City Officials

The City of Auburn is governed by a Mayor and City Council. Members of the City Council are drawn from the four wards that make up the city. Council member terms are for four (4) years.

Council meetings are held each month in the city hall council chambers on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 7:00pm. If a council meeting should fall on a holiday, the meeting will be held on Tuesday. The public is invited to attend.

City Council

PositionNameAddressPhone #Term
MayorTom Berola1626 Cambridge Drive438-6151 Ext. 23012017-2021
- Ward 1
Joe Powell200 E. Wineman Street438-6151 Ext 27032019-2023
Lori Basiewicz
411 E. Washington St.438-6151 Ext 27042017-2021
- Ward 2Ben Royer
511 N. 5th438-6151 Ext 27052019-2023
Jason Garrett
410 N. 5th Street438-6151 Ext 27062017-2021
- Ward 3Larry Hemmerle
425 Pine View Drive438-6151 Ext 27072019-2023
Tracy Sheppard
419 S. 5th Street438-6151 Ext 27082017-2021
- Ward 4Rod Johnson
4660 Timberview Drive438-6151 Ext 27092017-2021
Bill Karhliker
15050 Woodland Trail Dr.438-6151 Ext 27102019-2023
City TreasurerChris Warwick15055 Woodland Trail Dr438-6151 Ext 27022017-2021
City ClerkJulie Barnhill100 N. Violet438-6151 Ext 27012017-2021
City AttorneyGreg Moredock  


Standing CommitteeMembers
(relates to personnel and city office management)
Rod Johnson - Chairman
Chris Warwick, Larry Hemmerle, Lori Basiewicz, Jason Garrett
Health and Safety
(relates to police and public health matters)
Tracy Sheppard-Chairman
Lori Basiewicz, Jason Garrett, Ben Royer, Joe Powell
Public Works
(relates to maintenance of city roadways & public buildings)
Bill Karhliker - Chairman
Larry Hemmerle, Rod Johnson, Ben Royer, Jason Garrett
Public Utilities
(relates to utility services provided to citizens of Auburn)
Rod Johnson - Chairman
Larry Hemmerle, Bill Karhliker, Joe Powell, Ben Royer
Building PermitsRod Johnson
Tracy Sheppard
Parks & RecreationLarry Hemmerle- Chairman
Tracy Sheppard, Lori Basiewicz, Ben Royer
Health & HousingTracy Sheppard - Chairman
Ben Royer, Lori Basiewicz
Economic DevelopmentLori Basiewicz - Chairman
Joe Powell

Zoning and Planning Commission

James NuckolsEd Madaus
Penny Williams Wayde Rathgeber
Dave MillerKurt Powell
Steve Mulvey

Liquor Commission

Tom Berola
Deputy CommissionerTracy Sheppard

Department Heads

Public WorksMike McCarthy, Superintendent
Police DepartmentDave Campbell, Chief
Utility OfficeKristy Ponsler, Office Manager