Superior is governed by a Council composed of the Mayor and 10 Council Members, who are responsible for the operation of City government. They adopt policies and ordinances, which are carried out by the Department Heads. Council Members are elected for a two-year term and the Mayor is elected for a four-year term.
The Mayor chairs the Regular Council meetings. The ten Councilors each have a single equal vote, but in case of a tie, the Mayor votes to break the tie. The Council President chairs the Committee of the Whole Meetings.
The Office of the Mayor is responsible for the administration of all City Departments
, City development and preservation, community relations and promotions, legislation on a City, State and Federal level and the overall well-being for the community.