Mark Thome

The powers and duties of the Mayor:

  • The Mayor shall function as the chief elected official of the city and shall be responsible for representing the city as the council may direct.
  • The Mayor shall have responsibility for the general public relations of the city.
  • The Mayor shall appoint the Mayor pro-tem and Fire Chief
  • The Mayor shall act as the presiding officer at all regular and special council meeting.
  • The Mayor Pro Tem shall serve in this capacity in the mayor's absence.
  • The Mayor shall call special meetings of the council when he deems such meeting necessary to the interests of the city.
  • The Mayor may sign, veto, or take no action on an ordinance, amendment, or resolution passed by the council.
  • If the Mayor exercises his veto power, he must explain the reason for such veto to the council at the time of the veto.
  • The Council may override the Mayor's veto by two-thirds majority of the council members. The Mayor shall, whenever authorized by the Council, sign all contracts on behalf of the city
  • The Mayor shall, upon order of the Council, secure for the city such specialized and professional services not already available to the city.
  • In executing the order of the council, he shall conduct himself in accordance with this code and the laws of the state.
  • The Mayor shall sign all licenses and permits which have been granted by the council, except those designated by law or ordinance to be issued by another municipal officer.
  • The salary of the Mayor shall be established by City Code Chapter 15.04.
  • The Mayor is not a member of the Council and shall not vote as a member of the Council. 




Term: 1/02/22 through 01/01/24



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