Mayor's Office

Duties & Responsibilities
The mayor:
  • Appoints members of the council committees, and boards and commissions
  • Only votes on legislation when there is a tie vote, and he/she has the power to veto legislation
  • Signs contracts and legal documents on behalf of the city
Requirements to be the Mayor
The city at-large elects the mayor. The mayor serves a term of four years. The mayor must be a registered voter and a resident of the city for at least two years prior to election, and at least 25 years old.