resources and local information available online
under the state's Stay-at-Home order amid the COVID-19 (coronavirus)
crisis. The city of Aurora continues to work hard to provide the core
services our community depends on and is providing the latest information
on local response and access to community and business resources at AuroraGov.org/COVID-19:
If you are in need
of resources related to the COVID-19 crisis, call 211 or go to 211Colorado.org. If
you have business-related questions, or want to report a business you think
may be in violation of the Stay-at-Home order, contact email@example.com or 303.739.7057.
For other information about the Stay-at-Home order, contact the Tri-County
Health Department at 303.220.9200.
You can also stay
up to date and informed about local developments by following the city of
Aurora on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Nextdoor
Thank you for
doing your part to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
continues its work via teleconference
City Council is still hard at work to govern the city, with
teleconferencing in place of in-person regular meetings and policy
committees, as well as daily briefings on the city's COVID-19 response.
Go to AuroraGov.org/Council
for information on how you can listen in or watch.
For the April
6 regular meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. (preceded by a Study Session
at 5 p.m.), the public can view the meeting online at AuroraTV.org and Comcast cable channels 8 and 880.
You can also listen to the meeting by calling 877.820.7831 and using
participant code 254610#.
In advance of
the meeting, submit a comment for Public Invited To Be Heard or an
individual agenda item to firstname.lastname@example.org, or a comment regarding the 2021
budget to email@example.com. Please indicate in your email
whether you want your comment read into the record at the meeting or
simply forwarded to mayor and City Council. Staff will read the first
three minutes of any comment into the record as requested. Comments
will also be accepted in advance of the meeting by phone by calling the
City Clerk’s Office at 303.739.7094.
The city will
provide closed captioning services on cable channels 8 and 880. If
you need any other accommodation, please contact the Office of the City
Clerk at 303.739.7094 and we will try to assist. If you are in
need of an interpreter, please contact the Office of International and
Immigrant Affairs at 303.739.7521 by Friday, April 3, at 4 p.m. (Si
necesita interpretación al español, comuníquese con la Oficina de
Asuntos Internacionales Migratorios al 303.739.7521 el viernes anterior
a la reunión del lunes.)
Census timeline has
been extended, but you can complete yours today from home
At a time when
we’re all keeping a little distance, we can still come together, Aurora.
public-health challenges we face coincide with one of the most important
duties we have as residents of the United States: the Census. To date,
Aurora is ahead of the state average for self-response rates to the Census,
with 42.2% of households having completed their information (that's better
than the state average). But we have a long way to go.
census is an important task, and Aurora needs you. We need an accurate
count to make sure the city receives the necessary funds to be able to
provide the quality of life and services our growing community needs. Being
at home gives you the opportunity to complete the census online or over the
phone in just 10 minutes. Your information its completely confidential and is
only used for statistical purposes.
The Census timeline has changed
and enumerators will not be knocking on your door until May 27. Also, the
period to respond has been extended until August 2020.
Make sure you
perform your civic duty and get counted. Respond to the 2020 Census online,
by phone or by mail today. Visit AuroraCensus2020.org
or call 844.330.2020. Learn more about how to complete the Census with this online video.
Council Member Town
Meetings Council members are
eager to hear from residents and committed to forums in which those
conversations can occur, but the format and structure of town meetings may
be affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit AuroraGov.org/Council to check the latest information on meeting
City Council Regular
Meeting (Virtual) Monday, April 6,
7:30 p.m. (Study Session at 5 p.m.) View this meeting
online at AuroraTV.org and cable channels 8 and 880. You can also
listen to the meeting by calling 877.820.7831 and using participant code
254610#. In advance of the meeting, submit a comment for Public Invited To
Be Heard or an individual agenda item to firstname.lastname@example.org, or a comment regarding the 2021 budget to email@example.com. Please indicate in your email whether you
want your comment read into the record at the meeting or simply forwarded
to mayor and City Council. Staff will read the first three minutes of any
comment into the record as requested. Comments will also be accepted in
advance of the meeting by phone by calling the City Clerk’s Office at
303.739.7094. AuroraGov.org/Council • Streamed live at AuroraTV.orgor cable channels 8 and 880 only
Explore the world
while staying at home Do you feel a little
shut off from the rest of the world during the Stay-at-Home order? Some
city programs within Library and Cultural Services have some great ways for
you to stay connected.
Public Library – The library has daily storytime on Facebook,
ebooks, audiobooks and other remote-access tools, Learn at Home activities,
Do It Yourself projects, virtual field trips and more. Aurora Public
Schools students can access most library databases using their student ID
History Museum – Explore online exhibits,
archives and lesson plans from your home, including interactive maps and
Dance Arts – On its Facebook page, Aurora
Dance Arts is providing live online dance classes, with some of their
fabulous faculty teaching from home, dance tutorials and dance challenge
videos, and various other online resources for dancers and families.
Fox Arts Center – This week, the Aurora Fox started a weekly interview,
Meet the Artists, with artists connected to the Aurora Fox. Check it out on
the Aurora Fox’s Facebook page or Instagram.
in Public Places – The city’s Art in Public Places program has a
downloadable coloring book featuring some of the most popular public arts
in Aurora. Visit its Facebook page to
download your free copy.
City of Aurora Metro
District Information Meeting Thursday, April 30,
6 to 7:30 p.m. The city of Aurora
is hosting this informational meeting, which will be presented in a
teleconference format due to COVID-19, to discuss Title 32 Metropolitan
Districts. This meeting will include a presentation from the Special
District Association of Colorado and city staff members, along with a
chance for questions and discussion. Information on how to access the
meeting and participate will be posted soon at AuroraGov.org/MetroDistricts.
Visioning Study The original
outreach meetings scheduled for April on this project have been delayed
until further notice due to COVID-19. Please visit AuroraGov.org/CityCenter for project updates and future outreach
opportunities in the coming days.