News & Press http://69.55.226.8/news en Champaign County First Creates Coalition to Preserve Rail Funding http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/07/champaign-county-first-creates-coalition-preserve-rail-funding <div class='node-body'><h3><a href="https://www.change.org/p/illinois-state-house-illinois-state-senate-illinois-governor-join-the-coalition-to-support-rail-service-along-the-i-57-amtrak-rail-knowledge-corridor" target="_blank"><strong>JOIN THE COALITION!</strong></a></h3></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/brandon-boys">Brandon Boys</a> <a href="mailto:bsboys@urbanaillinois.us">bsboys@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 328-8270 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/07/champaign-county-first-creates-coalition-preserve-rail-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> amtrak Chamber of Commerce champaign county News Releases public transportation rail Urbana Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:54:41 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5184 at http://69.55.226.8 July 4th Farmers Market http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/07/july-4th-farmers-market <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">July 4, 2015 - <span class="date-display-start">7:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">12:00pm</span></span> </div> </div> </div> <div class='node-body'><p>Don't forget to include the farmers market in your holiday plans!</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/natalie-kenny-marquez">Natalie Kenny Marquez</a> <a href="mailto:nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us">nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2319 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/07/july-4th-farmers-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Events & Activities News Releases Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:17:30 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5182 at http://69.55.226.8 Mayor Prussing Wins Climate Protection Award http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/mayor-prussing-wins-climate-protection-award <div class='node-body'><p>The <a href="http://www.usmayors.org/" target="_blank">United States Conference of Mayors </a>has presented Mayor Prussing and the City of Urbana an <a href="http://usmayors.org/climateprotection/2015awardees/0619-report-climateprotectionbp.pdf" target="_blank">Honorable Mention award </a>in the Small City category for the accomplishments of the </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/scott-tess">Scott Tess</a> <a href="mailto:srtess@urbanaillinois.us">srtess@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2381 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/mayor-prussing-wins-climate-protection-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> award Energy mayor News Releases prussing Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:28:47 +0000 Scott Tess 5171 at http://69.55.226.8 Market at the Square Working to Increase Fresh Food Access to Low-Income Families http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/market-square-working-increase-fresh-food-access-low-income-families <div class='node-body'><p>Farmers markets are making real strides in increasing fresh food access for low income Americans, and Urbana’s Market at the Square is working hard to remain ahead of the curve. Since 2010, Market at the Square has accepted Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits on behalf of eligible farmers’ market vendors.</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/natalie-kenny-marquez">Natalie Kenny Marquez</a> <a href="mailto:nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us">nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2319 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/market-square-working-increase-fresh-food-access-low-income-families" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Fri, 12 Jun 2015 19:42:20 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5159 at http://69.55.226.8 Farm to Table Events Raise Awareness for Local Food http://69.55.226.8/LocalFlavors2015 <div class='node-body'><p>The Local Flavors farm-to-table series is putting locally grown food on lunch and dinner plates in restaurants across central Illinois. </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://69.55.226.8/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /></td> <td><a href="http://69.55.226.8/sites/default/files/attachments/local-flavors-flyer-2015-c-u.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=6116368" title="local-flavors-flyer-2015-c-u.pdf">Local Flavors Poster</a></td> <td>6.1MB</td> </tr> </table> </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/natalie-kenny-marquez">Natalie Kenny Marquez</a> <a href="mailto:nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us">nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2319 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/LocalFlavors2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> eat local eating farmers market local flavors Local food News Releases Restaurants shop local Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:41:43 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5158 at http://69.55.226.8 The City of Urbana’s Human Relations Commission Statement on Public and Police Department Relations http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/city-urbana-s-human-relations-commission-statement-public-and-police-department-relati <div class='node-body'><p>In light of the events in other American communities, we the <a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/boards/human-relations-commission">Urbana Human Relations Commission</a> would like to reinforce our mission to support a diverse and inclusive Urbana community.</p></div><p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/city-urbana-s-human-relations-commission-statement-public-and-police-department-relati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:03:03 +0000 admin 5152 at http://69.55.226.8 Proposed $47 Million Budget Includes Staff Reductions http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/proposed-47-million-budget-includes-staff-reductions <div class='node-body'><p>A proposed $47 million city budget released today will better position the city of Urbana to deal with uncertain economic times.</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/laurel-prussing">Laurel Prussing</a> <a href="mailto:llprussing@urbanaillinois.us">llprussing@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2456 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/06/proposed-47-million-budget-includes-staff-reductions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:46:39 +0000 admin 5142 at http://69.55.226.8 Downtown Urbana to Feature Lunchtime Food Truck Rally Series http://69.55.226.8/foodtruck_rally <div class='node-body'><h3 class="alignleft">Come one, come all to the first annual lunchtime food truck rally series in Downtown Urbana.</h3></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">Urban Civic Center</span> <div class="street-address"> 108 E. Water St. </div> <span class="locality">Urbana</span>, <span class="region">IL</span> <span class="postal-code">61801</span> </div> </div> </div> </div> </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://69.55.226.8/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /></td> <td><a href="http://69.55.226.8/sites/default/files/attachments/food-truck-rally.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=13562375" title="food-truck-rally.pdf">Official Food Truck Rally Poster</a></td> <td>13.6MB</td> </tr> </table> </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/natalie-kenny-marquez">Natalie Kenny Marquez</a> <a href="mailto:nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us">nmkennymarquez@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2319 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/foodtruck_rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Stories News Releases 40.113856 -88.206450 Wed, 27 May 2015 21:50:58 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5140 at http://69.55.226.8 Urbana School District Offering Summer Breakfast & Lunch to all Children 18 & Under http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/05/urbana-school-district-offering-summer-breakfast-lunch-all-children-18-under <div class='node-body'><p><img title="USD Logo" class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="USD Logo" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/usd-logo.jpg" /></p> <p>Urbana School District #116 will once again participate in the Seamless Summer Food program sponsored by the federal government. Free meals will be offered Monday through Thursday during the month of June. </p></div><p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/05/urbana-school-district-offering-summer-breakfast-lunch-all-children-18-under" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Thu, 21 May 2015 13:49:54 +0000 admin 5129 at http://69.55.226.8 City Property Tax Rate and Levy Lower This Year http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/05/city-property-tax-rate-and-levy-lower-year <div class='node-body'><p>The city of Urbana is one of the few local governments to have reduced its tax levy and tax rate for 2015.</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-monson">Mike Monson</a> <a href="mailto:mrmonson@urbanaillinois.us">mrmonson@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2454 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://69.55.226.8/posts/2015/05/city-property-tax-rate-and-levy-lower-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Fri, 15 May 2015 21:03:41 +0000 Mike Monson 5124 at http://69.55.226.8