News & Press http://urbanaillinois.us/news en Fiscal 2017 City Budget Includes Investments In Urbana's Future http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/fiscal-2017-city-budget-includes-investments-urbanas-future <div class='node-body'><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/departments/finance/financial-reports/annual-budget">Urbana’s proposed budget for Fiscal 2017</a> includes some significant investments for the future.</p> <p>The budget, for the fiscal year that starts July 1, shows $45.4 million in revenues and $49.5 million in expenditures, with capital projects accounting for most of the difference.</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://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/fiscal-2017-city-budget-includes-investments-urbanas-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 16 May 2016 17:07:41 +0000 Mike Monson 5783 at http://urbanaillinois.us Proposed Fee Schedule For Fiscal Year 2016/2017 http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2012/03/proposed-fee-schedule-fiscal-year-20122013 <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">May 10, 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class='node-body'><p>Notice is hereby given that the City of Urbana proposed Schedule of Fees for fiscal year 2016/2017 will be available for public review beginning May 10, 2016 at the Urbana City Clerk's Office, 400 S. Vine Street, Urbana, IL 61801 and on the City website.</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/fee-license-schedule-16-17.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=274310" title="fee-license-schedule-16-17.pdf">Proposed Schedule of Fees for fiscal year 2016/2017</a></td> <td>274KB</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/elizabeth-beaty">Elizabeth Beaty</a> <a href="mailto:esbeaty@urbanaillinois.us">esbeaty@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2356 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2012/03/proposed-fee-schedule-fiscal-year-20122013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 10 May 2016 14:02:44 +0000 Beth Beaty 2743 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Landlord Fined $473,000 for Property Maintenance Code Violations http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/urbana-landlord-fined-473000-property-maintenance-code-violations <div class='node-body'><p>The City of Urbana has prevailed against a landlord in a court case involving serious property maintenance code violations at three apartment buildings in southeast Urbana.</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://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/urbana-landlord-fined-473000-property-maintenance-code-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Fri, 20 May 2016 21:55:22 +0000 Mike Monson 5798 at http://urbanaillinois.us Proposed Urbana Central TIF District - Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan & Project http://urbanaillinois.us/central-tif-plan <div class='node-body'><p>On March 7, 2016, the Urbana City Council passed Resolution 2016-02-008R stating the City's intent to designate a portion of the City as a tax increment finance (TIF) Redevelopment Project Area and to induce development interest within such area. The area being considered for designation as a TIF area includes the downtwon area and adjoining areas.</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/central-tif-redevelopment-plan-report-20160513-web.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=8489176" title="central-tif-redevelopment-plan-report-20160513-web.pdf">Central TIF Redevelopment Plan Report - 2016-05-13</a></td> <td>8.5MB</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/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://urbanaillinois.us/central-tif-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> central tif Developers new tif new urbana tif News Releases project plan project report Redevelopment Plan redevelopment report Tax Increment Financing tif TIF Plan tif report urbana central tif urbana tif Mon, 16 May 2016 19:51:26 +0000 Brandon Boys 5785 at http://urbanaillinois.us Brunk named to Illinois Forestry Development Council http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/brunk-named-illinois-forestry-development-council <div class='node-body'><p><img title="Mike Brunk" class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="Mike Brunk" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/m-brunk.jpg" width="240" height="160" /></p> <p>Longtime City Arborist Michael Brunk has been appointed to a two-year term on the <a href="http://ifdc.nres.illinois.edu/" target="_blank">Illinois Forestry Development Council</a>.</p> <p>Brunk was appointed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to the 29-member forestry council in January. </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://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/brunk-named-illinois-forestry-development-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 16 May 2016 18:39:47 +0000 Mike Monson 5784 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana School District Offering Summer Breakfast and Lunch to All Children 18 and Under http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/urbana-school-district-offering-summer-breakfast-and-lunch-all-children-18-and-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" width="92" height="73" />Urbana School District #116 will once again participate in the <a href="http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks" target="_blank">Seamless Summer Food</a> program sponsored by the federal government. Free meals will be offered Monday through Thursday during the month of June.</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/summer-meals.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=318768" title="summer-meals.pdf">Summer Meals Flyer</a></td> <td>319KB</td> </tr> <tr class="field-item even"> <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/summer-meals-esp.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=202910" title="summer-meals-esp.pdf">Comindas de verano para ninos y jovenes folleto</a></td> <td>203KB</td> </tr> </table> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/05/urbana-school-district-offering-summer-breakfast-and-lunch-all-children-18-and-under" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Fri, 13 May 2016 20:39:21 +0000 admin 5782 at http://urbanaillinois.us Get Ready! MCORE Improvements on Schedule to Start this Fall http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/04/get-ready-mcore-improvements-schedule-start-fall <div class='node-body'><p>Champaign-Urbana, Illinois –Multimodal Corridor Enhancement (MCORE) Project transportation improvements are on schedule to begin this fall. The scale of this infrastructure work on key corridors will have significant traffic impacts including detours and street closures during construction. </p></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/04/get-ready-mcore-improvements-schedule-start-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:23:00 +0000 admin 5736 at http://urbanaillinois.us Manager of Urbana’s Market at the Square Receives Certification http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/03/manager-urbana-s-market-square-receives-certification <div class='node-body'><p><a href="http://www.urbanaillinois.us/market">Urbana’s Market at the Square</a> is pleased to announce that Market Manager, Natalie Kenny Marquez, recently completed the Market Manager Certificate Program presented by the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) in conjunction with the Illinois Farmers Market Association (IFMA). </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://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/03/manager-urbana-s-market-square-receives-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:15:01 +0000 admin 5708 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Signs 3-Year Electric Aggregation Contract With Homefield Energy http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/urbana-signs-3-year-electric-aggregation-contract-with-homefield-energy <div class='node-body'><p><img title="Electric Aggregation Logo" class="imagecache-large alignright" alt="Electric Aggregation Logo" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/large/images/electric-logo.jpg" width="91" height="100" /></p> <p>Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing signed a three-year contract last week with Homefield Energy to supply electricity to homes and small businesses through the city’s Municipal Electric Aggregat</p></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/urbana-signs-3-year-electric-aggregation-contract-with-homefield-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:03:58 +0000 Mike Monson 5673 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Brings New Technology to Its Parking Meters with MobileMeter http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/urbana-brings-new-technology-its-parking-meters-with-mobilemeter <div class='node-body'><p><img title="Urbana Logo" class="imagecache-small alignright" alt="Urbana Logo" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/small/images/urbana-city-blue.jpg" width="175" height="221" /></p> <p>Urbana, IL – The convenient MobileMeter app used to pay for parking in the City of Champaign is now available for drivers across the City of Urbana.</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/elizabeth-beaty">Elizabeth Beaty</a> <a href="mailto:esbeaty@urbanaillinois.us">esbeaty@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2356 </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/directory/profiles/vince-gustafson">Vince Gustafson</a> <a href="mailto:vhgustafson@urbanaillinois.us">vhgustafson@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2318 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2016/02/urbana-brings-new-technology-its-parking-meters-with-mobilemeter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 22 Feb 2016 22:32:03 +0000 Beth Beaty 5661 at http://urbanaillinois.us