The Mayor is the chief elected official of the City of Lincolnton. The Mayor is elected, at large, for a 2-year term. The Mayor is the presiding officer of the Lincolnton City Council. The Mayor votes to break a tie vote and does not have veto power.
The Mayor has the following responsibilities:
Appoints members to various municipal boards and commissions
Issues special proclamations
Meets with citizens groups
Represents the City at various local, state and national meetings.
The Mayor serves as the City's Chief Ambassador, meeting with dignitaries and business representatives. The Mayor plays an important role in the development of Lincolnton's municipal policy.