Mayor Scott Holmes was appointed by Worthington City Council in January 2014 to serve as Mayor of the City of Worthington. Mayor Holmes was born and raised in Worthington and returned here in 1987 to raise a family. His law practice, which was established in 1980, relocated from Columbus to Worthington in 1999. Mayor Holmes' primary responsibility is the administration of Mayor's Court. The Mayor is appointed by City Council to serve for a two year term, and presides over many civic functions as the ceremonial head of the community.