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Mike speaking at Aurora Business United

On Friday, Mike spoke at the Two Brothers Roundhouse in front of the Aurora Business United group. There were almost 100 people attending as Mike emphasized that government must live within its means. For example, Mike served on the Finance Committee for 18 years of his almost 34 years on…

Mike voted to bring Amazon & 1,400 jobs to Aurora.

Mike and the Aurora City Council voted to give a three year tax rebate that brought Amazon to the far northeast side of our City.  Amazon constructed two buildings with a combined 1.3 million square feet.  Their economic development project has a payroll of over $40 million a year that…

Mike voted to approve the Cultural Arts Center!

Alderman Mike Saville voted to approve the Aurora Arts Center development. This $35 million development will be a major piece of our Downtown Economic and Cultural puzzle that will benefit our community for generations. It has a restaurant, artists lofts, practice space for the Broadway series actors (which now frees…

Mike attending 2016 W.A.H.S. Veterans Assembly

Mike honoring all Military Veterans at the 2016 West Aurora High School Veterans Assembly today.  On Veterans Day we recognize all Military Veterans who have served our Country.  The students did a wonderful job of creating and hosting this heart-felt community event!!

Mike helping to cut the ribbon at the new Sullivan Roundabout.

Mike and elected officials helping to cut the ribbon at the 2016 Sullivan Roundabout ribbon cutting ceremony.  The Grand Opening Ceremony on October 3, 2016 was a grand affair for the 6th Ward and the City of Aurora.  Mike and Alderman Bob O’Connor co-sponsored this project for our community to…

Mike attending the 3rd Annual Divali Festival

The Annual Divali Festival continues to be held each year at Waubonsie Valley High School.  We had a huge turn out of people to help celebrate Divali – The Festival of Lights.  There was dancing, singing, delicious food, and an all-around good time for all who attended Saturday evening!  Congratulations…

Mike attending the 21st LULAC Annual Banquet.

Mike attending with Community Leaders at the 2016 LULAC 21st Annual Award Scholarship Banquet on Saturday at Royal Banquets in Aurora.  It’s all about our youth in Aurora and we must do all we can to encourage and support them. Congratulations to our local LULAC Council 5218 once again.  Keep…

Concierto en Santa Rita

Had a wonderful time attending St. Rita’s Annual night Concierto Cena Noche Mexicana En Santa Rita.  The music and dancing by the youth in their colorful costumes was beautiful.  Everyone said the food was delicious!!

New Bishop Park Update

Hooray!  Palace Street Park is finished!   Mike used Ward 6 Funds to fully pay for the purchase of these two lots.  The City of Aurora transfered the property per agreement to the Fox Valley Park District.  And the Fox Valley Park District constructed the park.  On Monday, March 11,…

Petting zoo at the Tanner House

The weather was great for our annual July 4th Celebration.  Mike standing in front of the annual 6th Ward donated petting zoo at the Tanner House.  The children had a lot of fun petting the animals on our Nation’s Independence Day.

Riverwalk to Paramount

On Tuesday, June 7th, Mike presented the 30th Anniversary of his Riverwalk idea to the Kiwanis at Prisco Center.  Mike spoke about how the downtown has significantly changed for the better with the implementation of the FoxWalk Design Guidelines, implementing the streetscape standards, guiding development, and the building of sections…

Mike speaking at new Plum Park

Yesterday was a great day for Aurora as Mike spoke at the William V. Plum Park ribbon cutting ceremony that he had sponsored. City elected officials, Kane County board members, City staff, and neighbors joined Mike as the ribbon was cut on the 6th Ward’s newest park.  This park (Mike’s…

Mike helping with the annual west side Shred Event.

Mike helped out with the west side paper shred event today sponsored by the three west side Ward Alderman.  We were thanked by many of our constituents for funding this needed service.  Many people who took advantage of this service today felt comfortable with shredding their private and financial documents…

Fountain Plaza Riverwalk

Mike was invited to speak at Sunrise Rotary May 11th about the history of Aurora’s Riverwalk.  He presented the Riverwalk’s 30 year history that morning in his power point presentation.  When Mike first proposed the idea of establishing a Riverwalk Commission he quoted Chicago’s famous architect, Daniel Burnham, “Make no…

Mike receives award for saving WPA Mural.

Mike receiving an award honoring his leadership to save the WPA Mural at the former West Aurora High School.  Mike contributed 6th Ward Funds to save the mural that had previously been painted over before the building’s demolition took place.

Civic Center River Walk

In celebration of Mike’s idea to build a River Walk in Downtown Aurora 30 years ago this August, Mike has created a historical perspective of our River Walk in Aurora. Mike has shared his power point presentation to Rotary – April 11, and to the Aurora Downtown Legislative Committee –…

Mike teaching class.

Mike teaching class at Fox Valley Montessori School.  Mike says, ” we must reach out to our youth and provide our students a path to success! They deserve both great opportunities to succeed and a bright future”.  

Mike pitches in to clean up the 6th Ward.

Mike helps out with every 6th Ward Clean-Up day.  Mike isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty and pitches in on every Ward Clean-Up day since he initiated it many years ago.  Mike likes to kid and say “We are feng shui – ing the 6th Ward together”! Everyone enjoys…

Mike signs his 9th Oath of Office.

Mike Saville, signing his 9th Oath of Office, May 5, 2015 in the Aurora City Council Chambers on Inauguration Night.  Mike was once again re-elected overwhelmingly to be the Alderman of the 6th Ward.  “I am very grateful and honored with the confidence my constituents have for me these last…