Councilman Bill Kirby

Reader Input: Annexation: Funder of infrastructure

In the Sunday Auburn Journal, Councilman Bill Kirby was quoted as saying, “We no longer need anyone’s permission to annex within our sphere of influence,” (&ldquo ...

Reader Input: City doesn’t speak for North Auburn

The arrogance of Mayor (Keith) Nesbitt, Councilman (Bill) Kirby and others on the (Auburn) City Council is appalling (“Auburn to sue Placer over Costco,” Journal, Jan. ...

Costco: City eyes legal leverage

The battle over a big-box store in North Auburn may just be heating up as the city alludes to possible legal action on the horizon. While the future of the proposed North Auburn C ...

Auburn declares war on “butts”

Each day when Sally Dawley leaves her house for her daily walk, she brings along a broom and dustpan. It isn’t because she cleans obsessively or because she takes issue with ...

Council weighs in on short-term stays in Auburn

Travelers may soon have a slew of options when it comes to finding lodging in the city of Auburn. Council members approved the first reading of proposed changes to the city’ ...

Budgeting proposal divides Auburn City Council

Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting had all of the trappings of a largely administrative agenda until one proposal raised process questions and spurred a 3-2 vote. Th ...

Meddlers Report – Sept. 23

The Meddlers is an open-forum meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce that meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Auburn City Hall, 1225 Lincoln Way. Auburn Journal reporter ...

Auburn City Council: Nevada Street project needs public input

Revamping a major city thoroughfare took up much of Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting as members discussed the best course of action for the proposed $1.5 million pr ...

City Council: Trust manager’s judgment

Monday night’s Auburn City Council meeting trailed away from last Friday’s concerns over the hiring of a new Administrative Services director following clarification on ...

Kirby: Advertise the position

Monday’s Auburn City Council meeting is set to cover a range of topics, but the filling of a top position in city government is drawing the criticism of a longtime council me ...

City Council makes quick work of list of consent items

In a relatively quick meeting Monday night, the Auburn City Council made short work of a wide variety of agenda items. From repealing a tax for fortune-tellers and approving an ea ...

City restructure aimed at streamlining, savings

The city of Auburn has taken its first steps in streamlining city government operations with the merging of two major departments – Public Works and Community Development. T ...

PlacerArts: No plans to leave Auburn

If you’re on the mailing list for the Auburn City Council agenda, you may have noticed that Monday night’s meeting includes a resolution in support of keeping a local a ...

City OKs budget, keeps 5 firefighters

The Auburn City Council approved the 2014-15 city operating budget Monday night, which includes a way for the city to prevent the layoffs of five city ...

City catches up to the 1960s

Auburn officials acted as if (Director of Public Works) Bernie Schroeder had discovered the Lost City of Atlantis when presenting a modest example of performance-based budgeting a ...