Minneapolis Mayor


The Mayor’s role is like that of a chief executive officer of the City.
Length of term: Four years
Salary: $136,101

• Ensures that laws and ordinances are enforced within the City, and that city officers do their jobs
• Serves as executive officer of the City of Minneapolis and is leader for the City of Minneapolis at the State Legislature
• Presides over the City Council Executive Committee and Board of Estimate and Taxation meetings
• Nominates department head candidates such as the Police Chief, Fire Chief and Budget Director
• Appoints representatives to agencies and commissions
• Proposes policy direction in the annual State of the City address
• Approves or vetoes all City Council and Park Board actions (Vetoes can be overturned by two-thirds vote of the City Council or Park Board.)
• Does not determine property taxes and city budget

For more information: www.minneapolismn.gov/government/mayor/


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