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Ronald Melchert  
Director of Public Works

Ronald is the Director of the Department of Public Works (DPW), responsible for leading the long-term and day-to-day operation and maintenance of the public infrastructure including roads, fleet, water, sewer, storm drains, parks, grounds, and facilities.  Ron possesses an Associate in Business Administration Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Public Administration.  He holds an S-2 and D-3 Certification as a Water Works Operator from the State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.  He is currently the Chairperson of the North Oakland County Water Authority, a member of the American Public Works Association and American Water Works Association.  Ron is a graduate of the Michigan Public Service Institute at Central Michigan University, and attended the Leading, Educating, and Developing Program conducted by the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.  He has thirty-two years of public works management experience.

Deputy Director

Dan Brisson    dbrisson@auburnhills.org
Manager of Fleet & Roads

Eric King    eking@auburnhills.org
Manager of Municipal Properties

Mark Michling    mmichling@auburnhills.org  
Manager of Public Utilities

Utility Billing Clerk  (248) 370-9340

DPW Office Staff   dpw@auburnhills.org
Phone Number (248) 391-3777