Santa Fe operates under a council-mayor, city-manager form of government, administered by an eight-member council and a mayor who are elected to four-year terms. Santa Fe is the seat of Santa Fe County and, as the state capital, the site of meetings of the State Legislature.
Head Official: Mayor Larry Delgado (since 1998; current term expires 2006)
Total Number of City Employees: 1,719 (2005)
City Information: City of Santa Fe, PO Box 909, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87504-0909; telephone (505)955-6590