FY 2022-23 Adopted Policy Budget
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
Oakland is an equitable, resilient city where everyone thrives.
- Holistic Community Safety
- Housing, Economic & Cultural Security
- Vibrant, Sustainable Infrastructure
- Responsive, Trustworthy Government
- Plan, issue and evaluate Oakland’s first infrastructure bond investments transparently.
The Mayor’s Office supports the Mayor in carrying out her duties as specifically outlined in the City Charter:
The Mayor shall be responsible for the submission of an annual budget to the Council that shall be prepared by the City Administrator under the direction of the Mayor and Council. The Mayor shall, at the time of the submission of the budget, submit a general statement of the conditions of the affairs of the City, the goals of the administration and recommendations of such measures as she may deem expedient and proper to accomplish such goals.
The Mayor shall recommend to the Council measures and legislation as she deems necessary and to make such other recommendations to the Council concerning the affairs of the City as she finds desirable.
The Mayor shall encourage programs for the physical, economic, social and cultural development of the City.
The Mayor shall actively promote economic development to broaden and strengthen the commercial and employment base of the City.
The Mayor shall appoint the City Administrator, subject to confirmation by the City Council, remove the City Administrator and give direction to the City Administrator. The Mayor shall advise the Council before removing the City Administrator.
The Mayor shall appoint the Chief of Police from a pool of at least 4 candidates provided by the Oakland Police Commission, remove the Chief of Police either jointly or separately from the Commission.
The Mayor shall serve as ceremonial head of the City, represent the City in inter-governmental relations as directed by the Council and provide community leadership.
SERVICE IMPACTS &
The Mayor's office is maintaining its current budget with no changes. As such, there are no anticipated service impacts. No equity analysis needed.
SIGNIFICANT BUDGETARY CHANGES
The Mayor's office is maintaining its current budget with no changes, therefore, there are no significant budgetary changes.