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2021 state of the city address

Making History Together

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, marked the beginning of a historical transition for Framingham, with the election of our first Mayor, Dr. Yvonne Spicer. Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer was sworn in on Monday, January 1, 2018. Together, Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer and Framingham will continue to make history by building a City that is thriving and working for all of its residents. Learn more about Mayor Yvonne M. Spicer and read her message. You can also sign up for the City's Newsletter, which includes a message from the Mayor.

About the Office of the Mayor

The Mayor is responsible for providing leadership to the community and administration of all City departments and services. The Mayor's office responds to citizen inquiries and requests, coordinates with City departments to conduct neighborhood meetings regarding community concerns, and works closely with the City Council on its mission to improve the quality of life for those that live, work, and play in Framingham.

The executive and administrative powers of the municipality are solely vested in the Mayor and may be exercised by the Mayor either personally or through several municipal agencies under the general supervision and control of the Mayor. The Mayor shall enforce the charter, the laws, the ordinances, and other orders of the municipality and record all official acts of the executive branch of City government. The Mayor shall exercise general supervision and direction over all municipal agencies, unless otherwise provided by law, by the charter or by ordinance.