The Mayor is elected to a four-year term. By city ordinance, the position is defined as a full-time position, and this office is charged with the administrative duties for the city. The Mayor is responsible for seeing that the laws are enforced, preparing and administering the annual budget, recommending appointments to the various boards and commissions, lobbying on behalf of the city in matters pertaining to state or federal legislation and general oversight of the day-to-day operations of the city. The Mayor shall perform all other duties specifically prescribed to the office of Mayor in Arkansas Statutes.
- 2023 State of the City annual report