# Aurora homeless
Aurora mayor visits holiday dinner for homeless people
Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman poses with volunteers from Crosswalk Ministries at a holiday dinner on Christmas Day for the homeless.Photo byMike Coffman/City of Aurora. (Aurora, Colo.) Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman has taken a lot of heat because of his opinions about homelessness. He went undercover as a homeless person in Aurora and learned it’s a life that revolves around drugs, he has said.
Aurora mayor to Douglas County: Don't send us your homeless
An encampment at Abilene and Mississippi in Aurora.Photo byCity of Aurora. Aurora's mayor discussed a resolution Monday that would send Douglas County a message loud and clear: Don’t bring us your homeless population.
Aurora provides shower trailer for people experiencing homelessness
(Aurora, Colo.) A shower trailer serving people experiencing homelessness will remain in use in Aurora. The Aurora City Council approved Monday a contract with Clean the World to operate the trailer through Nov. 1, 2023. Aurora is using $238,700 in American Rescue Plan Act money to pay for it.
Homeless conference in Houston inspires Aurora City Council
A homeless encampment at Abilene and Mississippi in Aurora.City of Aurora. (Denver, Colo.) A collection of officials from all over the Front Range visited Houston last week to learn how that city has housed so many formerly homeless people. The Aurora delegation included Mayor Mike Coffman, a Republican, and councilmembers Juan Marcano and Alison Coombs, Democrats.
Aurora may renovate restrooms for homeless
(Aurora, Colo.) Restrooms used by people experiencing homelessness at Aurora Day Resource Center may have to close soon for repairs. The Aurora City Council will vote Monday whether to award a contract for $285,000 to SCS, Inc. SCS would renovate the men’s and women’s restrooms at the day center and also provide a restroom trailer for when permanent restrooms are closed for repairs. Construction is expected to take eight months.
Aurora spends $600,000 on pallet homes, expanding services for homeless
By David Heitz / NewsBreak Denver (Denver, Colo.) The Aurora City Council voted unanimously Monday to hire more staff at two Safe Outdoor Space sites, add 30 pallet shelters and expand services to people experiencing homelessness.
Councilmember blasts attempts at hostile architecture in metro Denver
Boulders placed in the Capitol Hill area to discourage urban camping. Nobody knows who placed the rocks there, but it wasn't the city.@MandatoryCarSetbacks on Twitter. (Denver, Colo.) Don't blame DOTI for the boulders along some sidewalks in Denver. And if you put the boulders there, you may need a permit.