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AuroraTV Receives Top Honors for News Series and Overall Excellence
09/27/2021
AuroraTV has been awarded top news series among all local governments across the U.S. and has been named best overall station in its budget size in the 2021 NATOA Government Programming Awards
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Road Construction Updates
09/24/2021
From Sept. 27 to 30, northbound Chambers Road will be reduced from three lanes to one while Xcel Energy completes potholing in order to proceed in the near future with maintenance work associated with cut out and replacement of a section on the 20-inch natural gas transmission line. Alternate routes are advised.
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AG Issues Patterns and Practices Review of Aurora Police and Fire
09/24/2021
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser announced the findings of his office's patterns and practices investigation of the Aurora Police Department and Aurora Fire Rescue, and City Manager Jim Twombly, Police Chief Vanessa Wilson and Fire Rescue Chief Fernando Gray have released statements
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Breaking Ground Sept. 27 on Affordable Housing
09/24/2021
A much-anticipated affordable housing project is coming to Aurora, and officials are celebrating with a groundbreaking Sept. 27. ​
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Show-and-Tell Streets Event Coming to 13th
09/17/2021
The city of Aurora’s 13th Avenue Mobility Study is moving along, with opportunities on Oct. 5 and 7 to provide feedback on some initial concepts for improvements along the corridor between Yosemite Street and the High Line Canal Trail.
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Join Our ARPA Federal Funds Listening Sessions
09/16/2021
The city of Aurora is hosting four virtual listening sessions starting Sept. 28 as part of an effort to gather feedback from residents, businesses and service providers on how millions in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars coming to the city could have the greatest positive impact on the community.
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Apply Now for Boards and Commissions
09/07/2021
The city of Aurora is accepting applications now for vacancies that will be occurring on the Aurora Commission for Older Adults, the Aurora Fox Arts Center Board, the Aurora Youth Commission, the Civil Service Commission, the Election Commission, the General Employees Retirement Board, the Human Relations Commission, the Immigrant and Refugee Commission, the Planning and Zoning Commission, and the Public Defender Commission
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Statements from City Manager, Police Chief and Fire Chief Following Indictments in Elijah McClain Case
09/01/2021
With today's announcement by Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser that a grand jury has returned criminal charges against two current Aurora police officers, one former Aurora police officer and two firefighters involved in the Elijah McClain case, City Manager Jim Twombly, Police Chief Vanessa Wilson and Fire Rescue Chief Fernando Gray have released statements
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Aurora, Adams County Launch Pilot Program Supporting Unhoused Veterans
08/27/2021
The city of Aurora and Adams County have entered into a new partnership to connect unhoused veterans with employment and services.
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History Museum Opens "Woody" Crumbo Exhibit Aug. 30 and Expands Thursday Hours
08/25/2021
Select prints by indigenous artist Woodrow “Woody” Wilson Crumbo will be on display at the Aurora History Museum starting Aug. 30
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Tri-County Hosting COVID-19 Vaccines at Aurora Municipal Campus
08/02/2021
Tri-County Health Department, in partnership with Jogan Health, is offering COVID-19 vaccines seven days a week at the Aurora Municipal Campus.
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Lobbyists in Aurora Must Now Register
08/02/2021
A new city of Aurora ordinance that took effect Aug. 1 requires any person or organization lobbying in Aurora to register with the Aurora City Clerk's Office prior to conducting any lobbying activities.
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Block Party Permit Application Now Available
07/06/2021
After a pause last year and part of this year due to COVID-19, block party permit applications are now available.
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Apply Now for a Board or Commission
06/29/2021
The city of Aurora has positions to fill on the Aurora Youth Commission, the new Civic Engagement Commission, the Art in Public Places Commission, the Citizens Advisory on Housing and Community Development, the Cultural Affairs Commission, the Parks and Recreation Board and the Judicial Performance Board. Apply now.
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Explore Aurora's Craft Brews Scene and Earn Prizes
06/25/2021
The Aurora Craft Brews Tour is back. Explore Aurora and its exciting craft brews scene with your Aurora Public Library.
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City Parks Explored at New Aurora History Museum Exhibit
06/02/2021
The Aurora History Museum & Historic Sites is opening its second in-person exhibit in less than a month. An exhibition about Aurora’s parks: “Aurora Parks Explored,” will run from today, June 2, through Oct. 31.
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New Aurora History Museum Exhibit Explores the Rise of Aurora During the Cold War
05/19/2021
Join the Aurora History Museum & Historic Sites for an in-person exploration of Aurora's economic prosperity and suburban expansion during the Cold War with the exhibit “The Rise of the Aurora Suburb During the Cold War,” opening May 11.
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Council to Consider Applicants for Ward II Vacancy
05/19/2021
The Aurora City Council accepted applications through May 20 to fill the upcoming vacant Ward II Council seat
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E-Scooters Coming to Aurora Starting May 10
05/07/2021
After a three-year hiatus, shared mobility is coming back to Aurora to provide residents with another mobility choice. The city of Aurora has issued its first electric scooter-share license to California-based micromobility company Bird, with rental e-scooters hitting the streets in targeted areas beginning May 10.
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Aurora Water Ranked #1 Among Midsize Water Utilities in the West
05/05/2021
Aurora Water, which provides water, sewer and storm drain services to over 388,000 customers, received the highest ranking in the west midsize segment of the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Water Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study of customers’ satisfaction nationally among water customers in the US.
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Independent Report Released in Elijah McClain Case
03/16/2021
Independent investigators tasked with reviewing the 2019 death of Elijah McClain released the results of their review to the city Feb. 22 in advance of their presentation to Aurora City Council
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Aurora History That Pops, New Educational Program
03/15/2021
Aurora History Museum & Historic Sites and Pop Culture Classroom Partner for History Learning, Enrichment, Engagement, and Fun in Aurora’s Schools.
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City launches online public engagement platform
02/18/2021
At a time when in-person meetings are still limited due to COVID-19, the city of Aurora is launching an online tool, Engage Aurora, as an additional way for members of the community to participate and offer feedback on city projects and programs.
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Apply Now for Rental Assistance Program
01/19/2021
The city of Aurora is accepting applications for the Rental Assistance Program, which provides assistance with lease payments for residents who have faced financial hardship directly related to the COVID-19 crisis, such as a job loss
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History Museum celebrates Aurora’s religious diversity with new exhibit
01/04/2021
The Aurora History Museum is showcasing the wide variety of faiths and religious experiences of Aurorans in the new exhibit “Religious Diversity in Aurora,” which opened virtually Dec. 15
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Aurora Outlines “A New Way” Forward in Restoring Community Trust in Police Department
10/20/2020
Chief of Police Vanessa Wilson on Monday, Oct. 19, presented to City Council a plan of action for restoring trust in the Aurora Police Department, titled “A New Way”
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City Leaders Guiding Changes to Policing
09/24/2020
To all who have reached out to us with their vital and valid concerns, we want you to know that our city leaders hear you. We know that changes are necessary, and those changes must involve the voices of our community. To make that happen, a number of initiatives are underway.
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City Undertakes Comprehensive Review of Police
08/25/2020
City Manager Jim Twombly and Chief of Police Vanessa Wilson announced Aug. 11 that they will be undertaking a comprehensive review of the Aurora Police Department. 21CP Solutions, a global firm of experts in the areas of civil rights and public safety, will join the city in pursuit of the common goal of a new vision of public safety that works for everyone.
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