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After the meeting: Auburn City Council highlights from Dec. 5, 2023

December 06 2023

AUBURN, Ala.- The Auburn City Council took the following actions at its first regular meeting in December:

Authorized a date change for the first meeting in March 2024. The City Council approved a meeting date change for its first meeting in March 2024 because of Auburn City Schools Spring Break week. The meeting was moved from March 5 to March 12.

Approved a contract renewal to manage CityCare health clinic for City employees. The council approved a three-year contract for continued management of the employee health clinic, known as CityCare. The City has managed CityCare since 2017 to provide health services to employees, increase the wellness of employees and to benefit the City’s health insurance fund.

Approved the purchase of a 2023 Ford F150 for the Fire Department. The council approved the purchase of a 2023 Ford F150 for the Auburn Fire Department as a replacement vehicle for a 2009 Ford F150 primarily used to paint fire hydrants. The vehicle to be replaced has accrued repair costs that exceed its 2009 purchase price, and once replaced, the vehicle will be surplused. The 2023 vehicle will be purchased at a cost of $41,881.

The council also:

  • Announced two vacancies on the Board of Zoning Adjustment. Terms will begin Jan. 21, 2024, and end Jan. 20, 2027. For more information or to apply, visit
  • Approved the annexation of about 3.13 acres south of Farmville Road.
  • Appointed three individuals to serve on the Tree Commission through Nov. 7, 2026.

Meeting minutes and a video of the meeting will be posted at Mayor Ron Anders’ recap of the meeting will be posted @CityofAuburnAL on social media. The next regular council meeting will be held on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Council Chamber, located at 141 N. Ross St. in the Public Safety Building.