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Mayor

Mayor Tom Stiehm
City of ‘
500 Fourth Avenue NE
‘, MN 55912-3773
Phone:(507) 437-9965
mayor@ci.austin.mn.us

Mayor Tom Stiehm was elected in 2006 as mayor of ‘.  He served three 2-year terms and is currently serving his third term, which is now a four-year term ending in 2016.

As mayor, Tom Stiehm sits on the Law Enforcement Center Committee.  He is also active with Vision 2020.

Mayor Stiehm spent his career in law enforcement.  He began with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department, and in 1976 he became a police officer for the City of ‘.  He was promoted to Detective Sergeant in 1989 and was assigned to the Southeastern Minnesota Drug Task Force in 1990.  He retired in 2006.

A Minnesota native, Mayor Stiehm and his family moved to Milwaukee when he was three.  After graduating from high school in 1970, he served our country for three years in the Marine Corps.  He was stationed in California, Okinawa and Quantico, Virginia.  While in Okinawa, he was on a Westpac Battalion Landing Team that was in Vietnam for their elections in 1971.

Mayor Stiehm is married to Sarah.  They have three children and six grandchildren.  In their spare time, he and his wife enjoy motorcycling and camping.