News & Press http://urbanaillinois.us/news en Proposed Fee Schedule For Fiscal Year 2015/2016 http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2012/03/proposed-fee-schedule-fiscal-year-20122013 <div class='node-body'><p>Notice is hereby given that the City of Urbana proposed Schedule of Fees for fiscal year 2015/2016 will be available for public review beginning April 28, 2015 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-15-16_0.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=273376" title="fee-license-schedule-15-16.pdf">Proposed Fee Schedule 07/01/2015 through 6/30/2016</a></td> <td>273KB</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, 28 Apr 2015 15:48:05 +0000 Beth Beaty 2743 at http://urbanaillinois.us Urbana School District Offering Summer Breakfast & Lunch to all Children 18 & Under http://urbanaillinois.us/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" width="92" height="73" /></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://urbanaillinois.us/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://urbanaillinois.us City Property Tax Rate and Levy Lower This Year http://urbanaillinois.us/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://urbanaillinois.us/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://urbanaillinois.us Urbana Residents To See 21 Percent Savings From Municipal Electric Aggregation http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/05/urbana-residents-see-21-percent-savings-from-municipal-electric-aggregation <div class='node-body'><p><img title="Electric Aggregation Logo" class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="Electric Aggregation Logo" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/electric-logo.jpg" width="91" height="100" /></p> <p>Urbana residents participating in the city’s municipal electric aggregation program should save an average of about $120 in electricity charges over the next year, a 21 percent reduction compared to the Ameren Illinois default rate.</p></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/05/urbana-residents-see-21-percent-savings-from-municipal-electric-aggregation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 05 May 2015 20:11:26 +0000 Mike Monson 5106 at http://urbanaillinois.us UHS Students Score at the ICTM State Math Contest http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/05/uhs-students-score-ictm-state-math-contest <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" /></p> <p>The Urbana High School Math Team competed at the Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ICTM) State Math Contest Finals on Saturday May 2, 2015.</p></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/05/uhs-students-score-ictm-state-math-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Mon, 04 May 2015 20:00:19 +0000 admin 5105 at http://urbanaillinois.us City of Urbana Receives Funding from Illinois Housing Development Authority http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/city-urbana-receives-funding-from-illinois-housing-development-authority <div class='node-body'><p>The City of Urbana has received a $525,000 grant from the <a href="http://www.ihda.org/" target="_blank">Illinois Housing Development Authority</a> (IHDA) through the Blight Reduction Program, a U.S Treasury Hardest Hit Fund.</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/kelly-hartford">Kelly Hartford Mierkowski</a> <a href="mailto:khmierkowski@urbanaillinois.us">khmierkowski@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2441 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/city-urbana-receives-funding-from-illinois-housing-development-authority" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:19:18 +0000 admin 5055 at http://urbanaillinois.us Request For Proposals for Redevelopment of North Crane Alley http://urbanaillinois.us/NorthCraneAlley <div class='node-body'><p><img class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/coverforwebsitepost.jpg" width="240" height="311" /></p> <p>The City of Urbana, Illinois in partnership with property owner Robert Venable, invites proposals for the purchase and development of prime real estate located in Downtown Urbana.</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/northcranealleyrfp.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=4454272" title="northcranealleyrfp.pdf">North Crane Alley RFP - Urbana, IL</a></td> <td>4.5MB</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/NorthCraneAlley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> broadway Building bunny's bunnys community development construction Developers development Downtown economic development main News Releases opportunity property Proposal race real estate redevelopment request Request for Bid request for proposal RFP Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:00:54 +0000 Brandon Boys 5051 at http://urbanaillinois.us Fewer Car Crashes, Support for Businesses Among the Outcomes of Complete Streets Projects http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/fewer-car-crashes-support-businesses-among-outcomes-complete-streets-projects <div class='node-body'><p><strong>Urbana’s Complete Streets renovation of Philo Road included in new national survey.</strong></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 class="field-item even"> <a href="/directory/profiles/bill-gray">Bill Gray</a> <a href="mailto:wrgray@urbanaillinois.us">wrgray@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2342 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/fewer-car-crashes-support-businesses-among-outcomes-complete-streets-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:12:05 +0000 admin 5049 at http://urbanaillinois.us UPTV Wins Two Awards in Regional Competition http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/uptv-wins-two-awards-regional-competition <div class='node-body'><p>The City of Urbana is pleased to announce that Urbana Public Television will receive two awards at the 3<sup>rd</sup> Annual Best of the Midwest Invitational Video Fest and Awards Banquet.  The banquet recognizes the best community access television programs in the Midwest.</p></div><p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/uptv-wins-two-awards-regional-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:29:40 +0000 Jason Liggett 5048 at http://urbanaillinois.us Mayor Prussing Receives Environmental Award http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/mayor-prussing-receives-environmental-award <div class='node-body'><p><img class="imagecache-medium alignright" alt="" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/mayor-prussing.jpg" width="240" height="369" /></p> <p>Urbana Mayor Laurel Prussing is the recipient of the 2015 Public Official Award from the <a href="http://www.iweasite.org/" target="_blank">Illinois Water Environment Association</a>.</p> <p>The Public Official Award is presented to an elected or appointed public official who has made a documented significant contribution in the areas of clean water legislation, public policy or government service that resulted in improvements to the water environment.</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/2015/03/mayor-prussing-receives-environmental-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Releases Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:40:13 +0000 Mike Monson 5034 at http://urbanaillinois.us