About the Office of the Mayor
Mayor Roxann Wedegartner serves as the "Chief Executive Officer" as described in Section 3 of the 2002 Greenfield Charter Commission Final Report. In 2003, the Office of the Mayor replaced the former Board of Selectmen/Town Manager as the administrative and executive arm of municipal government.
According to the Charter, the executive powers of the City are solely vested in the mayor. The Mayor is responsible for supervision, direction, and efficient administration of all City activities and functions placed under the office's control by the general law, Charter, bylaw, or custom. This includes enforcement of City bylaws and all other functions logical to the office's mission.
By virtue of office, the Mayor is an ex-officio member of every multiple-member City body and a voting member of the Greenfield School Committee. The mayor also makes appointments to all City boards/commissions and may declare states of emergency.
Additionally, the mayor may exercise review and veto authority over proposed legislation, subject to the Charter. The term of office is four years and is a non-partisan position.
Posted: Tue, Sep 29, 2015 05:03 PM
Updated Wed, Jul 27, 2022 12:00 AM