Mayor's Office

Mission Statement

  • To provide a vision and leadership within the organization to effectively accomplish the goals, policies, and directives of the Common Council
  • To determine the most efficient financial way to provide quality services expected by our citizens
  • To be a resource and support to all departments in assisting them in achieving their missions

Primary Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the mayor include:

  • Acting as the presiding officer at Common Council meetings
  • Chairing and participating in various boards, commissions, and committees
  • Executing all municipal financial and contractual obligations
  • Fulfilling the chief executive officer responsibilities and exercises all of the executive powers on behalf of the municipality
  • Making appointments to the city’s boards, commission, and committees
  • Preparing the executive budget for recommendation to the Common Council
  • Providing liaison services to local, county, state, and national elected officials as well as local civic organizations
  • Supervising and directing the day-to-day operations of city government

The mayor’s office coordinates and implements various city events and programs and responds to citizen concerns.