The situation presents a tremendous opportunity. We now have the time to collaborate with the City of Aurora, developers, and other stakeholders to create a solution that preserves this community.
A group of Aurora police officers traveled to Dallas last week in a show of solidarity with that city’s law enforcement following the deadly shootout that claimed the lives of five officers and injured nine others. APD’s social media channels have highlighted an outpouring of support from the community from those expressing their concern for officers’ safety in the line of duty and their appreciation for the work they do.
The potential projects the money could be used for include widening parts of East Colfax Avenue, Sixth Avenue and parts of Havana Street and Gun Club Road.
“Extending this before the comprehensive plan allows it to be factored in sends the message to Arapahoe County commissioners that Aurora is concerned about giant subdivisions being built on Aurora’s border,” LeGare said. “You build houses on groundwater and those wells start drying up, guess who you’re going to come to for water?”
“If you know that the culture and atmosphere is a certain way at a company, you don’t want to put yourself through that situation,” Ward V Councilman Bob Roth said.
I was not elected to be seduced by elected office but to question those practices that I believe my constituents would want questioned.
Running an organization the size of Aurora, Colorado is a complicated task that requires skills and experience. Our city management team has the skill and dedication to make sure progress of our city continues forward.
A measure seeking a charter amendment vote to amend probationary periods for new police officers was tabled as council members debated the merits of putting the question on a special municipal election in the spring versus this November’s general election.
“There are far too many unanswered questions and … there may well not have been sufficient opportunity for those who are most impacted to understand what approval will mean for them long-term,” Mayor Steve Hogan said.