The Mayor is elected for a four-year term, at-large, by all voters in the city. The Mayor presides over City Council meetings, serves as spokesperson for the community, facilitates communication and understanding among elected officials, assists the City Council in setting goals and policies by participating in its deliberations, and serves as the ambassador of the community.  

Mayor Responsibilities

With approval of the City Council, the Mayor makes appointments to fill vacant City Council seats and appoints members of city boards and commissions. The Mayor also makes proclamations and serves as a representative in intergovernmental relations.