Responsibilities of the Mayor

The Mayor assumes responsibilities under New York State Village Law Section 4-400.

The Mayor is the chief executive of the Village and serves a term of four years. The Mayor presides at the meetings of the Board of Trustees and has the right to vote. The Mayor has no veto power over legislative action of the Board. 

The Mayor appoints all department heads and non-elected employees with the approval of the trustees. The Mayor also appoints one Trustee to serve as Deputy Mayor, who serves in his or her absence or inability to serve.