Mayor's Office

Kate Snyder is the third popularly elected mayor for the City of Portland in more than nine decades. Mayor Snyder was elected November 6, 2019 and was inaugurated for a four-year term on December 2, 2019. Mayor Snyder is the third full-time mayor for the city following changes to the City Charter approved by the voters in November 2010. Prior to these changes, the city’s mayor was elected by and chosen from among the nine-member City Council for a one-year term.

As the city’s top elected official, the mayor provides community leadership and develops policies to guide the city by setting strategic goals and priorities for the city with the council. She also represents the city’s interests in Augusta and Washington D.C., where she advocates for the city, its residents, and businesses.

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  1. *New Date* Join Mayor Snyder on October 28 for the Next Mayor's Monthly Zoom

    Members of the public are invited to join Mayor Snyder for her next Mayor's Monthly Zoom on Thursday, October 28 at 12:00 PM. There is no formal agenda, come hear updates from the Mayor as well as an open Q&A session with the public. Read on...
  2. City Selects Vendor for Pilot Bike Share Program

    Following a Request for Proposals earlier this year, the City of Portland has selected Tandem Mobility to plan and launch a pilot bike share program in Portland in June of 2022. Read on...
  3. Substantial Community Transmission of COVID-19 in Cumberland County

    The City is alerting the public to the fact that Cumberland County is now listed as having substantial community transmission of COVID-19. City officials are recommending that everyone wear masks when inside regardless of vaccination status. Read on...
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