I encourage people in Aurora (or elsewhere) to read this article from Aurora Sentinel about mayor, city council candidates, and possible ballot issues for the November 2015 ballot. Get informed early.
Keep in mind that all cities seem to have committees that citizens can apply to be on. Check your local municipality for those committees and openings. Townhalls by the council representatives can be found on the city web sites as well as information for the regular council meetings.
Get informed and involved wherever you live.
The February 19 issue has an article about problems between the city manager and Aurora councilwomen: