News & Press http://urbanaillinois.us/news en 2015 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards – Call for Nominations http://urbanaillinois.us/cuiha/nominations <div class='node-body'><p>The Cities of Champaign and Urbana will be celebrating the 13th annual Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards (CUIHA) Program.</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/2015-cuiha-nomination-packet.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=101670" title="2015-cuiha-nomination-packet.pdf">2015 CUIHA Nomination Packet</a></td> <td>102KB</td> </tr> </table> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/cuiha/nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> community Humanitarian Awards News Releases Tue, 07 Apr 2015 21:03:55 +0000 ElizabethD 5061 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 Request For Proposals for Redevelopment of 200 South Vine Street http://urbanaillinois.us/200vine <div class='node-body'><p><img class="imagecache-large alignright" alt="" src="http://urbanaillinois.us/sites/default/files/imagecache/large/images/pages-from-rfp-urbana-il-200svinest.jpg" width="400" height="271" />The City of Urbana, Illinois is requesting Proposals for Redevelopment of 200 South Vine Street 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/rfp-urbana-il-200svinest.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=3441139" title="rfp-urbana-il-200svinest.pdf">200 S Vine St RFP - Urbana, IL</a></td> <td>3.4MB</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/200vine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Building community development construction Developers development economic development green News Releases opportunity property Proposal real estate redevelopment request Request for Bid request for proposal RFP vine Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:27:38 +0000 Brandon Boys 5025 at http://urbanaillinois.us Input Needed on Cities’ Five-Year Consolidated Plan http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/03/input-needed-cities-five-year-consolidated-plan <div class='node-body'><p>The City of Urbana and the City of Champaign would like your input on the Fy 2015-2019 Urbana HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan, the City of Urbana Annual Action Plan, and the City of Urbana Housing Program Manual.</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/input-needed-cities-five-year-consolidated-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> consolidated plan housing News Releases Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:46:17 +0000 Natalie Kenny Marquez 5023 at http://urbanaillinois.us Results of Curbana Pilot Program Survey Now Available http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/02/results-curbana-pilot-program-survey-now-available <div class='node-body'><p><img class="imagecache-medium alignright" title="Curbana" src="/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/10454415-10152133751211249-7539983747838844135-o.jpg" alt="" width="240" height="180" /></p><p>The City of Urbana Economic Development Division presented the results of the Curbana Pilot Program Survey to City Council at their February 23rd, 2015 meeting. The results of the survey are now available, and the program has been continued into the 2015 season.</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/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/posts/2015/02/results-curbana-pilot-program-survey-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> curbana curbana pilot program curbanas Downtown downtown urbana Events & Activities New Residents News Releases Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:24:27 +0000 Miles Thomas 5018 at http://urbanaillinois.us The City of Urbana Launches its Open Data Websites http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/02/city-urbana-launches-its-open-data-websites <div class='node-body'><p>The City of Urbana is excited to announce the launch of the Urbana Open Data web portal, and Open Expenditures - a special graphical view of the City’s expenditures.</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/sanford-hess">Sanford Hess</a> <a href="mailto:sfhess@urbanaillinois.us">sfhess@urbanaillinois.us</a> (217) 384-2354 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://urbanaillinois.us/posts/2015/02/city-urbana-launches-its-open-data-websites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Stories News Releases Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:40:50 +0000 admin 5013 at http://urbanaillinois.us