Mission & Purpose

Mission Statement

The Mayor’s Office mission is to enhance the quality of life for Lorain’s citizens by providing a clear vision, strong leadership, and quality services. We are committed to move Lorain forward by creating an environment that will foster economic growth, increase population, preserve and improve City assets and stress effective and efficient operations. Pride, respect for all individuals, high ethical standards, teamwork, and the achievement of excellence are essential qualities that are continually stressed and strived for in the City.


Provide leadership and vision, determine city policy, act as official head of the city, spur economic development, plan and administer city projects, deliver city services, negotiate city contracts, and produce and administer the city budget.