Bob Richardson

Manager’s salary, firefighter funding on city council agenda

The Auburn City Council will vote on a proposed two-year contract extension for City Manager Bob Richardson Monday. A resolution to approve Richardson’s contract through Februa ...

Firefighters, city disagree on pay increase issue

Is the city not agreeing to share the burden? Or are firefighters asking for more in a time when there is less? Details emerged this week as to why the city of Auburn and its fi ...

Public reacts to proposed pitbull ordinance

A report on how the city could handle animal problems may be a month away, but elected officials have already received plenty of feedback from the public. Auburn City Councilman ...

Community Festival winner to star in pumpkin drop

Planning a pumpkin drop is all about physics. KAHI radio and the Old Town Business Association have secured the first-place winner of the Auburn Community Festival’s giant pumpk ...

Shops struggling as Streetscape work continues

The first phase of Auburn’s Streetscape project is supposed to be completed within about six weeks. But at least one Downtown shop isn’t going to make it to the end. Cheryl ...

New committee will guide Streetscape history, art

As part of a new commission, 11 local residents will be charged with creating a plan for the history and artwork featured in the city’s Streetscape renovations. This week, the A ...

City workshop to discuss Streetscape theme direction

A workshop today will help formulate a direction for the placement of tiles in the first phase of the city’s Streetscape project. City Manager Bob Richardson will present the Ci ...

State looks to tap city revenue

Editor's Note: Solving the $24 billion state budget deficit meant cuts to local programs. In this series, the Journal looks at how they may affect you. Up to $500,000 may be borr ...

Streetscape construction slows Downtown business

Three weeks into construction on Downtown Auburn’s Streetscape, the impact of the project is resounding beyond rutted streets, fenced-off work areas and piles of sand and gravel. ...

City passes $28 million budget

1 city budget # The Auburn City Council approved a $28.3 million spending plan for the city Monday night but will likely need to readjust the budget once the state passes its o ...