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An Ozarks Original
Welcome to the City of Aurora, Missouri. Located in the heart of Southwest Missouri Aurora is just miles away from Branson, Springfield, Joplin, beautiful area lakes such as Table Rock and Stockton and the Mark Twain National Forest.
Aurora is guided by the following vision: The City of Aurora Missouri, through measured growth and development of new economic opportunities and the enhancement of current community events and recreational offerings, will provide the best quality of life for its citizens.
With that, Aurora works under the following Mission statement: The City of Aurora's primary mission is to provide an outstanding quality of life for everyone who lives and/or works in the city. This is to be accomplished by creating a safe, secure, healthy, and visually pleasing environment coupled with a strong economy. To that end, the city will encourage measured, steady growth; will provide for sound economic development; will ensure the revitalization and stabilization of downtown Aurora; will create and maintain opportunities for industrial and residential development; will ensure no substandard housing or commercial structures exist in the city that create a health or safety hazard for the occupants; and will ensure all city services are delivered at the highest level possible.
Again, welcome to the City of Aurora.