The Mayor is the chief executive officer of the City. He supervises the administration, is the chief conservator of the peace, and sees that laws and ordinances are enforced. The Mayor has the power to appoint, promote, transfer, reduce or remove any officer or employee of the City, except those elected. He executes on behalf of the City all contracts and is the official and ceremonial head of the City. The Mayor of Broadview Heights also serves as Safety Director.