The Mayor represents the community in public; he is the head of the Municipal Office and the senior manager of all municipal employees who are bound by his instructions. The Mayor is elected by the Municipal Council. The Mayor presides over both the Municipal Council and the City Council and is responsible for ensuring that resolutions adopted are implemented.
Mayor Kurt Wallner
Kurt Wallner was appointed Mayor of Leoben in February 2014. He is the fifth Mayor of the City of Leoben since 1946 following Gottfried Heindler, Leopold Posch, Reinhold Benedek and Dr. Matthias Konrad.
He is a People’s Mayor, this means he does not vote on the deliberations of the Municipal Council.