Charlie Ramo | Community Reporter
Auburn Police Division is making changes to stay safe in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the Council demonstrated social distancing by setting up additional tables for Council members to spread out throughout the chamber.
Auburn City Council unanimously approved two resolutions that puts the City of Auburn in a state of local emergency.
East Alabama Medical Center announced Tuesday that before a patient enters the emergency room, they will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. Auburn University's med clinic will follow the same procedure after spring break, according to EAMC.
Anderson began working as a University police officer in 1988, later taking advantage of openings in the Auburn Police Division in January 1992.
Officials from East Alabama Medical Center hosted a press conference Thursday morning to discuss how they're working with the cities of Auburn and Opelika and with Auburn University to prepare for a potential spread of the cornonavirus.
During the Committee of the Whole before Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, Ward 3 Council Member Beth Witten proposed that the Council suspend its rules for appointing someone to the Auburn City Schools Board of Education.
The proposed ordinance was to increase the mayor’s salary to $45,000 per year.
Opelika’s primary goal with their recycling campaign is to educate the public on how to properly recycle, McAllister said. When in doubt, throw it out. Plastic bags and Styrofoam cannot go through a single-stream recycling system, though they can be recycled in the recycling centers.
On Tuesday night, Auburn's City Council approved a resolution for SkyBar Cafe to expand its balcony.