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Highlights of Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Posted on Thursday, April 30, 2020 10:42 AM

COVID-19 Financial Impact Forecast

Aurora Town Council received a report about the financial impact on the Town of the COVID-19 pandemic and broader economic shut-down impacts. The report described the Town’s financial relief measures such as the deferral of the second tax levy installment payment due date by approximately two months for residential tax payers. A similar offer is available to commercial tax payers on an application basis. Late payment penalties have also been waived on any unpaid...

Central York Fire Services Incident Report - April 25

Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 04:51 PM

Central York Fire Services Incident Report
Incident Type: Balcony Fire
Date: April 25, 2020
Time of Call: 2:44 p.m.
Address / location of incident: 1 Caruso Gardens, Aurora
Description:

Central York Fire Services (CYFS) was dispatched to 1 Caruso Gardens for a report of smoke and flames coming from a fourth floor apartment.

The first arriving unit confirmed smoke and flames visible from a fourth floor balcony. When the crew entered the fire unit, the occupant had used a...

National Youth Week goes virtual in Aurora starting May 1

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2020 02:09 PM

Celebrate from home with a week full of contests and online activities.
The Town of Aurora is thrilled to announce that Youth Week 2020 presented by Desjardins Insurance will go virtual. 

National Youth Week takes place each year from May 1 to 7. This week is dedicated to celebrating youth and their active participation in our community. Every day young people are involved in meaningful activities that adds to the social fabric of our Town. Whether it is recreation, drama, sport, dance, civic...

Participate in Aurora’s Essential Services Window Decorating Challenge

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 04:48 PM

Show your gratitude in a heartfelt window display and submit your photo by May 11.

The Town of Aurora invites the community to show their gratitude for those that continue to care for us and ensure we have enough food and supplies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. From now until Monday, May 11, create a heartfelt window display to show your community spirit and gratitude for essential front line workers.

There are three easy steps to participate:

  1. Decorate your window with handmade arts and crafts. 
  2. Take...

Aurora starts planning to safely reopen facilities and local businesses

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 09:20 AM

The Town of Aurora is beginning the critical plans to eventually reopen municipal facilities and local businesses once the Province of Ontario deems it is safe to reopen. Town staff has established an internal working group and are in the initial stages of developing safe and proactive return to work plans once the facilities reopen. Plans will also include advice from York Region Public Health.

“The Town wants to ensure we are well-prepared to phase residents, businesses and staff back to work in...