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

  • AURORA EAST MEETS AURORA WESTJoin us on Friday, April 18 at 6pm when all proceeds from the night will benefit the Marie Wilkinson Child Development Center.
  • THINK SPRING! YARD WASTE COLLECTION STARTS APRIL 7The City of Aurora yard waste and brush collection starts April 7. Until April 18, stickers will not be required for yard waste pick up as long as it is properly packaged. Unbundled brush collection is always free as long as proper guidelines are followed.
  • APD JOINS NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK APRIL 26The Aurora Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies nationwide as they parner with the DEA to collect expired, unused, and unwanted prescription medications from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., April 26.
  • SEVERAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN AURORA PARADESWe're continuing to look for organizations to march, grand marshals to lead, and talented artists to help us advertise our parades this year. The Memorial Day Parade is on May 26 and the Independence Day Parade is July 4. Both are presented in partnership with Roosevelt Aurora American Legion Post 84.
  • 2014 ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DATES ANNOUNCEDIf you need to get rid of your old computer, monitor, TV, or other electronics items so they can be safely recycled, the City offers a multitude of options ranging from home pick-up, to twice monthly drop off recycling centers. List of items accepted and complete details.
  • 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.
  • DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE EXPLAINED AT FREE SEMINARSAurora’s Assist Homeownership Program offers closing cost assistance of up to 3% of home loan amounts to eligible buyers. The Assist program can be used with a variety of home loan products and never requires recapture or repayment. Learn more by attending an upcoming free seminar.
  • MONTHLY LOW-COST PET WELLNESS CLINICSAurora’s Animal Control and Care Division in partnership with Just Animals, a local non-profit, no kill animal shelter, offer monthly pet wellness clinics featuring discounted vaccinations, tests, and prevention medicines for dogs and cats. Find out more by clicking the sick puppy.