Notices & Alerts

Gregory Street Closure

July 15, 2013 - 7:00am to July 31, 2013 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, Gregory Street at Illinois Street will be closed to thru traffic from 7:00 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2013 to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 for removal and replacement of steam tunnel.

There will be no detour.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Mathews Avenue and Eads Street Closures

July 9, 2013 - 8:00am to July 26, 2013 - 5:00pm

Weather permitting, the Mathews Avenue-Church Street Improvement Project will begin construction on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Stage one of construction will close Mathews Avenue from south of Ellis Drive to the north edge of Beech Street and will close Eads Street at Mathews Avenue from July 9, 2013 to July 26, 2013.

Marked detour routes will be created utilizing Ellis Drive, Beech Street, Goodwin Avenue, and Romine Street. All dates mentioned are subject to change depending on weather and work progress. Further updates will follow as work progresses.

2021 Bulk Rain Barrel and Compost Bin Sale

The City of Urbana and other local partners are hosting a bulk rain barrel and compost bin sale.  Order at  Subsidies for barrels are available with the following conditions:

Champaign Stormwater Utility Fee payers can apply for $29 subsidies for unlimited barrels using this form

Urbana Stormwater Utility Fee payers are limited to the purchase of 2 subsidized barrels and can apply for $25 subsidies using this form

Severe Weather Week

March 1, 2021 - 12:01am to March 5, 2021 - 11:59pm


Champaign County EMA and Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Urge People to Prepare for Severe Weather


Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Illinois is March 1-5



February 4, 2021 - 11:00am


NOTICE OF LOTTERY for Ballot Placement VIRTUAL DRAWING – via Zoom (April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election)A lottery is initiated to determine ballot placement for candidates seeking election in the April 2021 Consolidated Election.Therefore, notice is hereby given that on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the City of the Urbana city building, 400 South Vine Street, Urbana, IL 61801. A lottery will be held to determine ballot placement for the April 6, 2021 Consolidate Election.




Tornado Damage-Residential Tree and Brush Collection

June 4, 2019 - 12:01am

Debris Removal SUNA Storm 2019There was major tree devastation in a limited section of SE Urbana due to a tornado on Sunday, May 26, 2019. The City of Urbana is offering short-term, emergency tree and brush pick-up from private property to assist residents in recovery efforts.

WHERE: Area bounded by Race, Windsor, Philo, and Silver/Mumford.

WHAT: TREE LIMBS AND BRUSH DEBRIS ONLY. NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS OR LOGS OVER 10 INCHES IN DIAMETER. Per regulations of the Landscape Recycling Center, limbs must be 8 feet or shorter in length and 10 inches or less in diameter (plus brush and branches).

HOW: Place materials in the parkway near curb where it can be picked up by heavy equipment, away from mailboxes, vehicles, signs, light poles, fire hydrants etc. Do not place materials in the street.

WHEN: Tree limbs and brush must be placed in the parkway no later than June 4, 2019 to be included in this pick-up.

Please call 217-384-2342 if you have questions.