • Tourism, conventions, cultural, and sports attractions
  • Climate action planning and programs

Meeting Times

Meets Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Areas of Responsibility and Oversight

  • City budget, bonding, purchasing and other financial policies and decisions
  • State and federal legislation and lobbying
  • Denver elections and ballot measures
  • City personnel policies
  • City internal organization and operations
  • Relations w/ other local governments

  • National Western Stock Show Committee


    Meeting Times

    The committee meets the 3rd Monday of every month.

    Areas of Responsibility and Oversight

    The committee will address issues associated with the National Western Stock Show.


  • Amendment 64


    Meeting Times

    Meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 3:30 P.M. in Room 391 of the City & County Building (1437 Bannock Street Denver, CO 80202).

    Areas of Responsibility and Oversight

    The committee will discuss issues related to the implementation of Amendment 64 passed by the voters in the November 2012 election regarding recreational use and retail of Marijuana.

Learn more about other council committees.
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