Government Structure

The Town of Erie is a statutory municipality operating under the Town board / Town administrator form of government. Under this form of government, the Board of Trustees serves as the legislative and governing body of the Town, while the Town Administrator administers the day-to-day operations of the Town.

The Town Administrator’s Role

Appointed by and serving at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees, the Town Administrator is the chief operating and administrative officer of the Town and is responsible for providing professional leadership in the administration and execution of policies and objectives formulated by the board.

Town Administrator Malcolm Fleming

MalcolmOn January 8, 2019, the Board of Trustees appointed Malcolm Fleming to serve as Erie’s Town Administrator. Malcolm brings to Erie over 25 years of experience, having previously served at the executive level in 5 different local governments in Colorado, Washington and New Mexico. He was recognized in 2016 as 'Manager of the Year' by the Colorado City/County Management Association.

Malcolm’s experience includes significant work in community engagement, place making and community development, attainable housing, economic development, strategic planning, coordinating media relations, environmental sustainability, financing and executing large capital, infrastructure and IT projects, team building, fiscal stewardship, negotiations and municipal innovation.

Malcolm earned his Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Supervision from Northern Arizona University.

Town Administrator Weekly Updates

The Weekly Update is submitted by Town Staff and delivered by the Town Administrator. The Weekly Update is your source of current Town Staff efforts working together to make Erie the BEST place to live!

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