Galion swears in new auditor

Galion mayor Tom O’Leary (left) swears in Gail Baldinger as the new city auditor on Wednesday. His appointment begins Nov. 28 at midnight.

GALION -- Mayor Tom O’Leary announced Wednesday the appointment of Gail Baldinger as City Auditor.

Baldinger will fill the unexpired term of Brian Treisch, who is resigning effective on Nov. 27 due to health and personal reasons.

Baldinger’s appointment begins at midnight on Nov. 28. The term runs through Dec. 31, 2021.

Baldinger had been serving his ninth full year on City Council and was chairman of the Finance Committee.

The vacated At-Large seat will now be filled by Council.

Any elector who has lived inside the city limits for at least one year may submit a resume. Resumes will be accepted through Dec. 7 by sending to Julie Bell, Council Clerk. They can be mailed to 301 Harding Way East, Galion, or emailed to

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