City Manager's Office

250 N. 5th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Phone: 970-244-1508


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City Manager

City Manager Greg Caton


Greg CatonGreg joined the City of Grand Junction in June 2016. He came to Grand Junction from Oro Valley, Arizona, a community outside Tucson, where he had been serving as the town manager. Prior to joining the Town of Oro Valley, Mr. Caton served eight years as assistant city manager for the City of Durango, Colorado. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Colorado at Denver. Mr. Caton has received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA (International City/County Management Association), which is the premier municipal government leadership and management organization.

If you would like to make an appointment to meet with Greg, call 970-244-1508 or send him an email.

Grand Junction has a Council/Manager form of government, and is a Colorado home rule city. The City Manager is hired by City Council to provide administrative leadership for the organization, direct and coordinate all City services, present information and recommendations to the Council, and implement policies and goals set by the City Council.

"Life, Well Run" - Short Video About Council/Manager Government

The Mission of the City of Grand Junction is to be the most livable community west of the Rockies by 2025.

The Core Values of the City of Grand Junction are Integrity, Respect, and Bridge Building.

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