Mission Statement

The mission of the City's Economic Development Department is to create employment opportunities for citizens of Auburn and to expand the tax base of the community through industrial, commercial and retail development.  We will develop and maintain economic plans, strategies, and programs by:

  • Devising and utilizing unique marketing techniques to recruit prospects

  • Creating and providing competitive incentive packages which may include providing financial assistance packages

  • Administering the City's revolving loan program

  • Identifying and developing property for new industrial parks

  • Maintaining contact with existing industries and businesses

  • Providing technical and financial assistance to merchants in an effort to maintain a viable Central Business District

  • Administering the Auburn Center for Developing Industries to allow fledgling industrial projects an opportunity to succeed

  • Working closely with other federal, state, local and private economic development organizations that are able to make resources available for Auburn businesses and industries