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During the last Town of Aurora Council Meeting on March 18, 2014 a group of young adults came forward to Open Forum in the council chambers with the intent to establish an Aurora Youth Advisory Committee. Town staff is going to investigate further, however it was clearly stated that staff is going to listen to …

The Town of Aurora Municipal Elections 2014 campaign is now in effect. Last week on January 21st, 2014 I attended the Town of Aurora council meeting at the Town Hall. When I attend council meetings I usually sit in the back and take my digital notes. I go to the meetings for my own interest, …

I was very surprised by some of the comments made by some of the residents at the Wednesday January 15th, 2014 public meeting for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Park regarding making it fully accessible. Note, the park formerly known as Civic Square Park was renamed to Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Park and is located on John …

Our community FOCUS site without humour is not a complete site. We decided to add a laughable element to spice up living in the Town of Aurora. It is a fact that some may appreciate the humour here more than others. We hope that a bit of humour will provoke some thought or even help …

By Tyler Barker, Aurora ON. Disclaimer – My name is Tyler Barker. I am a member of the Aurora accessibility advisory committee but my opinion and views on these subjects are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the committee. This past Tuesday at Aurora Council there were two long debates on …

On April 9th, 2013 I attended the Town of Aurora council meeting for the first time. Prior to attending the meeting in person I have been watching all the council meetings online. While making notes for our Town Hill report many times I struggled to follow what Councillors were referring to. Community engagement in politics …

For those that regularly follow the Town of Aurora Council meetings the February 12th, 2013 meeting was anticipated to be an interesting one. Just a few days prior to the Aurora Council meeting there was a development involving Cllr Gallo, Cllr Ballard and Cllr Gaertner writing a Letter to the Editor to make public certain …

The Town of Aurora has identified within the Yonge Wellington Downtown Core (YWDC) the old Library and Fire Hall properties on Victoria Street as surplus. The Town of Aurora has an outstanding heritage district in the Yonge Wellington Downtown Core along with our treasured Aurora Cultural Centre and vibrant Aurora Public Library. Aurora has lots …

By Cllr John Abel, Aurora ON. On January 22, 2013 during the Town of Aurora Council meeting Council unanimously voted to support the Final Report on the New Agreement for the Provision of Cultural Services at the Aurora Cultural Centre. Most comments around the table were positive. During the meeting, Cllr Abel delivered a speech …

Welcome to our report from Town Hill for the Town of Aurora Council meeting held on January 22, 2013. This was the first council meeting in 2013, the Sesquicentennial year for the Town of Aurora. We wish everyone a Happy New Year and Happy 150th Birthday Aurora. Unfortunately due to illness Cllr Buck was absent. …