Aurora is a historic river town that is situated 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the Southeast corner of Indiana. Aurora was settled in the early 1800's and incorporated in 1845 and has strong historic connections to the Ohio River. Aurora is full of unique and historic buildings that preserve its older rivercity characteristics.

Sanitation, Recycling,
& Roads Department

City Wide Clean Up Day in Aurora

Spring is just around the corner, and that means that it is once again time for City Wide Clean Up Day in Aurora. This event will take place on Saturday, April 29th. We are currently seeking sponsors for the dumpsters that will be used in the drop-off area for the 2017 City Wide Clean Up.

The cost of sponsoring a dumpster this year is $300. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Debbie Peters at 812-926-5403, or send a check to the City of Aurora with a notation that it is for the City Wide Clean Up Day. Any monetary sponsorship would be very much appreciated. It is sponsorships like yours that will allow us to have enough dumpsters to make this event successful again this year.

Streets Department members.

Debbie Peters - Street Commissioner

109 Manchester Landing


Billing Issues - Contact Utility Department

110 Main Street

(812) 926-2745

Bestway Disposal


Duke Energy Street Light Repair

Trash Removal & Recycling

Trash Removal

Best Way Disposal is pleased to be your new service provider beginning January 2nd. All garbage pick-ups for the City of Aurora will be on Wednesdays and all cans, waste wheelers, or bags MUST be set out by Wednesday @ 2 am. The fee for trash removal is $10.17 per month. Garbage may be placed in your own cans, waste wheelers, or bags if that’s your preference; however you also have an option to rent a 96 gallon Best Way Disposal cart on wheels at $3.00 per month for each cart billed directly to you every 3 months. To rent a cart, please contact Best Way Disposal at 1-800-354-1830.

Recycling Service

The City of Aurora offers Drop-Off recycling service at the Utility Dept. Garage located at the corner of Main and Importing St. This location is always open to anyone who needs recycling service. In addition, city Residents are offered Curb-Side pick-up on Wednesday (excluding holidays) at NO CHARGE with no item limit. Call 812-926-5403 to reserve your free bins.

Recycling instructional infographic.