Duties of the Mayor

The Mayor is the elected Chief Executive Officer for the City of Cave Springs, provides community leadership and is the presiding officer for the City Council. As Chief Executive Officer of the City, he operates within State Statutes and City Ordinances to oversee the daily operations of the city. The Mayor utilizes an an open-door forum for residents, business interests, employees and other parties of interest to freely discuss city concerns and opportunities.

The Mayor is responsible for preparing, submitting and administering budget. He makes committee and commission appointments and presents those appointments to city council for confirmation. The Mayor promotes the city and lobbies for the city in matters pertaining to state and federal legislation.

The Mayor must create a balance of City services, recognizing the changing needs of the community and the desires of the citizens while maintaining financial stability.