June 11 Board Meeting Time and Place Changed

Posted on Jun 9, 2020 in News

In order to meet the social distancing requirements of the Governor’s emergency declaration, the next regularly scheduled Township Board of Trustees meeting on June 11 will be held at the Aurora Township Youth Center gymnasium, 313 Gale Street, Aurora, instead of our main office. We also have moved the board meeting time from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. to hold a 4:30 p.m. public hearing on an Illinois DCEO grant application by Kane County for drainage improvements for Golfview Park. The public is encouraged to participate in the public hearing by phone.  The conference line is 312 626 6799, Meeting ID: 971 0849 3321, Password: 942574 or comments may be provided in writing to the Township at the above address or by email at info@auroratownship.org. In addition, all future board meetings for the coming year will be held at the Youth Center until further...

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Notice of Public Hearing

Posted on Jun 4, 2020 in News

DCEO GRANT APPLICATION for Golfview Park NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on June 11, 2020, at 4:30 pm, at the Aurora Township Youth Center, 313 Gale Street, Aurora, a public hearing will be held by Aurora Township, at which time any interested person may file with the township written comments to and may be heard orally in respect to the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity grant application for the Golfview Drainage Improvements and funding thereof. The public is encouraged to participate in the public hearing by phone.  The conference line is 312 626 6799, Meeting ID: 971 0849 3321, Password: 942574. Comments may also be provided in writing to the Township at 80 N Broadway, Aurora, IL  60505 or by email at info@auroratownship.org. More information about the project, plans and the engineers’ estimate can be found...

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Ride in Kane to require face coverings starting May 1

Posted on Apr 28, 2020 in News

Starting May 1, Aurora Township will require all Ride in Kane passengers to wear face coverings. Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching said that they have ordered and hope to supply passengers that do not have a face covering with one when this state executive order goes into effect. In the meantime, the Township asks all Ride in Kane passengers to acquire and to voluntarily wear a face covering for the safety of our drivers and the public. “I’d like to send out a special thank you to our drivers who continue to serve the public in these difficult times, ” Catching said. “They should be recognized along with the other essential employees and first responders on the front line.” Face-coverings will be required in Illinois’ public indoor spaces, such as stores. This new requirement applies to all individuals over the age of two who are able to medically tolerate a face-covering or a mask. Here are some helpful links from the Kane County Health Department: Do-It-Yourself Cloth Face Coverings​ State of Illinois – Guidance on the Use of Masks by the General Public​​​ CDC – Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Show the Spread of...

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Town Meeting Suspended

Posted on Apr 8, 2020 in News

Pursuant to Governor Pritzker Executive Order 2020-20 which addresses the Annual Town Meeting scheduled for April 14, 2020, the Aurora Township Annual Town Meeting is hereby postponed. The order specifically states the following: Section1: The provisions of the Township Code, 60 ILCS 1/30-5(a) and 30-5(b), requiring that each township’s annual meeting for calendar year 2020 be held on either April 14, 2020 or April 21,2020 are SUSPENDED through the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation. The annual town meeting requires participation of at least 10 residents who are registered voters in order to conduct business, said Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching. “We very much appreciate Governor Pritzger’s emergency order which gives us the ability to delay this meeting,” Catching said. “If he had not taken this action, we would have had to call a meeting that goes contrary to earlier statewide emergency orders which prohibit gatherings of more than 10 people. “We look forward to a better time when we can hold this meeting that best represents grassroots democracy.” The public hearing on the Aurora Township Town Budget and Road District Budgets will be held as scheduled at 4:30 p.m. at the Youth Center as well as the Board of Trustee meeting at 5 p.m. also at the Youth...

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Seeking Township Clerk Applicants

Posted on Mar 24, 2020 in News

Aurora Township is seeking applicants to fill the remaining term of former Aurora Township Clerk Reginald N. Campbell, who was appointed an Associate Judge in the 16th Judicial Circuit earlier this month. 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. Persons are considered a “registered Democrat” if they voted in the last Democratic primary election. The Township Board will call a special meeting solely for the purpose of choosing a new Township Clerk on April 19, 2020 at the Township’s main offices, 80 N. Broadway. Prospective candidates will be offered an opportunity to make a brief presentation. Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes with a cover letter no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020 to the Aurora Township main office, 80 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL...

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