The City Commission is composed of six (6) members elected at large on a city-wide basis for four year terms and the Mayor elected for two year terms. The Commission represents all the citizens of Auburn and has responsibility for setting all municipal policies not designated by City Charter or State Legislation. The City Commission sets policies through ordinances, resolutions and budget appropriations, and determines the local property tax millage rate. The City Administrator, who is appointed by the City Commission, oversees daily City services and programs.
The positions of Mayor and Commissioners are non-partisan and nominated by petition. Residents interested in running for elected office should contact the City Clerk to obtain a petition and filing deadline information
Auburn believes in being a welcoming environment for all individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity or place of origin. This enhances Auburn’s way of life. We encourage the spirit of unity that brings people together.
Auburn has long been recognized as a hospitable and welcoming place where people’s families thrive and are celebrated and valued. Auburn is committed to continue building a welcoming and neighborly atmosphere in our community, where all are welcome, and accepted.
Auburn encourages all who call it home, to make Auburn a welcoming place for all.
As voted in the December 11, 2017 City Commission Meeting, Meetings will be held the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. (unless a holiday falls on the regular meeting date). Meeting changes and Special Meetings are posted to the bulletin board outside of the main entrance at City Hall and when feasible are added to the homepage of the City webpage at www.auburnmi.org.
Meetings are held at City Hall, 113 E. Elm Street beginning at 7:00 pm.