What Do City Mayors Do?
City mayors typically provide oversight for city functions such as sanitation, policing, education, fire protection, public housing and public transportation, among many others. They recruit, interview and supervise members of their staff, as well as attend public events and interact regularly with constituents. They may prepare the city's budget and need to work closely with their city legislature or city council. Depending on their city’s structure, mayors may have final authority over fiscal…Read more