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

  • FREE YARD WASTE PICKUP BEGINS APRIL 6Celebrate spring with two weeks of free yard waste collection April 6 through April 17. Yard waste must be properly packaged in 30 gallon paper bags and placed at the curb by 6 a.m. on your regular garbage collection day.
  • MEMORIAL DAY AND 4th OF JULY PARADE GRAND MARSHALS SOUGHTThe City of Aurora in partnership with Roosevelt Aurora American Legion Post 84 is seeking nominations of citizens who have made significant contributions to the quality of life in the City to serve as grand marshals for the annual Memorial Day and 4TH of July parades.
  • CITY AND NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFERING SEVERE WEATHER TRAININGLearn how to identify and report severe storms that are capable of producing damaging winds, tornadoes, hail and heavy rain by taking a free, two-hour severe weather spotter training course being offered on March 31 at City Hall.
  • EASTER BUNNY MAKES SOLO APPEARANCE AT PHILLIPS PARK APRIL 4Bring the children (and your camera) to visit with the Easter Bunny from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 4, at the Stover Visitors Center at Phillips Park, 1000 Ray Moses Drive. The event is sponsored by the Friends of Phillips Park.
  • JOIN THE CITY FOR EARTH HOUR 2015The City of Aurora is inviting you to turn off your lights for one hour on March 28 and join the conversation on how we can protect our planet. All non-essential City buildings will go dark from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. in recognition of Earth Hour.
  • MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY BY ENROLLING IN CERTCommunity Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares residents for emergencies by teaching fire suppression, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, and other general disaster preparedness so they can make a difference in the first three days following an emergency.
  • HISTORIC PRESERVATION EXCELLENCE NOMINATIONS SOUGHTNominations are now being accepted for local property owners who have made significant improvements to their historic properties in 2014 during the annual Mayor's Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation.
  • 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.