City Mayor

Mayor David Prater



Qualifications to be Candidate

In order to be a candidate for mayor, a person must be a resident of the city for not less than one year prior to the election


Qualifications to Hold Office

a. Must be 25 years of age, or older
b. Be a qualified voter in the city
c. Reside in the city throughout the term of office


Duties and Responsibilities of the Mayor in a Commission and Manager Plan

a. Preside at meetings of the legislative body
b. Call special meetings of the legislative body
c. Make and sign all bonds, notes contracts, and written obligations of the city
d. Acts as the ceremonial head of the city government and is recognized as the head of the city government by the Governor for purpose of military law

Source: Kentucky League of Cities: City Officials Legal Handbook, ed. 2005