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At the February 22nd, 2022 Council meeting, Aurora Council UNANIMOUSLY (7-0) voted to refuse a 6-storey, 150 unit residential apartment building application on the North East Quadrant of Wellington Street / John West Way because it does not conform to the Town’s Official Plan for reasons including but not...
Artificial Turf
If someone were to ask me to choose between an artificial and a natural turf field, I would definitely choose the natural turf field. However, I don’t think it’s fair to ignore the benefits that artificial turf fields offer in terms of flexibility of use by the community. All things...
Partnership
After deliberation the $200,000 St. Anne’s park design budget item was conditionally approved by Council. Let’s hope that Council will make a sound decision later on. Total of $4.5M, that’s a lot of money.
Kwik Kopy
I should have known that when I was writing a Letter to the Editor of The Auroran that I was actually writing to the EDITOR. In my Letter to the Editor, printed in The Auroran (Week of January 27, 2022), it seems the version printed by the paper was edited...
free wi-fi
Aurora Council Meeting May 25th, 2021 - Motion Town Wide Free Wi-Fi Access Discussion Transcription Motion 9.4 Mayor Mrakas; Re: Town Wide Wi-Fi Access read as follow: Whereas the pandemic has had a direct impact on virtually every aspect of our lives – where we work, how our children receive their education,...
Sinkhole
Recent update on York Region's Sinkhole Mitigation Project (20-102) – currently happening on Yonge Street south of Henderson Drive, in the Town of Aurora. The update was presented to members of Council during the January 26, 2021 Aurora Council meeting. Presentation started at 00:04:05 by Mark Nykoluk, Senior Project Manager,...
Aurora Economic Development Corporation
The following are video highlights from January 12, 2021 Town of Aurora General Committee meeting discussions held via Zoom. Refer to all necessary Town documents to obtain more information on the items discussed. Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZH38ITIGdM (total time of 3 hours 42 min 23 sec) Agenda and Meeting Minutes: January...
Aurora Economic Development Corporation
Summary of the video conference meeting of Aurora Council reporting out the October 6, 2020 Closed Session and summary of the video conference of October 6, 2020 Special Meeting of Council, both centered on the Aurora Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) Board. Video Link to both meetings (total time of 23...
Mayor Mrakas
My Letter to the Editor submission - THE AURORAN, Thursday, September 17, 2020, page 4 and 24, a shorter version of my previous detailed blog post: Aurora Ward System - As Decided by Council. "For our next municipal elections in 2022 the Town of Aurora will be divided into...
Despite the economic uncertainty stemming from COVID-19, on August 25th, 2020 Aurora Council, with a split vote of 4-3, awarded a construction tender for the $52M plus Library Square project. The tender was awarded to Chandos Construction Ltd. in the amount of $41,009,865 pushing the total project budget to...

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