For the second year in a row, Auburn was identified as one of Indiana’s Safest Cities by Safewise. Ranking #24 on the list, Auburn has reduced property crime by 40 percent, moving up seven places from its position on last year’s list. Safewise recognized Auburn for its appeal to residents and businesses alike.
The Auburn Parks & Recreation Department is introducing its new administrator, Eric Ditmars, via a series of meet-and-greets at local neighborhood parks. The public is invited to attend these sessions and share ideas for improving the city's parks in the future. The Parks department plans to use this feedback as it builds its next Five-Year Master Plan.
The Auburn Police Department (APD) has raised enough to start construction on its new training center at 1131 W. Auburn Drive.
Arbor Day – celebrated in communities around the world – is a day to appreciate the importance of trees as a vital natural resource. After all, trees have a big job. They clean the air and water… provide food and habitat for wildlife… give us products in the form of wood, lumber and paper… and, of course, help beautify our community.
Adult Summer Softball League registration is being accepted by the Auburn Parks and Recreation Department. The leagues are open to any group of adults looking to play softball.
Taxpayers have the ability to view budget notices in one central online location at BudgetNotices.IN.Gov. A new email subscription option is provided to taxpayers to stay informed of submissions by their local units. Taxpayers will be able to view all local government units in DeKalb county, search by their address, or use an interactive map tool. This website has been designed to promote the importance of budget notices and the role that they play in the daily lives of Indiana taxpayers. Taxpayers that do not have Internet access or have difficulties with the website may contact the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance at (888) 739-9826 and request a paper copy of the notices for their local government units.