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Aurora selects new mayor to fill vacancy after Hogan's passing

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Posted at 8:56 PM, Jun 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-25 22:57:53-04

AURORA, Colo. — The city of Aurora has a new mayor.

Council Member Bob LeGare was selected to during Monday evening’s regular council meeting to fill the mayor’s vacancy that was created by the passing of Mayor Stephen D. Hogan on May 13.

LeGare will be sworn in at the end of the meeting and will then assume mayoral duties immediately. He will serve through the remainder of Mayor Hogan's four-year term, which ends in December 2019, and is eligible to run for election on the November 2019 municipal ballot.

LeGare was selected from a group of four finalists out of a pool of 13 people who applied to fill the appointment.

Aurora follows the Council-manager form of government in which legislative and policy matters are determined by the mayor and city council, and they employ a city manager who is responsible for city administration and operations.