The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer of the City and chief spokesperson for the City.  The Mayor heads the City Government of the Municipal Corporation of Paynesville and is responsible to administer and supervise the affairs of the City Government.  

The City Mayor ensures that all necessary and relevant officials and staff needed to perform administrative, professional/technical, operational and other support duties and functions be recruited and/or appointed through the proper, appropriate and established procedures.  

**** The City Mayor is appointed by the President of the Republic of Liberia.