Bill Kirby

Another View: Running once for council was enough

Mike Holmes, Bridget Powers and Matt Spokely … you can all relax, because I’m not running. Two years ago, after voters torpedoed Kevin Hanley’s charter city ep ...

Auburn’s options unclear after firefighter layoffs

Auburn Fire Department’s two-year, $681,900 grant will expire on Sept. 22. That much is certain. What remains to be seen is what will follow – what cuts the department ...

Firefighters call on public to prevent layoffs

The Auburn Firefighters Association, which represents members of Auburn City Fire, has created an online method for concerned residents to voice their support for the five firefigh ...

City approves new manager

Auburn City Council members announced Thursday afternoon that they selected Tim Rundel, 47, of Oklahoma, as Auburn’s new city manager. Rundel will be leaving his job as assi ...

Council set to pick new city manager

It was set to be a busy weekend for Auburn City Council members as they work toward selecting a new city manager. Council members were to have been in closed session all day Satur ...

Multiple agencies come together to discuss Auburn’s homeless

The Auburn Airport Business Park Association held a meeting Wednesday night to bring business owners, service organizations, law enforcement officers and governing e ...

Fire department loses grant, possibly 5 employees

The Auburn City Fire Department may have to lay off five firefighters this summer after a $681,900, two-year-long grant expires. Fire Chief Mark D’Ambrogi said he found out ...

Regional link would boost sewer rates in Auburn

Auburn residents and business owners may see a change in their sewer rates this summer due to a $6 to $8 fee increase that will be proposed to the City Council at the next meeting, ...

Wheels set in motion for more Amgen prep

Auburn police and city employees are gearing up for the 2014 Amgen Tour of California bicycle race by continuing to recruit local volunteers and wrap up public works projects withi ...

Auburn’s financial future could be a stormy one

Auburn City Council members are scrambling to mitigate several financial and economic challenges brought to their attention this week by way of the 2013-14 financial status report. ...