Mayor

The responsibility of the City of Washington Mayor is to serve all citizens and business owners fairly and openly. A committment to applying these principles in the most professional and timely manner possible is key in guiding our community through continued growth and success.

The Mayor presides at all meetings of the City Council.  The Mayor appoints  members to City boards with the approval and consent of the Council. 

The Mayor votes on Council business only in the case of a tie. 

Mayor Ryan W. Kern's term expires at the end of 2023.