FROM: City of Auburn
Auburn, Ala. – Auburn Mayor Bill Ham, Jr. was named "Citizen of the Year" by the Auburn Rotary Club at its meeting on Wednesday, April 4. Mayor Ham has served as Auburn's Mayor since 1998 but was first elected to Auburn City Council in 1986.
Since he took office as Mayor, the City of Auburn has experienced great success in every area of government service. Mayor Ham has shown an unwavering commitment to Auburn's award-winning public school system, and has played a key role in recruiting approximately 50 industries which have invested more than $800 million in Auburn.