The Mayoral Aide assists the Mayor in formulating and implementing policies, programs and projects. The Aide is the Mayor’s liaison to residents, elected officials, local businesses, community groups and organizations, and federal and state agencies. The Aide analyzes policy issues before the Council and drafts memoranda for the Council's consideration. The Aide manages the day to day operations of the Mayor's Office. The aide interfaces with the press and may act as a spokesperson during the Mayor's absence.