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New agent selected for Aurora License Office

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Aurora License Office will soon have a new management team.

The Mt. Vernon Area Community Foundation, a regional affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, will be the new agent for the Aurora License Office. The winning bid was one of two submitted. The Aurora office will remain at its current location at 316 Church St.

The Mt. Vernon Area Community Foundation has previous experience in running the Mt. Vernon License Office since 2005.

Formed in 2005, the Mt. Vernon Area Community Foundation provides grants to area organizations and to support community organizations.

According to the fiscal report for the 2011 fiscal year, the Aurora License Office processed 25,002 transactions and generated $84,767 in agent processing fees.

The foundation's winning bid includes a 1 percent annual return to the state in the amount of $847.

All local license offices provide services overseen by the Missouri Department of Revenue, but each office is operated by an independent agent.

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