Tim Pauken -- Council President
First elected to Maumee City Council in November of 2005, Mr. Pauken took Office in January of 2006 as a 3rd Generation Public Servant and 5th Generation Maumee family. Mr. Pauken is married to Karen and has 2 adult children, Madison and Aaron. Mr. Pauken is retired after 30 years with the Maumee school district, and past President of Recycled Laser Products Inc. He has served on the SAIL Board where he served as President for 2 years, and is a former board member of the Joint Economic Development Zone. He has also served as President, Vice President and Secretary to OAPSE/AFSCME local 240, and served as a member and Secretary on the Credit Committee of the Maumee Educators Federal Credit Union. Mr. Pauken currently serves as President of Council as well as Chairman of the Personnel Committee and is a member of the Building & Lands, Streets and Public Utilities committees.
Some highlights of accomplishments include pushing for employee evaluations across the board, along with the creation of a Human Resources Commissioner. Also involved in the hiring of an In-House Law Director and restructuring of Management positions while on the Personnel Committee. While serving on the Public Information Committee, it was recommended that the City not support an Income Tax for the funding of TARTA, and recommended remaining a member of TARTA. This Committee was also charged with the hiring of a Website Designer for the upgrade of the City's Website. Through the Safety Committee, a School Resource Officer was reinstated at Gateway Middle School, and keeping up with the purchase of state of the art equipment and educational opportunities for both the Police and fire Divisions. The Water and Sewer Committee continues to study the aging infrastructure, installed new water meters and continue to provide utility rates that are palatable to the consumer. And, in the time serving on the Finance Committee, worked with others on the Committee to achieve a balanced budget. Mr. Pauken has served on every Council Committee at one time or another.
"I am proud of these and other accomplishments over the last twelve years, and look forward to continuing the level of excellence this City has come to expect."
Tim can also be reached via email at: email@example.com