Alderman says Aurora may pay too much for security camerasAn Aurora aldermen this week said he thinks the city could end up paying too much much for security cameras in the Alderman's Office. Ald.
Aurora aldermen recommend ethics revisions, but want to delay talks on campaign contributions limitA special City Council committee studying changes to the city's codes has recommended revisions to the chapter in the ordinances dealing with ethical standards. But aldermen on the committee included in their recommendation a six-month delay in... read more →
Aurora mayor apologizes to alderman: 'I was ... disrespectful'Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin took a moment before the business section of this week's City Council meeting to surprise all those in attendance with an apology to Ald. Judd Lofchie, 10th Ward. The mayor told the audience, as well as Lofchie, that... read more →
Aurora City Council scrutinizes payment structure for Winter on the Fox light displayAurora's Winter on the Fox interactive light display came under scrutiny by the City Council last week because of the way payments were handled for the project. The work for the display was bid in two parts at... read more →
Donors that gave thousands to Aurora mayor get high-profile projectsAlmost two months after rejecting a telecommunications company's bid to relocate its headquarters to Aurora, the city council in January reversed course and welcomed the company to the city. The approval was a victory for Mayor Richard Irvin, who had pushed... read more →
Aurora's hotel purchase may be part of larger plan for conference center near I-88Aurora made a major move this week to improve one of the entryways to the city. The City Council this week approved spending $3.6 million to buy the Fox Valley Inn at 2450 N. Farnsworth Ave., just... read more →
Kane County clerk's office set to get rent-free lease in Aurora, but alderman has concernsAurora aldermen are set to vote on a lease between the city and the Kane County Clerk for a satellite clerk's office in a city building downtown, but some have raised concerns about the deal.