City of Auburn

144 Tichenor Avenue
Auburn, AL 36830



Auburn, Alabama is committed to being an attractive, environmentally conscious community that is progressive, responsive and hospitable.

This community desires for all citizens:

- safe and attractive neighborhoods with adequate housing
- quality educational opportunities
- diverse cultural and recreational opportunities
- vibrant economic opportunities
- active involvement of all citizens.


The mission of the City of Auburn is to provide economical delivery of quality services created and designed in response to the needs of its citizens rather than by habit or tradition.

We will achieve this by:

- Encouraging planned and managed growth as a means of developing an attractive built-environment and protecting and conserving our natural resources

- Creating diverse employment opportunities leading to an increased tax base

- Providing and maintaining reliable and appropriate infrastructure

- Providing and promoting quality housing, educational, cultural and recreational opportunities

- Providing quality public safety services

- Operating an adequately funded city government in a financially responsible and fiscally sound manner

- Recruiting and maintaining a highly motivated work force committed to excellence

- Facilitating citizen involvement.

Strategic Goals:

High Quality of Life Promote community life that includes cultural amenities, green space, recreational opportunities as well as low crime, neighborhood conservation and the Village Center concept.

A Unique Place Promote efforts to keep the distinctive image of Auburn and to build a sense of stability for citizens through downtown development, historic preservation, green space and trees and high standards for appearance.

Planned Growth Promote a balanced and planned focus on growth with a vibrant business community, affordable housing, redevelopment efforts and sound growth policies.

A Shared Sense of Responsibility Promote efforts that will meet the needs of all citizens, encourage all citizens to be involved in civic affairs and that will build partnerships and cooperation within the community.

Efficient Use of Resources Maintain focus and consistency on how we will use resources and funds, be innovative, fair and fiscally responsible.

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