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Public Hearings and Notices

All scheduled public hearings and notices will be advertised on this page.

Certain items requiring public hearings may also result in direct mail to individual residents within a notification area and/or posting of notices in the City’s newspaper of record.

The City has adopted the Wise County Messenger as the City’s official newspaper for publication of public notices.



The City of Aurora City Council will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on the 2022-2023 Proposed Annual Budget
on September 5, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. at Aurora City Hall 320 Derting Rd. Aurora, Texas 76078. The
proposed budget is available for public viewing on the City’s website or in person
at Aurora City Hall.
This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $59,569.37, or 17.31%, and of
that amount, $4,706.46 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.
All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Small Taxing Unit Notice

The City of Aurora will hold a PUBLIC HEARING at 7:00PM on September 5, 2023 at AURORA CITY HALL 320 DERTING RD. AURORA, TX 76078 to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2023. The
proposed tax rate is $0.240720 per $100 of value.
The proposed tax rate would increase total taxes in City of Aurora by 17.31%.
Visit to find a link to your local property tax database on which you can easily
access information regarding your property taxes, including information about proposed tax rates and
scheduled public hearings of each entity that taxes your property.
The 86th Texas Legislature modified the manner in which the voter-approval tax rate is calculated to limit
the rate of growth of property taxes in the state.

Possible Law Enforcement Services Agrmt. with Rhome

  • October 24, 2022

At the October 10, 2022 City Council meeting, the Aurora City Council voted to further contract discussions with the City of Rhome for the provision of law enforcement services throughout the City of Aurora. Next steps in this process involve approval of key points of the agreement by both communities,...

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Volunteers Needed – Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

  • October 24, 2022

The Aurora City Council is currently accepting applications from members of the public who are interested in serving. The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board is in need of additional members to help provide feedback to the City Council regarding park and ball field usage, recreation, and future City events. The...

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