Monday, April 9, 2018
THERE IS COLLABORATION HAPPENING HERE : On Friday, April 6, Mayor Irvin hosted his quarterly Legislators' Breakfast where he met with local state legislators (or their designee) for an open dialogue about all things Aurora. State Representative Stephanie Kifowit ,State Senator Linda Holmes, State Representative Mike Fortner and State Representative Steve Andersson were in attendance. Due to previously scheduled events, State Representative Linda Chapa LaVia, State Representative Keith Wheeler and State Senator Karen McConnaughay sent representatives. #BuildingAuroraTogether
The following calendar events are highlights of Mayor Irvin's schedule for the week:

Monday, April 9 
  • 3 p.m. - Meeting with ComEd Executives

Tuesday, April 10
  • 12:30 p.m. – Seize the Future Board Meeting 
  • 6 p.m. – City Council Meeting at Aurora City Hall* 

Wednesday, April 11
  • 9 a.m. – Executive Team Meeting
  • 11 a.m. – Aurora Veterans Advisory Council Executive Meeting
  • 3 p.m. – Economic Development Projects Update Meeting
  • 7 p.m. – Holocaust Memorial Service at Temple B'Nai Israel* 

Thursday, April 12
  • 9 am. – Development Division Update
  • 10 a.m. – Finance Department Update 
  • 1 p.m. – FB Live with Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham
  • 4 p.m. – Herget Middle School Tour of Aurora City Hall* 

Friday, April 13  
  • 10 a.m. – Business tour of Mitutoyo
  • 11:30 a.m. – Business tour of ASK Power 
  • 4 p.m. – 95.9 The River Promotions Meeting

*Open for public attendance
Aurora mayor announces tax rebate proposal, plan for old Copley property
Making his first State of the City speech almost a year to the day since he was elected the city's first African-American mayor, Irvin discussed a property tax rebate, a possible reduction in the city's property tax levy and a potential redevelopment plan for the old Copley Hospital property. READ MORE

The city this year will see RiverEdge Park, the outdoor entertainment venue and park on North Broadway, become a "smart park" — crews have been expanding the city's fiber optic network, Onlight Aurora, throughout the venue. READ MORE

Mayor Irvin determined to take Aurora to the mountain top
Looking back on Mayor Richard Irvin's first year in office, there's no question he has made  Aurora  his stage. Nowhere could that have been more clear than Tuesday night when he stood front and center inside the beautiful  Paramount  Theatre to deliver a rousing State of the City address to a large audience, where, at times, he seemed to be channeling his hero Martin Luther King Jr. READ MORE

Aurora mayor: Downtown art scene is 'only getting better'
In his first year in office, Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin has become an ambassador of the growing downtown performing arts scene that he says is raising the city's profile in the region. READ MORE
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