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Aurora Hires Youth Violence Prevention Program Manager
04/14/2021
As the city of Aurora continues to recognize National Youth Violence Prevention Week this week, it is welcoming Christina Amparan as the all-new Youth Violence Prevention Program Manager. She will lead the city’s efforts in bringing together city leaders, youth, community members, and community-based organizations to discuss effective youth violence prevention strategies.
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City Announces Furlough Day Closures April 16
04/14/2021
On Friday, April 16, most city of Aurora facilities will be closed, and city employees will not report to work or receive pay, as part of a mandatory employee furlough day
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Business Recognition Awards Airing April 29
04/13/2021
The city of Aurora in April will honor six outstanding local businesses at its 16th annual Aurora Business Recognition Awards ceremony happening virtually this year.
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Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman
Mayor Coffman's Weekly Update - April 5, 2021
04/09/2021
What kind of incentives would help neighborhoods promote better civic engagement? Plus, learn about programs to help immigrant entrepreneurs, find out how the city is tackling youth violence, and more.
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A Message of Support for Boulder
04/02/2021
Our hearts are broken over the tragedy in Boulder, and we offer our deepest condolences to the families of the victims, the members of the Boulder Police Department and the entire Boulder community for their loss
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Feedback Needed on 13th Avenue Mobility
04/02/2021
The city of Aurora is trying to find out how people are traveling on 13th Avenue in its first step to develop a plan to improve mobility along the corridor in Aurora. Anyone who uses the corridor is invited to take a survey and share information on an interactive input map, both of which are available through June 30 at EngageAurora.org/13th.
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Input Needed on Neighborhood Registration Program
04/02/2021
The city of Aurora has launched a survey to gather input from residents, neighborhood groups and homeowners’ associations to determine what community-building incentives would encourage participation in its Neighborhood Registration Program.
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Road Construction Updates
03/26/2021
From April 5 through 9, Picadilly Road will have multiple one-lane two-way traffic zones with flaggers, from Green Valley Ranch Boulevard south for about a mile. Delays should be expected.
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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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Apply for Aurora Civic Engagement Academy
03/10/2021
Applications are open for the next Aurora Civic Engagement Academy, which starts in April
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English 911 Webinars for Non-English Speakers
03/01/2021
The city is hosting a free four-part webinar for non-English-speaking residents to prepare them to communicate in English during an emergency.
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Don't Miss Out on Federal Tax Credits in 2021
02/19/2021
Three federal tax credits are available this tax season to qualifying taxpayers to reduce your annual tax bill or contribute to a refund.
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Special E-cycling Pricing at Techno Rescue in 2021
02/19/2021
To better serve the community and provide access to as many residents as possible, the city of Aurora’s 2021 e-cycling events will be held at Techno Rescue—the city’s e-cycling partner—at their Aurora facility.
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City Breaks Ground on Newest Recreation Center
02/19/2021
The city broke ground on its new 62,000-square-foot recreation center Thursday, Feb.18. The $41.9-million project is fully funded by marijuana tax revenue and is expected to be completed in early 2023.
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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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Council Members Appointed to NLC Committees
02/17/2021
Aurora Council Members Marsha Berzins, Curtis Gardner and Angela Lawson have received appointments to National League of Cities (NLC) federal advocacy committees for 2021
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Information Meeting on Sidewalk Widening Project
02/17/2021
Find out more about the planned design and construction of a 10-foot pedestrian boulevard in northwest Aurora at a virtual meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, regarding the 25th Avenue Sidewalk Widening Project.
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Apply Now for Rental Assistance Program
01/19/2021
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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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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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 through March 30.
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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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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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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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