The Aurora Street Department
The Street Department maintains over 80 miles of streets and alleys in the City of Aurora with a crew of eight talented employees; four with 20+ years experience..
***Storm Debris Information***
The City Council will make the decisions regarding pick up of accumulated debris after major storm events, otherwise it is the residents responsibility to remove the debris from their properties which includes streets, alleys and curbs around said properties. Residents may take their tree limbs, leaves and grass to an area west of the wastewater facility. Plastic bags must be removed. The yard waste area is open from 7am-4pm.
The schedule is as follows: north side on Monday evening, southwest area on Tuesday evening and the southeast corner on Thursday evening (providing it does not rain). In case of rain, the spraying for the sector will resume on the following week. When encountering pedestrians and children, the spraying will be shut down. If a resident does not want a property sprayed, he/she should call 678-4460 and leave a message and phone number.
The cemetery division is part of the Aurora Street Department, and is operated under the direction of Terry Ash, sexton since 1994. To contact cemetery click here.
Maple Park Cemetery was founded in 1900 with burials beginning in 1901-1902. Over 8,400 former residents of Aurora are resting in peace at Maple Park. In fact, the town's first Mayor, Carr McNatt, is buried at Maple Park. Although the cemetery was founded in 1900, the oldest grave dates back to 1892 and was transported from the " Aurora cemetery" to the new "Maple Park cemetery". To contact the cemetery, please call 678-2308. For more information on city fees and policies regarding burial, please click here.
The wastewater department consists of four employees and they are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's treatment facilities, collection system - including lift stations, RV dump site and yard waste area.
The treatment facility is an activated sludge process consisting of a six influent pumps, a fine step bar screen, ram press, four clarifiers, two sand-filters, and uv-disinfectant. It has a design capacity of 2.0 MGD with a hydraulic capacity of 7.0 MGD.
The collection system consists of 48.6 miles of gravity sewer lines ranging from six inch diameter to twenty two inches, 939 manholes, 7 lift stations, and approximately 2.5 miles of force main lines.
In the yard waste area we accept tree limbs, leaves, grass, yard and garden plants. The yard and garden waste is made into compost and available to the residents on a first come basis. The area is open 7am to 4pm Monday thru Friday.
Aurora Street Department
Street Department Email
301 N. Highway 39
Aurora, MO 65605
Steve Woods, Public Works Superintendent
Hours of Operation:
7:00 am-4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
To contact the WastewaterDepartment, please call
Orvil Maples, Wastewater Superintendent
Sewer Plant Email