The Auburn City Council approved the hiring of a construction manager at risk for the new city hall, which will be built on city-owned property off Atlanta Highway to the southeast of the current city hall.
The City of Auburn will encourage, but not order, citizens and employees to wear masks while inside municipal buildings.
The Auburn City Council, in a split vote Thursday, April 2, approved a change to a 2008 sewer fee collection agreement with Barrow County, though the council was generally opposed to the way it was presented to them by the county.
Gwinnett County and all 16 of its municipalities, including the City of Auburn, have issued stay-at-home orders in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
The City of Auburn will hold online public meetings Tuesday, March 31, as it kicks off a six-month process of updating its future downtown master plan.
Barrow County and the City of Auburn issued local emergency declarations Wednesday, March 25, aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus.
Barrow County manager Mike Renshaw announced Thursday that all county facilities, with the exception of the Judicial Courthouse, which is operating under a statewide Judicial Emergency Declaration, will be closed to the public until further notice, effective Friday, March 20.
Students and faculty at Radium Springs Elementary School in Albany had a special participant in Monday's Read Across America celebration. Albany Mayor Bo Dorough participated by reading a Dr. Suess book to the the kindergarten students.
A new wastewater lift station is set to be constructed in Auburn, and the city will be splitting the cost of the improvements with Barrow County and developers the station will help service.