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.

State of the City Address - October 19, 2020 

Mayor Kate Snyder - Bio

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Watch Mayor Snyder & City Manager COVID-19 Press Conference 

Mayor Snyder on WGAN Newsradio Morning News

Mayor & Council Letter to County Commissioners Regarding Use of Cross Insurance Arena
  1. Maine Mayors' Coalition Supports Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

    Mayors of Maine’s largest cities are supporting the key investments within the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. Read on...
  2. Nomination Papers Available for November 2021 Election

    The City Clerk’s Office is reminding Portland residents that nomination papers are available for several seats that are open for the November 2 Election. The deadline to return is no sooner than August 9 at 9:00 PM and no later than August 23 at 4:30 PM Read on...
  3. Revaluation Notices Sent Out to Property Owners

    The Assessor’s Office today announced that revaluation notices were sent out in the mail on July 2, 2021 as part of the City’s Revaluation Project. Property owners should receive them in the mail throughout the coming days. Read on...
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