The Mayor of the City of Stevens Point has the following responsibilities:
- Serving as full-time Chief Executive Officer of the City
- Presiding over City Council meetings, voting in the event of a tie
- Executing veto powers over any ordinance approved by the Common Council (a mayoral veto can be overturned by a two-thirds vote of the Common Council)
The mayor also serves as the chairman of the Board of Public Works and the City Plan Commission. There are no limits restricting the number of four-year terms an individual may serve as mayor.