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The Greenbelt and Bill 23

It has seemed, to me at least, that the Greenbelt has been repeatedly under threat of being opened up to development.  Yet each time that

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Aurora’s Economic Growth

Over the past 4 years, this Council, under my leadership, has moved forward a number of key projects and initiatives that continue to grow our

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Aurora’s Finances

Over the next few weeks, I will share information about some of the key issues we have managed during the past 4-year term. Given the

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Tom Mrakas

The Past Four Years

Over the past four years, we’ve seen an impressive amount of new business and redevelopment in Aurora. As we are nearing the end of this current term of

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Tom Mrakas

Thank You

The past few years have really tested us as a community, but I believe we have come through it stronger than ever. We have navigated

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Modernized Fence Bylaw

Aurora Town Council has approved a new Modernized Fence bylaw. The new Fence bylaw sets standards for fences in Aurora that include specific rules around

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FCM 2022 – Regina

For the past few days, I along with a number of members of Council have been attending the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) conference in

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GC Update – May 3, 2022

This week at General Committee, Council discussed the request for a funding increase at Neighbourhood Park on Hartwell Way, for which a total project cost

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Sunset Clause

Last week, at a meeting of Council, Aurora Town Council unanimously approved a motion that I put forward to add a sunset clause to all

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Sunset Clauses

My upcoming motion to eliminate land banking to ensure much needed housing that is approved for construction will actually get built.

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Short Term Rentals

Last week at GC, Council discussed a proposed “Short Term Rental” By-law. Unlike many other municipalities, including some here in York Region, Aurora does not

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State of the Town 2022

Good afternoon and thank you for joining me today. I want to thank the Aurora Chamber of Commerce for providing me with the opportunity to

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