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A boil order has been issued for the following areas:
All apartments at 13550 State Route 4
13560 State Route 4
On 7th Street from Trojan Road going north
On 7th Street from Senseney Rd. to Route 4
All of Santa Fe
All of Chisholm Rd
All of Conestoga Dr
Once the boil order has been lifted, customers will be notified via phone, city facebook page, and on this website. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the city office at 217-438-6151.
The City of Auburn will be flushing fire hydrants in October.
The week of October 14-18, 2019 we will be flushing the east side of town.
The week of October 21-25 we will be flushing the west side of town.
City Wide Clean Up Day
Saturday, October 5, 2019
7 am to 11 am
Lost Caboose, located on Van Buren Street behind Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot.
This is just for City of Auburn residents and identification will be required upon drop off. There will be a $20.00 fee per load or $10 single item fee to drop off any items.
Please see attached photo of items that are NOT Allowed to be dropped off and will not be accepted in the city wide clean up day.
Should anyone have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the city office at 217-438-6151.
The City of Auburn will host an electronic recycling event on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9 am to 12 pm on the city square. Please see list below of those items that may have a cost associated to recycle and those that are FREE to recycle at the event. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact the city office at 217-438-6151.
Recycling with a fee:
These items include:
CRT Monitors – $10
CRT Televisions – $20
Flat-screen Televisions – $20
Projection Televisions – $40
Console Television – $40
Battery Backups and Un-interruptable Power Supplies (UPS)
Christmas tree lights
Computer Peripherals (keyboards, mice, etc.)
Networking Equipment and Cables
Point of Sale Equipment
Power and Accessory Cables
Power Tools (including batteries)
Printers (for large, office printers please contact your local store)
Satellite and Cable Equipment
Surge Suppressors and Power Strips
Telephones (including PBX equipment)
Video Game Consoles
The City of Auburn will hold a public hearing to discuss its intentions to complete water system improvements and to provide the public with the opportunity to present comments. The project consists of:
- Replacement of existing water mains, valves, hydrants, and appurtenances
- Back-up connection to the Otter Lake Water Commission
- New water and gas meter reading system
- Control system upgrades
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
DATE: September 4, 2019
PLACE: City Council Chambers
Auburn City Hall
324 West Jefferson Street
Auburn, IL 62615
Information related to the proposed water improvements consisting of a Water System Facility Plan prepared by Benton & Associates, Inc., consulting engineers, and the Preliminary Environmental Impacts Determination prepared by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) are available for review in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall. There will be a 10-day comment period subsequent to the public hearing to receive comments from interested and affected parties. Comments may be submitted to the City Clerk’s office or the IEPA. This public hearing is part of the requirements in which the City must comply with in order to qualify for a low interest loan from IEPA Public Water Supply Loan Program.
The City of Auburn is now accepting bids to replace the entire roof of the City Municipal Building. Two proposals are sought, one for steel roof replacement, and one for shingled roof replacement. Specifications may be picked up at the City of Auburn Water and Gas Building, 324 West Jefferson Street, Auburn, IL 62615. The bids must be turned in by August 5, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.
The City of Auburn is now accepting bids to replace 6 windows at the City Municipal Building. Specifications may be picked up at the City of Auburn Water and Gas Building, 324 West Jefferson, Auburn, IL 62615. The bids must be turned in by August 5, 2019 by 12:00 pm.
Auburn Police Department
Chief Dave Campbell
324 West Jefferson
217-438-3352 / 217 753-6666
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2019
The Auburn Police Department Announces Results of Distracted Driving Enforcement
Auburn – Between April 1 – 30 2019, the Auburn Police Department participated in Illinois’ Distracted Driving Enforcement campaign, bringing awareness to area residents and issuing 73 citations. Increased enforcement was part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
“Driver distraction is a persistent issue in Auburn, and often has life-altering consequence,” said Chief Dave Campbell. “Issuing a citation is a proven way to get motorists to reduce distracted driving.”
During the month-long campaign, the Auburn Police Department issued:
- 22 electronic communication device citations
- 16 seat belt citations
- 1 fugitive apprehended
- 1 suspended/revoked license
- 5 uninsured motorists
- 17 speeding citations
- 2 drug arrests
- 11 other vehicle code violations
“Distracted Driving Awareness Month may be over, but Auburn Police will continue stopping drivers for this deadly behavior,” said Chief Dave Campbell.
The Distracted Driving enforcement campaign is supported through federal funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.
The Auburn Police Department will be accepting applications for full-time and part-time officers. Must have a minimum of part time certification.
For full time employees, the city offers: Competitive pay, Insurance, and IMRF
Applications can be picked up at the police department, city office, or online at auburnillinois.us and will be accepted until the end of business on May 31, 2019.