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Former Auburn police chief joins city council

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Former Auburn City Police Chief Tommy Dawson Former Auburn City Police Chief Tommy Dawson
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -

Former Auburn City Police Chief Tommy Dawson is a now a city council member for Ward 8 in Auburn.

Dawson retired early from the Auburn City Police Department to battle Parkinson's disease. Dawson says he is excited about serving the citizens of Auburn once again when his term begins in November.

Mayor Bill Ham will continue to serve as the Mayor of Auburn.

The qualification period for the August 26 Municipal Election ended Tuesday, July 15.  

Running unopposed:

Mayor Bill Ham, Jr. 

Ron Anders (Ward 2)
Gene Dulaney (Ward 7)
Tommy Dawson (Ward 8)

August 26 Municipal Elections are listed below:

Clemon E. Byrd- Ward 1
Arthur L. Dowdell- Ward 1 

Beth Witten- Ward 3
Wendell McLain- Ward 3

Brent Beard- Ward 4
Barry Davis- Ward 4

Lynda V. Tremaine- Ward 5
Robin Kelley- Ward 5

Brad Donnelly- Ward 6
Dick  Phelan- Ward 6

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