The City of  AUBURN 

Mayor & City Council Members

The City of Auburn is governed by a five-member, elected City Council, which establishes overall policies for the city.


Annually, the council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another to serve as Mayor Pro Tempore.

The Mayor presides at council meetings, appoints council members to various internal and external committees, attends community events as the council's representative, and performs other ministerial duties. The Mayor Pro Tempore presides in the mayor's absence.

City Council Members

Elections are held in November of even-numbered years, in which either two or three council members are elected to four-year terms. Currently, the five council members are:

The council members work together to enact laws and establish administrative policy for the city through the council's rules and regulations. They also appoint:

City Council Meetings

The City Council meets on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers to discuss new topics and to consider amendments. Members also attend study sessions on the first, third, and fifth Mondays on an as-needed basis.

To find out more about current and past meetings, you can read the agendas and minutes from City Council meetings. To request that the City Council considers an item on an upcoming agenda, contact the City Manager.

Contact Information

Keith Nesbitt, Mayor

Dr. Bill Kirby, Vice Mayor

Bridget Powers, Council Member

Matt Spokely, Council Member

Daniel Berlant, Council Member

City Council
City of Auburn
1225 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
Phone: (530) 823-4211, ext. 112
Fax: (530) 823-4216

The City Council has adopted a policy to treat emails involving City business to or from City Councilmembers as public records. The Councilmembers welcome email input from City residents and property owners, however those emails are public records that will be disclosed on request unless some law requires otherwise (as for emails to and from the City's lawyers). Accordingly, if you email Councilmembers regarding City business; your email, email address, and name can be publicly disclosed.