Mayor Steve Adler was sworn into office in January 2015 and has focused primarily on Austin’s growing affordability crisis and mobility issues. As the Mayor of this historic first new 10-1 Council, Mayor Adler plans to lead Austin’s government to a new level of inclusive civic engagement between residents and their elected officials. Mayor Adler has received recognition for his innovative ideas and leadership. In Jun. 2017, his fellow mayors elected Mayor Adler a Trustee of the United States Conference of Mayors. In August 2016, Mayor Adler was voted by mayors surveyed by POLITICO Magazine as the co-winner of the Rookie of the Year award. In September 2016, Living Cities included Mayor Adler on the list of 25 Disruptive Leaders.
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