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City of Auburn / Government

Government

As the county seat of DeKalb County, Auburn is governed by an elected mayor, seven-member common council and three-member board of public works and safety officials.

Mayor Norman E. Yoder

Mayor Norman E. Yoder serves as the chief executive of the city, overseeing all city departments; seeking and administering local, state and federal grants; and overseeing all city projects. The mayor is elected to a four-year term by the citizens of Auburn.

Common Council

The Common Council serves as the legislative branch of Auburn's city government, appropriating city funds and passing ordinances and laws. The council's overarching mission is to use the financial and human resources available to provide services to residents. Five members of the common council are elected from individual districts and two are elected at-large.

Board of Works

The Board of Works conduct the day-to-day business of running the city government in Auburn. They oversee the development and implementation of programs from all city departments, including police, fire, street and utilities.

 
 

Mayor's Corner

May 21, 2018
By Randy Harvey, Superintendent, Auburn Water Department Beginning July 1, Auburn Water rate-payers will see an increase in their monthly bill. The increase is the first in nearly two decades. While none of us likes an increase, I hope our rate-payers wil…
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News

May 19, 2018
DeKalb County Central Communications (DCCC) is changing its procedure on contacting utility and municipal services, either during or after business hours. As the public safety answering point for all of DeKalb County, DCCC will continue to make cont…
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  • May 26, 2018
    The Auburn Fire Department is now taking applications for volunteer firefighters. https://t.co/k0RIh30xTa
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