Thursday, February 25, 2021
On her tour of small businesses, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton visited Aurora on Saturday, February 20. Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin joined her for lunch at Endiro Coffee as she learned more about Endiro's international business model with coffee farmers in Uganda. Irvin and Stratton both have the distinction of being the first Black person in their elected positions. Irvin serves on Stratton's Restore, Reinvest and Renew Program Board, and they also both lead similar commissions in the state. Lieutenant Governor Stratton is the Chair of the Illinois Commission on Women and Girls. Irvin is the Chief Commission of the Illinois Commission on the Social Status of Black Males.
Meetings are held remotely unless otherwise designated.

Thursday, February 25
  • 2 p.m. – Meeting with East Aurora Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Norrell
  • 3 p.m. – Finance Committee Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. - Community Conversation: Early Black Community of Aurora*

Friday, February 26
  • 9 a.m. – Meeting with Representative Maura Hirschauer
  • 12 p.m. – Meeting with Kane County Chairman Corrine Pierog

Saturday, February 27
  • 12 p.m. – Community Conversation: National Organization of Black Law Enforcers*

Monday, March 1
  • 10 a.m. – Mayor’s Office Staff Meeting
  • 1 p.m. – Economic Development Update Meeting

Tuesday, March 2
  • 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. – BVA Community Vaccination Clinic
  • 3 p.m. – Rules, Administration and Procedures Committee*
  • 5 p.m. – Committee of the Whole Meeting*

Wednesday, March 3 - Deadline to Apply for CERF Grant
  • 9 a.m. – City Clerk Update Meeting
  • 10 a.m. – Innovation Department Update Meeting
  • 1 p.m. – Quarterly School District Update Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. – Ward 8 Neighborhood Meeting*

*Watch on Facebook.
The Second Anniversary of the Henry Pratt Tragedy


Aurora remembers those who lost their lives in the Henry Pratt Tragedy on February 15, 2019. Mayor Irvin and Congresswoman Underwood visited the Pratt Memorial presented by the Aurora Historical Society.
The Second Anniversary of the Henry Pratt Tragedy



Aurora remembers those who lost their lives in the Henry Pratt Tragedy on February 15, 2019. Mayor Irvin and Congresswoman Underwood visited the Pratt Memorial presented by the Aurora Historical Society.
Lunar New Year in Aurora


Aurora kicks off Lunar New Year with a special celebration and ribbon cuttings at Pacifica Square Asian-themed shopping center
Lunar New Year in Aurora


Aurora kicks off Lunar New Year with a special celebration and ribbon cuttings at Pacifica Square Asian-themed shopping center
New Volunteer Shoveling Program Starts in Aurora


Aurora launches Operation Senior Shovel, a volunteer shoveling program to assist senior citizens
CERF Grant Program Available to Aurora Businesses

Moraima Martinez shares information with the Latinx community about the City's new grant program.
Aurora Police Civilian Review Board members to be named in March

Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin is planning to bring the proposed appointments to the City Council’s Rules, Administration and Procedures Committee at 3 p.m. March 2.


Aurora businesses hurt by pandemic can apply for relief program

Small businesses in Aurora can now apply for financial assistance from Aurora’s new emergency fund designed to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Aurora set to begin deliberations on possible ordinance regulating pet sales

An Aurora City Council committee is set to begin its deliberations about an ordinance regulating sales of animals in the city.

Proposals for Aurora art murals due March 1

Aurora Public Art has updated the dimensions of one project and issued a reminder for a variety of 2021 projects.

The Aurora City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. During the period of Covid restrictions, the Aurora City Council meets remoted at 5 p.m. live on the City's Facebook page.

Visit the City Council's website for detailed information about meetings, agendas, events and more.
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