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Mayor's Office 

Todd Barton, City of Crawfordsville Mayor

Mayor Barton was first elected mayor of Crawfordsville, Ind. in 2011 and took office January 1, 2012. He was subsequently elected to serve second and third terms after being unopposed in the 2015 and 2019 elections. He is currently serving his third term. His 2015 and 2019 election victories mark the only times in Crawfordsville’s 186-year history that a mayor’s race was uncontested in the General Election.

Mayor Barton is a native of Crawfordsville and Montgomery County and served the community for 26 years as a firefighter/paramedic with the Crawfordsville Fire Department. During his tenure with the department, he served in several roles including Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Operations, EMS Director, Lieutenant, Deputy Chief, and Fire Chief. Throughout his career, he worked in the EMS, Code Enforcement, Fire Prevention, Training, and Fire Suppression Divisions.

He graduated with honors from Wabash College in 2000 with a B.A. majoring in political science. He earned his degree in three years by attending the liberal arts school full-time, working full-time, and raising a family.

In addition to his work with Crawfordsville Fire Department, he served as a paramedic for other communities in the state of Indiana and worked as a staff paramedic at Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis’s Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center, the state’s busiest level 1 trauma center. He also worked part-time for more than a decade as a reserve sheriff’s deputy in the Montgomery County Sheriff Department’s Patrol Division.

Mayor Barton was an incident management instructor and consultant for police departments, fire departments EMS agencies, school corporations, and public health agencies across the nation. He served on several state-wide boards relating to homeland security and spoke nationally about incident management and disaster coordination.

Mayor Barton is married and his wife Jamie is a Nurse Practitioner specializing in family care. They have three children. Adrienne is a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Riley Hospital for Children; Trey is recently graduated from Wabash College and is a staff member for Congressman Jim Baird; and Allyson is a student at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind.

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Crawfordsville, IN 47933
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