Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Aurora Chamber
Event for residents to learn more about Mayoral, Council and Trustee candidates by Aurora Chamber of Commerce was held on October 3rd, 2018. This Municipal Election Event was structured as follows: Councillor meet and greet, their pre-recorded campaign messages and Mayoral debate. The following...
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Park
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...
Aurora Ontario Municipal Elections 2018 - Election Sign Bylaw in effect. Election sign 'clutter' is undeniably an opportunity for election sign vandalism. I recall we had plenty of both, a plethora of signs and vandalism here in Aurora during the municipal elections back in 2014. It definitely wasn't...
APL All Candidates Meeting
APL All Candidates Meeting, Council Candidates, Municipal Elections 2018: Today on September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted a Municipal Elections 2018 All Candidates Meeting. The following are presentations by the sixteen (16) Aurora Council candidates. Read about the...
Choose Sides
"Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together." ~ Jesse Jackson
Motor Vehicle Collision
Starting January 2020 the Central York Fire Services (CYFS) will be rolling out a 2-year Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) cost-recovery pilot program that will allow CYFS to charge at-fault driver’s insurance company an emergency response service fee for accidents occurring in Aurora and Newmarket. The fees would...
Aurora Ward System
Yes, Town of Aurora residents will be voting at the polls if they are in favour of a ward system. Sometimes I ask myself why the interest in politics. I don’t have any particular desire to be a politician, but I am for an ambiguous reason drawn to...
Aurora Votes! First, find the location of the above 'target painted on the wall' somewhere in Aurora. Almost 5,000 voters from Aurora voted online. Note that for the 2018-2022 Aurora Council term the number of Councillors was reduced from eight (8) to six (6)...
Fleury Park
On November 27th, 2012, Aurora Community Tennis Club (ACTC) along with selected residents asked for Council’s support of a Fleury Park Proposal that would see a new playhouse and covered tennis courts constructed at Fleury Park, Aurora, Ontario. Specifically, a letter of support from Council was needed to...
Trustee
On September 30th, 2018 at Aurora Town Hall, Aurora Public Library hosted a Municipal Elections 2018 All Candidates Meeting. The following are presentations by the four (4) out of 10 Trustee candidates for school boards. Bob McRoberts for For Trustee

Aurora Council Term 2018-2022

Canopy of Lights Aurora

Canopy of Lights – Approved Yes, Feasible Maybe

It has been about two or three years since the Christmas tree on St. John’s Sideroad, just West of Yonge Street, was last illuminated. Driving by many times I noticed that the...
Motor Vehicle Collision

CYFS Motor Vehicle Collision Cost-Recovery Program Roll-Out

Starting January 2020 the Central York Fire Services (CYFS) will be rolling out a 2-year Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC) cost-recovery pilot program that will allow CYFS to charge at-fault driver’s insurance company...
Aurora Recreational Cannabis

Aurora Recreational Cannabis Economy Will Be Booming

Perhaps it is the science part of the political science field that fascinates me the most. When I graduated from engineering over 20 years ago I remember telling myself, no more tests....
Town of Aurora

Town of Aurora 2019 Year in Review, My Perspective

Let me reflect on the Town of Aurora 2019 year in review from my perspective. I've decided to share below some of the highlights that caught my attention. Year...
Aurora Council

Aurora Council, Term 2018-2022, Installed and Working

It is hard to believe that I actually survived four years sitting at the Aurora Council meetings, at the Council Chambers and watched religiously Aurora General Committee, Council and Public Planning meetings....
COVID-19

Will Aurora Council Increase Water Rates during COVID-19 State of Emergency?

Prompted by the current COVID-19 pandemic and the declared State of Emergency, this week the Town of Aurora will be conducting its first ever electronic Council meeting. The meeting...
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