24431 Mayor

Find 24431 mayors. Mayor's offices provide information on government agencies, legislation, councils, managers, boards, elections, deputy mayors, and local, state and federal politics.

Charlottesville City Mayor 605 East Main Street Charlottesville VA 22902 22.1 miles from 24431 434-970-3113

Shenandoah Mayor 426 1st Street Shenandoah VA 22849 24.8 miles from 24431 540-652-3328

Amherst Mayor 174 South Main Street Amherst VA 24521 41.9 miles from 24431 434-946-7885

Glasgow Mayor 1013 Anderson Street Glasgow VA 24555 49.9 miles from 24431 540-258-2737

Culpeper Town Mayor 400 South Main Street Culpeper VA 22701 50.4 miles from 24431 540-829-8320

What are the qualifications for becoming a Mayor?

Aside from residency and age requirements, most local charters do not require any specific education or experience for the position of Mayor. Most Mayors have some prior experience as an elected or other government official, or have been involved in some form of public service. Mayors typically benefit from political and consensus building skills. In a Mayor-Council form of government, management and policy development experience are particularly advantageous.

Does the Mayor determine what ordinances and other local laws are adopted?

The Mayor may initiate or propose ordinances and other local laws, but the adoption of these measures is a legislative responsibility. The city or town council, or other legislative body, has the authority to adopt local legislation. Depending on the form of government, the Mayor may or may not have a vote in the legislative body.

What is the term of office for a Mayor?

The Mayor's term of office is determined by local charter. In most municipalities, the Mayor serves a two-year or four-year term.