News & Press

Request for Public Comment on the Proposed TASER Policy

November 14, 2014

On October 22, 2014, the Civilian Police Review Board requested that Urbana staff post the Urbana Police Department’s “Policy of the Issuance and Use of Conducted Electrical Weapons (a/k/a TASERS)" for written public comment.

Fall Leaf Collection 2014

November 3, 2014 - 6:00am - November 7, 2014 - 5:00pm

The City of Urbana will collect leaves and non-woody plant materials the following weeks this autumn on your U-Cycle collection day.

Emerald Ash Borer is in Urbana

Emeral Ash BorerEmerald Ash Borer, EAB, has been discovered in Urbana on both private and public trees in numerous locations around the community. We ask citizens to be on the lookout for the insect and infected trees.

Submit Public Comment on Urbana's Climate Action Plan Phase 2

What greenhouse gas reduction strategies are most important to you?  Make your voice heard through the City's online public comment form

UPTV Receives National Awards

The City of Urbana is pleased to announce that Urbana Public Television (UPTV) has won two national awards at the Alliance for Community Media’s annual conference in Philadelphia, PA. 

O'Brien Auto Park of Urbana to Donate Vehicle to Urbana High School for Student "In Good Standing"

As part of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the Urbana High School, O’Brien Auto Park of Urbana is partnering with UHS for their “In Good Standing” program.

City of Urbana Receives Silver Level Award in Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation Program

Urbana, Illinois—The City of Urbana is pleased to announce it has been designated a Silver level recipient in the inaugural Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation program. Only 10 other organizations statewide received this level of recognition.

Walk with the Mayors

September 28, 2014 - 8:00am

Champaign-Urbana Walk with the Mayors

Walk for Health and Fitness with the Champaign and Urbana Mayors

Urbana, IL - On Sunday, September 28th, a Walk with

West Nile Virus Season Begins

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District expects to start seeing West Nile Virus positive mosquito samples in the next few weeks.  The District is sharing an activity chart to help residents plan their activities to limit exposure to mosquitos carrying the virus.

U-C ENERGY STAR Challenge Surpasses First Two Goals

The Urbana-Champaign ENERGY STAR Challenge has exceeded the first two goals in the partnership’s two year effort to engage commercial buildings to save energy.