September 2022

City hires CPS HR Consulting to over see nationwide search

October 2022

Community Survey

November 01 → December 21 2022


December 22 2022

Finalists Announced

December 22 2022 → January 04 2023

Questions Accepted for Finalist Interviews

Community members may submit questions for the Jan. 5 taped interviews each finalist will have with a panel of community members. The panel will receive all questions and make final question selections.

January 05 → January 06 2023

Finalist In-Person Events

Jan. 5:

  • Meetings with sworn and civilian employees of Aurora Fire Rescue
  • One-on-one meetings with City Council members
  • Taped interviews with community members (available on the city's YouTube channel)
  • Public meet-and-greet with the community - 6 to 7:30 p.m., Aurora Municipal Center Lobby

Jan. 6:

  • One-on-one meetings with City Council members and mayor
  • Meetings with community Search Review Committee
  • Interviews with city executive team and department directors
January 2023

Community Survey Open

Following the taped interviews with finalists and the community meet-and-greet on Jan. 5, a survey will be available at to gather input from residents and businesses about the finalists.

January 23 2023

City Manager Selects Alec Oughton as Next Fire Chief