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. Mayor Snyder Acknowledges Historic Inauguration Day

    Portland Mayor Kate Snyder today acknowledged Inauguration Day 2021 by congratulating President Biden and Vice President Harris. Tonight’s City Council meeting includes a Proclamation Recognizing January 20, 2021 as Inauguration Day..” Read on...
  2. Racial Equity Steering Committee to Accept Written Public Comments

    The City of Portland's Racial Equity Steering Committee (RESC) would like to learn about the public’s concerns, ideas, and recommendations regarding how the City of Portland addresses public safety and racial equity. Read on...
  3. Council to Hold Executive Session

    The Portland City Council will hold an Executive Session at the end of its remote January 20, 2021 meeting. Read on...
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