News & Press http://urbanaillinois.us/news en City of Urbana Releases a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Enterprise Software http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/city-urbana-accepting-requests-proposals-enterprise-software <div class="field field-datetime field-field-date-full clear-block"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">April 8, 2016 - 2:00pm</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class='node-body'><p>On February 1, 2016 the City of Urbana released a Request for Proposals (RFP), the first step in a process to implement software solutions for several key City functions:</p> <ul><li>Financial Management/Personnel/Payroll</li> <li>Asset Management/Work Orders</li> <li>Building Code Inspections</li></ul></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/city-urbana-accepting-requests-proposals-enterprise-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Request for Bid Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:54:48 +0000 admin 5631 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Road Conditions http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2012/12/urbana-road-conditions <div class='node-body'><p>109:45 A. M. January 25, 2016</p><p>All streets are clear of ice and snow. Enjoy the warmer temperatures.</p></div><div class="field field-nodereference field-field-profile-reference clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Contact Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/directory/profiles/john-collins">John Collins</a> <a href="mailto:wjcollins@urbanaillinois.us">wjcollins@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2380 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2012/12/urbana-road-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Parking road conditions sidewalk snow removal snow snow plowing winter weather Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:26:06 +0000 BarbS 3402 at http://urbanaillinois.us Crime Stoppers of Champaign County Dave Benton Crime Fighting Award http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/crime-stoppers-champaign-county-dave-benton-crime-fighting-award <div class="field field-datetime field-field-date-full clear-block"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Date:&nbsp;</div> <span class="date-display-single">June 1, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class='node-body'><p>Do you know someone who has been helpful in fighting crime in Urbana? Now is the time to recognize these local heroes!</p></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/crime-stoppers-champaign-county-dave-benton-crime-fighting-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Thu, 04 Feb 2016 16:21:46 +0000 admin 5632 at http://urbanaillinois.us New Enterprise Zone Will Spur Development in Urbana http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/12/new-enterprise-zone-will-spur-development-urbana <div class='node-body'><p>A <a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/EZ">new Urbana enterprise zone</a> will dramatically slash property tax bills for constructing new homes and businesses, and create more jobs.</p> <p>The state-approved joint Urbana/Champaign County Enterprise Zone takes effect this Friday, Jan. 1.</p> <p>“We are delighted,” said Mayor Laurel Prussing.</p></div> <div > <table> <thead> <tr> <th>Type</th> <th>File</th> <th>Size</th> </tr> </thead> <tr class="field-item odd"> <td><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" title="application/pdf" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /></td> <td><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/attachments/enterprise-zone-residential-tax-savings.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=68625" title="enterprise-zone-residential-tax-savings.pdf">Urbana Enterpise Zone Residential Property Comparison</a></td> <td>69KB</td> </tr> </table> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/12/new-enterprise-zone-will-spur-development-urbana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Wed, 30 Dec 2015 20:31:36 +0000 Mike Monson 5541 at http://urbanaillinois.us Campaign Underway for Urbana Free Library Foundation http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/11/campaign-underway-urbana-free-library-foundation <div class='node-body'><p><img title="UFL Foundation Logo" class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="UFL Foundation Logo" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/library-foundation.jpg" width="220" height="136" /></p><p>The Urbana Free Library Foundation’s annual fund-raising campaign is underway, and Foundation President Larry Jobe is asking library supporters to give generously.</p></div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-videos"><div class="field field-emvideo field-field-video clear-block"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-zzz_custom_url"> <div id="zzz_custom_url-0"> <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" width="300" height="250"> <param name="movie" value="/sites/all/themes/urbana/flvplayer/player.swf"/> <param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <param name="flashvars" value="file=http://www2.city.urbana.il.us/_Video/Features/UFL_Foundation.flv" /> <!--[if !IE]>--> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" data="/sites/all/themes/urbana/flvplayer/player.swf" width="300" height="250"> <param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <param name="flashvars" value="file=http://www2.city.urbana.il.us/_Video/Features/UFL_Foundation.flv" /> <!--<![endif]--> <p>You must have flash to view this video. <a href="http://www2.city.urbana.il.us/_Video/Features/UFL_Foundation.flv">Download</a></p> <!--[if !IE]>--> </object> <!--<![endif]--> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field field-nodereference field-field-profile-reference clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Contact Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/directory/profiles/mike-monson">Mike Monson</a> <a href="mailto:mrmonson@urbanaillinois.us">mrmonson@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2454 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/11/campaign-underway-urbana-free-library-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:01:29 +0000 Mike Monson 5394 at http://urbanaillinois.us Cunningham Township "Wrap Up in Warmth" Coat Drive http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2014/01/join-cunningham-township-blanket-coat-drive <div class='node-body'><p>Please donate your clean &amp; gently used, warm winter items. All items will be distributed to those in need.</p></div><div class="field field-location field-field-location clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Map Locations:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Cunningham Township Office</span> <div class="street-address"> 205 W. Green Street </div> <span class="locality">Urbana</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2014/01/join-cunningham-township-blanket-coat-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases 40.110679 -88.209497 Sat, 14 Nov 2015 14:45:45 +0000 admin 4178 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Task Force Concludes Year-long Study of Local Police Traffic Stop Data Regarding Racial Disparities http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/11/urbana-task-force-concludes-year-long-study-local-police-traffic-stop-data-regarding-r <div class='node-body'><p><img title="IDOT Task Force Report" class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="IDOT Task Force Report" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/report-cover.jpg" width="240" height="247" />The <a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/boards/idot-traffic-stop-data-task-force">Urbana Traffic Stop Data Task Force</a> has completed its final report on the City of Urbana’s traffic stop data, and will make a public presentation of its findings at the Dec. 7 meeting of the Urbana City Council.</p></div><div class="field field-nodereference field-field-profile-reference clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Contact Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/directory/profiles/h-alex-bautista">H. Alex Bautista</a> <a href="mailto:habautista@urbanaillinois.us">habautista@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2466 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/11/urbana-task-force-concludes-year-long-study-local-police-traffic-stop-data-regarding-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Thu, 12 Nov 2015 19:47:21 +0000 admin 5370 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Under the Canopy http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/11/urbana-under-canopy <div class='node-body'><p><img title="Under the Canopy" class="imagecache-large alignright" alt="Under the Canopy" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/large/images/canopy-cover.jpg" width="175" height="93" /></p> <p>Get a free guide to selecting, planting and caring for trees, available at the Urbana City Building, Urbana Public Library, Urbana Public Works, and Common Ground Food Co-op.</p></div><div class="field field-nodereference field-field-profile-reference clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Contact Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/directory/profiles/mike-brunk">Mike Brunk</a> <a href="mailto:mjbrunk@urbanaillinois.us">mjbrunk@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2393 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/11/urbana-under-canopy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 03 Nov 2015 20:43:47 +0000 admin 5358 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Highland Green Project to Receive Federal Tax Credits http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/10/urbana-highland-green-project-receive-federal-tax-credits <div class='node-body'><p><em><strong>Urbana's Highland Green project proposed for Kerr Avenue at Highland Drive in north Urbana which will receive $522,535 in credits.</strong></em></p></div><div class="field field-nodereference field-field-profile-reference clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Contact Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/directory/profiles/libby-tyler">Elizabeth Tyler</a> <a href="mailto:ehtyler@urbanaillinois.us">ehtyler@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2439 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/10/urbana-highland-green-project-receive-federal-tax-credits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> crystal view development News Releases tax credits townhomes highland gree Urbana Thu, 29 Oct 2015 20:13:04 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5347 at http://urbanaillinois.us Broadway Avenue Street Pavers for Sale at the Landscape Recycling Center http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/10/broadway-avenue-street-pavers-sale-landscape-recycling-center <div class='node-body'><p>The Landscape Recycling Center will begin the sale of Broadway Avenue Street Pavers on Saturday, October 24, 2015.</p></div><div class="field field-location field-field-location clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Map Locations:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Landscape Recycling Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 1210 East University Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Urbana</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-nodereference field-field-profile-reference clear-block"> <div class="field-label">Contact Reference:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/directory/profiles/mike-brunk">Mike Brunk</a> <a href="mailto:mjbrunk@urbanaillinois.us">mjbrunk@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2393 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/10/broadway-avenue-street-pavers-sale-landscape-recycling-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases 40.121305 -88.184767 Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:59:54 +0000 admin 5334 at http://urbanaillinois.us