City Council

Council to discuss retirement benefits, redistricting, Streetscape

The Auburn City Council is set to discuss and decide on lowering pension rates for public safety as part of its Monday night meeting. The City Council is scheduled to decide wheth ...

History engraves its way into heart of city

Several pieces of Auburn’s history will soon make a permanent residence in Central Square. The Streetscape History and Art Advisory Committee has given the OK for 10 people, gro ...

City relaxes sign regulations again

Local business owners can breathe easier about temporary signage. In a unanimous vote Monday night the Auburn City Council decided to repeal resolution 10-88 for a year and also d ...

Sign rules cause concern

The enforcement of a city law concerning signage has some merchants confused and frustrated. Last week the city of Auburn sent a letter to 25 Downtown and Old Town businesses requ ...

City asks businesses to take temporary signs down

The city of Auburn is once again tightening its restrictions on outdoor advertising, and some merchants aren’t happy about it. On Thursday Lance Lowe, associate planner for the ...

More structure, less glitz planned for Streetscape phase

Auburn residents can expect a less fancy phase 2 of the Streetscape project. Streetscape is a street beautification and improvement project connecting Old Town and Downtown Auburn ...

Council approves AT&T monopine

Auburn can expect to see a new monopine cell phone tower in the near future. In a unanimous vote Monday night the Auburn City Council approved a height variance for the 78-foot AT ...

Several redevelopment projects may go forward

The city of Auburn has a basic plan for how to use its redevelopment funds, and some residents think a new sign is a necessity. The Auburn City Council acting as the Auburn Urban ...

Auburn's Mayor Kirby takes his seat

Auburn officially has a new mayor and vice mayor. The lower level of the City Hall Council Chambers was packed Monday night as the three re-elected council members, Councilman Kev ...