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Water Meter Upgrades to Begin in May

By Randy Harvey, Superintendent, Auburn Water Department This May, Auburn Water Department (AWD) will begin upgrading to smart water meters for our 5,000+ customers throughout town. The new meters will be connected to the Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI) that Auburn Electric has been leveraging for the past several years. Now, thanks to the AMI technology, […]

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 […]

Can Emergency Responders Find You?

By Michael VanZile, Fire Chief, Auburn Fire Department Every second counts during an emergency. And, more often than you’d think, when Auburn firefighters, police officers and EMS personnel are responding to emergencies, they are slowed down because they are having a difficult time finding the right address. As you can imagine, valuable time can be […]