Mayor & Town Council

The Town of Gila Bend operates under a nonpartisan council-manager form of government. The seven-member council is comprised of a mayor, vice mayor, and five council members, each elected to a four-year staggered term.

We operate on a philosophy of open and transparent government and welcome public input. If you have any questions, please call (928) 683-2255.

Mayor:  Chris Riggs       

Vice-Mayor:  James Turner


***A message regarding Covid-19*** The Town of Gila Bend is currently following  Covid-19 protocols in respect to gatherings and social distancing. Council meetings are live streamed on the Town’s Facebook page. You may watch the meeting even if you do not have a Facebook account at the following address – Comments for any item listed on the agenda may be submitted prior to the meeting by e-mail:, Contact the Town Clerk’s Office by phone: 928-683-2255, drop off at 644 West Pima or mail your comment to: Town of Gila Bend PO Box A, Gila Bend, 85337. All comments received will be read into the record.

  • 6:00 pm
  • Second and fourth Tuesday of each month
  • Gila Bend Unified School District Media Center
    308 N. Martin Avenue
    Gila Bend, AZ 85337

Open Meeting Law & Public Posting Notice

For information about Arizona's Open Meeting Law and Public Posting of the Town of Gila Bend's Council Meetings, and meetings for Boards, Commissions or sub-committees, click here.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval. 
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