Mayor Keith Nesbitt

City legal fees outrageous

As a taxpayer and resident of Auburn, I find it outrageous that the city council has not only spent $22,000 on legal fees to prevent the opponents of Measure A from publishing thei ...

City projects 22 percent increase in sales tax revenue

Auburn is projected to have a 22 percent increase in sales tax revenue this year — one sign the local economy may be on the upswing, according to Andy Heath, administrative servi ...

Cities can spend redevelopment money on affordable housing

More than $900,000 in funds set aside for affordable housing, previously thought to be lost to the state, may come back into play in Auburn. The state Senate voted Tuesday to al ...

Auburn City Council balks at 40 percent sewer rate increase

Fearing that residents’ money could be flushed down the drain, Auburn city council members stopped short Monday of backing efforts to consolidate the county’s sewage tr ...

City may get say in $900,000 for affordable housing

Auburn city officials are holding out hope that the city will have some say over how more than $900,000 of funds that were set aside for affordable housing will be spent. They wi ...

Nesbitt and Hanley will split term as Auburn Mayor

Auburn City Council Member Keith Nesbitt took over the reins as mayor of Auburn Monday night and made the surprising announcement that Council Member Kevin Hanley would serve out t ...