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Auburn Electric Poised for Future

By Chris Schweitzer – General Manager, Auburn Electric When I joined Auburn Electric about two years ago, the leadership team cast a vision that focused on safety, people, customer service and system health. We’ve done a lot of work on all those fronts—all with the mission of delivering reliable quality power. Over the past year, […]

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 […]

Auburn Electric’s Powerful Delivery

(L to R: Chris Schweitzer, John Armstrong, Jeff Tuttle, Troy Stahly, Justin Fry) It’s one of the most physically challenging jobs in the City of Auburn. It’s also dangerous. And, when people are waiting for their service to be restored, the job can be stressful as well. Yet for men like John Armstrong and Jeff […]

30-Year Zoning Ordinance Updated and Modernized

By Amy Schweitzer – Building, Planning and Development Over the past two years, Building, Planning and Development (BPD) has worked with the Plan Commission to revise the city’s zoning and subdivision control ordinances and create a new Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). The UDO becomes effective on March 18, 2019. While there have been updates to […]

AES Continues Network Improvements in 2019

By Chris Schweitzer, Auburn Essential Services AES is in a time of growth and investment—and it’s all focused on our subscribers and giving them the best experience possible. In the spring of 2017, we told you about interconnection upgrades to our network to accommodate future growth. These interconnection improvements included: Increased bandwidth capacity (by more […]