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Join Us for Oct. 1 Strategic Plan Meeting
10/01/2020
COVID-19 delayed the city's plans for public outreach regarding its new strategic planning initiative, but now is the time for residents to weigh in. The city is hosting a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 1 to provide an opportunity for feedback on Aurora’s first-ever citywide strategic plan, which will be designed to ensure the community's needs are aligned with the city's policies, procedures and services in the coming years.
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Register for Oct. 3 Mental Health Summit
09/30/2020
Register now for the Caring 4 Aurora Mental Health and Wellness Summit, which is taking place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 3.
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RTD Hosting Virtual Meetings on Service Changes
09/29/2020
The Regional Transportation District is proposing a number of changes to address challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, including significantly reduced ridership levels and budget shortfalls. RTD is accepting comments on these proposed changes through Oct. 14.
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Take Our Havana Corridor Survey by Oct. 14
09/28/2020
The public is invited to take a survey about your traveling habits along Havana and how you feel about biking, walking or driving on the corridor. The deadline to take the survey is Oct. 14.
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New COVID-19 Rapid Test Site Opens Oct. 5
09/28/2020
COVID-19 testing at the community-based site at the Aurora Sports Park will wind down Sunday, Oct. 4. In its place, a new rapid testing site will open the following day, Monday, Oct. 5, in the parking lot at Restoration Community Fellowship, 15660 E. Sixth Ave.
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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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Apply Now to Serve on a City Board
09/24/2020
The city of Aurora is accepting applications now for vacancies on the city’s 30 boards, commissions, committees and authorities. Positions are volunteer and will remain open until filled. To apply or for more information, call 303.739.7140 or visit AuroraGov.org/Boards. Due to COVID-19, meetings are currently virtual.
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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 seeks input on expanding housing options
09/22/2020
The city of Aurora recently conducted a study on the housing needs of the community and is seeking input from residents and other stakeholders on how to best expand housing options across the income spectrum throughout the city
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Road Construction Updates
09/21/2020
From 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, the eastbound I-70 ramp to southbound I-225 will be closed as part of the Central I-70 project. Please use the signed detour.
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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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Recycling Station Closing Aug. 31
08/14/2020
While the city remains committed to sustainability, the single-stream drop-off site, the Central Facilities Recycling Center at 13646 E. Ellsworth Ave., is unsustainable. Resource limitations due to COVID-19, along with continuous overuse and abuse of the site, have prompted a decision to close the facility Aug. 31.
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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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Independent Review of Police Case Now Available
03/12/2020
The report is now available from former U.S. Attorney John Walsh regarding his independent and comprehensive review of the city of Aurora and Aurora Police Department's handling of the case involving an officer found incapacitated in a department vehicle in March 2019.
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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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