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City of Auburn City Council Councilmember Matt Spokely

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Address:   1225 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603


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Councilmember Matt Spokely


Longtime resident Matt Spokely and his wife are raising two daughters who represent his family’s third generation of Auburnites. He has been involved in many school, community volunteer and youth sports activities, and in his leisure time he pursues competitive swimming and endurance activities. He is on the board of the Boys and Girls Club and Auburn Community Cancer Endowment Fund. Spokely is a civil engineer and owner of Wood Rodgers Engineering who has years of experience as a principal engineer in charge of planning, design and construction of many regional and community projects, including roadways, sewer systems, city infrastructure and business districts. Spokely served as Lincoln’s mayor in 2021.

First elected: 2014

Alma mater: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (bachelor’s degree, civil engineering)

Other offices held: Auburn Planning Commissioner, Historic Design Review Commissioner

Notable quote: “I believe I bring a calm, confident and respectful demeanor to our meetings. It is important to treat people with respect and listen. There is far too much talking past each other in our world today.” (Source: Interview with Gold Country Media)

Board, committee and commission assignments 
Auburn Economic Development Committee
Placer County Economic Development Board
Sierra Economic Development Board
Endurance Capital Committee

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City Council Meetings
Monday September 25 2023   6:00 PM