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Boil order in effect

There is a boil order in effect for the following areas:

All of Barbara Lane and Antoinette Road

Once the boil order has been lifted, a notification will be sent out to residents.

City Collecting Items for Taylorville Tornado Relief Efforts

In order to assist in the relief efforts from the tornado in Taylorville this past weekend, the City of Auburn utility office will be collecting the following items:
Non-perishable food
Items can be dropped off at the city office and will be delivered to Taylorville on Wednesday, December 5th.
We appreciate any items that can be donated to assist those in need at this time.

Inclement Weather Parking Order Issued

The City of Auburn has issued an inclement weather parking order beginning at 6 pm, November 14th through 6 pm, November 15th.

During the time of the order no vehicles, including but not limited to cars, trucks, boats, any and all trailers, or equipment may be parked on the city right-of-way.

The city right-of-way shall include both paved and unpaved areas of the right-of-way including the shoulder.

City Wide Electronic Recycling Event

The City of Auburn will host a Recycling Event on the East Side of the square on October 13, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


• Desktop,
• Laptop, 
• Tablet Computers
• LCD Monitors
• Printers (for large, office printers please contact your local store)
• Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
• Satellite and Cable Equipment
• Projectors
• VCRs
• DVD Players
• Video Game Consoles
• Radios
• Speakers
• Cellular/Mobile Phones
• Smart Phones
• Telephones (including PBX equipment)
• Toner
• Networking Equipment and Cables
• Mailroom Equipment
• Point of Sale Equipment
• Pagers
• Cameras
• Camcorders
• Power Tools (including batteries)
• Fax Machines
• Answering Machines
• Battery Backups and Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS)
• Surge Suppressors and Power Strips
• Power and Accessory Cables
• Walkie-talkies
• Ink Cartridges
• Christmas tree lights


• Microwaves, toasters, and other small kitchen appliances
• Refrigerators, stoves, and other large appliances
• Broken TVs (broken glass or otherwise dismantled)
• Air conditioning units
• Lamps/Light bulbs
• Vacuum and floor cleaners
• Toys
• General rubbish
• Audio and Video Cassettes
• CDs and DVDs
• Software
• Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors
• Bathroom devices (ie. electric razors, toothbrushes, etc.)
• Gas Powered Tools
• Glass, Christmas Light Bulbs, etc
• Mercury Thermometers
• Thermostats
• Aerosol cans
• Lava Lamps
• Pressurized canisters of any kind
• Live ammunition
• Needles of any sort
• Adhesives, Paints, Chemicals of any kind
• Alkaline Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, etc…)
• Pre-lit Christmas trees

Boil Order in Effect

A boil order is in effect until further notice for the following areas:

Edgewood Meadows

Everything on Kennedy Road from 15570 Kennedy – south to 16210 Kennedy

McClelland’s Trailer Court

Willemore Estates

Lakeview Estates

Divernon Road from State Route 4 East to White Post Road

Community Solar Panel Meeting

Community Solar Panel Meeting with Keystone Power Holdings, LLC
October 2, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Auburn Community Center
Discussion on the potential of Solar Panel installation in the City of Auburn for energy savings purposes. Residents will have an opportunity to learn more about the options being proposed and potential next steps.

City to Flush Hydrants in September

The City of Auburn will be flushing hydrants on the following dates:

September 4-7: East side of town

September 10-14: West side of town

Notice of Public Hearing

The City of Auburn hereby gives public notice that the Auburn City Council will hold a public hearing prior to its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, July 2, 2018.  The hearing will begin at 6:45 p.m. and will be held in the City Council Chambers, 324 West Jefferson Street, Auburn, Illinois.

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive input from interested citizens regarding Ordinance 1455-18, City of Auburn Appropriations Ordinance. The ordinance is available for review at the below link.

Appropriations Ordinance

All interested persons are invited to attend.

2017 CCR Report is now Available

2017 CCR

Drug Take Back Day

The City of Auburn will be hosting a collection site for the upcoming DEA Drug Take Back Day on April 28, 2018 between the hours of 10AM-2PM.
Between those hours people can bring in their unused or expired prescription drugs to the Auburn Police Department for safe disposal. We can’t accept liquid medication or needles/syringes.
If you have any questions you can leave a voicemail for Sergeant Sheppard at 217-438-3351.
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