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Highlights of Aurora Town Council Meeting of Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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2019 Capital Investment Program – Strategic Asset Management Policy and 10-Year Asset Management Plan Overview


Acting Director of Financial Services, Jason Gaertner, presented an overview of the Town’s updated asset management plan, its new strategic asset management policy and its 10-year capital investment plan. The budget committee members also received key documents for budget deliberations to resume on Saturday, February 2.

Extension of the Interim Control By-law for the Stable Neighbourhood Study area

Aurora Town Council voted in favour of extending Interim Control By-law No. 6048-18 for an additional year from January 30, 2019 to January 30, 2020. The bylaw imposes temporary controls on the use of land, buildings or structures within certain areas of the Town. An interim control bylaw was initially enacted by Council in January 2018 to prohibit any building or structures to be built upon, enlarged or expanded beyond the provisions and regulations of the existing zoning bylaw for a period of one year. The intent of the bylaw is to allow staff and an external consultant to conduct a study to further examine the Town’s existing policy, zoning provisions and a review of the best practices undertaken by other municipalities. Click here for more information on the Stable Neighbourhood Study.

Council Appointments to the Financial Advisory Committee

The following Council members were appointed to the Finance Advisory Committee: Mayor Tom Mrakas, Councillors John Gallo and Michael Thompson.


Appointments to the Aurora Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board of Management

Aurora Town Council appointed Anthony Ierullo, Manager of Strategic and Long Range Planning, to be the Council Representative Director to the Aurora BIA Board of Management. Council also appointed the following eight director nominees, as elected by the BIA membership on December 3, 2018:

• Mauro Bucci
• George Condoyannis
• Sandra Ferri
• Mary Georgopoulos
• Jack Laurion
• Lenard Lind
• Joanne Russo
• Kasie Savage

Requests for Sponsorship Policy

Council approved a Request for Sponsorship Policy that outlines how the Town will manage requests for
sponsorship from community organizations and groups delivering services or staging events that are
beneficial to the Town of Aurora. The purpose of the policy is to provide clear and transparent guidelines
for evaluating sponsorship requests and ensure events or programs receiving sponsorship meet specific
criteria related to community benefit. The policy also outlines when sponsorship will not be provided by
the Town. The policy will be posted to aurora.ca.

Next meeting of Aurora Town Council

The next meeting of Aurora Town Council is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at
7 p.m. in Aurora Town Hall Council Chambers, located at 100 John West Way.

Additional Council Information

Comprehensive minutes of Aurora Town Council Meetings, which detail the full list of Council decisions,
are available under Agendas and Minutes on the Town of Aurora website. Minutes are available on the
Friday afternoon following Council.


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