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Rieke Park Trails Improvements Project Kicking Off in August

By Eric Ditmars, Parks Superintendent, and Steve Klein, Director of Engineering The City of Auburn is set to take some exciting steps to further enhance our parks system. The Parks and Recreation Department and the Engineering Department have partnered together to launch the Rieke Park Trails Improvements Project. The project—which will be completed by contractor […]

State of the City

By Norm Yoder, Mayor, City of Auburn Last night I gave my final State of the City address. I’ve been blessed to serve Auburn as Mayor for the past 19-plus years—though it seems like just yesterday when I took the oath of office on December 31, 1999, just before Y2K. My years as Mayor have […]

2018: A Year of Revitalization

By Norm Yoder, Mayor, City of Auburn If one word were to sum up Auburn in 2018, I think it would be revitalization. Throughout the city, we strived to bring new life and vitality. This was most visible with the Sixth and Main Street Revitalization Project. This project, funded in part by a $500,000 grant […]

Auburn Community Pool: Next Steps

By Norman Yoder, Mayor of Auburn There’s been a lot of discussion about the Auburn Community Pool especially after it was announced that this past summer was its last one of operation. Many want the city to keep the pool open. I understand those sentiments. The pool has been a community asset for 60 years. […]

Help Develop Auburn: Take Part in Survey or Forum

The city of Auburn is participating in the Indiana Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI) and needs public input on our community’s economy, quality of life and leadership. HCI is a community development program that aims to make communities like ours more vibrant places to live, work and play. There are two ways you can provide input: […]