In November 2017, Kyle Schlachter was elected to a two-year at-large term on the Littleton City Council and served as the Council Liaison to the Next Generation Advisory Committee, Littleton Public Schools Board of Education, Littleton Museum Board, CDOT, WestConnect Coalition, DRCOG Board (alternate), and Arapahoe County Transportation Forum (alternate).
Kyle Schlachter served on the Littleton Invests For Tomorrow Urban Renewal Authority from 2015 until 2018 and was a participant of the inaugural Littleton Leadership Academy in 2017. In August 2017, he was selected by Wine Enthusiast as one of the 40 Under 40 Tastemakers in the United States for being "an ambassador for his state’s thriving wine industry. His efforts reflect the diversity and uniqueness of wine in the U.S."
In 2021, Kyle was elected Littleton's first popularly-elected mayor.
Kyle was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Michigan. Kyle graduated from the University of Denver, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and earned a Masters of Science in Geography from the University of Tennessee. In 2005 and 2006, Kyle participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. He lived in Kyoto, Japan and worked as an Assistant Teacher of English in two local high schools. Kyle and his wife moved to Littleton in 2009. Since 2010, he has worked as the Outreach Marketing Coordinator for the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board at the Colorado Department of Agriculture.