The City of Urbana’s curbside and multifamily recycling programs both saw significant increases in 2012, with a 27% increase in materials collected in the curbside program and a 21% jump in materials collected in the multifamily program.
Urbana hotel-motel tax receipts grew at nearly double Champaign's rate in the most recent fiscal year, which Mayor Laurel Prussing said justifies the city's decision to drop county tourism bureau funding in mid-2011.
During the holiday season the Urbana Police Department tends to see an increase in vehicle burglaries. Here are a few tips to help protect your vehicle and your home if you plan to travel during this time of year:
The holiday's are typically a time of giving and receiving. However, it should also be a time to be conscious of our environmental footprint - Gift wrap, food waste and energy consumption need not be overlooked.
Are you interested in how Urbana grows? Are you interested in housing programs? Are you interested in fair housing or fair employment? If you want to serve the City of Urbana in these and other areas, apply for a position on a City Board or Commission!