Mayor's Office

Steve Collier is a lifelong resident of the City of Lawrence.  A 1973 graduate of Lawrence Central, he graduated from Hanover College in 1977 and earned his Master’s Degree from Indiana University in 1983.  Mayor Collier spent his entire 33 year career in education at Lawrence North High School.  He taught Social Studies and coached football, wrestling and baseball. Much of the middle of his career was devoted to work in leadership and in administration.  The Mayor and his wife Chris are proud of their children who are also graduates from Lawrence Township Schools.

Following his career in education Mayor Collier was elected to serve as a member of Lawrence’s Common Council in 2011 and represented the 5th District from 2012-2015. 

In November of 2015, Steve Collier became the seventh Mayor elected to serve the citizens of Lawrence.  Now in his third year, Mayor Collier has demonstrated his continued commitment to public safety and quality economic development.  He is especially proud of the developing partnership between the city and Lawrence Township Schools.  The Great City/ Great Schools campaign continues to set the standard for many other cities throughout Central Indiana. 

Mayor and Mrs. Collier will celebrate 40 years of marriage in 2018 and will welcome their fifth grandchild in June.

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Mayor's Office Staff and Department Heads

To contact a member of the Collier Administration, click on the email address for a direct link to the email

Steve Collier
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Kathy Walton
City Clerk
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Jason Fenwick
Deputy Mayor/Controller
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Jason Streeter
Deputy Controller
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Dino Batalis
Fire Chief
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David Hofmann
Police Chief
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Cam Starnes
Economic Development Director
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Mary Jo Rothenbush 
Admin/Econ Development &
Blue Star Banner Coordinator
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Bill Anthony
DPW Director/Code Enforcement
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Dave Lotts
DPW Streets & Solid Waste
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Eric Martin
Parks & Recreation
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Scott Salsbery
Lawrence Utilities
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David Johnson
Corporation Counsel
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Julie Kukolla
Executive Assistant/Mayor
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