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Take Our Survey on Havana Mobility Recommendations
03/02/2021
The city of Aurora is encouraging anyone who uses Havana Street to take a survey on recommended strategies and improvements to address mobility needs for pedestrian, bike, transit and automobile travel on this major corridor.
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Apply by March 10 for Planning Commission Vacancy
03/02/2021
The city of Aurora is accepting applications until 5 p.m. March 10 for residents to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission. One seat is vacant on the commission.
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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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Message from Mayor Coffman - Week of Feb. 22, 2021
02/26/2021
Independent investigative team releases report in Elijah McClain case, e-cycling events available for residents, don't miss out on tax credits, participate in Arapahoe County transportation survey
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Independent Report Released in Elijah McClain Case
02/22/2021
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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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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Message From Mayor Coffman - Week of Feb. 16, 2021
02/19/2021
City of Aurora launches online public engagement platform, Engage Aurora; Council Members Marsha Berzins, Angela Lawson, Curtis Gardner named to National League of Cities advocacy committees; Join Northwest Aurora Mobility Study meeting Feb. 23
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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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Road Construction Updates
02/11/2021
Beginning March 8, northbound Chambers Road will be closed north of Sixth Avenue to north of 7th Place until March 13 so that Xcel Energy can finish installation of a new gas main. Detours are in place. Alternate routes are suggested.
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Second Havana Corridor Study Public Meeting Scheduled Feb. 17
02/01/2021
The public is invited to attend a virtual meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, to review initial recommendations to improve walking, biking, transit riding and driving on the Havana Street corridor based on feedback gathered from residents and businesses.
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A Message from Mayor Coffman - Jan. 28, 2021
01/28/2021
While being a victim of crime is a rare occurrence in Aurora, one of the most frequent questions posed to the Aurora Police Department is what people can do to help minimize the risk. This week, we have some tips from police to help prevent incidents.
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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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New Customer Portal Enhances Online Services
01/19/2021
The city of Aurora has partnered with Accela Inc. to offer a new Customer Portal for Aurora businesses and residents. The Customer Portal is currently operational for arborist licensing, fire inspections and homeowner's association registration. Starting Jan. 19, temporary use permits, business licensing and marijuana compliance will become active on the Customer Portal.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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