Mayor and Council

  • Mayor-Council_Gov-Ducey
    City of Yuma Mayor and Council with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
  • Mayor-Council-Food-Bank
    City of Yuma Mayor and Council volunteering at the Yuma Community Food Bank
  • Discussion
    City of Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls discusses Yuma with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
  • Mayor-United-For-Yuma-Winner
    Greg Wilkinson, City Administrator (City of Yuma), City of Somerton Mayor Martin Porchas, Cameron Alford, winner of the 2014 Show Us Your Yuma Video Contest, and City of Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls
  • Mayor-Yuma--Ship-Naming
    Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls and U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during a ceremony at Gateway Park where a new Navy fleet ship was officially named after the city, calling it the USNS Yuma.
  • Mayor-Yuma-Centennial-Time-Capsule
    Mayor Doug Nicholls, City Administrators, Miss City of Yuma, and Miss Outstanding Teen at the final Centennial Time Capsule Ceremony.

The Yuma City Government exists to provide a forum for public discussion and decision-making.

We are committed to deliver quality public services and to advance the social and economic well-being of our present and future citizens. We encourage you to participate: attend a City Council meeting and share your opinion or join a board or commission and take a more active part or simply attend a public meeting.

Our current Mayor and City Council are:


Douglas J. Nicholls

Deputy Mayor 
Edward C. Thomas

Gary Knight


Michael Shelton 

William Craft

Jacob Miller

Gary Wright