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

  • FREE YARD WASTE PICKUP ENDS THIS WEEKAurora's annual free, springtime yard clean up ends this Friday, 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.
  • CELEBRATE OUR CHILDREN ON APRIL 25The Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board hosts the Latin American holiday, El Dia de los Ninos (Day of the Children), on Saturday, April 25 with a variety of fun-filled educational activities, entertainers, food and more in historic downtown Aurora.
  • CITY ANNOUNCES SPRING ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENTSWhen you're doing your spring cleaning this year, don't forget to drop off your outdated and unwanted electronics items for safe recycling at one of Aurora's bi-monthly events.
  • LOW-COST PET WELLNESS CLINICS OFFERED AT AURORA ANIMAL CONTROL AND CARELow-cost tests, vaccinations, micro-chipping and other services are available monthly through Aurora Animal Control and Care during pet wellness clinics that are offered in partnership with Just Animals, a local, no-kill animal shelter.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.