charter city

Council forms plan for financial priorities

The Auburn City Council has some goals for the city, which revolve around saving money while providing the same level of services to residents. At a 10 a.m. special session on Su ...

Jim Ruffalo: Look, and look hard, at charter cities issue

Fire-proofing the notebook while lauding those Auburnians who went out and did the work we’ve already paid the state and federal governments to do in order to make the neighborho ...

First research charter status

Although the idea of making Auburn a charter city sounds good, and it very well may be, here is something to think about: Apparently being a charter city gives the city officials ...

Charter city is the way to go

City Councilman Kevin Hanley hit the nail on the head in suggesting a robust debate on Auburn being a “charter city” (Another View, Journal, Jan. 7). While we are at it we ne ...

Another View: Making Auburn a charter city could save us big bucks

Should city leaders and residents work together to provide more local autonomy for Auburn and an increased level of municipal services for residents? Should we help ensure that vo ...