City of Yuma

Welcome to the Gateway of the Great Southwest!

The City of Yuma is a beautiful city nestled right in the southwest corner of Arizona, bordering California and Mexico.  Home to over 100,000 residents, our population nearly doubles during the winter season.  

Incorporated in 1871, the City of Yuma operates as a Charter City under the council-administrator form of government. Yuma’s City Council consists of the Mayor and six councilmembers, all of whom are elected at-large to serve staggered, four-year terms. The Mayor acts as the chief executive officer of the City.

The City’s total budget for FY 2018-19 was $220.2 million, consisting of an operating budget of $179.6 million and a capital improvement project (CIP) budget of $40.6 million.

The City of Yuma is a full-service organization with the following departments: Administration, City Attorney, City Clerk, Community Development, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Media and Public Affairs, Municipal Court, Mayor and Council, Parks and Recreation, Public Works, Utilities, Fire, and Police.

Learn more about our welcoming community, facilities, transportation and more.