Ward 2 Councilor Robert P. Hayes
Robert Hayes, owner of J.L. Hayes & Co., grew up in Auburn and graduated from Edward Little High School. He later attended Union College in Schenectady, NY where he earned a B.S. in Industrial Economics. He attended both the Navy Officer Candidate School in Newport, RI and the Navy Supply School in Athens, GA. Later, he also earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine and in addition has taken several courses in Public Administration at the University of Maine, Augusta.
Robert has been an Auburn City Councilor since 2005, a member of the Chamber of Commerce since 1975, a Planning Board Member from 1977-1990 serving as the Planning Board chairperson from 1988-1990. He was Director of the Lewiston Downtown Development and Management Corporation from 1980-1987 and was chairperson of that same board from 1985-1987.
Robert enjoys sailing, skiing, and spending time with his wife, Bonnie, children and grandchildren.
Councilor Hayes is also a member of the Airport Board, Audit Committee, Mayor's Work Comp Plan Workgroup, and the Railroad Board.