The Mayor of Calgary is the only member of City Council elected by all voters in Calgary and is the primary representative of Calgarians to other orders of government and the public at large. The Mayor:
- chairs meetings of Council and certain committees of Council,
- is a member of all Council committees, and
- represents The City on certain outside boards.
Current Mayor - Naheed Nenshi
The current Mayor of Calgary is Naheed Nenshi. He is Calgary’s 36th Mayor and is serving his second term in this position.
Calgary Mayor - to contact Mayor Nenshi or learn more about him and his office.
Request a birthday or anniversary message - for a birthday (75, 80 years and older) OR an anniversary (50 years or above).
Request a proclamation or letter of recognition - to highlight important issues, charitable events, memorable occasions.
Mayor's Office special projects
Beyond the general duties above, the Office of the Mayor manages some special projects including:
Transforming Government - Transparency. Accountability. Civic Engagement. Innovation. Citizen Orientation. Sustainability. Government exists to serve citizens. Every day, citizens are touched by The City of Calgary and the services it offers. Transforming Government is about celebrating the constant improvement that happens at The City of Calgary - improvement that makes life better for citizens.
Cut Red Tape -It’s time to cut red tape. Your advice will ensure The City of Calgary becomes a municipal government of problem-solvers and facilitators for all citizens of Calgary. Together, we can make working with The City even better.
3 Things for Calgary - If every Calgarian took up Mayor Nenshi's challenge to do at least 3 Things for Calgary, we'd have more than 3 million actions making Calgary an even better city.
Mayor Nenshi’s Walk Challenge - By walking (or biking, rollerblading, skateboarding—whatever you want as long as it's active!) to school, we're protecting the environment, staying healthy, and doing better in school.