Councilor Adamson represents District 17 on the Indianapolis City County Council. District 17 is on Indy's Near Northeast, Near East and Near South East side of downtown, including Martindale Brightwood, the western half of NESCO, and the NE quad of Fountain Square.
Zach was elected as an At Large Councilor in 2011. At that time, Zach was the first openly LGBT elected official in the state of Indiana. In 2015 he was re-elected to serve as Councilor for District 17. In January of 2016 Zach was elected by his fellow Councilors to serve as the City Council Vice President and was re-elected to that post in 2017. Zach is one of only 3 Latinos elected in Marion County, the state's largest population center.
The environment, animal welfare, youth engagement, urban community and economic development, and social justice have been a priority for Councilor Adamson from the beginning of his time on The Council.