City Council

Moffatt will enrich Auburn

The current (Auburn) City Council has done a fine job of obtaining federal block grants for city improvements, one of which was the Streetscape project. Despite minor traffic probl ...

Moffat blazing fundraising trail with $13,615 in early reports

Local small-business owner Gary Moffat has a large lead in fundraising over incumbents Dr. Bill Kirby and Keith Nesbitt in his bid for one of two open seats on the Auburn City Coun ...

Incumbents think ahead

I know the Measure A/charter city initiative didn’t pass, but I didn’t think it was that bad of an idea since it would have resulted in more home rule and the potential to save ...

Council candidates to take part in ‘Eggs and Issues’ forum

The Auburn Chamber of Commerce is hosting a breakfast forum Thursday featuring the three City Council candidates running for two spots in the Nov. 6 election. “Eggs and Issues, ...

May decorum prevail à la Measure A

I attended the debate on Measure A, Auburn City Charter, on Thursday evening (?Charter debate evokes passion,? Journal, May 4). It started out very polite and even-handed but desce ...

City’s budget balanced and reserves remain at $2.25 million

The City of Auburn is expected to achieve a balanced budget this year after reviewing its fiscal mid-year figures and presenting them to city council Monday night. Despite the hea ...

Groups in favor and against charter city mobilize

A group of former local leaders has joined together to advocate that voters keep Auburn from becoming a charter city in June. Supporters of Preserve Auburn - No on Measure A inclu ...

Business owners weigh in on business improvement districts

Auburn business owners are reacting to controversy over the city’s business improvement districts, which arose among members at Monday night’s city council meeting. Businesse ...

“In God We Trust” sign to hang in City Council Chambers

City council approved a sign with the phrase “In God We Trust” to hang in the City Council Chambers, Monday night. The sign was approved on the condition that it would be pa ...

Word on the street

What do you think about a private company called PetData taking over animal licensing for the City of Auburn? Asked at various businesses in Auburn by Sara Seyydin Margee Priva ...