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Getting smarter with our energy consumption

by Stuart Tuttle, Superintendent Administrator, Electric Department Last month, I shared that, as a municipal utility, we work for rate-payers rather than stock owners. And as a result, we’re constantly motivated to find new and creative ways to provide quality service (electric, water, sewer and refuse/recycling) at an affordable price. One of those innovative ways […]

Auburn Utilities: Working for the rate-payers

by Stuart Tuttle, Superintendent Administrator, Electric Department We take a lot of pride in offering Auburn residents and businesses one of the lowest electric rates in state. At a rate of about 15 percent less than comparable communities of our size, Auburn’s electric rate translates into a real dollars-and-cents advantage for our community. And it’s […]

Downtown Revitalization: Our Next Steps

By Guest Blogger Bill Spohn, Administrator, Building, Planning and Development For the past year and a half, the City of Auburn has been partnering with the Downtown Auburn Business Association and the Auburn Downtown Advisory Committee to champion downtown revitalization efforts. We launched our partnership with an extensive feasibility study to identify areas for redevelopment […]

AES: Truly, Your Community Network

Guest Blogger: Chris Schweitzer As we gear up to offer television services to Auburn residents and businesses later this year, I’m just filled with awe at how Auburn Essential Services (AES) has grown over the past seven years. Many of you are familiar with our history: We were born out of the need to provide […]