City Council

2017 Election

Richmond will hold its municipal election this fall to elect a mayor and three council members. Below is the list of candidates.

  • Jeff Young, (435) 232-8056, jeff[at]
  • Terrie L. Wierenga, (435) 770-9061, terlou38[at]
  • Kelly Crafts, (435) 258-1043, artzuncrafts[at]
  • COUNCIL, 4 YEAR TERM (2 positions open)
  • Lyle R. Bair, (435) 770-1938, lyle.bair1[at]
  • Cheryl Peck, (435) 760-8961, ergospeck[at]

Early Voting

Early voting for the Richmond City General Election will take place at the City Office Building, 6 West Main, Richmond on the following dates: Tuesday, October 24th through Friday, October 27th and Monday, October 30th through Friday, November 3rd. Voting hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

To be eligible to vote early, a person must be a registered voter of Richmond City. Voters must present a valid government ID, driver's license, state or federal government issues ID card, U.S. passport, tribal ID card, or military ID to be issued an early voting ballot.

The General election will be held on Tuesday, November 7th from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the City Office Building located at 6 West Main, Richmond. Voting requirements are the same as above.

Meet the Candidates

The Richmond Library is hosting a Meet the Candidates night on Thursday, November 2nd, at 7:00 p.m. in the library basement at 38 West Main. All are invited to attend to learn more about, and ask questions of, the candidates.

Current Elected Officials

Mayor Jeff Young

Council Members

Please note that council assignments have been reassigned as of November 15, 2016.

Lyle Bair

Fire & EMT Departments; Maintenance; Sports Committee

Kelly Lyn Crafts

Black & White Days; Parks & Recreation; City Events; Just Serve Outreach

Paul Erickson

Streets; Water & Sewer; Sidewalks

Cheryl Peck

Library; Civic Arts; CERT; Harvest Market; Youth Council

Tucker Thatcher

Planning & Zoning; Public Buildings; Nuisance Committee

City Employees

Recorder Justin Lewis

Treasurer Chris Purser

Manager Marlowe Adkins

Maintenance Shane Lewis, supervisor; Rob Bair

Librarian Lora Smith

Magistrate Judge Funk

Planning and Zoning Commission

  • Rod Going, chair
  • Randy Fischer
  • Vern Fielding
  • Jessica Dunyon
  • Jerry Kidd
  • Jay Bair

Other City Contacts

City Engineer Darek Kimball (J-U-B Engineers, Inc.)

Fire Chief Troy Hooley


All meetings are held at the city offices, 6 West Main, Richmond.

City council meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month.

Planning & Zoning meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month.

The city office is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. There is a drop box by the southeast door for utility payments.

Justice Court is held the first and third Mondays of each month from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.