Mayor and Council

  • Mayor and Council 2016
    The City of Yuma Mayor and Council.
  • Discussion
    City of Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls discusses Yuma with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
  • 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-Council-Food-Bank
    City of Yuma Mayor and Council volunteering at the Yuma Community Food Bank
  • 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-Council_Gov-Ducey
    City of Yuma Mayor and Council with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

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
Gary Knight

Jacob Miller

Edward C. Thomas

William "Bill" Craft

Michael Shelton 

Gary Wright