Mayor job description



  • Executes official documents.
  • Makes official appointments subject to the approval of the council.
  • Presides at council meetings.
  • Manages the finances of the city.
  • Creates commissions to focus on community needs.
  • Establishes priorities for city departments.


  • At least 21 years old upon assuming office.
  • Eligible to vote in Minnesota.
  • Maintains residence in their district at 30 days before the general election.
  • Has not filed for another office at the upcoming primary or general election.


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