Mayor Dana Williams First Elected: January 2002 - Current Term January 2010 to 2014
The Mayor is the chief executive of the City, officially represents the City on public and ceremonial occasions, executes and authenticates legal instruments/documents of the City, and exercises all other duties and such powers as are conferred upon him by ordinance. The Mayor presides at the City Council meetings and only votes in the event of a tie.
Roles of Mayor
- Articulate & Explain Park City's Vision, Goals & Action Agenda
- Frame Policy Discussions
- Promote Community Unity & Pride
- Serve as Chief Spokesperson for City & Council
- Represent City at Functions & Events
- Conduit from Community & Citizens to Council for Information; and as a Champion for an Accessible City Hall
- Facilitate Communications, Negotiate Issues, Be a Peacemaker
- Chair Council Meetings, Set Positive Tone
- Be a Regional Leader
- Set High Standard for Honesty, Integrity & Respect
- Support Tourist Industry Blending Community Vision & Values
Dana's family has a long and colorful history in the Park City area. He ran the family farm until 1990, and in 1984 received the Farmer of the Year award for Summit County. Dana, his wife Lisa and their two children moved into Park City proper in 1990 and he became a realtor with Coldwell Banker and has earned his Lifetime Achievement Award from the Park City Board of Realtors. Over the past decade, Dana has worked on land preservation and responsible growth and was named the 1999 Rotary Citizen of the Year. He has also been a strong advocate for affordable housing and quality of life issues. He championed the city's new skateboard park and continues to play and sing in the highly popular Motherlode Canyon Band.