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Bench Trial Appearances Required Via WebEx During Week of Jan. 18
01/15/2021
Due to COVID-19, for all bench trials in the Aurora Municipal Court scheduled for the week of Jan. 18, the parties must appear as scheduled by WebEx. The court will conduct a hearing as to the necessity of a mistrial or continuing the case.
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Mayor Coffman speaks at the MLK Commemoration Opening Ceremony
A Message from Mayor Coffman - Jan. 15, 2021
01/15/2021
Find online resources about the COVID-19 vaccine, continue in the city's MLK Commemoration, discover a new city Customer Portal and more
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Aurora Municipal Court Postpones Plan to Resume Jury Trials
01/14/2021
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, all Aurora Municipal Court jury trials scheduled for the week of Jan. 18 have been postponed.
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City Announces MLK Jr. Day Closures
01/13/2021
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, some city of Aurora locations will be closed or have adjusted hours Monday, Jan. 18, 2021
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Road Construction Updates
01/08/2021
An emergency closure of eastbound Iliff Avenue east of Parker Road from Jan. 6 to 11 to repair a water break. Detours are in place.
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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Jan. 8, 2021
01/08/2021
Happy New Year! I am hopeful for 2021. I believe Aurora is well positioned to continue its work to stabilize the economy, support our small businesses and get back to moving our city forward.
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35th Annual MLK Jr. Commemoration
01/07/2021
The city of Aurora's week-long commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. returns for its 35th year, with virtual activities
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Apply Now for Rental Assistance Program
01/06/2021
The city of Aurora is now accepting applications for the third round of its 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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E-cycling Event Days at Techno Rescue
12/21/2020
Techno Rescue, the city of Aurora’s electronics recycling partner, is offering special event pricing for electronics recycling for Aurora residents and nonresidents at its Aurora facility from Dec. 28 to 31 and from Jan. 4 to 9.
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Aurora's Mobile GIS Unit receives the Innovation Award at the city's 2016 Service Recognition and Employee Awards
A Message from Mayor Coffman - Dec. 18, 2020
12/18/2020
The CGAIT 2016 Excellence Award recognizes Aurora's efforts to modernize and digitize its water field operations.
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Wi-Fi "Lift Zones" Opening to APS Students
12/15/2020
As part of its ongoing commitment to help connect low-income families to the internet so they can fully participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy, Comcast, along with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock have announced plans to equip more than 20 different locations in the Denver metro area with Wi-Fi-connected “Lift Zones” by the end of the year.
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Mayor Coffman at the Aurora Holiday Sparkle event
A Message from Mayor Coffman - Dec. 11, 2020
12/11/2020
Mayor Coffman provides information on the city's cap on restaurant delivery fees, the Aurora Holiday Sparkle virtual event, COVID-19 testing, the Mayor's Challenge for restaurant takeout, and more
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Cap on food delivery fees goes into effect Dec. 16
12/09/2020
An ordinance by the Aurora City Council to put a temporary cap on food delivery fees for third-party companies, with the goal of supporting local restaurants, will go into effect Dec. 16.
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Aurora Unveils 10-Year Immigrant Integration Plan
12/03/2020
Building on its successful work to develop opportunities for immigrants and refugees and expand the city’s international presence, the city of Aurora has unveiled a 10-year Immigrant Integration Plan, “Aurora is open to the world”
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Changes to Court Operations Due to COVID-19
12/02/2020
Due to public health precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Aurora Municipal Court has issued the following orders, effective Nov. 30.
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Innovative Marketing Resource Opens for Businesses
12/02/2020
To support the marketing efforts of small businesses struggling during COVID-19, the city of Aurora is opening a new Small Business Content Creation Studio—believed to be one of the first of its kind launched by a municipality nationwide.
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Aurora COVID-19 Testing Site Open in Aurora
12/02/2020
The testing site at the Aurora Center for Active Adults parking lot is open Monday through Saturday, and the rapid testing site at the Restoration Christian Fellowship parking lot is open Mondays and Fridays.
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Mayor Coffman speaks on his weekly Facebook show
A Message from Mayor Coffman - Nov. 20, 2020
11/20/2020
Mayor Coffman provides information about the transition to Level Red COVID-19 restrictions, the opening of a Content Creation Studio to help local small businesses, COVID-19 testing sites, and more
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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Oct. 29, 2020
10/30/2020
A message from Mayor Coffman
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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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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Oct. 9, 2020
10/09/2020
A message from Mayor Coffman
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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Sept. 25, 2020
A Message from Mayor Coffman - Sept. 25, 2020
09/25/2020
Sign up for emergency alerts with CodeRED; join the Oct. 1 Strategic Plan meeting; city seeks input on expanding housing options; your input needed for the Havana Street Corridor Study; Quincy Reservoir closed Sept. 28 to Oct. 9.
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Aurora Announces New Emergency Alert Provider
09/24/2020
The city of Aurora has a new emergency alert provider, CodeRED, and it’s a great time for residents to add their contact information to the system in order to receive important, even life-saving, alerts
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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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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Sept. 17, 2020
09/17/2020
A message from Mayor Coffman - Sept. 17, 2020
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Commitment to Care Initiative Offers Food Access
09/03/2020
The city of Aurora, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, has launched the Commitment to Care food access initiative, which will provide free food and resources to the community in response to the COVID-19 crisis
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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Sept. 3, 2020
09/03/2020
This week, we launch a new program for food access. Commitment to Care. Also, a reminder to complete the Census before September ends. And the COVID-19 testing site continues to serve Aurorans at the Aurora Sports Park.
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Proposal Submitted Recommending Buckley as Space Command Headquarters
08/31/2020
A formal proposal nominating Buckley AFB in Aurora as the location for the Headquarters of U.S. Space Command was submitted to the Department of the Air Force Aug. 28.
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AuroraGov.org Debuts New Look
08/27/2020
AuroraGov.org Debuts New Look
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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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Vanessa Wilson Named Aurora Chief of Police
08/11/2020
Aurora Police Division Chief Vanessa Wilson has been named the Aurora Police Department’s interim chief of police. Her appointment will be effective Jan. 1.
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Where to Find Information on Coronavirus
03/05/2020
Find links to the most up-to-date resources and information about coronavirus
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