The mission of the Mayor’s Office is to provide leadership and vision in the administration and execution of policies, procedures and municipal priorities. The Mayor is the head of City government and formulates solutions to community problems. The Mayor is also responsible for directing the activities of the Chief Administrative Officer.
Agency Overview-The Mayor’s Office provides leadership and vision to all City agencies and departments. It promotes the development of strategic plans utilizing sound fiscal management. The office also promotes the City’s relationship with other governmental bodies, the private sector, and most importantly, the citizens and the communities.
2011 Proposed Biennial Fiscal Plan
Becoming a tier-one city can only be achieved by inviting all parties to the table in the spirit of Communication, Cooperation and Collaboration.
Dwight C. Jones, Mayor, City of Richmond
April 13, 2009. Mayor’s Newsletter, Vol. 1 Issue 1
…. Except for the purpose of inquiry, the mayor, council and its members shall deal with the administrative services solely through the chief administrative officer, and neither the mayor, council nor any member thereof shall give orders either publicly or privately to any subordinate of the chief administrative officer. …. Richmond City Charter, Chapter 5, Sec. 5.03.
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