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Road Construction Updates
10/25/2021
Eastbound Mississippi Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic between South Potomac Street and the southbound ramps of I-225 from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, through 5 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, to allow installation of a new water valve. Expect long delays; alternate routes are advised. Suggested bypass route is Peoria south to Iliff or Peoria north to Alameda.
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Important 2021 Election Reminders
10/25/2021
Ballots for this year's election must be received by 7 p.m. Election Day, Nov. 2, to be counted. To ensure ballots arrive on time, voters are advised to submit ballots to a 24-hour drop box or Voter Service and Polling Center rather than send by mail.
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Apply by Oct. 29 for Civil Service Commission
10/19/2021
The city of Aurora is accepting applications until Oct. 29 for a resident to serve on the Civil Service Commission
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Neighborhood Engagement Survey Due Oct. 31
09/29/2021
The Aurora Housing and Community Services Department has launched a survey to gauge how residents engage with their neighbors, neighborhood and the city to best support these efforts with ongoing or new programming and resources.
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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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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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Affordable Housing Project Breaks Ground
09/24/2021
A much-anticipated affordable housing project is coming to Aurora, and officials celebrated with a groundbreaking Sept. 27. ​
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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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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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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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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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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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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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