Notice of Ballot Order Lottery for April 4, 2017 Election

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 in News

A lottery will be held at 3 p.m. on March 16, 2017, at the Aurora Township offices, 80 N. Broadway, Aurora. The lottery will determine the ballot order from candidates from the Democratic and Republican parties. The public is invited. For more information, please contact Clerk Jason Owens at 630-897-8777 or by email at Jason.O@auroratownship.org...

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Townships of Illinois 2017 Scholarship Program

Posted on Jan 19, 2017 in News

Seven $1,500 scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors this year. Each year since 1989, the Scholarship Fund has awarded scholarships to graduating high school seniors to continue their education at Illinois colleges/universities. Six $1,500 scholarships were given in 2016, making a total of $286,500 that has been awarded to 172 students over the years. The application for the 2017 TOI Scholarship program is now available online and in the January 2017 issue of the Township Perspective magazine. Applications must be mailed to the TOI office no later than March 1, 2017.  Please contact Amy Rourke at amy@toi.org with any questions. 2017 Scholarship Application...

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Owens Appointed Township Clerk

Posted on May 16, 2016 in News, News Releases

AURORA TOWNSHIP – The Aurora Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Jason Owens as Township Clerk to fill the remaining term of the late Ken Christy. Christy passed away suddenly on March 26, 2016, said Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching. Owens has served as Deputy Township Clerk for the past three years. Five other Aurora Township residents applied for the open position, but board members felt that Owens’ experience as Christy’s deputy set him apart, Catching said. Owens, 40, lives in North Aurora with his wife, a high school math teacher, and two children. Prior to being hired as recycling/project coordinator at the Aurora Township Highway Department in 2010, Owens worked in the mortgage industry. He received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Augustana College in 1997. He also earned a Certified Illinois Assessing Officer designation from the Illinois Property Assessment Institute in 2012. The Township Clerk is clerk of the town board of trustees and is official keeper of all records except for active General and Emergency Assistance cases. The Clerk is required to keep accurate records of all Town Board meetings and also serves as ex-oficio clerk of the Road District. The clerk must be present for bid openings for both the township and road...

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Township Seeks Town Clerk Candidates

Posted on Apr 29, 2016 in News, News Releases

Aurora Township is seeking applicants to fill the remaining term of the late Ken Christy, who served as Township Clerk. Christy passed away suddenly on March 26, 2016 and is fondly remembered and missed by the board and staff of Aurora Township, said Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching. The Township Clerk is clerk of the town board of trustees and is official keeper of all records except for active General and Emergency Assistance cases. The Clerk is required to keep accurate records of all Town Board meetings and also serves as ex-oficio clerk of the Road District. The clerk must be present for bid openings for both the township and road district. By state law, candidates to fill this vacancy must be a registered Democrat living in Aurora Township. Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes with a cover letter to the Aurora Township offices, 80 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505 no later than 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Candidates will be offered an opportunity to speak at the May 12 board meeting at which time the replacement will be selected by the Town...

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