google-site-verification: googlee16c7726ecc34510.html

What's New

Road Construction Updates
11/21/2022
23rd Avenue west of the intersection of Peoria and Oswego streets will be closed around the clock from Nov. 21 to 23 for paving work. A signed detour will be in place. Use alternate routes; expect delays.
Read More about Road Construction Updates
clear
RTD light-rail train in front of a pedestrian bridge
Alternate transit available ahead of R Line return
11/18/2022
As RTD prepares for restoration of the full R Line service late this month, alternative routes are available
Read More about Alternate transit available ahead of R Line return
clear
Apply Now for Civic Engagement Commission
11/16/2022
Want to be part of something new and exciting? Make a difference in your community by joining the city’s newest Civic Engagement Commission, which is recruiting its next five board members. The three-year term for these five positions starts Feb. 1. Apply now at AuroraGov.org/Boards.
Read More about Apply Now for Civic Engagement Commission
clear
Interim Police Chief Art Acevedo
City Announces Art Acevedo As Second Interim Police Chief
11/15/2022
Aurora names nationally recognized law enforcement leader as its second interim police chief
Read More about City Announces Art Acevedo As Second Interim Police Chief
clear
A woman smiling in front of an array of computer screens
New Aurora911 Nurse Navigation Program
11/08/2022
Recognizing the costs associated with health care services and the ongoing mission to make 911 response more efficient, the city of Aurora is partnering with Global Medical Response to introduce the Aurora911 Nurse Navigation program. It is a new service designed to quickly and better determine the best level of care response based on a 911 caller's medical needs.
Read More about New Aurora911 Nurse Navigation Program
clear
Word picture of two hands reaching out toward each other
Aurora Residents Invited to Complete Survey on Restorative Justice
11/08/2022
The city of Aurora has contracted The Conflict Center—a nonprofit dedicated to providing practical skills and training to address conflict through relationship building—to help research and develop a plan for a restorative justice program for the city.
Read More about Aurora Residents Invited to Complete Survey on Restorative Justice
clear
A for-sale sign sits in front of a home
Aurora Launches Online Housing Search Tool
10/18/2022
As part of the city of Aurora’s ongoing work implementing the Aurora Housing Strategy, the city announces the launch of the Aurora Housing Locator, an online housing search tool for renters and property managers.
Read More about Aurora Launches Online Housing Search Tool
clear
Graphic of Aurora landmarks along with a firetruck and ambulance
Share Input on Fire Chief Recruitment by Oct. 21
10/14/2022
As the city kicks off the search for a new fire chief, the community's feedback, including Aurora city employees, is very valuable as the consultant begins the outreach process looking for high-caliber candidates and the ideal fit for this role. The survey deadline has been extended until Oct. 21.
Read More about Share Input on Fire Chief Recruitment by Oct. 21
clear
Sharon Thompson hugs Aurora Fire Rescue Capt. Joe Hill while holding baby Alexander
Phoenix Awards issued to Aurora first responders, mother for saving baby’s life
10/04/2022
Multiple first responders from various Aurora agencies were recognized Oct. 4 with a special award for their role in saving a baby’s life
Read More about Phoenix Awards issued to Aurora first responders, mother for saving baby’s life
clear
Graphic of various police-related images
Aurora Extends Search for New Police Chief
10/04/2022
The city of Aurora will continue its search for a new police chief following a months-long recruitment process, and after city management, city council members, and community and business leaders met with two finalists during a three-day selection process.
Read More about Aurora Extends Search for New Police Chief
clear
Aurora Mobile Response Team Enters Second Year of Service
09/12/2022
The Aurora Mobile Response Team (AMRT) has entered its second year of service after serving more than 500 individuals.
Read More about Aurora Mobile Response Team Enters Second Year of Service
clear
AuroraTV staff hold award trophies
AuroraTV Wins 12 National Honors
09/09/2022
AuroraTV has again been awarded top news series among all local governments across the U.S. and received the second-highest honor for overall excellence in its budget size at the 2022 NATOA Government Programming Awards
Read More about AuroraTV Wins 12 National Honors
clear
Board and Commissions Openings Available
09/01/2022
The city of Aurora is accepting applications now for vacancies on a number of boards and commissions.
Read More about Board and Commissions Openings Available
clear
Image of two people smiling while eating in a restaurant, with the words The World in a City and Aurora Eats: Explore Aurora's New Dining Guide
City Launches New Aurora Eats Dining Guide
08/25/2022
The latest iteration of Aurora's dining guide features nearly 200 authentic, specialty restaurants and is available via an interactive map online or as a printed publication.
Read More about City Launches New Aurora Eats Dining Guide
clear
Amid Surge in Owner Surrenders, Aurora Animal Shelter Seeks Public Assistance
08/23/2022
Like many other animal shelters in the front range, the Aurora Animal Shelter is experiencing an unprecedented high number of owner-surrendered dogs and is currently at full capacity. Starting Aug. 23, the shelter can no longer accept surrendered dogs until further notice.
Read More about Amid Surge in Owner Surrenders, Aurora Animal Shelter Seeks Public Assistance
clear
Aurora Awards Funds to Organizations for Youth Violence Intervention and Prevention Efforts
07/13/2022
As part of Aurora’s ongoing efforts to address youth violence – a problem many cities face - the city has awarded $260,000 to organizations that support youth violence reduction efforts through prevention and intervention services within the city.
Read More about Aurora Awards Funds to Organizations for Youth Violence Intervention and Prevention Efforts
clear
City Announces Interim Fire Chief
07/11/2022
The Aurora City Manager’s Office has appointed Deputy Chief Allen Robnett as Interim Fire Chief while a nationwide search is conducted.
Read More about City Announces Interim Fire Chief
clear
Aurora Recognizes Volunteers and Organizations with Community Spirit Awards
07/01/2022
The city of Aurora has recognized 18 community volunteers and four organizations with Community Spirit Awards for helping make Aurora a great place to call home.
Read More about Aurora Recognizes Volunteers and Organizations with Community Spirit Awards
clear
Aurora awards 60K in Neighborhood Improvement Grants
06/23/2022
The city of Aurora has awarded $60,000 in grant funds to 14 groups across all city wards as part of its 2022 Neighborhood Improvement Grant Program.
Read More about Aurora awards 60K in Neighborhood Improvement Grants
clear
Police Chief Search: Community Input Sought
06/08/2022
The firm hired by the city of Aurora to conduct a national search for the city’s next police chief is launching a community survey today and will host a public forum Tuesday, June 14, to seek the community’s input. Residents, businesses and community partners are encouraged to help the city define the qualities, experience and values it will seek in the next chief.
Read More about Police Chief Search: Community Input Sought
clear
Aurora History Museum New Exhibit “Mosaic of Cultures: Aurora’s Mexican Community”
05/10/2022
The Aurora History Museum and the city of Aurora Office of International and Immigrant Affairs celebrate Aurora’s Mexican population with a new exhibition, “Mosaic of Cultures: Aurora’s Mexican Community,” open through April 16, 2023.
Read More about Aurora History Museum New Exhibit “Mosaic of Cultures: Aurora’s Mexican Community”
clear
City Announces Interim Police Chief
04/20/2022
Daniel J. Oates, who led the Aurora Police Department from 2005 to 2014 and who has become a trusted voice on police reform efforts across the country in recent years, will serve as Interim Chief of Police and will help in selecting a permanent chief by the end of this year.
Read More about City Announces Interim Police Chief
clear
City Programs Offer Home Repairs at No Cost to Residents
04/15/2022
The city of Aurora is accepting applications from income-qualified homeowners needing assistance in making necessary health and safety repairs to their homes.
Read More about City Programs Offer Home Repairs at No Cost to Residents
clear
Image of Aurora Municipal Center with the word UPDATE
Letter from City Manager to Aurora Community
04/15/2022
City Manager Jim Twombly has issued a letter to members of the community regarding recent public conversation and scrutiny about the change of leadership in the Aurora Police Department
Read More about Letter from City Manager to Aurora Community
clear
Image of the Aurora Municipal Center with the word NEWS
City manager seeks new leadership at Aurora Police Department
04/06/2022
After a considerable amount of assessment of the state of the Aurora Police Department and Chief Vanessa Wilson’s work in her two years as chief, and a recognition that areas of the department need refocused attention, Aurora City Manager Jim Twombly has made the decision to search for new leadership for APD
Read More about City manager seeks new leadership at Aurora Police Department
clear
Image of Aurora Municipal Center with the word UPDATE
City Manager Responds to Police Records Backlog
04/05/2022
City Manager Jim Twombly details why he commissioned an assessment of Aurora Police Department's Records section, his actions to swiftly address identified issues, and APD's progress
Read More about City Manager Responds to Police Records Backlog
clear
Image of Aurora City Council Chamber Dais
New Online Registration for Council Public Comment
04/01/2022
The Aurora City Council, which welcomes public comment, has refined its process for speaking before the council.
Read More about New Online Registration for Council Public Comment
clear
Image of Aurora Municipal Center with the word NEWS
City Council Passes Resolution in Support of Crime-Reduction Strategies
03/29/2022
The Aurora City Council approved a resolution Monday, March 28, to support comprehensive crime-reduction strategies in conjunction with the Aurora Police Department and city management, and to set up regular progress updates on new initiatives and existing efforts to build a safer community
Read More about City Council Passes Resolution in Support of Crime-Reduction Strategies
clear
Image of the Aurora Municipal Center with the word Update
City, AG Select Consent Decree Monitor
02/10/2022
The city of Aurora and the Colorado Attorney General’s Office have selected IntegrAssure, a Florida-based risk management consultancy, to provide independent oversight as Aurora resolves issues identified in a ‘Patterns and Practices’ report on the city’s public safety agencies
Read More about City, AG Select Consent Decree Monitor
clear
Opt In to Receive Emergency Notifications
01/19/2022
Keeping you and your family safe is important. And knowing what is going on in the world around you is critical to maintaining that safety. Aurora911 uses CodeRED as our emergency alert provider, but you have to opt in to receive lifesaving information.
Read More about Opt In to Receive Emergency Notifications
clear
Graphic showing Aurora's ranking on the NAE Cities Index of 3.25 overall, 5 in inclusivity, 4 in job opportunities and 5 in community
Aurora Ranks No. 1 in State for Immigrant Support on New Index
12/01/2021
The city of Aurora has been ranked No. 1 overall in Colorado on the New American Economy Cities Index for its commitment to support its immigrant population
Read More about Aurora Ranks No. 1 in State for Immigrant Support on New Index
clear
Image of Aurora Municipal Center with the word UPDATE
Consent Decree Agreement Reached Between City and Attorney General
11/16/2021
The city of Aurora and the Colorado Attorney General have reached a final agreement in principle on the terms of a consent decree to resolve issues identified in a September ‘Patterns and Practices’ report about the Aurora Police Department and Aurora Fire Rescue
Read More about Consent Decree Agreement Reached Between City and Attorney General
clear
Image of Aurora Municipal Center with the word NEWS
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
Read More about AG Issues Patterns and Practices Review of Aurora Police and Fire
clear
Image of Aurora Municipal Center with the word Update
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
Read More about Statements from City Manager, Police Chief and Fire Chief Following Indictments in Elijah McClain Case
clear
Image of cover of investigative report
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
Read More about Independent Report Released in Elijah McClain Case
clear
A group of people put their hands together in a sign of unity
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”
Read More about Aurora Outlines “A New Way” Forward in Restoring Community Trust in Police Department
clear
City of Aurora | All Rights Reserved | Powered by CivicLive | © 2022 Intrado Corporation.