Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Tom Weisner

  • FREE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING RETURNS FOR 2015The City of Aurora has announced the first four dates in 2015 at which old and unwanted electronics can be dropped off to be safely recycled. Over 223 tons of electronics were collected at the bimonthly events held last year.
  • AURORA POLICE TAKING THE PLUNGE FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICSSeveral Aurora Police officers and employees will be jumping into the icy waters of Loon Lake at Silver Springs State Park in Yorkville on March 8 as they raise money for Special Olympics Illinois. Please help them reach their goal by donating in-person or online.
  • WINTER WEATHER PARKING RESTRICTIONS AND DRIVING SAFETY TIPSPlease help the City of Aurora keep its over 2100 lane miles of roads clear of snow this winter and make sure you safely navigate to your destination by following important tips for driving in snow and ice.
  • WINTER FUN ABOUNDS IN AURORA!Don't let winter's weather elements get you down. Enjoy sledding and ice skating at two of the City's premiere parks daily from sunrise until 10 p.m.
  • CITY OF AURORA WARMING CENTERSIf you or someone you know needs a place to warm up during winter's brutal elements, the City of Aurora offers eight warming centers across the City.
  • ATTENTION OWNERS, LANDLORDS AND AGENTS OF RENTAL AND NON-OWNER OCCIPIED PROPERTIESIf you have yet to enroll in one of Aurora's mandatory crime-free housing classes, they have been scheduled in February and March. Attendance in one of the classes is mandatory in order to obtain an operating license.
  • ART IN CITY HALL EXHIBIT FEATURES WORKS OF 20 ARTISTSOccurrence Caravan is an exhibit featuring the works of 20 jazz-inspired artists and is now on display as the latest Art in City Hall show presented by the Aurora Public Art Commission. It can be viewed from 8 a.m. to 5 weekdays throughout all five floors of City Hall, 44 East Downer Place.
  • DON'T FEED THE COYOTESCalls of reported coyote sightings in Aurora neighborhoods typically increase as animals venture out in search of food. If you see or encounter one of these wild animals, there are some simple safety rules you should follow.