Ferndale's Mayor exercises the responsibilities as outlined by law for as Mayor-Council plan of government. This includes exercising general supervision over the administrative affairs of the City; the responsibility for the appointment and removal of personnel; and the execution of the laws and policies as adopted by the City Council.
Specifically, Ferndale's Mayor is responsible for attending to the following functions and areas of responsibility: Provide direction in the development and carrying out priority of the annual City Budget; provide information, reports, recommendations and staffing for meetings of the City Council; keep Council advised of City needs and activities; provide coordination between City departments and between the City and other entities; provide information to the public on issues, affairs and policies of the City; Represent the City as needed on various boards and committees; manage City contracts for special services as needed (legal and judicial services, grants and loans, special projects, etc.); and supervises all department heads and provides direction as needed.
Ferndale's Mayor, Gary Jensen, took office on January 1, 2008.
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