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City of Auburn City Council Councilmember Mike Holmes

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Address:   1225 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603


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Councilmember Mike Holmes

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Retired Navy captain and educator, Mike Holmes was elected as council member for the City of Auburn in Nov. 2022, with his term beginning in December.

A fifth generation native of the Auburn area, Holmes attended San Francisco State University, Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and Golden Gate University. He taught at Placer and Reseda High Schools, was an instructor at Hartnell College and the University of Maryland (Global Campus), and an associate professor at the University of Southern California.

Holmes has won several military awards, including: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with a V, Combat Action Ribbon, and Meritorious Service.

Community Recognition:

  • Who’s Who in America 2021.

  • McCann Award for local service.

  • Elected to three terms on the Auburn City Council.

  • Inducted into Placer High School Hall of Fame in 2003.

  • Multiple Rotary Awards - Paul Harris Fellow.

  • California League of Cities Advanced Leadership Certificate.

Notable quote: “The results are in, and I sincerely thank you for your support in this election. I appreciate your vote and will work hard to keep Auburn a safe and vibrant city, with a healthy economy, good jobs, and strong community spirit.” (source)

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City Council Meetings
Monday September 25 2023   6:00 PM