The Glenwood Springs City Council has selected Steve Boyd as the new city manager. The Council voted on the appointment during their regular city council meeting on Thursday, November 2. Boyd will officially begin his role as city manager on November 3 and has signed on for a two-year contract.
“I’m honored to continue working alongside City Council and staff to serve the people of Glenwood Springs,” said Boyd. “This town is filled with good, hard-working people and I’m lucky to call Glenwood home.”
Boyd has been with the city as chief operating officer since 2017 and has served a total of 11 months as acting city manager. In his previous role with the city, Boyd led the city’s budget and procurement processes and worked with the city manager and all department heads on the daily business operations of the city.
“City Council is thankful to Steve for his leadership and dedication to our community,” said Mayor Ingrid Wussow. “As a long-time Glenwood local and experienced public servant, Steve truly understands this community, the challenges we face, and the reasons that make us all feel fortunate to call Glenwood home.”
Boyd has 25 years of finance experience in the public and private sectors. Boyd holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Northern Colorado and graduated from the University of Denver’s Emerging Leaders Program. As an alumnus of Glenwood Springs High School, Boyd has deep roots in Glenwood Springs and has called Glenwood home for decades.
As City Manager, Boyd will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and administration of the City and will work to implement the decisions, policies, and priorities adopted by the City Council.