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The December 22nd Board of Trustees meeting has been canceled due to a Winter Storm Watch declared by the National Weather Service across northern Illinois.

The meeting has been re-scheduled to 4 p.m. Tuesday December 27 at the Aurora Township Youth Center, 313 Gale St., Aurora. The agenda has not changed. Driving conditions are forecast to be dangerous starting Thursday afternoon, said Township Supervisor Bill Catching. Winds of up to 55 mph are predicted along with a significant amount of snow.  “Considering…


Owens Appointed Road Commissioner

Jason Owens was appointed the Aurora Township Highway Commissioner at last week’s Board of Trustees meeting. Owens will serve the remainder of the term of Juan Reyna, who resigned last month for personal reasons. Owens, 45, of North Aurora, has worked at the Aurora Township Highway Department since 2010. He was first hired as recycling…


Highway Commissioner Vacancy

The Aurora Township Board of Trustees is seeking a Highway Commissioner to be appointed to complete the remaining term of office left by Juan Reyna. Commissioner Reyna resigned for personal reasons late last month. The current term expires May 18, 2025. The duties of the Highway Commissioner include maintenance and repair of roads and bridges in the…


2021 Senior Citizen Grant Applications Available

Aurora Township is accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and units of local government seeking $477,000 in funds for programs that benefit senior citizens.The funds are available through Aurora Township as a result of the successful March 2018 senior services referendum, said Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching.“We look forward to supporting organizations that will allow older…


Election Update

The following candidates filed on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, the final day for filing. township Trustee Sherain “Sherry” Spears (D) Jennifer Jaquez-Fearday (D) Nelly Venecia (D) township Highway Commissioner Kevin A. Hale (D) These candidates are in addition to the candidates who filed on November 16, 2020. All of the candidates and their petitions can be found on the Elections 2021…


Candidate filing for 2021 township offices

Pursuant to Illinois State Statutes [10 ILCS 5/7-12(3), 10-6(4)], Aurora Township’s main office at 80 N. Broadway, Aurora, will serve as the filing location for candidates participating in the February 23, 2021 primary election for the following township positions: Supervisor Assessor Highway Commissioner  Clerk Trustee Staff will be available to receive the nomination packets from 8:30 a.m.…


2020 Senior Services Applications Available

Aurora Township is accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and units of local government seeking $477,000 in funds for programs that benefit senior citizens. The funds are available through Aurora Township as a result of the successful March 2018 senior services referendum, said Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching. “We look forward to supporting organizations that will allow older…


township Youth Center Closes Temporarily

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all programming at the Aurora Township Youth Center will cease indefinitely. In addition, the Supervisor’s office has reverted back to being open to the public by appointment only. The move to close the Youth Center temporarily comes one day after the Illinois Department of Health added Kane County…


Seeking township Clerk Applicants

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…


June 11 Board Meeting Time and Place Changed

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.…


Notice of Public Hearing

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…


Ride in Kane to require face coverings starting May 1

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…


Senior Services Funding Available

Aurora Township is accepting applications from not-for-profit organizations and units of local government seeking $490,500 in funds for programs that benefit senior citizens.The funds are available through Aurora Township as a result of the successful March 2018 senior services referendum, said Aurora Township Supervisor Bill Catching.“We look forward to supporting organizations that will allow older…


Budget Hearings

LEGAL NOTICE NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF AURORA TOWNSHIP BUDGET Notice is hereby given that a Tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the township of Aurora, Kane County, Illinois, for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2021 and ending March 31, 2022 will be on file and conveniently available for public inspection at the Aurora Township Office,…


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